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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Inspired by the isolation that comes from "being the only person awake or alive in an empty city" in the middle of the night, Destroyed is not too much of a departure from Wait for Me, Moby's previous studio album. Apart from being more electronic-oriented -- there's significantly less guitar and more prominent throbbing pulse -- the approach and effect are largely the same. Moby shares vocal duties with a handful of women whose performances are spooky and sampled-sounding "Lie Down in Darkness", serenely insular "The Low Hum", and desperate but resolute "The Right Thing". The producer offsets several strings-heavy instrumentals, which range from to the placid "The Broken ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Inspired by the isolation that comes from "being the only person awake or alive in an empty city" in the middle of the night, Destroyed is not too much of a departure from Wait for Me, Moby's previous studio album. Apart from being more electronic-oriented -- there's significantly less guitar and more prominent throbbing pulse -- the approach and effect are largely the same. Moby shares vocal duties with a handful of women whose performances are spooky and sampled-sounding "Lie Down in Darkness", serenely insular "The Low Hum", and desperate but resolute "The Right Thing". The producer offsets several strings-heavy instrumentals, which range from to the placid "The Broken Places" to the rushing "Sevastopol," with a handful of downcast anthems led by "The Day," where he evokes David Bowie circa Heroes with a little Scary Monsters thrown in for good measure. Latecomers, as well as longtime fans whose favorite Moby material remains the Mimi Goese collaborations on Everything Is Wrong, should have no problem soaking it up.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/17/2011
  • Label: Mute U.S.
  • UPC: 724596950227
  • Catalog Number: 69502
  • Sales rank: 72,206

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Broken Places (4:09)
  2. 2 Be the One (3:29)
  3. 3 Sevastopol (4:20)
  4. 4 The Low Hum (4:12)
  5. 5 Rockets (4:47)
  6. 6 The Day (4:32)
  7. 7 Lie Down in Darkness (4:25)
  8. 8 Victoria Lucas (5:54)
  9. 9 After (5:29)
  10. 10 Blue Moon (3:30)
  11. 11 The Right Thing (4:25)
  12. 12 Stella Maris (5:13)
  13. 13 The Violent Bear It Away (6:50)
  14. 14 Lacrimae (8:05)
  15. 15 When You Are Old (2:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Moby Primary Artist, Musician
Joy Malcolm Vocals
Emily Zuzik Vocals
Anna Maria Friman Vocals
Inyang Bassey Vocals, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Moby Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Joe Lambert Mastering
Joy Malcolm Composer
Emily Zuzik Composer
Chris Ritchie Graphic Design
Justin Kielty Composer
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