Moby - Hotel
NME.COM feature on Moby - Hotel album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 22 March 2005
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- Hotel Intro
- Raining Again
- Lift Me Up
- Where You End
- Dream About Me
- I Like It
- Love Should
- Slipping Away
- Homeward Angel
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Moby - Hotel: Wikipedia Album Entry
Hotel is an album by the musician Moby, first released internationally on March 14, 2005 and then on March 22, 2005 in the United States. Hotel was recorded and mixed at Moby's apartment, Electric Lady Studios, and Loho Studios in Manhattan, New York City.
Initial quantities of the album came with a second CD of ambient music entitled Hotel: Ambient.
The album name Hotel was explained in one of Moby's journal entries. The artist was fascinated by the nature of hotels, where humans spend often significant portions of their lives, but have all traces of their tenancy removed for the next guests.
Notably, Hotel is the first Moby album in several years that does not contain any vocal samples. The album showcases a wide range of genres, from electronic to disco. Moby is responsible for playing the instruments on all the tracks, except for drumming. Laura Dawn provides additional vocals. Notable tracks include the first UK single "Lift Me Up" (released February 28, 2005) and a slow ballad cover of New Order's "Temptation".
The second single, "Spiders," was released on May 23, 2005 to coincide with Moby's UK tour.
As with Moby's previous albums, Play and 18, there was a Hotel DVD featuring the videos for the singles, a live concert, and a sequel to Moby's home movie/tour diary series, Give An Idiot A Camcorder
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Here I am, once again. just like a pack of wolves.
The skies were once paved with gold, now they rain on us all.
Iâve made my bed so iâll lie in it. Iâve dug my grave so iâll die in it.
âTell all my friends i said goodbye, clenched teeth and fluttering eyesâ
Two simple places we wanted to go
Two simple things you wanted to know
Everything around, I couldn't see
I wish I'd known how much you loved me
All that we needed was right
The threshhold is breaking tonight
Open to everything happy and sad
Never know but nothing less
Couldn't see that I have guessed
Couldn't see, couldn't stay away
Come on baby
Come on girl
Come on baby
Come on girl
Take us so far
(Take us so far)
Some things fall apart
Some things makes you whole
Some things that you find
Are beyond your control
A gateway to hope
Just like a feeling
I need, it's no joke
We just had to ask
Maybe some one out of Heaven
Would hear us down here
A dream about me
On the phone to me
Soon we will make it
Inside, ohh inside
Love you won't be alone
Inside, oh inside
So we in sleep in beds we never make
Holding close to love, when love should fade
Holding on to this is the best thing we'll ever do