Moby

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A modern day classic artist who has been an influential part of Electronic Dance Music, Electro, Trip Hop, Ambient Techno, Punk, Electronic Rock.

He is also known as a - DJ, singer/songwriter, musician, photographer, and animal rights activist.

Instrumentally he is skilled in - Turntables, keyboards, synthesizer, drum machine, vocals, guitar, bass guitar, and drums.

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Born as Richard Melville Hall, on September the 11th, 1965, better known by his stage name Moby.

He is well known for his electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights.

Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. AllMusic considers him "one of the most important dance music figures of the early 1990s, helping bring the music to a mainstream audience both in the UK and in America".

Moby gained attention in the early 1990s with his electronic dance music work, which experimented in the Techno and Breakbeat genres.

With his fifth studio album, the electronica and House music-influenced Play, he gained international success.

Originally released in mid-1999, the album sold 6,000 copies in its first week, and it re-entered the charts in early 2000 and became an unexpected hit, producing eight singles and selling over 10 million copies worldwide.

Moby followed the Play album in 2002 with 18, which was also successful, selling over 5 million copies worldwide and receiving mostly positive reviews, though some criticised it for being too similar to Play.

His next major release, 2005's mostly upbeat Hotel received mixed reviews. It sold around 2 million copies worldwide.

Moby has also co-written, produced, and remixed music for Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Mylène Farmer, Brian Eno, Pet Shop Boys, Britney Spears, New Order, Public Enemy, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Soundgarden, and others.

Studio Albums

The discography of American musician Moby consists of many studio albums, one live album, several compilation albums, a number of remix albums, some video albums, and extended plays, as well as countless singles and music videos.

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Instinct Dance
Released: December 1991

Label: Instinct
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Moby
Released: July 27, 1992

Label: Instinct
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Ambient
Released: August 17, 1993

Label: Instinct
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Everything Is Wrong
Released: March 14, 1995

Label: Mute, Elektra
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Animal Rights
Released: September 23, 1996

Label: Mute, Elektra
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Play
Released: May 17, 1999

Label: Mute, V2
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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18
Released: May 14, 2002

Label: Mute, V2
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Hotel
Released: March 14, 2005

Label: Mute
Formats: CD, LP, digital download

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Last Night
Released: March 29, 2008

Label: Mute
Formats: CD, LP, digital download

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Wait for Me
Released: June 30, 2009

Label: Mute, Little Idiot
Formats: CD, LP, digital download

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Destroyed
Released: May 13, 2011

Label: Mute, Little Idiot
Formats: CD, LP, digital download

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Innocents
Released: October 1, 2013

Label: Mute, Little Idiot
Formats: CD, LP, digital download

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Long Ambients 1: Calm. Sleep.
Released: 2016

Label: Self-Released
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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These Systems Are Failing
(with The Void Pacific Choir) Released: 2016

Label: Mute
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse
(with The Void Pacific Choir) Label: Mute Released: 2017

Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt
Released: 2018

Label: Mute
Formats: CD, cassette, LP

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In 2002, Dj Rex included a track by Moby on the Full Tilt vol 3 compilation

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