Two seemingly opposite musical titans, electronica mastermind Moby and gruff-throated rocker Mark Lanegan, have teamed up for the new song 'The Lonely Night.' Both are veteran musicians -- Moby the DJ behind 1999's diamond-certified 'Play,' Lanegan a former Screaming Trees/Gutter Twins member and serial collaborator whose list of credits includes the Twilight Singers and Mad Season -- and each brings his distinct sound on the slow-burning electronica ballad, which will be released Saturday as a Record Store Day 7-inch single, with the flip side featuring a remix from Phoenix.
Moby ponders his mortality in this video for 'Natural Blues,' one of several crossover hits off his massively successful 1999 album 'Play.' A geriatric Moby and his fellow old-folks'-home residents relive his days as a rock star by watching a video from back in day, and the former 'Addams Family' star appears as an angelic figure who carries him off to a seemingly better place.
The 'Natural Blues' video, which was
Moby has never been one to keep his political opinions to himself, so it's no surprise he decided to weigh in on the presidential campaign now that Mitt Romney has selected Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate. "Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, and the Republican Party of 2012 worry and frighten me," the accomplished DJ wrote yesterday in a blog post on his website (news tip via Spinner).
A lot of us would like to own a nice car like a BMW but can only afford a Honda Civic, Ford Fiesta or some other vehicle in a similar price range. However, we have to admit that the commercial for BMW's new 6 Series Gran Coupé looks pretty sweet, and it features techno veteran Moby covering a Joy Division song.