Orbital ‎– Chime

Label:
FFRR ‎– FX 135, FFRR ‎– 886 977-1, Oh'Zone Records ‎– FX 135
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Vinyl, 12", Single, 45 RPM
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Tracklist

A Chime 12:38
B Deeper 6:55

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Notes

℗© 1990 FFRR Records Ltd.
Original sound recording made by FFRR Records Ltd.

Incidental information:
Some mislabeled copies exist with the A-side label on both sides.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 42288 69771 8
  • Barcode (String): 042288697718
  • Label Code: LC 7654
  • Other (Distribution Code): BA 122
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings, Side A - Variation 1): FX 135 A-1U-1- 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings, Side A - Variation 2): FX 135 A-1U-1-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings, Side B): FX 135B-1U-1-2

Other Versions (5 of 22) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ZONE 001 Orbital Chime / Deeper(12") Oh'Zone Records ZONE 001 UK 1989 Sell This Version
F 135, 886 976-7 Orbital Chime (Edit)(7", Single) FFRR, FFRR F 135, 886 976-7 UK 1990 Sell This Version
8869767 Orbital Chime(7", Single, TP) FFRR 8869767 France 1990 Sell This Version
FCS 135, 886 976-4 Orbital Chime(Cass, Single) FFRR, FFRR FCS 135, 886 976-4 UK 1990 Sell This Version
350 001-1 Orbital Chime(12") FFRR 350 001-1 US 1992 Sell This Version

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mrcasual99

mrcasual99

May 21, 2014
edited over 2 years ago
The 12" version is the one to have as it's an extended version of the original version put together on their dad's tape deck. The 7" was later re-made from scratch in a "proper" studio.
board-rat

board-rat

June 23, 2011
edited over 6 years ago
One of THE greatest ever piece of vinyl, remember standing in a field in the 80's listening to chime roll accross the landscape? BLISS, Buy one! Always a great B*side too deep trance like on orig i do'nt know about FFRR ones though.
silentrunning

silentrunning

August 17, 2010

As behemoth says, it's the B which needs a listen if you've not heard it. Even at the time, obviously Chime was blowing up, but Deeper was the standout track. It just hangs together better and seems to signpost the way Orbital went with their developing sound better than Chime which was kind of a one-off. IMHO of course.
behemoth

behemoth

August 17, 2002

No need to mention the a-side - everyone knows that. But the b-side you might not be so familiar with. Orbital have always done excellent b-sides, and this is no exception. It's an acidic sizzler with excellent bleepy-bloopy noises. It has an amazing room-filling quality to it, and Orbital sampled one of their mother's relaxation tapes. The voice through tells you to "focus on my voice, and let every muscle in your body relax" - it may sound crap in writing, but it's a very trippy piece. When it finishes, you'll probably think "where am I?". Well worth tracking down, but it may come at a high price.