Moby ‎– Play

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Mute ‎– Stumm172
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album
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A1 Honey
Mixed By – Mario Caldato Jr.
A2 Find My Baby
A3 Porcelain
Vocals – MobyVocals [Additional] – Pilar Basso
A4 Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
Vocals – Shining Light Gospel Choir*
B1 South Side
Vocals – Moby
B2 Rushing
B3 Bodyrock
Vocals [Additional] – Nikki D.*Written-By [Sample] – Bobby Robinson
B4 Natural Blues
Mixed By [Mixed In Sheffield By] – I Monster
C1 Machete
Vocals – Moby
C2 7
C3 Run On
C4 Down Slow
C5 If Things Were Perfect
Vocals – MobyVocals [Additional] – Reggie Matthews
C6 Everloving
D1 Inside
D2 Guitar Flute & String
D3 The Sky Is Broken
Vocals – Moby
D4 My Weakness

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Comes with two colour-printed die-cut photo-gimmick inner sleeves (picture is complete with the labels).

[A1] features samples from the Bessie Jones recording Sometimes, produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp. By arrangement with Warner Special Products
[A2] features samples from the Boy Blue recording Joe Lee's Rock, produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp. By arrangement with Warner Special Products
[B3] contains a sample of Love Rap as performed by Spoony G & the Treacherous 3. Used under license from Enjoy Records, Inc.
[C3] features samples from Run On For A Long Time by Bill Landford & The Landfordaires, used courtesy of Sony Music

All songs published by Little Idiot Music/Warner Tamerlane (BMI) except [B3], published by Little Idiot Music/Warner Tamerlane (BMI)/Bobby Robinson Music.

Special thanks to the Lomaxes and all of the archivists and music historians whose field recordings made this record possible

℗ 1999 Mute Records Limited © 1999 Mute Records Limited
Distributed by Vital
Made in Great Britain

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5016025311729
  • Barcode (As printed): 5 016025 311729
  • Rights Society (Publishing): BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): STUMM 172 - A1 PRm Dmm GRAZ - THE EXCHANGE
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B): STUMM 172 - B1 PRm Dmm R
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side C): STUMM 172 - C1 PRm Dmm CC
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side D): STUMM 172 - D1 PRm Dmm EE

Other Versions (5 of 106) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
63881-27049-2 Moby Play(CD, Album) V2 63881-27049-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
CDStumm172 Moby Play(CD, Album, Unofficial) Mute (2) CDStumm172 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
EVERCD 085LTD Moby Play - 2CD Box Set Edicion Limitada(CD, Album + CD, Comp + Box, Ltd) Everlasting Records (2) EVERCD 085LTD Spain 2000 Sell This Version
7243 8 21265 22 Moby Play(CD, Album, Enh, Unofficial) NeoRecords (2) 7243 8 21265 22 Ukraine 2001 Sell This Version
709 Moby Play(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Astra 709 Russia 1999 Sell This Version

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flatliferecords

flatliferecords

April 22, 2017
edited 10 months ago
Nobody noticed that SIDE B & D are Asymmetric with this vinylpressing ? I have a copy but SIDE B is really asymmetric. The hole in the middle is not straight stamped in the middle so needle goes from left to right too much. Side B is really bad with my copy- Side D is do-able - it's not straight too. Other sides sounds fantastic indeed like ROSE1978 is telling us... Please comment this post if you have an asymmetric copy too ;)
rose1978

rose1978

February 2, 2017

This record has been repressed some months ago. I didn't listen to it yet. The only i have to say is that this is ONE OF MY LOUDER VOLUME & BEST SOUND vinyls (the original press) i own.
TOMYKA5

TOMYKA5

June 8, 2016
Repress ships 20th of June. Laughing at all the sellers pushing this for 200 EUR+.
blacklog

blacklog

March 15, 2016
Repress now pushed back to april this was confirmed by moby on facebook good while back ago he did a post about it been in the works for a while now.
Mollyuk

Mollyuk

November 5, 2015
edited over 2 years ago
Yep, repress is out May 2016. Ordered mine on Amazon.
blacklog

blacklog

September 4, 2015
Repress this year hold out if looking oct
lstookey

lstookey

November 8, 2013
Very much looking for a good copy of Play. If you want to sell one PM me
WALTHAMSTOW007

WALTHAMSTOW007

June 5, 2010
edited over 7 years ago
Firstly, this LP is a blinding piece of work, one of the biggest selling LP's of it's time. The reason we all got to hear this LP through various TV adverts is because no-one would give Moby any radio air-time, this was due to the earlier release of his rock based LP "Animal Rights" (That I personally liked!) which got such bad press by the so called "people in the know"! He then had the brilliant idea of of contacting various multi-nationals and their advertising agencies to tout his work around to cover his own and his record companies costs, and what a master-stroke of marketing strategy this turned out to be, he could never in a million years have guessed how many people his music would reach through the medium of television, far more than any radio play would have reached, remember TV is world-wide & it was only after this stroke of genius that people started asking the age old question of "Who the f@#k is this?" They soon found out by "Googling" advert names and snippets of the lyrics of the songs that were being played, and the rest as they say is history.