Everything Is Wrong (album)

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Everything is Wrong
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Studio album by Moby
Released March 14, 1995
Recorded 1994
Genre Electronica[1]
Length 46:49 (Everything Is Wrong), 43:07 (Underwater)
Label
Producer Moby
Moby chronology
Ambient
(1993)
Everything is Wrong
(1995)
Animal Rights
(1996)
Singles from Everything Is Wrong
  1. "Hymn"
    Released: 1994
  2. "Feeling So Real"
    Released: 1994
  3. "Everytime You Touch Me"
    Released: February 1995
  4. "Into the Blue"
    Released: June 1995
  5. "Bring Back My Happiness"
    Released: February 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 4/4 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly A−[4]
The Guardian 4/4 stars[5]
Los Angeles Times 4/4 stars[6]
NME 8/10[7]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[8]
Spin 9/10[9]
The Village Voice A−[10]

Everything Is Wrong is the third studio album by American electronica musician Moby, released in March 1995 by record labels Mute and Elektra. It was released with a limited-edition bonus disc of ambient music titled Underwater.

Content[edit]

Inside the album's booklet, Moby provides two personal essays, quotes from famous persons (from Albert Einstein to St. Francis of Assisi), and facts that he has collected (e.g. regarding animal experiments).

Release[edit]

Everything Is Wrong was released on March 14, 1995 by record labels Mute in the UK and Elektra in the US.

Remix album[edit]

Everything Is Wrong
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Remix album by Moby
Released January 15, 1996 (1996-01-15)
Genre Electronica
Label Mute
Moby chronology
Disk
(1995)
Everything Is Wrong
(1996)
Rare: The Collected B-Sides 1989–1993
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[11]
NME 8/10[12]

A remix album of the same title was released in January 1996 by record label Mute. Mixed by Moby from the various remixes that were commissioned by Mute Records, the album was a two-disc set. The first disc was titled Hard Techno, Joyous Anthems & Quiet Ambiance while the second was New York Hard House, Groovy Acid & Melodic Trance.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Hymn" 3:17
2. "Feeling So Real" (featuring Kochie Banton) 3:21
3. "All That I Need Is to Be Loved" 2:45
4. "Let's Go Free" 0:38
5. "Everytime You Touch Me" (featuring Kochie Banton & Rozz Morehead) 3:41
6. "Bring Back My Happiness" (featuring Saundra Williams & Rozz Morehead) 3:12
7. "What Love?" 2:48
8. "First Cool Hive" 5:17
9. "Into the Blue" (featuring Mimi Goese) 5:33
10. "Anthem" 3:27
11. "Everything Is Wrong" 1:14
12. "God Moving Over the Face of the Waters" 7:21
13. "When It's Cold I'd Like to Die" (featuring Mimi Goese) 4:13
Bonus disc: Underwater
No. Title Length
1. "Underwater (Part 1)" 5:14
2. "Underwater (Part 2)" 5:43
3. "Underwater (Part 3)" 7:23
4. "Underwater (Part 4)" 8:02
5. "Underwater (Part 5)" 16:45
Remix album

Personnel[edit]

  • Moby – main performer, programming, producer, engineer
  • Rozz Morehead – vocals on "Feeling So Real" and "Everytime You Touch Me"
  • Nicole Zaray – vocals on "Feeling So Real"
  • Kochie Banton – vocals on "Feeling So Real" and "Everytime You Touch Me"
  • Mimi Goese – lyrics and vocals on "Into the Blue" and "When It's Cold I'd Like to Die"
  • Saundra Williams – vocals on "Bring Back My Happiness"
  • Jill Greenberg – photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Billboard Top Heatseekers 21[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raggett, Ned. "Everything Is Wrong – Moby". AllMusic. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (March 30, 1995). "No Boundaries". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-857-12595-8. 
  4. ^ McDonnell, Evelyn (March 17, 1995). "Everything Is Wrong". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ Smith, Andrew (March 17, 1995). "Moby: Everything Is Wrong (Mute)". The Guardian. 
  6. ^ Ali, Lorraine (March 12, 1995). "Moby, 'Everything Is Wrong' (Elektra)". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ Ramshaw, Mark (January 13, 1996). "Moby – Everything Is Wrong". NME. Archived from the original on October 13, 2000. Retrieved January 23, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Moby: Everything Is Wrong". Rolling Stone (704): 125. March 23, 1995. 
  9. ^ Walters, Barry (March 1995). "Moby: Everything Is Wrong". Spin. 10 (12): 93. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  10. ^ Christgau, Robert (June 6, 1995). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  11. ^ Cooper, William. "Everything Is Wrong: The DJ Mix Album – Moby". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  12. ^ NME (Magazine) (1/13/96, p.34) - 8 (out of 10) - "...This time it's the DJ crown he's...after, so MIXED AND REMIXED sees pretty much every tune from that last album...running to the dancefloor....set against fresh melodies, rhythms and song structures, making the album at once familiar and thrillingly new..."
  13. ^ "Everything Is Wrong > Charts & Awards". AllMusic. Rovi. Archived from the original on February 4, 2016.