391 Shouts - 5,983,648 Scrobbles
The Orb (sometimes credited as simply Orb) is a British electronic music band known for pioneering the genre of ambient house. The Orb is heavily influenced by dub music, and much of their later output has been in the electronic dub category, more so than ambient house. The group was formed in 1988 by Dr. Alex Paterson (full name Duncan Robert Alex Paterson) and Jimmy Cauty (one half of The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu and later The KLF). The Orb's first release was the acid house anthem "Tripping on Sunshine".
User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- LyricsOver the past few years
To the traditional sounds of the English summer
What were the skies like when you were young?
- LyricsKlytus, I'm bored. What play thing can you offer me today?
An obscure body in the S-K System, your majesty. The inhabitants refer to it as the planet Earth.
How peaceful it looks.
So make gardens, and eat the fruit of them, then...
And they shall also make gardens, and eat the fruit of them.
- Toxygene - (5:20) - 4,061 plays
- Perpetual Dawn - (9:32) - 3,393 plays
- Spanish Castles In Space - (15:07) - 4,068 plays
- Back Side Of The Moon - (14:17) - 2,843 plays
- Outlands - (6:11) - 2,411 plays
- Blue Room - (17:34) - 2,602 plays
- Star 6 & 7 8 9 - (8:10) - 2,209 plays
- A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre Of The Ultraworld - Live Mix Mark 10 - (18:49) - 1,568 plays