Moby ‎– Hotel Interview

Mute ‎– ICDSTUMM240
CD, Promo


1 Why Is Your New Album Called "Hotel"? 1:26
2 Is "Hotel" Your First Album Which Contains No Samples? 0:42
3 Do You Think That There's Some Kind Of Overriding Theme That Runs Through The Album? 0:24
4 How Would You Say This Album Relates To Your Previous Album "18"? 0:54
5 Does The Critical Reaction To Your Records Affect How You Make The Next Record? 1:19
6 This Album Opens And Closes With Instrumental Pieces. Was There A Specific Reason For This? 0:49
7 Can You Picture A Hotel When You're Thinking Of This Album Or Is It Not As Clear As That? 1:10
8 One Of The Highlights Of "Hotel" Is "Raining Again". Could You Tell Us Anything About This One? 1:05
9 Some Of The Songs On The Album Seem To Have A Very Special Bowie-esque Quality About Them. How Much Of An Influence Has David Bowie Been On Your Life And Music? 1:01
10 Could You Tell Us Anything About The Song "Beautiful"? Was There Anybody Or Anything Which Inspired This One? 1:18
11 You've Covered Joy Division In The Past And There's A Re-Working Of A New Order Song On The Album. Would You Consider Them To Be A Major Influence On Your Music? 0:31
12 The First Single From "Hotel" Is "Lift Me Up". Could You Tell Us Anything About This Song? 2:22
13 Can You Tell Us Anything About "Where You End"? 1:00
14 What About The Re-working Of New Order's "Temptation"? 1:03
15 Could You Tell Us About "Dream About Me"? 1:26
16 "Very" Has A Real Disco Feel To It. How Did That Song Come About? 0:48
17 Can You Tell Us Anything About The Song "I Like It"? 0:34
18 What About "Love Should"? 0:43
19 Another Highlight Of "Hotel" Is "Slipping Away". Can You Tell Us Anything About This Song? 1:07
20 The Limited Edition Of "Hotel" Contains A Bonus CD Featuring Your Ambient Material. Can You Tell Us Anything About This? 0:39
21 Does Ambient Music Work Like That For You? The Kind Of Therapeutic Effect? 1:33
22 As Well As Recording Your Ambient Music, You Also Record Under The Alias Voodoo Child. Is This There Because You Can't Do Everything That You Want Under The Name Moby? 0:31
23 What's Stayed With You From Punk Rock? 0:39
24 What's Stayed With You From Acid House? 0:30
25 Is Dance Music Dead? 0:39
26 What's The Future For You After This Record? 1:12

Companies, etc.


This limited promotional CD is an interview with Moby, split into 26 tracks. Only Moby can be heard, not the interviewer. The inside cover includes the list of questions, accompanied by the first few seconds' worth of Moby's responses. Listed below are the questions that Moby was asked, with track times for his answers. ~1 second of silence at the end of the previous track separates each answer.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: MEDIAMOTION 8609222 @ 1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LW03
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi AAH22
  • Label Code: LC05834
  • Other (identifier without barcode): 0724386092229