Orbital discography

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Orbital discography
Studio albums9
Live albums3
Compilation albums4
EPs4
Singles18
Soundtrack albums3

The discography of the electronic dance music duo Orbital consists of nine studio albums, two original score albums, three live/session albums, four compilation albums, two DJ-Mix albums, four extended plays, and eighteen singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1][2]
US
[3]
US Elec
[3]
US H-S
[3]
Orbital 71
Orbital
  • Released: 24 May 1993[4]
  • Labels: FFRR, Polydor K.K., Internal
  • Format: CD, cassette, vinyl
28
Snivilisation
  • Released: 8 August 1994[4]
  • Labels: FFRR, Polydor K.K., Internal
  • Format: CD, cassette, vinyl
4
In Sides
  • Released: 29 April 1996[4]
  • Labels: FFRR, Polydor K.K., Internal
  • Format: CD, cassette, vinyl
5 47
The Middle of Nowhere
  • Released: 5 April 1999[4]
  • Labels: FFRR, Polydor K.K.
  • Format: CD, cassette, vinyl
4 191 11
The Altogether
  • Released: 30 April 2001[4]
  • Labels: FFRR, EastWest Japan
  • Format: CD, cassette, DVD
11 8 24
Blue Album
  • Released: 21 June 2004[4]
  • Label: Orbital Music
  • Format: CD, vinyl
44 9
Wonky 22
Monsters Exist
  • Released: 14 September 2018
  • Label: ACP
  • Format: CD, vinyl, digital download
12

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Title Album details UK
[1][2]
Event Horizon
(with Michael Kamen)
83
Octane
  • Released: 20 October 2003[4]
  • Labels: EMI
  • Format: CD, vinyl
Pusher
  • Released: 29 October 2012
  • Labels: Silva Screen Records
  • Format: CD

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details UK
[1][2]
Orbital: Live at Glastonbury 1994–2004
  • Released: 11 June 2007
  • Labels: ACP Recordings, ATO Records
  • Format: CD
101

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details UK
[1][2]
Peel Session
  • Released: 7 March 1994
  • Labels: FFRR, Polydor K.K., Internal
  • Format: CD
32
Diversions
  • Released: 22 March 1994
  • Labels: Full Frequency/Ils
  • Format: CD, cassette
Work 1989–2002
  • Released: 3 June 2002[4]
  • Labels: FFRR
  • Format: CD, vinyl
36
Halcyon
  • Released: 26 September 2005
  • Labels: WEA
  • Format: CD
Orbital 20
  • Released: 8 June 2009
  • Labels: Rhino Records
  • Format: CD
118

Singles and extended plays[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
UK
[1][2]
IRL
[6]
US Hot 100 US Club Play
1990 "Chime" 17 23 Orbital
"Omen" 46
1991 III EP (including "Belfast") 31 Orbital
"Midnight / Choice"
1992 Mutations EP 24
Radiccio EP (including Halcyon) 37 33 Orbital 2
1993 "Lush 3" 43
1994 "Are We Here?" 33 38 Snivilisation
1995 "Belfast/Wasted" / "Innocent X" (split single with Therapy?) 53 Wasted - The Best of Volume (Part 1)
"Times Fly (EP)"
1996 "The Box" 11 25 In Sides
"Satan Live" 3 7
1997 "The Saint" 3 7 104 The Saint soundtrack
1999 "Style" 13 The Middle of Nowhere
"Nothing Left" 32
2000 "Beached" (Orbital and Angelo Badalamenti) 36 The Beach soundtrack
2001 "Funny Break (One Is Enough)" 21 The Altogether
"Illuminate" (12" only)
2002 Rest/Play EP 33 Work
2004 "One Perfect Sunrise" / "You Lot" 29 Blue Album
2010 "Don't Stop Me" / "The Gun is Good"
2012 "New France EP" Wonky
2013 "Christmas Chime"

Compilations[edit]

Featured songs[edit]

  • Sonatine (1993) "Belfast"
  • Shopping (1994) "Crash and Carry"
  • Hackers (1995) Soundtrack Vol.1 • "Halcyon + On + On" (shortened version) • used as the film's theme
  • Hackers (1995) Soundtrack Vol.2 • "Speed Freak [Moby Remix]"
  • Mortal Kombat (1995) • "Halcyon + On + On"
  • Johnny Mnemonic (1995) • "Sad But True"
  • Event Horizon (1997)
  • The Saint (1997) • "The Saint Theme"
  • A Life Less Ordinary (1997) • "The Box" and "Dŵr Budr"
  • Test Drive 4 (1997) • "Out There Somewhere? (Part 2)" • Background music for the main menu.
  • Spawn (1997) • "Satan" (with featuring. Kirk Hammett)
  • π (1998) • "P.E.T.R.O.L"
  • Human Traffic (1999) • "Belfast" • Played when the ravers are driving back from the house party and the sun rises over Cardiff (Viewed from above).
  • The Beach (2000) • "Beached"
  • Groove (2000) • "Halcyon + On + On"
  • CKY2K (2001) • "Halcyon + On + On"
  • FreQuency (2001) • "Funny Break (One Is Enough)- Weekend Ravers Mix"
  • 24 Hour Party People (2002) • "Satan" • Played when Shaun Ryder fires a gun and sells the mastertapes of the Happy Mondays album Yes Please! to Tony Wilson in Dry Bar Fac 201
  • XXX (2002) • "Technologicque Park" (original to this film) • Orbital appear in the film during the night club/rave sequence
  • ER (episode: "Insurrection") • "Frenetic"
  • BBC 40th anniversary celebration of Doctor Who (2003) • Doctor Who?
  • Keen Eddie • (original to this programme) score for first episode (2003)
  • Haggard: The Movie (2003) • "Doctor?" • Played while Valo and Falcone tape faeces to Glauren's garage door
  • Mean Girls (2004) • "Halcyon + On + On" (not on soundtrack) • Played in the last scene of Mean Girls before closing credits.
  • It's All Gone Pete Tong • "Frenetic (Short Mix)"
  • Wipeout • various
  • Forza Motorsport 2 • "Nothing Left"
  • Long Way Round (2004 BBC series) • "One Perfect Sunrise"

Selected remixes[edit]

To clarify, these are remixes by Paul Hartnoll and Phil Hartnoll, but not those which are described as an "Orbital Mix" involving The Orb or William Orbit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 409. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Orbital | full Official Charts history". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-06-05.
  3. ^ a b c "Orbital > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-08-13.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 718–719. ISBN 1-84195-017-3.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 13 August 2011. Note: User needs to enter "Orbital" in the "Search" field, "Artist" in the "Search by" field and click the "Go" button. Select "More info" next to the relevant entry to see full certification history.
  6. ^ "The Irish Charts". IRMA. Retrieved 2011-08-13.