Orbital - Middle of Nowhere
NME.COM feature on Orbital - Middle of Nowhere album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Keep your brain in a jar and your heart on the beat. Keep an eye out for beauty and a finger on the pulse....
Keep your brain in a jar and your heart on the beat. Keep an eye out for beauty and a finger on the pulse. And, most importantly, keep moving, on to that silvered future where unimagined musical forms float free in the ether. These are the duties of electronic avatars - no longer the faceless synthmachines of ancient lore, but somehow suprahuman, recording and assimilating, extrapolating and...
- Feb 28, 1999
Tracklisting click track to read more
- Way Out
- Spare Parts Express
- Know Where to Run
- I Don't Know You People
- Nothing Left 1
- Nothing Left 2
When you think of classic Glastonbury gigs, what springs to mind? Radiohead premiering 'OK Computer' in 1997? Macca knocking out the hits in 2004?
- Jul 30, 2007
Best of the dome-headed dance titans...
- May 21, 2002
Michelangelo and Kubrick to a disco beat? That's entertainment...
- Dec 4, 2001
Dance duo line up double A-side single ahead of Glastonbury comeback
First wave of acts announced for Hampshire event
Spanish festival already features Franz Ferdinand, The Horrors and Madness
Orbital - Middle of Nowhere: Wikipedia Album Entry
The Middle of Nowhere is the fifth album released by Orbital. It was released on the 5th of April 1999, it peaked at #4 and spent 7 weeks in the UK albums chart. The track "Know Where to Run" was featured in the Playstation game Wipeout 3.
Samples used include:
A small section from John Baker's "New Worlds" was sampled for "Spare Parts Express".
The track "Spare Parts Express" contains a sample from the movie Carnival of Souls containing the line "Why can't anybody hear me?"
The vocal samples in "I Don't Know You People" are taken from the film The Legend of Hell House.
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