The Orb ‎– U.F.OFF · The Best Of The Orb

Label:
Island Records ‎– CIDD 8078, Island Records ‎– 524 599 2, Island Records ‎– 524 599-2
Format:
2 × CD, Compilation, Limited Edition, Mixed
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

1-1 A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre Of The Ultraworld (Orbital Dance Mix)
Engineer – Andy FalconerProducer, Mixed By – Dr Alex Paterson*, Jimmi Cauty*Written-By – Paterson*, Woolley*, Cauty*, Ripperton*, Rudolph*, Darlow*, Lipson*, Horn*
8:10
1-2 Little Fluffy Clouds (Seven Inch MK 1)
Engineer – Greg HunterMixed By – Thrash, YouthProducer – The Orb, YouthWritten-By – A.Paterson*, M.Glover*
4:10
1-3 Perpetual Dawn (Solar Youth Mix)
Producer – Dr Alex Paterson*, Eddie Manasseh, YouthRemix – YouthVocals – Jeffrey Nelson, Shola*Written-By – A.Paterson*, E.Maiden*, J.Nelson*, M.Glover*, S.Phillips*
3:35
1-4 Blue Room (7" Mix)
Engineer – Greg Hunter, ThrashProducer – Steve Hillage, The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Wobble*, Weston*, Giraudy*, Hillage*
4:01
1-5 Assassin (7" Mix)
Engineer – Greg Hunter, ThrashProducer, Mixed By – Lewis Keogh, The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Weston*, Keogh*
3:41
1-6 Pomme Fritz (Meat 'N Veg)
Engineer – Andy Hughes (2), Kris WestonEngineer [Aided By] – Fil*Producer – The Orb, Thomas FehlmannWritten-By – Sun Electric, Orb*, Thomas Fehlmann
7:12
1-7 Toxygene (7" Edit)
Engineer – A.Hughes*Mixed By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Fehlmann*Producer – The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Le Gonidec*
3:31
1-8 Outlands (LP Version)
Engineer – Andy FalconerMixed By – Dr Alex Paterson*, Thomas Fehlmann, ThrashProducer – Dr Alex Paterson*, Ready Made (2)Written-By – A.Paterson*, T.Fehlmann*
6:10
1-9 Asylum (7" Edit)
Engineer – A.Hughes*Producer – The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Keogh*, Fehlmann*
3:56
1-10 Mickey Mars (7" Edit)
Engineer – Andy Hughes (2)Producer, Mixed By – The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Fehlmann*
3:51
1-11 Towers Of Dub (Original Mix)
Harmonica – Marney PaxMixed By – Alex Paterson, Thomas Fehlmann, ThrashProducer – The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Weston*, Fehlmann*
10:23
1-12.1 Pi (Part 1) (LP Version)
Engineer – A.Hughes*Mixed By – Paterson*, Hughes*Producer – The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*
1:06
1-12.2 Oxbow Lakes (Unknown Mix) 8:38
2-1 Little Fluffy Clouds (Live From Washington DC '97)
Written-By – A.Paterson*, M.Glover*
7:43
2-2 Perpetual Dawn (Ultrabass II)
Bass – Jah WobbleProducer – Dr Alex Paterson*, Eddie ManassehRemix, Producer [Additional] – Andrew WeatherallWritten-By – A.Paterson*, E.Maiden*
6:14
2-3 Pomme Fritz (Orb Remix)
Producer – Orb*, Thomas FehlmannRemix – The OrbWritten-By – Sun Electric, Orb*, Thomas Fehlmann
6:25
2-4 Toxygene (Ganja Kru Remix)
Producer – The OrbRemix – The Ganja KruWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Le Gonidec*
6:27
2-5 Asylum (The Soulcatchers Mix)
Producer – The OrbRemix – DJLJKWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Keogh*, Fehlmann*
7:12
2-6 Assassin (Chocolate Hills Of Bohol Mix)
Producer, Mixed By – Lewis Keogh, The OrbRemix – Alex "Hassassin" Paterson*Written-By – Paterson*, Weston*, Keogh*
1:15
2-7 O.O.B.E. (Pool Mix)
Flute – Tom GreenMixed By – Bob (38)Producer – The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Weston*, Fehlmann*
6:02
2-8 A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre Of The Ultraworld (Radio Version)
Producer, Mixed By – Dr Alex Paterson*, Jimmi Cauty*Written-By – Paterson*, Woolley*, Cauty*, Ripperton*, Rudolph*, Darlow*, Lipson*, Horn*
0:58
2-9 Blue Room (Ambient Mix)
Engineer – Greg Hunter, ThrashMixed By – Alex Paterson, ThrashProducer – Steve Hillage, The OrbWritten-By – Paterson*, Wobble*, Weston*, Giraudy*, Hillage*
10:00
2-10 Mickey Mars (Red X Mix)
Mixed By – Andy Hughes (2), The OrbProducer – The OrbRemix – Alex Paterson, Andy Hughes (2), Thomas FehlmannWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Fehlmann*
9:16
2-11 Pi (Part 2) (Orb Remix)
Producer – The OrbRemix – Relax Pan Toes*, T/Boy*Written-By – Paterson*, Hughes*
0:27
2-12 Montagne D'Or (Der Gute Berg) (Vestax Mix)
Engineer – Andy Hughes (2)Engineer [Egnabled] – Fil Char Gonidred*Producer – The Orb, Thomas FehlmannWritten-By – Paterson*, Hughes*, Cole*, Weston*, Burton*, Fehlmann*
6:27

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

Track 1-11 is also known as "Towers Of Dub (Ambient Mix)".

Designed at MadArk, London.

This is the 2CD version, limited to 15,000 copies. Disc One features only one previously unreleased track ('Mickey Mars'), the second disc has more rarities.

The finger on the sleeve belongs to Nick at Madark, but it's LX's ring.

Additional info:
1-1: Recorded live at Trancentral. Remixed at Berwick Street. 3,153,600,000 bpc (beats per century). Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
1-2: Engineered at Do Not Erase Studio, programmed at The Coach House. Labelled 'Dance Mix 2' and corrected in the tracklisting. Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
1-3: Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
1-4: Mixed at Matrix 4. Original version from U.F.Orb.
1-5: Programmed at Matrix 4. Mixed in Somewhere Studios, Tokyo, July '92.
1-6: Recorded in Berlin & London 93/94. Mixed in No Name Studio. Taken from Pomme Fritz.
1-7: Original version from Orblivion.
1-8: Recorded at Berwick Street. Programmed in Berlin at Lab Studios. Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
1-9: Labelled 'DJ Asylum' and corrected in the tracklisting. Taken from Orblivion.
1-10: Produced & mixed at Trident II. Previously unreleased.
1-11: Programmed at Sunsonic. Original version from U.F.Orb.
1-12: Consists of the track Pi, about 3½ minutes of silence and a hidden track: Oxbow Lakes (Unknown Mix). Taken from Orblivion.
2-1: Recorded live at the 9.30 Club. Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
2-2 Additional production & remix for Boys Own Productions. Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
2-3: Remixed at Back Passage '94. Original version from Pomme Fritz.
2-5: Labelled 'DJ Asylum' and corrected in the tracklisting. Original version from Orblivion.
2-6: Mixed in Somewhere Studios, Tokyo, July '92.
2-7: Programmed in Berlin. Mixed at Matrix 4 on carpets. Original version from U.F.Orb.
2-8: Recorded live at Trancentral, somewhere over the M23. Original version from The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld.
2-9: Mixed at Matrix 4. Taken from the Orb Mixes.
2-10: Produced & mixed at Trident II. Previously unreleased.
2-11: Remixed live August '98. Previously unreleased. Original version from Orblivion.
2-12: Previously unreleased. Original version from Orbus Terrarum.

Cat# on sticker is 524 599-2
Cat# on spine and back is 524 599 2

Publishing info:
CD1-1 & CD2-8: Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/EG Music Ltd/BMG Music Publishing Ltd/Unforgettable Songs Ltd/Perfect Songs Ltd. ℗ 1991 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-2 & CD2-1: Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/EG Music Ltd/BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1991 & ℗ 1998 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-3 Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/Copyright Control/EG Music Ltd/BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1991 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-4 & CD2-9: EMI Virgin Music Ltd/Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/Warner Chappell Music Ltd. ℗ 1992 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-5 & CD2-6: Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/Purple Patch Music. ℗ 1992 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-6 & CD2-3: Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1994 & ℗ 1998 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-7: Chrysalis Music Ltd/Polygram Music Publishing Ltd/Perfect Songs Ltd. ℗ 1997 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-8: Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd/Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1991 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-9: Chrysalis Music Ltd/Polygram Music Publishing Ltd/Purple Patch Music/Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1997 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-10 & CD2-10: Polygram Music Publishing Ltd/Chrysalis Music Ltd/Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1998 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-11: Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd./Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd. ℗ 1992 Island Records Ltd.
CD1-12 & CD2-11: Chrysalis Music Ltd/Polygram Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1997 & ℗ 1998 Island Records Ltd.
CD2-2: Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd. ℗ 1991 Island Records Ltd.
CD2-4: Chrysalis Music Ltd/Polygram Music Publishing Ltd/Copyright Control ℗ 1997 Island Records Ltd.
CD2-5: Chrysalis Music Ltd/Polygram Music Publishing Ltd/Perfect Songs Ltd./BMG Music Publishing Ltd. ℗ 1997 Island Records Ltd.
CD2-7: Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd./Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd. ℗ 1992 Island Records Ltd.
CD2-12: Copyright Control/Flow Publishing/BMG Music Publishing Ltd./Orb Music/Big Life Music Ltd. ℗ 1998 Island Records Ltd.

This compilation ℗ 1998 Island Records Ltd. © 1998 Island Records Ltd. A Polygram company. The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by Island Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31452 45992 3
  • Barcode (String): 731452459923
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Distribution Code: PY926
  • Other (CD 1 Cat#): 524 565 2
  • Other (CD 2 Cat#): 524 600 2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): 524 565-2 01 # MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): 524 600-2 01 / MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0143
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 0104
  • Other (CD's 1 & 2 Stamper Code in Mould): B

Other Versions (5 of 19) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ILPSD 8078, 524 565 1 The Orb U.F.OFF - The Best Of The Orb(2xLP, Comp) Island Records, Island Records ILPSD 8078, 524 565 1 UK 1998 Sell This Version
STARCD 6432 The Orb U.F.OFF - The Best Of The Orb(CD, Comp, Mixed) Island Records STARCD 6432 South Africa 1998 Sell This Version
X2-24565 The Orb U.F.OFF - The Best Of The Orb(CD, Comp, Mixed) Island Records, Columbia House X2-24565 US 1998 Sell This Version
none The Orb U.F.OFF - The Best Of The Orb(CD, Comp, Mixed, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Orb) none Russia 1998 Sell This Version
CIDD 8078 The Orb U.F.OFF - The Best Of(2xCass, Comp, Promo) Island Records CIDD 8078 UK 1998 Sell This Version

Recommendations

Reviews