Label: V2 - 63881-27049-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Electronic • Style: Breakbeat, Leftfield, Downtempo, Ambient
· A well crafted album of both uptempo and downtempo tracks, many of which are constructed from samples of old blues recordings (Honey, Run On, Find My Baby). Moby himself sings on a few tracks (the lush 'Porcelain', the pensive 'The Sky Is Broken'), and there are even some near-ambient experiments (the sombre 'Guitar, Flute & String').
· Notes. Similar to this release but made by a different manufacturer (Nimbus, not Sonopress). The CD face appears slightly different as well. Track 8 mixed in Sheffield. Track 1 features samples from "Sometimes" by Bessie Jones. Track 2 features samples from "Joe Lee's Rock" by Boy Blue. Track 7 contains a sample of "Love Rap" by Spoony G & the /5().
Play is the fifth studio album by American electronic musician was released on , through Mute Records internationally and V2 Records in North America. Recording of the album began in mid, following the release of Moby's fourth album, Animal Rights (), which deviated from his electronica style; Moby's goal for Play was to return to this style of : Electronica, downtempo, techno, .
Product description. Moby ~ Play The great iconoclast of techno returns with a smooth, sacred, and exhilarating record. Play's concoction of breakbeat rhythms, ambient mixology, and inspired blues and gospel samples cry out across musical genres and histories, imparting a time-tested wisdom to beat-driven 's devout faith--in both God and his own musical whims--give this /5(K).
If I had the time, and space, I could write a term paper about this seminal, remarkable album from one of the world's great musical artists, Moby. But that would probably bore readers (and me) to death. What I will say is that Play almost single-handedly changed my musical life. In a sense/5(K).
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