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Written and Produced by
WILLIAM ORBIT


(Nov?) 1983 12"/promo 7" Torch Song: Prepare to Energize

    Prepare to Energize 5.29 / Prepare to Energize (The Fong Test) 5.54 (UK 12": IRS/A&M PFSX 1027)

    Prepare to Energize [Edit] 2.59 / Prepare to Energize [The Fong Test ?] [Edit] 3.16 (UK promo 7": IRS/A&M PFP 1027)

"Prepare to Energize 5.29" was included on a various artists CD "I.R.S. Greatest Hips Volume 4 - The Remixes" in 1991 (I.R.S. Records X2 13096).

July 1984 LP TORCH SONG: WISH THING

  1. Don't Look Now 6.23
  2. Telepathy 4.22
  3. Ode to Billy Joe 4.12
  4. Another Place 4.02
  1. Prepare to Energize 5.29
  2. Tattered Dress 4.25
  3. Sweet Thing 5.02
  4. You Said You Were Coming 3.26
  5. Water Clock Secrets 2.03 (UK LP: I.R.S. IRSA 7046; US LP: I.R.S. SP 70045; Dutch LP: I.R.S. ILP 25938)
William Orbit (instruments), Laurie Mayer (vocals), Grant Gilbert.

(Sep?) 1984 12"/promo DJ 7" Torch Song: Don't Look Now

    Don't Look Now / P2E (Remix) (UK 12": I.R.S. Records, IRSX 110)

    Don't Look Now (Radio Edit) / P2E Remix (Radio Edit) (DJ 7": IRS 110DJ)

Dec 1984 give-away one-sided flexi 7" Torch Song: Hark
    Hark 2.24
Quote from discogs.com: "An Orbited-up version of 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing', sent out to friends of the band as a holiday freebie. Clear, one-sided flexi-disc in a silver gatefold sleeve, labeled "TORCHSONG and TORCHFORCE / CHRISTMAS WISH 1984". This release was limited to around 200 copies and originally only sent out to friends and associates of the band.

Included on a various artists CD "Just In Time For Christmas" in 1990 (I.R.S. Records X2 13052).

Jan 1985 7"/12" Torch Song: Ode to Billy Joe

    Ode to Billy Joe 4.12 / Zebra Room 2.56 (UK 7": IRS 117)

    Ode to Billy Joe (Remix) 6.09 / Mothdoom Ecstasy 7.33 (UK 12": IRS IRSY 117; Dutch 12": IRS ILSA 12.6056)

Laurie Mayer (vocals), William Orbit (instruments), Grant Gilbert.

Jan 1986 various artists soundtrack LP/MC (+ CD) YOUNGBLOOD

Movie premiered 31 January 1986. Info from official william orbit site: "Although only 1 track on this soundtrack is William Orbit he actually scored the entire movie. In the opening credits, it's listed as: Music composed and performed by William Orbit/Torch Song. Most of the musical passages [in the movie] ended up on Strange Cargo I or the "Orbit" album in some form or another, but there are a few non-released moments. The Opening Score on this soundtrack is actually "Out of the Ice" from Strange Cargo I."

May 1986 7"/12" Torch Song: White Night

    White Night 3.48 / Nails in the Cross 3.44 (UK 7": Y II Records YII 001; French 7": Disques Vogue 102174)

    White Night [Extended] 4.22 // Mothdub 5.05 / Microdot Daylight 2.59 (UK 12": YII 12 001; French 12": Disques Vogue 312052)

June? 1986 LP TORCH SONG: ECSTASY
  1. White Night 3.48
  2. Can't Find My Way Home 3.25
  3. Spear 3.41
  4. Microdot Daylight 2.58
  5. The Pentacle 1.04
  6. Living out of Time 4.31
  1. Mothdoom Ecstasy 5.04
  2. Nails in the Cross 3.37
  3. The Zebra Room 2.49
  4. Venus in Furs 5.25
  5. Dia Del Muerto 4.52 (UK/US LP: Y II Records, YII LP 001)
Laurie Mayer: vocals. William Orbit: all instruments, additional vocals. Grant Gilbert: Saxophone.

Nov 1986 7"/12" Torch Song: Can't Find My Way Home

    Can't Find My Way Home (A-List Mix) 3.06 [remix by Rico Conning] / Living out of Time 4.32 (UK 7": Y II Records YII 002)

    Can't Find My Way Home (Dance Mix) 5.40 [remix by Rico Conning] //
    Spear 2.55 / Can't Find My Way Home (Acoustic-intro) 3.38 [remix by Rico Conning] / Living out of Time (Rico Conning Remix) 5.52 (UK 12": YII 12 002)


1987 US 12" Torch Song: Don't Look Now

    Don't Look Now (U.K. Mix) // Can't Find My Way Home (U.K. Mix) / Mothdoom Ecstasy (US 12": IRS-23745 )
1987 US coll-LP (+ Japanese CD) TORCH SONG: EXHIBIT A
  1. White Night 3.50 [new remix]
  2. Prepare to Energize 3.36 [1983 radio edit]
  3. Tattered Dress 4.18 [shorter edit]
  4. Living out of Time 4.32
  1. Can't Find My Way Home 3.21
  2. Sweet Thing 3.31 [new remix]
  3. Microdot Daylight 2.59
  4. Nails in the Cross 3.40
  5. Don't Look Now 5.31 [remix] (US LP: IRS IRS-5862; US MC: IRSC-5862; Japanese CD: CBS 32DP-734)


April (?) 1987 LP/CD WILLIAM ORBIT: ORBIT

  1. Love My Way 3.35
  2. Fool to Myself 4.02
  3. Heartbroken Highway 3.53
  4. Escape to Mexico 3.35
  5. Rider in Black 4.07
  6. Swamp Dog 3.59

  7. Feel Like Jumping 4.45
  8. Blue Street 3.59
  9. Cluny Ann 4.17
  10. The Night Runs Forever 3.44
  11. Cry One More Tear 2.48 (LP: IRS/MCA: MIRF 1020; CD: DMIRF 1020)
William Orbit: guitars, bass, keyboards, percussion, banjo, programming. Peta Nikolich: Vocals. Rico Conning: programming, additional guitars and keyboards. Recorded and mixed entirely at Guerilla Studios, Little Venice, London. Produced and mixed by William Orbit. Notes from the official William Orbit site: "Nothing like the Cargo series, this album features vocals including one track 'Cluny Ann' by William himself! (This is also William's most hated work, he does not recommend it.)"

Aug 1987 UK 7"/12" William Orbit: Love My Way

    Love My Way 3.35 ('Daytime Mix') / Feel Like Jumping [4.50?] (UK 7": IRS/MCA, WORB 1)

    Love My Way (Dance mix) 5.30 // Feel Like Jumping 4.50 / Love My Way (Daytime mix) 3.35 / Love My Way (Romantic mix) 3.08 (12": WORB T1)

later 1987 7"/12" William Orbit: Feel Like Jumping
    Feel Like Jumping 3.37 ('Daytime Mix') / Blue Street 3.54 (7": IRS/MCA: WORB 2)

    Feel Like Jumping (One jump beyond) 6.44 // Blue Street (Extended Edit) 4.46 / Feel Like Jumping (Daytime Mix) 3.36 (12": WORB T2)


1987 LP/CD WILLIAM ORBIT: STRANGE CARGO

  1. Via Caliente 2.35
  2. Fire and Mercy 5.10
  3. Jump Jet 2.08
  4. Silent Signals 5.56
  5. The Secret Garden 3.36

  6. Out of the Ice 3.20 [previously released as "Opening Score" on the 1986 soundtrack YOUNGBLOOD]
  7. Scorpion 2.05
  8. Riding to Rio 3.02
  9. Jimmy's Jag 3.26
  10. The Mighty Limpopo 4.18
  11. Theme Dream 2.03 (LP: IRS/MCA MIRF 1030/ILP 38; CD: DMIRF 1030/ILPCD 38)
Composed, performed and produced by William Orbit. Recorded by W.O. at Guerilla Studios, London at various times between 1984 and 1987.


April 1990 CDM/7"/12" Bass-o-matic: In the Realm of the Senses

  1. In the Realm of the Senses (Fantasy Radio Edit) 4.02
  2. In the Realm of the Senses (Fantasy Mix by William Orbit) 6.36
  3. In the Realm of the Senses (Solaris Mix by F.C. Harmony/Sugar J) 4.53
  4. In the Realm of the Senses (Bass-a-Pella Trail Mix by Bim Bim - featuring Booom Boy) 4.21 (CD-maxi: Virgin, VSCDT 1265)
    In the Realm of the Senses (Fantasy Radio Edit) 4.02 / In the Realm of the Senses (Fast and Loose Mixup) [mixed by William Orbit] (7": VS 1265)

    (Fantasy Mix) [different mix 6.57?] // (Solaris Mix) [different mix 6.29?] / (Sensi Mix by F.C. Harmony/Sugar J) [3.30?] (12": VST 1265)

    (Funky Paradise Mix by William Orbit) 5.58 / (Bonus Paradise Mix by Wayne Wright) 2.40 //
    (UFO-O.D. Mix by William Orbit) 6.21 / (Burrito Beat Mix by F.C. Harmony/Sugar J) 5.12 (12": VSTX 1265)

Aug ca 1990 CDM/7"/12" Bassomatic: Fascinating Rhythm
  1. Fascinating Rhythm (The Loud Edit) 4.11
  2. Fascinating Rhythm (Soul Odyssey Mix) 4.15
  3. Fascinating Rhythm (Blue Mix) 3.54
  4. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Bass (Va Va Voom Mix) 4.16 (CD-maxi: Virgin, VST 1274)
    Fascinating Rhythm (The Loud Edit) 4.11/(Soul Odyssey Mix) 4.15 (7": VS 1274)

    (Lisa Loud Mix) 6.10/(Soul Odyssey Mix) 4.15/
    (Hook And Swing Mix Part 1) 5.17/Set the Controls for the Heart of the Bass (Va Va Voom Mix) 4.16 (12": VST 1274)

    (Claudia Canniggia mix by Renegade Soundwave) 5.32/(Blue Mix) 3.54/(T-Wah Mix) 4.56/(Hook And Swing Mix Part 2) 5.00 (12": VSTX 1274)

"Lisa Loud Mix" was included on a various artists 2-CD/2-LP DANCE ENERGY in Dec 1990.

Sep 1990 CD/LP BASSOMATIC: SET THE CONTROLS FOR THE HEART OF THE BASS

  1. In the Realm of the Senses 4.00 [= Fantasy Radio Edit]
  2. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Bass 5.40
  3. Fascinating Rhythm 4.07
  4. Rat Cut-a-Bottle 5.50
  5. Love Catalogue 2.14

  6. Zombie Mantra 5.52
  7. Freaky Angel 5.25
  8. Wicked Love 3.55
  9. Ease On By 4.21
  10. My Tears Have Gone 4.22

  11. In the Realm of the Senses (Funky Paradise Mix) 5.58 [CD bonus track]
  12. Fascinating Rhythm (Soul Odyssey mix) 4.15 [CD bonus track] (CD: Virgin CDV 2641; reissue CD April 1997: CDVIP 188)
Produced, mixed and activated by William Orbit at Guerilla Studios, London.

Jan 1991 CDM/7"/12" Bassomatic: Ease On By

  1. Ease On By (Chill Radio Mix) 3.59 [remix by Phil Chil]
  2. Ease On By (Ram Factor 10 Mix) 5.23 [remix by Phil Chil]
  3. Ease On By (Claudia Canniggia Mix) 5.32
  4. Soul Surrender 4.47 (CD-maxi: Virgin, VSCDT 1295)
    Ease On By (Chill Radio Mix) 3.59 / Ease On By (Ram Factor 10 Mix) (7": VS 1295)

    Ease On By (Ram Factor 10 Mix) 5.23 // Rat Cut-a-Bottle 5.50 / Ease on by (Strip Down [instr.] Mix) 3.48 (12": VST 1295)

    Ease On By (dub throb mix by Rico Conning and Sugar J) 5.14 / Rat Cut-a-Bottle (electro rat mix by Rico Conning and Sugar J) 4.51 //
    Zombie Mantra 5.22 [fade-out] / Soul Surrender 4.47 (12": VSTX 1295)


Nov 1990 CD/LP WILLIAM ORBIT: STRANGE CARGO 2

  1. Dark Eyed Kid 5.21
  2. Atom Dream 4.02
  3. Ruby Heart 5.55
  4. El Santo 4.36
  5. Dia Del Muerto 4.28

  6. 777 (3.43)
  7. The Thief and the Serpent 2.27
  8. The Last Lagoon 4.17
  9. Millenium 8.15
  10. Painted Rock 3.13 (CD: IRS, EIR-SACD-1041)
Performed, produced and mixed by William Orbit at Guerilla Studios, London.


13 Aug 1991 various artists CD/LP GUERRILLA GROOVES VOL. 1


1991 CDM/7"/12" Bassomatic: Funky Love Vibrations

  1. Funky Love Vibrations (7" mix) 4.01
  2. Funky Love Vibrations (basso racer mix) 5.23
  3. Funky Love Vibrations (concrete mix) 5.48 [remix by Coldcut]
  4. Attack of the 50 Foot Drum Demon (psycho biker) 4.02 (CD-maxi: Virgin, VSCDG 1355)
    Funky Love Vibrations (concrete mix) 5.48 / Attack of the 50 Foot Drum Demon (psycho biker) 4.02 (7": VS 1355)

    Funky Love Vibrations (basso racer mix) 5.23 // Funky Love Vibrations (concrete mix) 5.48 / Attack of the 50 Foot Drum Demon (psycho biker) 4.02 (12": VST 1355)

1991 CDM/7"/12" Bassomatic: Go Getta Nutha Man
  1. Go Getta Nutha Man (Radio Edit) 4.04
  2. Go Getta Nutha Man (The Whole Shabang Dub) 3.22 [remix by Philip Kelsey]
  3. Fascinating Rhythm (Live) 5.34 (CD-maxi: Virgin, VSCDG 1372)
    Go Getta Nutha Man (Radio Edit) 4.04/Go Getta Nutha Man (The Whole Shabang Dub) 3.22 (7": VS 1372)

    Go Getta Nutha Man (Motor Mix) [remix by William Orbit]//
    (The Whole Shabang Mix) [remix by Philip Kelsey]/(The Whole Shabang Dub) (12": VST 1372)

1 Oct 1991 CD/LP BASSOMATIC: SCIENCE AND MELODY
  1. Funky Love Vibrations 4.54
  2. Science and Melody 6.31
  3. She's on the Phone Again 5.34
  4. Attack of the 50 Foot Drum Demon 4.28

  5. Potentially Fatal 5.36
  6. Go Getta Nutha Man 5.15
  7. Raggafuzz 4.19
  8. Mountain High 5.58 (CD: Virgin, CDV 2670)
Nov? 1991 CDM/7"/12" Bassomatic: Science and Melody
  1. Science and Melody (Seven Inch Mix)
  2. Science and Melody (S & M Mix)
  3. Metaphysik
  4. Raggafuzz (Mat Clark Remix) (CD-maxi: Virgin VSCDG 1392)
    Science and Melody (Seven Inch Mix)/Metaphysik (7": VS 1392)

    Science and Melody (S & M Mix)//
    Science and Melody (Supersperm Mix)/Attack of the 50 Foot Drum Demon (Vaporub Dub) [remix by Mat Clark]
    (12": VST 1392)


15 July 1992 CDM/7"/12" Spill: Don't Wanna Know 'Bout Evil

  1. Don't Wanna Know 'Bout Evil (7" wireless road) 3.46
  2. Don't Wanna Know 'Bout Evil (rumble mix) 7.39
  3. Don't Wanna Know 'Bout Evil (tumble mix) 6.38
  4. Don't Wanna Know 'Bout Evil (saspelofiska dub) 5.45 (UK CD-maxi: Virgin: VSCDT 1441)
    (7" wireless road) 3.46/(saspelofiska dub) 5.45 (UK 7": VS 1441

    (rumble mix) 7.39/(tumble mix) 6.38//(Danny's moto-mix) 8.09/(the groovy beats) 5.14 (UK 12": VST 1441)

"Spill" are William Orbit and Beth Orton. This is a cover version of a song originally written by John Martyn. Apparently there were plans for a forthcoming album "Burn Blind", but it was retitled "Superpinkymandy" and only came out in Japan the year after. All tracks mixed by William Orbit (except 'Danny's moto-mix' and 'the groovy beats' mixes, remixed by Danny Tenaglia).


5 April 1993 CD/VHS STRANGE CARGO III

  1. Water from a Vine Leaf 7.05
  2. Into the Paradise 5.41
  3. Time to Get Wize 4.10
  4. Harry Flowers 4.31
  5. A Touch of the Night 5.03
  6. The Story of Light 6.21
  7. Gringatcho Demento 6.38
  8. A Hazy Shade of Random 5.09
  9. Best Friend, Paranoia 4.35
  10. The Monkey King 5.16
  11. Deus Ex Machina 5.40
  12. Water Babies 3.42 (CD: Virgin CDV 2707)
  1. Gringatcho Demento
  2. Water from a Vine Leaf
  3. Time to Get Wize
  4. Into the Paradise
  5. Harry Flowers
  6. A Touch of the Night
  7. Water Babies (VHS: Virgin VID 2707)
Created, performed, produced and mixed by William Orbit, Guerilla Studios. With the voices of Beth Orton (1), Baby B (2,6), Divine Bashim (3), Cleo Torres (6,7,9), Laurie Mayer (10). VHS: "Shot in California, London and Asia, this film provides a stunning visual accompaniment to the panoramic musical world of William Orbit. Directed and edited by Simon Hilton. Produced by Mike Day and Henry Cole. Cinematography by John Peters and Simon Hilton."

7 June 1993 CDM/12" Water from a Vine Leaf

  1. Water from a Vine Leaf (Edit) 3.55
  2. Water from a Vine Leaf (Xylem Flow Mix by Spooky) 6.30
  3. Water from a Vine Leaf (Acid Bath Mix by Spooky) 6.28
  4. Water from a Vine Leaf (Underwater Mix part 2 by Underworld) 11.47
  5. Water from a Vine Leaf (Cromer Chroma Mix by William Orbit) 5.58 (CD-maxi: Virgin, VSCDT 1465)
    (Xylem Flow Mix by Spooky) 6.30 / (Acid Bath Mix by Spooky) 6.28 // (Underwater Mix part 1 by Underworld) 12.08 (12": VST 1465)
24 Nov 1993 Japanese CD SPILL: SUPERPINKYMANDY
  1. Don't Wanna Know 'Bout Evil 5.31
  2. Faith Will Carry 6.10
  3. Yesterday's Gone 4.30
  4. She Cries Your Name 5.02
  5. When You Wake 4.10
  6. Roll the Dice 5.45
  7. City Blue 1.29
  8. The Prisoner 4.26
  9. Where Do You Go? 3.45
  10. Release Me 4.56
"Spill" are William Orbit and Beth Orton.

11 Aug 1994 various artists 2-CD TRANCE EUROPE EXPRESS 3

1 Feb 1995 CDM Caroline Lavelle: Moorlough Shore
  1. Moorlough Shore (LP Mix) 4.20
  2. Moorlough Shore (Eye of the Storm Mix) 5.39
  3. Moorlough Shore (Thermionic Resonance Mix - 90 BPM Vocal) 5.30
  4. Moorlough Shore (Thermionic Resonance Mix - 97 BPM Dub) 5.22
  5. Moorlough Shore (Thermionic Resonance Mix - 90 BPM Dub) 5.47
  6. Moorlough Shore (Thermionic Resonance Mix - 107 BPM Dub) 5.45 (N-GRAM Recordings 4509 99269 2)
Written by traditional/Lavelle/Orbit/LeGassick. Produced and mixed by William Orbit.

20 Feb 1995 CD/2-LP STRANGE CARGO HINTERLAND

  1. Million Town 5.32
  2. She Cries Your Name 5.24
  3. Montok Point 7.12
  4. Hulaville 6.00
  5. Kiss of the Bee 4.10
  6. El Ninjo 4.52
  7. Crimes of the Future 6.00
  8. The Name of the Wave 6.18
  9. Say Anything 5.47
  10. Lost in Blue 3.19
  11. Hinterland 4.11
  12. The Last Dream of Lucy Mariner 1.32 (CD: N-Gram/WEA, 4509 99295-2)
Composed, performed, produced and mixed by William Orbit at Guerilla Studios, London and Cargo Beach, California.

March 1995 CDM/12" Million Town

  1. Million Town (album version) 5.32
  2. Million Town (Delores Del Amo mix) 7.06
  3. Million Town (the Kruder & Dorfmeister session) 7.29
  4. Million Town (no Delores Del Amo mix) 7.06 (CD-maxi: N-Gram/WEA, YZ 908-CD)
    (album version)/(Delores Del Amo mix)/(the Kruder & Dorfmeister session) (12": YZ 908-T)
27 March 1995 CD CAROLINE LAVELLE: SPIRIT
  1. Turning Ground 4.40 (Lavelle/Orbit)
  2. Moorlough Shore 4.20 (traditional/Lavelle/Orbit/LeGassick)
  3. Dream of Picasso 5.27 (Lavelle/Orbit)
  4. Forget the Few 5.00 (Lavelle)
  5. Lagan Love 5.45 (traditional/Lavelle/Orbit)
  6. A Case of You 4.25 (Joni Mitchell)
  7. Waiting for Rain 3.51 (Lavelle/Orbit)
  8. Desire 4.05 (Lavelle)
  9. The Island 5.33 (Lavelle/Orbit)
  10. Sleep Now 4.46 (Lavelle)
  11. Sheherazade 3.10 (Lavelle/LeGassick) (N-GRAM Recordings 4509 98137 2)
Produced, mixed and co-written by William Orbit, except 10 & 11.

20 April 1995 CD/2-LP TORCH SONG: TOWARD THE UNKNOWN REGION

    CD:
  1. Raphael 5.17
  2. Gumbo Ya Ya 5.49
  3. Shine On Me 6.08
  4. Blue Night 4.33
  5. Ruler of My Heart 3.15
  6. Ballad of Pearl and John 4.57
  7. Toward the Unknown Region 5.18
  8. Slip Away 5.31
  9. Kang Kalika 5.42
  10. Field of View 4.20
  11. Shine On Me (Aurora Mix) 8.18 (N-GRAM Recordings, 4509 98969-2)
    2-LP:
  1. Raphael 5.17
  2. Gumbo Ya Ya 5.49
  3. Shine On Me 6.08
  1. Blue Night 4.33
  2. Ruler of My Heart 3.15
  3. Ballad of Pearl and John 4.57
  4. Toward the Unknown Region 5.18
  1. Slip Away 5.31
  2. Kang Kalika 5.42
  3. Field of View 4.20
  1. Shine On Me (Aurora Mix) 8.18
  2. Shine On Me (Emergen-C Dub) 6.38
  3. Gumbo Ya Ya (Summon The Bullroarer Mix) 4.44 (2-LP: 0603 10172-1)
April ca 1995 promo 12" Torch Song: Shine On Me
    Shine On Me (The Emergen-C Dub) 6.38 //
    Shine On Me (The Aurora Mix) 8.18 / Shine On Me (The Never Too Poor To Snack Mix) 6.28 (N-GRAM Recordings, SAM 1584)
29 May 1995 withdrawn CD THE ELECTRIC CHAMBER: PIECES IN A MODERN STYLE
  1. Samuel Barber: Adagio (for strings) 9.32
  2. Erik Satie: Ogive 6.45
  3. Arvo Part: Cantus (in memorium Benjamin Britten) 8.50
  4. Maurice Ravel: Pavane 7.09
  5. Arvo Part: Fratres 11.13
  6. Henryk Gorecki: Piece in the Old Style 1 (5.00)
  7. Henryk Gorecki: Piece in the Old Style 3 (5.50) (N-GRAM Recordings, 0630 10722-2)
"Withdrawn just before release, due to objections from the publishers of Arvo Pärt and Henryk Górecki. Some CDs did make it to distributors, though, and apparently not all were returned to the label, as there are some original copies floating around."

11 Aug 1995 CDM Caroline Lavelle: A Case of You

  1. A Case of You 4.30
  2. Dream of Picasso (Monka Monka Mix) 6.53 [remixed by William Orbit]
  3. A Case of You (Psovi Psovi Mix) 4.31 (N-GRAM Recordings NGR003CD)
20 Feb 1996 coll-CD STRANGE CARGOS - THE BEST OF [1987-1993]
  1. Water from a Vine Leaf 7.05 [from STRANGE CARGO III]
  2. Dark Eyed Kid 5.24 [from STRANGE CARGO 2]
  3. Gringatcho Demento 6.34 [from STRANGE CARGO III]
  4. Fire and Mercy 5.12 [from STRANGE CARGO]
  5. Via Caliente 2.37 [from STRANGE CARGO]
  6. Time to Get Wize 4.07 [from STRANGE CARGO III]
  7. Ruby Heart (transmogrified) 4.40 [new version] [originally from STRANGE CARGO 2]
  8. Atom Dream 4.02 [from STRANGE CARGO 2]
  9. Harry Flowers 4.32 [from STRANGE CARGO III]
  10. Love My Way (Orbit Mix) 2.36 [new version] [originally from ORBIT]
  11. Riding to Rio 3.03 [from STRANGE CARGO]
  12. The Story of Light 6.14 [from STRANGE CARGO III]
  13. Silent Signals (revisited) 2.25 [new version] [originally from STRANGE CARGO]
  14. Painted Rock 3.20 [from STRANGE CARGO 2]
  15. Water from a Vine Leaf (Underworld Remix Part 1) 7.00 [remixed by Underworld] [edit of 'underwater mix part 1']
  16. Water Babies 3.25 [shorter?] [from STRANGE CARGO III]
    (UK CD: I.R.S. Records (UK) EIRSCD 1079; US CD: IRS 7243 836348-2)


Jan 1997 German soundtrack CD HARALD

Movie premiered 2 Jan 1997 in Germany.

6 Oct 1997 UK 12" Invisible: Scream

    Scream (True Grit Mix) 8.30 / Scream (Miaow Mix) 8.20 (Excession Recordings, XSN004)
Written by William Orbit. Produced by William Orbit at Guerilla Studios, London. Vocals by Joanna Peacock.

UK various artists CD EXCESSION RECORDINGS

1998 UK various artists limited promotional CD AUDIO VISUAL (Music for the Moving Image)
"Rondor Music seeks to inspire and fascilitate the most creative exploitation of the songs and music in film, television and advertising. Audio Visual presents songwriters and composers who are keen to collaborate and work more extensively in the visual media."


3 March 1998 CD MADONNA: RAY OF LIGHT

  1. Drowned World/Substitute for Love 5.08 (Madonna/William Orbit/Rod McKuen/Anita Kerr/David Collins) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit]
  2. Swim 5.00 (Madonna/William Orbit) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit]
  3. Ray of Light 5.20 (Madonna/William Orbit/Clive Muldoon/Dave Curtis/Christine Leach) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit]
  4. Candy Perfume Girl 4.35 (Madonna/William Orbit/Susannah Melvoin) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit]
  5. Skin 6.22 (Madonna/Patrick Leonard) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit/Marius De Vries]
  6. Nothing Really Matters 4.27 (Madonna/Patrick Leonard) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit/Marius De Vries]
  7. Sky Fits Heaven 4.48 (Madonna/Patrick Leonard) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit/Patrick Leonard]
  8. Shanti/Ashtangi 4.29 (Madonna/William Orbit) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit]
  9. Frozen 6.12 (Madonna/Patrick Leonard) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit/Patrick Leonard]
  10. The Power of Good-Bye 4.10 (Madonna/Rick Nowels) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit/Patrick Leonard]
  11. To Have and to Hold 5.23 (Madonna/Rick Nowels) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit/Patrick Leonard]
  12. Little Star 5.18 (Madonna/Rick Nowels) [no involvement by William Orbit]
  13. Mer Girl 5.31 (Madonna/William Orbit) [produced by Madonna/William Orbit]
17 March 1998 CDM/12" Madonna: Frozen
    Frozen (William Orbit Drumapella) 5.15 (promo 12": Maverick, PRO-A-9254-A)
23 June 1998 CDM/CDS Madonna: Ray of Light
1 June 1999 various artists soundtrack CD AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME


5 Dec 1999 CDM Barber's Adagio for Strings

  1. Barber's Adagio for Strings (Ferry Corsten Remix) 6.33
  2. Barber's Adagio for Strings (Original version) 9.32
  3. John Cage: In a Landscape 2.56 (UK CD-maxi: WEA WEA247CD)
  1. Barber's Adagio for Strings (Ferry Corsten Remix / Radio Edit) 3.41
  2. Barber's Adagio for Strings (ATB Airplay mix) 4.01 [remix by Andre 'ATB' Tanneberger]
  3. Barber's Adagio for Strings (Excerpt) 4.16 [edit of album version]
  4. Barber's Adagio for Strings (Ferry Corsten Remix) 6.33
  5. Barber's Adagio for Strings (ATB version) 7.39 [remix by Andre 'ATB' Tanneberger] (European CD-maxi: WEA739CD
17 Jan 2000 CDM PIECES IN A MODERN STYLE
  1. Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings 9.31
  2. John Cage: In a Landscape 2.56
  3. Erik Satie: Ogive Number 1 (6.42)
  4. Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana 3.13
  5. Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une Infante Défunte 6.06
  6. Antonio Vivaldi: L'Inverno 3.51
  7. Ludwig Van Beetoven: Triple Concerto 5.28
  8. George Frideric Handel: Xerxes 4.38
  9. Henryk Gorecki: Piece in the Old Style 1 (5.00)
  10. Henryk Gorecki: Piece in the Old Style 3 (5.47)
  11. Ludwig van Beethoven: Opus 132 (6.14) (WEA 3984289575)
3 April 2000 CDM Ravel's Pavane pour une Infante Défunte
  1. Ravel's Pavane pour une Infante Défunte (Single version) (7.09??)
  2. (Ferry Corsten Mix) 6.41
  3. (Album version) 6.06 (UK CD-maxi: WEA WEA269CD)


2001 Italian various artists CD THE WOLF AND THE MOON (DROP 6)

"Sounds by William Orbit".

2002 promotional 2-CD WILLIAM ORBIT

    CD 1 - "William"
  1. Madonna: Drowned World (Instrumental edit) 4.07
  2. Bassomatic: Fascinating Rhythm 2.42 [unique short version]
  3. Madonna: Beautiful Stranger (Instrumental) 03.48
  4. Dark Eyed Kid 03.37 [unique short version]
  5. In a Landscape 2.56 [from PIECES IN A MODERN STYLE, 2001]
  6. Kiss of the Bee 3.00 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO HINTERLAND, 1995]
  7. Madonna: Amazing (Instrumental edit) 3.10
  8. Atom Dream 2.43 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO 2, 1990]
  9. Crimes of the Future 3.13 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO HINTERLAND, 1995]
  10. Ricky Martin & Madonna: Cuidado Mi Corazon 2.41
  11. Melaine C: Go! (Instrumental edit) 2.40
  12. El Ninjo (Radio edit) 3.43 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO HINTERLAND, 1995]
  13. Bassomatic: Fascinating Rhythm (Soul Odyssey Instrumental Remix) 3.14 [unique remix]
  14. Madonna: Candy Perfume Girl 3.26
  15. Invisible: Scream 3.16 [unique edit]
  16. Tree Top Club 2.58 [previously unreleased]
  17. All Saints: Surrender (Instrumental) 3.24
  18. Bassomatic: Set the Controls for the Heart of the Bass 3.01 [unique short version]
  19. Madonna: Time Stood Still (Instrumental) 3.27
  20. Caroline Lavelle: Moorlough Shore 3.57 [unique short version]
  21. Torch Song: Field of View 2.35 [unique short version]
  22. Best Friend Paranoia 2.58 [unique instrumental version]
  23. Torch Song: Kang Kalika 2.41 [unique short version]
    CD 2 - "Orbit"
  1. Million Town 4.26 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO HINTERLAND, 1995]
  2. Montok Point 3.21 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO HINTERLAND, 1995]
  3. Water from a Vineleaf 5.04 [unique edit, from STRANGE CARGO 3, 1993]
  4. Madonna: Ray of Light (Instrumental) 4.00
  5. All Saints: Pure Shores (Instrumental) 3.22
  6. Madonna: Shanti Ashtangi 4.28
  7. Caroline Lavelle: Turning Ground 3.24 [unique shorter version]
  8. Bassomatic: Ease On By 2.19 [unique short version]
  9. Triple Concerto 3.26 [unique shorter version, from PIECES IN A MODERN STYLE, 2000]
  10. Shine On Me 2.41 [unique shorter version]
  11. She Cries Your Name 3.25 [unique shorter version]
  12. Madonna: Swim 3.50
  13. Via Caliente 2.35 [from STRANGE CARGO, 1987]
  14. Madonna: Has To Be 3.24
  15. Into the Paradise 3.38 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO 3, 1993]
  16. Madonna: Mer Girl (Instrumental) 4.32
  17. Time To Get Wize 3.02 [unique instrumental version, from STRANGE CARGO 3, 1993]
  18. Raphael 2.36 [unique shorter version]
  19. The Story of Light 4.07 [unique version, from STRANGE CARGO 3, 1993]
  20. Ruby Heart 3.35 [unique shorter version, from STRANGE CARGO 2, 1990]
A very limited (ca 1000 copies only) promotional 2-CD set sent out by Universal Film & TV, showcasing William Orbit as an artist as well as producer. Most of the versions were shortened by William especially for this compilation


20 Feb 2006 CD HELLO WAVEFORMS

  1. Sea Green 6.23
  2. Humming Chorus 3.36
  3. Surfin 4.53
  4. You Know Too Much about Flying Saucers 4.59
  5. Spiral 4.58
  6. Who Owns the Octopus 5.02
  7. Bubble Universe 4.04
  8. Fragamosia 6.32
  9. Firebrand 6.17
  10. They Live in the Sky 4.57
  11. Colours from Nowhere 5.39 (Sanctuary Records, SANCD406)
An exclusive track "G155" was available as an extra track on the iTunes version of the album.


19 April 2009 dowmload/promo CDM Optical Illusions

  1. Optical Illusions (Radio Edit) 3.05
  2. Optical Illusions (Aaron Jerome Remix) 4.19
  3. Optical Illusions (Trenchman Rmix) 4.23
  4. Optical Illusions (Dr Meaker Remix) 7.05
  5. Optical Illusions (Billy Buttons Mix) 5.50 (Kobalt Digital, KDS001)
First available from 13 April at iTunes.

May/June 2009 download/CD MY ORACLE LIVES UPTOWN

    Promo CD May 2009:
  1. Radioharp 4.44
  2. Purdy 5.34
  3. Optical Illusions 4.42 [promo mix]
  4. White Night 3.26
  5. Hydrajacked 5.40
  6. Nimbus 5.03
  7. My Oracle Lives Uptown 4.14
  8. Spotlight Kid 4.23
  9. Neutron Star 5.47
  10. Drift So Far 4.13 [slower promo version]
  11. Golden Country 4.17
  12. City Lights Reflection 3.51 (Kobalt Digital, KD001)
    MP3 album 4 May 2009 (iTunes exclusive) / 18 May 2009 (general release):
  1. Radioharp 4.44
  2. Purdy 5.34
  3. Optical Illusions (Billy Buttons Mix) 4.15
  4. White Night 3.26
  5. Hydrajacked 5.29
  6. My Oracle Lives Uptown 4.14
  7. Spotlight Kid 4.23
  8. Neutron Star 5.47
  9. Drift So Far (Website Version) 2.57
  10. Golden Country 4.17
  11. Brand New Bong 3.57
  12. City Lights Reflection 3.51
    CD 8 June 2009:
  1. Radioharp 4.44
  2. Purdy 5.34
  3. Optical Illusions (Billy Buttons Version) 4.15
  4. Fast Bubble Universe 4.31
  5. White Night 3.26
  6. Hydrajacked 5.40
  7. My Oracle Lives Uptown 4.14
  8. Spotlight Kid 4.23
  9. Neutron Star 5.47
  10. Treetop Club 4.47
  11. Drift So Far (Website Version) 2.57
  12. Golden Country 4.17
  13. Brand New Bong 3.57
  14. Little Skipper 4.54
  15. Reverie of the Tapir 4.53
  16. City Lights Reflection 3.51 (Kobalt Digital, KD004)
A version of "White Nights" called ""Silver Neon" is available on the net, supposedly from a Kobalt compilation "Kobalt-New Releases Signings" from 2007, but I can not find any proof of such CD. But the MP3 exists.

21 Sep 2009 download/promo CDM Purdy

  1. Purdy (Chicane Remix, Billy's Edit) 3.28
  2. Purdy (Chicane Remix) 8.07
  3. Purdy (Greenmoney Remix) 5.56
  4. Purdy (Billy Buttons Mix) 6.57
  5. Purdy (Henner & Green Remix) 8.18 (MP3 download)
  1. Purdy (Chicane Remix, Billy's Edit) 3.28
  2. Purdy (Chicane Remix) 8.07
  3. Purdy (Greenmoney Remix) 5.56
  4. Purdy (Billy Buttons Mix) 6.57
  5. Purdy (Henner & Green Remix) 8.18
  6. Purdy (Album Mix) 5.34 (CD-maxi: Kobalt Digital, KDS002)


18 Jan 2010 coll-3CD ODYSSEY

  1. Jon Hopkins: Second Sense 5.15
  2. Ben Onono: Tatouage Bleu 3.59
  3. Gavin Friday: Angel 4.19
  4. William Orbit: G155 4.17 [rare track from 'Hello Waveforms' sessions]
  5. Blank & Jones: Desire (Ambient Mix) 6.53
  6. Laurie Mayer: Flung (Variation) 2.28
  7. Skye: Love Show 3.40
  8. Robbie Williams: Stand Your Ground 2.34
  9. John Barry: Wednesday's Child 2.12
  10. Dusted: Always Remember to Respect and Honour Your Mother (Part 1) (7" Mix) 3.53
  11. All Saints: Black Coffee 4.49
  12. Bassomatic: Fascinating Rhythm [Soul Odyssey Mix - special 'Odyssey' reworking] 4.20
  13. William Orbit: Where Do You Go (Instrumental) 3.50
  14. Little Dragon: Twice 3.07
  15. William Orbit: Sea Green 6.20
  1. Boozoo Bajou: Yoruba Road 5.32
  2. Crazy P: Cruising 6.04
  3. Freestylers: So Fine 4.32
  4. School of Seven Bells: Chain 4.24
  5. Couture feat. Rachelle: Afterglow (Trafik Edit) 3.41
  6. Stereo MCs: Sofisticated 4.15
  7. Eddie Harris: Its All Right Now 3.55
  8. Amadou & Mariam: Sabali (Paul Epworth Mix) 2.49
  9. Baby Bash feat. Frankie J: Suga Suga 4.00
  10. Eric Krasno & Neal Evans: Miss Leslie (Instrumental) 4.36
  11. Chromeo: Woman Friend 3.46
  12. Kraak & Smaak: No Sun in the Sky (Henrik Schwarz Remix) 6.59
  13. Sasha: Wavy Gravy 5.59
  14. DJ Kharma feat. Juliet Diamond: Hymn (Orbit Remix) 5.50
  1. Trentemoller: Sunstroke 5.40
  2. Dizzee Rascal feat. Calvin Harris & Chrome: Dance Wiv Me (Dirty Vegas Remix) 4.56
  3. Sound Diffusion: Girls Like Hi Hats (Uto Karem's Boys Like Bass Mix) 6.22
  4. Larry Tee: I Love U (Bart B More Secured Dub) 6.01
  5. Jiri.ceiver: Loom1 4.07
  6. Hook N Sling & Kid Kenobi: The Bump (Tonite Only Remix) 5.30
  7. Terry Lynn: Kingstonlogic (Greenmoney Houselogic Remix) 4.09
  8. Deadmau5: The Reward Is Cheese 3.34
  9. WTF?: Chicken 4.05
  10. Benassi Bros. Presents Violeta: I Love My Sex 3.34
  11. Stanton Warriors feat. Twista: Pop Your Cork 4.55
  12. Freemasons: When You Touch Me 5.41
  13. William Orbit feat. Beth Orton: Water from a Vine Leaf (Xylem Bath Mix) 11.31 (Ministry of Sound, MOSCD98)
William Orbit's own favourites. http://www.ministryofsound.com/product/na/albums/cd/williamorbitodyssey(3cd)

13 Aug 2010 CD/2-CD/download PIECES IN A MODERN STYLE 2

  1. Aquarium 3.36
  2. Nimrod 8.57
  3. Alto Giove 4.04
  4. Peer Gynt 5.30
  5. Arioso 2.35
  6. Lark 5.47
  7. Sonnambula 3.33
  8. Paradisum 3.35
  9. Pavane 4.46
  10. Clavier 4.24
  11. Babbino 3.43
  12. Swan Lake 5.13
    Extra CD in 2-CD set:
  1. Nimrod (Jakwob Remix) 3.34
  2. Carmen 4.42
  3. Aquarium (Remix) 6.18
  4. Prelude 3.47
  5. Lark (John Digweed and Nick Muir Remix) 8.03
  6. Lark (Alex Metric Remix) 6.13
  7. Lark (Rockdaworld Remix) 5.43
  8. Clavier (Ferry Corsten Remix) 7.23
  9. Nimrod (Tim Maas and Santos Remix) 6.44
  10. Nisi Dominus 4.15
  11. Nesciens Mater 1 (4.03)
  12. Nesciens Mater 2 (4.04)
  13. Stabat Mater 3.53
  14. Swan Lake (Rico's Variation) 6.06 (Decca Records 478 2546)
Released in Germany first. The digital album has a unique extra remix "Dido's Lament [Dido & Aeneas] 9.33".

17 Nov 2013 free digital track Piece of Music

    Piece of Music 5.18
https://soundcloud.com/orbitstreamcast/piece-of-music

30 April 2014 free digital album ORBIT SYMPHONIC [Live July 2007]

  1. Orbit Symphonic 1a 8.04
  2. Orbit Symphonic 2a 7.09
  3. Orbit Symphonic 2b 7.35
  4. Orbit Symphonic 2c 0.50
  5. Orbit Symphonic 3 6.28
  6. Orbit Symphonic 4 3.49
  7. Orbit Symphonic 5a 6.38
  8. Orbit Symphonic 5b 4.41
  9. Orbit Symphonic 5c 6.11
  10. Orbit Symphonic 6 4.36
  11. Orbit Symphonic 7 3.19
  12. Orbit Symphonic 8 3.27
  13. Orbit Symphonic 9 7.47
  14. Orbit Symphonic 1b 4.42
  15. Orbit Symphonic 1c 5.29
Available for free from https://soundcloud.com/orbit-symphonic
Recorded July 2007 at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

7 May 2014 free digital album STRANGE CARGO 5

  1. On Wings 4.32
  2. Big Country 4.22
  3. Just a Night Or Two 2.54 (Rico Conning)
  4. I Paint What I See 4.33 (Beth Orton) [uploaded 9 May 2014]
  5. NE1 3.49
  6. Large Hadron Love Collider 2.55
  7. Lode Star 3.53
  8. My Friend Morpheus (trad; Vincenzo Bellini)
  9. The Diver 4.36 (Laurie Mayer)
  10. Poppies 3.58 (Laurie Mayer)
  11. Love This Town 3.36
  12. Recall 2.06
  13. Milky Way Station 4.43
  14. Willow 3.47
  15. Parade of Future Souls 5.34
  16. The Changeling 4.36 [uploaded 11 May 2014]
Available for free from https://soundcloud.com/strangecargo5
According to discogs.com, initially tracks 1 and 2 were swapped, track 4 was an instrumental (which may explain why it was uploaded two days after the rest), and 'The Changeling' was mentioned as a bonus track in Twitter (it was indeed uploaded four days later).

21 Dec 2014 free Soundcloud digital track Parade of Future Souls pt 2 [Krampus Is Coming to Town]

    Parade of Future Souls pt 2 (8.16)
https://soundcloud.com/orbitstreamcast/the-parade-of-future-souls-pt-2
Strangely the digital track as such is tagged as "Krampus Is Coming To Town"

9 Jan 2015 free Soundcloud digital track Beth Orton and William Orbit


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