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ORBITAL's First new album in six years ‘MONSTERS EXIST’ (ACP/Believe)

September 16, 2018

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US Tour Dates To Be Announced Soon!

 

 

For immediate release: September 14, 2018 - Today, reunited brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll release their long-awaited LP 'Monsters Exist' (via ACP/Believe).

 

“Monsters Exist” is about the darkness and dampness inhibiting each of us, burgeoning in our daily routines and expressed through dissonant political inhibitions. But where there might be monsters, alter-egos, uncontrollable figures, there’s also resilience and hope that our world is bursting, yes, but in a new direction. Conflicted, torn by reflections on our society and political disparities, the album ultimately reaches ataraxis.

 

"Monsters Exist" features singles 'Tiny Foldable Cities', 'P.H.U.K.' (via COS Origins), Steve Dub's remix 'P.H.U.K.U' (via Mixmag) and "The End is Nigh". 

 

 

 

Track listing is as follows:

 

Standard CD / Deluxe Edition Disc 1

1. Monsters Exist

2. Hoo Hoo Ha Ha

3. The Raid

4. P.H.U.K.

5. Tiny Foldable Cities

6. Buried Deep Within 

7. Vision OnE

8. The End Is Nigh

9. There Will Come A Time (Featuring Prof. Brian Cox)

 

Deluxe Edition Disc 2

1. Kaiju

2. A Long Way From Home

3. Analogue Test Oct 16

4. Fun With The System

5. Dressing Up In Other People’s Clothes

6. To Dream Again

7. There Will Come A Time - Instrumental

8. Tiny Foldable Cities - Kareful Remix

 

The electronic duo play a further run of headline festival shows through September/October with their own headline dates.

 

Stay tuned for US Tour Dates to be announced soon.

 

 

SEPTEMBER

01 Downs Festival, Bristol, UK

08 Shiiine On, Academy, Birmingham, UK

OCTOBER

18 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands –new date added

19 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands – sold out

20 Burgerhaus Stollwerck, Cologne, Germany

21 Uebel & Gefahrlich, Hamburg, Germany

23 Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

25 Soundedit Fe, Lodz, Poland

27 Kraken, Stockholm, Sweden

28 Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

NOVEMBER

18 Shiiine On Butlins Weekender, Minehead, UK

DECEMBER

15 Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK

18 Academy, Sheffield, UK

19 Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK

20 Apollo, Manchester, UK

 

PRAISE FOR ORBITAL

 

"Orbital is just as great as it ever was ... a little bit political, a little bit cheeky and definitely fun to dance to, Monsters Exist hovers between reaction and escapism, much like modern man's every day life.." - BILLBOARD

 

"Legendary" - COS

 

"We're really excited about this. The masters return"- Mixmag

 

"With an album like Monsters Exist, their legacy remains securely locked into place.” - PopMatters

 

"Three minutes of fluctuating tension ... frenetic and tinny bleeps which are then smoothed out to make more leveled, ambient arrangements.” - COS on P.H.U.K.

 

"The wordless, wavy, highly instrumental track sets quite an epic tone, pulling us along though a highly tactile production rich with little sonic nuances" -Nest HQ

 

“This is already turning out to be a great album” - Tiny Mix Tapes

 

'Tiny Foldable Cities' has classic Orbital written all over it, but remains fresh in this ever-changing landscape of electronic music" - Magnetic Mag

 

“As rich as the duo have ever sounded” - Treble

 

“One of the most innovative electronic groups in the world” - Mxdwn

 

"Fantastically trippy" - Electronic Sound

 

"A welcome return" - The Sun

 

"Back to their bleep and beat-filled best" - Nemone (BBC 6 Music)

 

"Arena-rocking electro duo are reunited and it feels so good" - 8/10 Uncut

 

 

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