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Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), known by his stage name Moby, is an American DJ, singer, songwriter, musician, photographer and animal rights activist. He is well known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights. Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. AllMusic considers him "one of the most important dance music figures of the early 1990s, helping bring the music to a mainstream audience both in the UK and in America".

Moby gained attention in the early 1990s with his electronic dance music work, which experimented in the techno and breakbeat hardcore genres. With his fifth studio album, the electronica and house music-influenced Play, he gained international success. Originally released in mid-1999, the album sold 6,000 copies in its first week, and it re-entered the charts in early 2000 and became an unexpected hit, producing eight singles and selling over 10 million copies worldwide. Moby followed the album in 2002 with 18, which was also successful, selling over 5 million copies worldwide and receiving mostly positive reviews, though some criticized it for being too similar to Play.

His next major release, 2005's mostly upbeat Hotel was a stylistic departure, incorporating more alternative rock elements than previous albums, and received mixed reviews. It sold around 2 million copies worldwide. After 2008's dance-influenced Last Night (2008), he returned to the downtempo electronica of Play and 18 with 2009's mostly-ambient Wait for Me, finding higher critical acclaim and moderate sales, as well as 2011's Destroyed. Moby's latest album, Innocents, was released on October 1, 2013.

Moby has also co-written, produced, and remixed music for Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Mylène Farmer, Brian Eno, Pet Shop Boys, Britney Spears, New Order, Public Enemy, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Soundgarden, and others.

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Genres electronic house downtempo techno ambient

Albums

  1. Moby
    1992
  2. Ambient
    1993
  3. Everything Is Wrong
    1995
  4. Animal Rights
    1996
  5. Play
    1999
  6. 18
    2002
  7. Hotel
    2005
  8. Last Night
    2008
  9. Wait for Me
    2009
  10. Destroyed
    2011
  11. Innocents
    2013
  12. Long Ambients 1: Calm. Sleep.
    2016
  13. These Systems Are Failing
    2016

Other releases

  1. Mobility
    1990
  2. Go Remixes
    1991
  3. Drop a Beat
    1992
  4. Next Is the E
    1992
  5. Move (The Mixes) (Germany)
    1993
  6. Move
    1993
  7. Early Underground
    1993
  8. Move
    1993
  9. Move
    1993
  10. Hymn
    1994
  11. Feeling So Real
    1994
  12. All That I Need Is to Be Loved
    1995
  13. Everytime You Touch Me
    1995
  14. Into the Blue
    1995
  15. Disk
    1995
  16. Bring Back My Happiness
    1995
  17. Everything Is Wrong: Mixed & Remixed
    1996
  18. Mixmag Live! Volume 2: Sven Väth & Moby
    1996
  19. Rare: The Collected B-Sides: 1989-1993
    1996
  20. That's When I Reach for My Revolver
    1996
  21. Come on Baby
    1996
  22. I Like to Score
    1997
  23. James Bond Theme (Moby's re-version)
    1997
  24. Honey
    1998
  25. Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? (Remixes)
    1999
  26. Run On
    1999
  27. Honey / Run On
    1999
  28. Bodyrock
    1999
  29. Selections from Play
    1999
  30. Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
    1999
  31. His Greatest Moments
    2000
  32. Greatest Hits 2000
    2000
  33. Nine Toez Mix
    2000
  34. Play: The Outtakes
    2000
  35. Powered by Yahoo! Music
    2000
  36. Calvin Klein Promo
    2000
  37. Nulle Part Ailleurs LIVE 03
    2000
  38. Live in Oberman
    2000
  39. Natural Blues Remix
    2000
  40. Porcelain
    2000
  41. Mobysongs (1993-1998)
    2000
  42. South Side
    2000
  43. Find My Baby / Honey
    2000
  44. Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? / Honey
    2000
  45. Play: The B Sides
    2000
  46. We Are All Made of Stars: Remixes
    2001
  47. Moby's Megamix
    2001
  48. Play the DVD (bonus disc)
    2001
  49. Play (The DVD)
    2001
  50. Play (The DVD)
    2001
  51. In This World / In My Heart
    2002
  52. Extreme Ways
    2002
  53. In This World
    2002
  54. Evening Rain (B-Sides & Remixes)
    2003
  55. 18: Limited Edition Excerpt CD
    2003
  56. Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)
    2003
  57. Jam for the Ladies
    2003
  58. Mixmag Presents: New York Heroes
    2003
  59. 18 B-Sides
    2003
  60. 18 B Sides + DVD
    2003
  61. Make Love Fuck War
    2004
  62. 20 Greatest Hits
    2005
  63. Moby Live 2005
    2005
  64. Live 19th May 2005 Carling Academy, Brixton, London
    2005
  65. Dream About Me (Sebastian Ingrosso remix) - EP
    2005
  66. Raining Again (The MHC Mixes) - EP
    2005
  67. Lift Me Up
    2005
  68. Raining Again
    2005
  69. Spiders
    2005
  70. Dream About Me
    2005
  71. iTunes Originals
    2005
  72. Beautiful
    2005
  73. Slipping Away
    2005
  74. Go - The Very Best of Moby (Deluxe Edition)
    2006
  75. Live: Hotel Tour 2005
    2006
  76. Remixed
    2006
  77. Porcelain Mixes #1
    2006
  78. New York, New York
    2006
  79. Go: The Very Best of Moby
    2006
  80. Go: The Very Best of Moby Remixed
    2007
  81. The BioShock EP
    2007
  82. Alice (radio edit)
    2007
  83. Greatest Hits
    2008
  84. Disco Lies
    2008
  85. A Night in NYC
    2008
  86. I Love to Move in Here
    2008
  87. Last Night (Special EP)
    2008
  88. Last Night Remixed
    2008
  89. Ooh Yeah
    2008
  90. Shot in the Back of the Head
    2009
  91. Pale Horses
    2009
  92. Mistake
    2009
  93. One Time We Lived (Kap Bambino remix)
    2009
  94. iTunes Live From Montreal
    2010
  95. Isolate (Mixhell remix)
    2010
  96. Wait for Me (Remixes)
    2010
  97. Wait for Me
    2010
  98. Wait for Me. Remixes!
    2010
  99. Be the One
    2011
  100. The Day
    2011
  101. Lie Down in Darkness
    2011
  102. iTunes Festival: London 2011
    2011
  103. After (Ferry Corsten fix)
    2011
  104. The Right Thing
    2011
  105. Moby Daytrotter session
    2011
  106. The Poison Tree
    2012
  107. Destroyed. Remixed
    2012
  108. Extreme Ways (Bourne's Legacy)
    2012
  109. Para
    2013
  110. The Lonely Night
    2013
  111. A Case for Shame
    2013
  112. The Perfect Life
    2013
  113. Amazon Artist Lounge
    2013
  114. Almost Home
    2014
  115. Almost Home: Live at the Fonda, LA
    2014
  116. Delay
    2014
  117. Rio
    2014
  118. The Only Thing
    2014
  119. Death Star
    2014
  120. OW
    2014
  121. Almost Loved
    2015
  122. Music From Porcelain
    2016
  123. A$AP Forever
    2018