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The Orb - U.F.Orb Album

The Orb - U.F.Orb Album

  • Performer: The Orb
  • Genre: Electron
  • Title: U.F.Orb
  • Released: 1992
  • Style: House, Dub, Ambient
  • Label: Big Life, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings
  • Catalog: BLRCD 18, 513 749-2
  • Country: Europe
  • MP3 version size: 2586 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1989 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 149


Producer – YouthWritten-By – Glover
Bass – Guy Pratt
3Sticky End0:49
4Blue Room
Bass – Jah WobbleGuitar – Steve HillageWritten-By – Wobble, Giraudy, Hillage
5Close Encounters
Written-By – Meikle, McMillan
6Towers Of Dub
Harmonica – Marney PaxPerformer [Intro By] – Victor Lewis-SmithWritten-By – Fehlmann
Flute – Tom GreenWritten-By – Fehlmann


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BLRCD 18, 513 749-2The Orb U.F.Orb ‎(CD, Album)Big Life, Big Life, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings, WAU! Mr. Modo RecordingsBLRCD 18, 513 749-2UK1992
IMCD 219, 513 749-2Orb U.F. Orb ‎(CD, Album, RP)Island Masters, Inter-ModoIMCD 219, 513 749-2UK & EuropeUnknown
513 749-1, ILPSD 8033The Orb U.F.Orb ‎(2xLP, Album)Island Records, Island Records, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings, WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings513 749-1, ILPSD 8033UK1992
DE 881422The Orb U.F.Orb ‎(CD, Album)DelabelDE 881422France1992
162-535 006-2Orb U.F.Orb ‎(CD, Album, RE, UML)Island Red Label, Inter-Modo162-535 006-2USUnknown


  • Engineer [Assisted By At Butterfly]Scruff
  • Engineer [Assisted By At Mark Angelo's]Sarah
  • Engineer [Assisted By At Matrix 4]Sonia , Tim
  • Engineer [Assisted By At Sunsonic]Leroy
  • Engineer, PerformerGreg Hunter, Thrash
  • PerformerDr Alex Paterson, Guy Pratt, Jah Wobble, LX, Marney Pax, Miquette Giraudy, Orde Meikle, S.S Hillage, Stuart McMillan, Thomas Fehlmann, Tom Green, Youth
  • ProducerThe Orb
  • Written-ByPaterson, Weston


This release has slight differences in tray insert and label artwork from another similar release, as follows:
- the text on the left hand spine on this release runs bottom to top
- the order of the two catalog no.s on both spines, on the last page of the booklet, and on the label on this release is inverted relative to the other release
- the size of the fonts of the two catalog no.s on the spines, on the main part of the tray insert, on the last page of the booklet, and on the label on this release is inverted relative to the other release (that is, "513 749-2" is in larger font than "BLRCD 18")
- the rights societies are printed on the label of this release below the label code.

Track 1: programmed in berlin
Tracks 2, 6: programmed at butterfly
Track 3: programmed in space at mark angelo's
Track 4: programmed at sunsonic
track 5: programmed at livingston
all tracks mixed at matrix 4 studio
(c-lab, akai, ssl, soundtools)
orl org design
captain, what's the designers republic?
"bespoke star trek tailoring, scotty,"
from ian, nick, roger & vanessa de lunar
(ta-plus chip man)
featuring phil wolstenholme's pixel-pip fantasy
with dr paterson in there somewhere
and trash somewhere out there
saturn, jupiter '79 & sundry space booty from voyager (through the round window)
nasa (permission applied for)

Tray insert:
Marketed & distributed outside the U.K. by Polydor except in Germany by Metronome Musik GMBH & France by Phonogram S.A.
℗1992 the copyright in this sound recording is owned by wau! mr modo records
big life records are the exclusive licensees for the world
©1992 wau! mr modo records. made in england

℗1992 the copyright in this sound recording is owned by wau! mr modo records and is licensed to big life records for the rest of the world
©1992 wau! mr modo records

The duration of track 1 is misprinted 18:45 instead of 12:51 on the CD face. 12:51 is the duration given on the rest of the release.

Issued in a jewel case.


  • Barcode (Text On Tray Insert): 7 31451 37492 0
  • Label Code (On Disc): LC 6816
  • Matrix / Runout: 513 749-2 04 /.
  • Distribution Code (on Tray Insert): PG | 900
  • Rights Society (On Disc): BIEM | STEMRA
  • Other (On Mould): MADE IN GERMANY N


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings
  • Copyright (c) – WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings
  • Licensed To – Big Life Records
  • Marketed By – Polydor
  • Distributed By – Polydor
  • Marketed By – Metronome Musik GMBH
  • Distributed By – Metronome Musik GMBH
  • Marketed By – Phonogram S.A.
  • Distributed By – Phonogram S.A.
  • Mixed At – Matrix 4, London
  • Published By – Edition Bingen
  • Published By – Orb Music
  • Published By – Big Life Music
  • Published By – Virgin Music
  • Published By – E.G. Music Ltd.
  • Published By – BMG Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Oval Music