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Internationally renowned DJ, producer, artist and composer Moby takes listeners on a track-by-track account of his acclaimed album Play.

Internationally renowned DJ, producer, artist and composer Moby takes listeners on a track by track account of his acclaimed album Play.

20 years after its release, Moby talks about the making of the record, how he found the samples he used and why it struck such a chord globally, leading to over 9 million worldwide sales.

In this programme, he talks about his failings as a musician, how Gwen Stefani came to sing on the album and the grief he suffered after his mother’s death. He also talks openly about how no one wanted to sign the album and gives a fascinating insight into the music industry at the time and why he thinks the album proved so popular.
The album Play was released in 1999 and includes tracks such as Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad, Porcelain, Natural Blues and Honey. It was meant to be Moby’s last ever album, but due to its success, this record propelled him into a new sphere establishing global success and his place in the music industry.

57 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 May 2019 21:00

Music Played

  • Moby

    Honey

    • Mute Records.
  • Moby

    Porcelain

    • (CD Single).
    • Mute Records.
  • Moby

    Southside

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    Bodyrock

    • Mute Records.
  • Moby

    Natural Blues

    • Now 45 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Moby

    Rushing

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    Machete

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Bill Landford & The Landfordaires

    Run On For A Long Time

    • Elvis's Inspiration.
  • Moby

    Run On

    • Mute Records.
  • Elvis Presley

    Run On

    • Amazing Grace.
    • Sony Entertainment.
  • James

    Hymn From a Village

    • How Was It For You?.
    • Sanctuary.
  • Moby

    If Things Were Perfect

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    Everloving

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    Inside

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    Guitar Flute And String

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    The Sky Is Broken

    • Play.
    • Mute.
  • Moby

    My Weakness

    • Play.
    • Mute.

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