Be the One (Moby song)

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"Be the One"
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Single by Moby
from the album Destroyed
Released February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11)[1]
Genre Electronica
Label
Writer(s) Moby
Moby singles chronology
"Mistake"
(2009)
"Be the One"
(2011)
"The Day"
(2011)

"Be the One" is song by electronica musician Moby, released as a single and EP on February 15, 2011 in conjunction with the announcement of his album Destroyed.

Music videos[edit]

All three songs on the EP have a music video self-shot by Moby:

  • "Be the One" - Shot by Moby while flying from New York to Los Angeles. and edited by Jo Haggis.[2] The video features an extreme close-up of Moby singing directly into the camera while he is walking around in different locales. It reportedly represents the drudgery of touring.[3]
  • "Sevastopol" - Shot by Moby while flying to Brazil to DJ with Carl Cox.[4] The video documents the trip with a first-person perspective, including shots of Moby riding in a taxi, flying in a plane, and performing at a show.
  • "Victoria Lucas" - Shot by Moby at night in Los Angeles[5] The video features black and white shots of the city that move to the music with a kaleidescope-effect.

Release[edit]

The Be the One EP is available for free as a digital download on Moby's website and contains three tracks from Destroyed.[6][7]

Reception[edit]

"Be the One" was rated "Track of the Day" by Q on March 7, 2011.[8]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Be the One"
  2. "Sevastopol"
  3. "Victoria Lucas"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "destroyed". Moby.com. 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Moby 'Be The One'". YouTube.com. 2011-02-10. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  3. ^ Greene, Andy (2011-02-17). "Moby's New Video 'Be The One' Showcases Drudgery Of Touring". Rollingstone.com. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  4. ^ "Moby 'Sevastopol'". YouTube.com. 2011-02-16. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "ok, ta-da, official next album announcement update. my next album is called 'destroyed' and it comes out in the middle of may sometime". Moby.com. 2011-02-15. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  7. ^ "be the one ep". Moby.com. 2011-02-15. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  8. ^ "Q Magazine | Music news & reviews, music videos, band pictures & interviewsQ Magazine". News.qthemusic.com. Retrieved 2015-06-17. 

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