Moby’s eclectic career has cast him in the roles of electronic dance music pioneer, singer and songwriter, producer, activist, and restaurateur, but for his latest venture he presents his music in a whole new light. Now he is releasing an album of his best-known tracks in new arrangements for classical instruments – featuring Moby himself and a stellar lineup of collaborators from across the musical spectrum.
The 14-track album includes classic Moby songs like Porcelain, Why Does My Heart, and Extreme Ways in innovative new versions, featuring eye-catching collaborations including Jim James, Víkingur Ólafsson, Gregory Porter, Kris Kristofferson and many more.
The album is released today, 28 May 2021.
sees Moby revisiting musical highlights from his notable 30-year career. Together with the Budapest Art Orchestra
, he has re-envisioned some of his most recognizable rave classics and anthems with new arrangements for orchestra and acoustic instruments. The seeds for the project were sown when Moby was invited to take part in his first-ever classical collaboration – a live concert of his music at Walt Disney Concert Hall with his friend Gustavo Dudamel
and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
in 2018. Watch the official music video for “Natural Blues”
with the incredible Gregory Porter
and Amythyst Kiah here
Moby is a celebrated musician, singer/songwriter, producer, DJ, photographer and activist. The multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated artist has pushed boundaries with his acclaimed music, including his breakthrough global smash album, Play. Achieving worldwide sales of 20 million albums, Moby has also scored eight Top 10 hits on the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart. A staunch vegan and advocate for animal rights and humanitarian aid, he also is the author of four books including a collection of his photography.