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Destroyed, Moby

Moby

August 3rd, 2013

Birth Name:
Richard Melville Hall

Born:
Moby

Genre:
Electronic

Years Active:
'80s, '90s, '00s, '10s






Moby

Biography

Moby was one of the most controversial figures in techno music, alternately praised for bringing a face to the notoriously anonymous electronic genre and scorned by hordes of techno artists and fans for diluting and trivializing the form. In either case, Moby was one of the most important dance music figures of the early '90s, helping bring the music to a mainstream audience both in England and in America. Moby fused rapid disco beats with heavy distorted guitars, punk rhythms, and detailed productions that drew equally from pop, dance, and movie soundtracks. Not only did his music differ from both the cool surface textures of ambient music and the hedonistic world of house music, but so did his lifestyle; Moby was famous for his devout radical Christian beliefs, as well as his environmental and vegan activism. “Go” became a British Top Ten hit in 1991, establishing him as one of the premier techno producers. By the time he came to the attention of American record critics with 1995's Everything Is Wrong, his following from the early '90s had begun to erode, particularly in Britain. Nevertheless, he remained one of the most recognizable figures within techno; after he abandoned the music for guitar rock with 1996's Animal Rights, he returned to a heavy electronic base with 1997's I Like to Score and 1999's Play, the latter of which made him a genuine breakout pop star.

Top Albums

Destroyed, Moby
1. Destroyed
Destroyed, Moby
2. Destroyed
Wait For Me, Moby
3. Wait For Me
Last Night, Moby
4. Last Night
Last Night Remixed (Bonus Track Version), Moby
5. Last Night R..
Wait For Me (Deluxe Edition), Moby
6. Wait For Me ..
Play & Play: B Sides, Moby
7. Play & P..
Go - the Very Best of Moby, Moby
8. Go – the Ver..
18 & 18 B-Sides, Moby
9. 18 & 18 ..
Hotel, Moby
10. Hotel
Everything Is Wrong, Moby
11. Everything I..
Songs 1993-1998, Moby
12. Songs 1993-1..
Ambient, Moby
13. Ambient
I Like to Score, Moby
14. I Like to Sc..
Innocents, Moby
15. Innocents
Animal Rights, Moby
16. Animal Right..
The James Bond Theme - EP, Moby
17. The James Bo..
Moby, Moby
18. Moby
iTunes Originals: Moby, Moby
19. iTunes Origi..
Mobysongs: Best of Moby 1993 - 1998, Moby
20. Mobysongs: B..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.

Extreme Ways (Bourne's Legacy) Extreme Ways (Bourne's .. 4:50 $1.29
2.

Flower Play & Play: B Sides 3:26 $0.99
3.

Porcelain Play & Play: B Sides 4:01 $0.99
4.

Natural Blues Play & Play: B Sides 4:13 $0.99
5.

Extreme Ways Go – the Very Best of Moby 3:31 $0.99
6.

South Side Play & Play: B Sides 3:49 $0.99
7.

One of These Mornings 18 & 18 B-Sides 3:12 $0.99
8.

Honey Play & Play: B Sides 3:29 $0.99
9.

Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? Play & Play: B Sides 4:24 $0.99
10.

Extreme Ways 18 & 18 B-Sides 3:57 $0.99
11.

Bodyrock Play & Play: B Sides 3:36 $0.99
12.

Case For Shame (feat. Cold Specks) Innocents 6:05 $1.29
13.

Everloving Play & Play: B Sides 3:25 $0.99
14.

Porcelain Go – the Very Best of Moby 3:30 $0.99
15.

Run On Play & Play: B Sides 3:45 $0.99
16.

Extreme Ways (Bourne's Legacy) Extreme Ways (Bourne's .. 4:50 $0.69
17.

Memory Gospel Play & Play: B Sides 6:42 $0.99
18.

Find My Baby Play & Play: B Sides 3:59 $0.99
19.

We Are All Made of Stars Go – the Very Best of Moby 3:37 $0.99
20.

Whispering Wind Play & Play: B Sides 6:02 $0.99
21.

God Moving Over the Face of the Wate.. Go – the Very Best of Moby 5:45 $0.99
22.

New Dawn Fades I Like to Score 5:34 $0.99
23.

Summer Play & Play: B Sides 5:58 $0.99
24.

In My Heart Go – the Very Best of Moby 3:19 $0.99
25.

In This World Go – the Very Best of Moby 3:26 $0.99

Top Music Videos

Pale Horses, Moby
1. Pale Horses
Pale Horses (Live), Moby
2. Pale Horses (L..
Mistake, Moby
3. Mistake
Shot in the Back of the Head, Moby
4. Shot in the Ba..
The Day - Behind the Scenes, Moby
5. The Day – Behi..
Sevastopol, Moby
6. Sevastopol
Victoria Lucas, Moby
7. Victoria Lucas
Be the One, Moby
8. Be the One
Destroyed Interview - Part 1, Moby
9. Destroyed Inte..
Destroyed Interview - Part 2, Moby
10. Destroyed Inte..
Go, Moby
11. Go
Bulrushes 2007, The Bongos + Moby
12. Bulrushes 2007
Wait for Me / Paris (Paul Kalkbrenner Remix), Moby
13. Wait for Me / ..
Young Man's Stride, Mercury Rev
14. Young Man's St..
Pale Horses, Moby
15. Pale Horses
Shot in the Back of the Head, Moby
16. Shot in the Ba..


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