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Feeling So Real3:21
All That I Need Is To Be Loved2:43
Let's Go Free0:38
Everytime You Touch Me3:41
Bring Back My Happiness3:12
What Love?2:48
First Cool Hive5:17
Into The Blue5:33
Everything Is Wrong1:14
God Moving Over The Face Of The Waters7:21
When It's Cold I'd Like To Die4:14

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Cat#ArtistTitle (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
CDSTUMM130, CDStumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, MuteCDSTUMM130, CDStumm130UK1995Sell This Version
CD 61701MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)ElektraCD 61701Canada1995Sell This Version
EVERCD 040MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Everlasting Records (2)EVERCD 040Spain1995Sell This Version
CDSTUMM130, CDStumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, MuteCDSTUMM130, CDStumm130UK1995Sell This Version
7243 8499782 3MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Labels, Mute7243 8499782 3Europe1995Sell This Version
7559617012MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Elektra7559617012Australia1995Sell This Version
CDSTUMM130, CDStumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, Mute CzechoslovakiaCDSTUMM130, CDStumm130Czech Republic1995Sell This Version
CDSTUMM130, 5016025611300MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, MuteCDSTUMM130, 5016025611300Europe1995Sell This Version
CDSTUMM130, CDStumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, MuteCDSTUMM130, CDStumm130Sweden1995Sell This Version
5016025611300MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, EMI5016025611300Brazil1995Sell This Version
CDstumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, [PIAS]CDstumm130Benelux1995Sell This Version
INT 846.921, 7243 4 84193 2 3, CDStumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, Mute, MuteINT 846.921, 7243 4 84193 2 3, CDStumm130Germany1995Sell This Version
CDStumm130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)MuteCDStumm130Belgium1995Sell This Version
61701-2MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Elektra61701-2US1995Sell This Version
LCDSTUMM130, CDSTUMM130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album + CD + Ltd)Mute, MuteLCDSTUMM130, CDSTUMM130UK1995Sell This Version
2101354, LCDSTUMM130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album + CD + Ltd)Indisc, Mute2101354, LCDSTUMM130Belgium1995Sell This Version
INT 846.922, CDStumm130, 7243 4 84194 2 2, LCDStumMobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album + CD + Ltd)Mute, Mute, Mute, MuteINT 846.922, CDStumm130, 7243 4 84194 2 2, LCDStumGermany1995Sell This Version
61701-2MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album, Club)Elektra61701-2US1995Sell This Version
E2 61701MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album, Club)ElektraE2 61701Canada1995Sell This Version
INT 446.921MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album)MuteINT 446.921Germany1995Sell This Version
C STUMM 130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album)MuteC STUMM 130UK1995Sell This Version
61701-4MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album, HX )Elektra61701-4US1995Sell This Version
noneMobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album, Promo)MutenoneFrance1995Sell This Version
61701-4-PMobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album, Promo, Dol)Elektra61701-4-PUS1995Sell This Version
noneMobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial)Euro Star (Ukraine)noneUkraine1995Sell This Version
STUMM 130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(LP, Album)MuteSTUMM 130UK1995Sell This Version
DR - 909MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)Generation X RecordsDR - 909Russia2000Sell This Version
STUMM 130MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, 180)Mute, BMGSTUMM 130UK2016Sell This Version
724384997823MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute724384997823UkraineUnknownSell This Version
094637297124MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Gala Records (5), Mute094637297124RussiaUnknownSell This Version
CDStumm130, 5016025611300MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album)Mute, MuteCDStumm130, 5016025611300UKUnknownSell This Version
61701-2MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)Elektra (2)61701-2RussiaUnknownSell This Version
CSTUMM130, 5016025411306MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album)Mute, Mute, Comp Music, Comp MusicCSTUMM130, 5016025411306UkraineUnknownSell This Version
noneMobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial)VigmanoneRussiaUnknownSell This Version
577MobyEverything Is Wrong ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial)Mad Vox

Moby ‎– Everything Is Wrong

A limited edition of this album included the bonus disc "Underwater".
A remixed version of the album was released later under the title "Everything Is Wrong: Mixed & Remixed" a.k.a "Everything Is Wrong DJ Mix Album".
An interview disc was released as promo only.

Singles from this album:
"Feeling So Real"
"Everytime You Touch Me"
"Into The Blue"
"What Love" (promo only)
"Bring Back My Happiness"

While "All That I Need Is To Be Loved" had been released as a single, the song had first been released on the EP "Move". The version which is featured on this album had previously been released under the title "All That I Need Is To Be Loved (House Of Suffering Mix)" a.k.a "All That I Need Is To Be Loved (H.O.S. Mix)"

"Feeling So Real" is included in an edited version. The Original Mix was released on the single.

While the single "Move" is not featured on the original release of "Everything Is Wrong", it was included on the remix album.

Everything Is Wrong is the third studio album by American electronica musician Moby, released on March 14, 1995 by record labels Mute in the United Kingdom and Elektra in the United States. It was released with a limited-edition bonus disc of ambient music titled Underwater.


Following the release of two albums, Moby and Ambient, on Instinct, Moby signed to Mute and Elektra and began work on what he felt was his first "legitimate" album, seeking to create a record that encompassed his various musical influences.[2][3] Moby has described Everything Is Wrong as "a record that almost served as a lifeboat for the songs I cared the most about",[3] noting that he attempted to cover as many musical styles as possible not "out of trying to be eclectic, but just because I was in love with all of these genres and I felt like this may be my only chance to make a record."[2]

Moby recorded and mixed the album himself in his apartment on Mott Street in Manhattan, New York, using inexpensive recording equipment.[4]Everything Is Wrong features guest vocal contributions from Rozz Morehead, whom Moby had met while performing on the British television program Top of the Pops, and Mimi Goese, whose work with the band Hugo Largo he admired, and who he later found out lived just a block away from him.[3]


Moby titled the album Everything Is Wrong and wrote its extensive accompanying liner notes as a means of expressing some ideas that he felt were important to him, later reflecting, "At the time, I was — and am still — a vegan and an animal rights activist, really militant in all my beliefs. So I would wake up really angry every day, and sleep angry every night because I thought the world was in terrible shape, and I thought, 'What small thing can I do to express my beliefs that the world is in such terrible shape?' And that’s where the title of the album came from."[3] Inside the album's booklet, Moby provides two personal essays, quotes from notable figures (from Albert Einstein to St. Francis of Assisi), and facts that he has collected (e.g. regarding animal experiments).

Critical reception[edit]

Everything Is Wrong was released to positive reviews from music critics.[4]Spin's Barry Walters praised its diverse range of musical styles compared to most other "one-dimensional" electronic albums and dubbed it "a hugely passionate album held together by its intensity".[12]Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune felt that Moby "explodes the boundaries of the genre" with an album "as moving as it is adventurous",[5] while Lorraine Ali of the Los Angeles Times wrote that Everything Is Wrong "swoops from agony to ecstasy, leaping from the glittery heights of disco divadom to the rampaging ugliness of speed-metal to the refined feel of classical—while always remaining consistently Moby."[8] In The Village Voice, Robert Christgau remarked: "Where in concert he subsumes rockist guitar and classical pretensions in grand, joyous rhythmic release, on album his distant dreams remain tangents."[13]Everything Is Wrong was voted the third best album of 1995 in The Village Voice's year-end Pazz & Jop critics' poll.[14]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Moby, except where noted.

1."Underwater (Part 1)"5:14
2."Underwater (Part 2)"5:43
3."Underwater (Part 3)"7:23
4."Underwater (Part 4)"8:02
5."Underwater (Part 5)"16:45
Total length:43:07

Remix album[edit]

A remix album entitled Everything Is Wrong: Non-Stop DJ Mix was released in January 1996 by record label Mute. Mixed by Moby from the various remixes that were commissioned by Mute Records, the album was a two-disc set. The first disc was titled Hard Techno, Joyous Anthems & Quiet Ambiance while the second was New York Hard House, Groovy Acid & Melodic Trance.

Track listing[edit]

1."First Cool Hive" (Minimal Version)1:24
2."Feeling So Real" (Unashamed Ecstatic Piano Mix)4:57
3."All That I Need Is to Be Loved" (Hard Trance Version)5:14
4."Bring Back My Happiness" (Extended Mix)2:49
5."Move" (Disco Threat Mix)4:34
6."Everytime You Touch Me" (Pure Joy Mix)4:00
7."Feeling So Real" (Westbam Mix)5:49
8."Into the Blue" (Uplifting 4 Beat Mix)4:49
9."Everytime You Touch Me" (NYC Jungle Mix)3:45
10."Into the Blue" (Spiritual Mix)8:45
11."Anthem" (Cinematic Version)2:24
12."Everything Is Wrong" (Quiet Mix)5:04
1."Let's Go Free" (Reversal Mix)0:33
2."Hymn (I Believe)"5:59
3."Into the Blue" (Voodoo Child Mix)3:57
4."Everytime You Touch Me" (Freestyle Version)3:38
5."Bring Back My Happiness" (Josh Wink Mix)1:55
6."Hymn" (Lucky Orgasm Mix)5:10
7."Everytime You Touch Me" (Na Feel Mix)4:23
8."Feeling So Real" (Old Skool Mix)4:02
9."Hymn" (Menacing Mix)4:12
10."Bring Back My Happiness" (Para Los Discos)3:35
11."Into the Blue" (Simple Mix)5:49
12."Move" (Electro Mix)6:36
13."All That I Need Is to Be Loved" (Melodic Mix)7:06
14."When It's Cold I'd Like to Die" (Instrumental)9:05


Credits for Everything Is Wrong adapted from album liner notes.[17]

  • Moby – engineering, production, programming, writing
  • Kochie Banton – vocals on "Feeling So Real" and "Everytime You Touch Me"
  • Mimi Goese – lyrics and vocals on "Into the Blue" and "When It's Cold I'd Like to Die"
  • Rozz Morehead – vocals on "Feeling So Real" and "Everytime You Touch Me"
  • Myim Rose – vocals on "Feeling So Real"
  • Saundra Williams – vocals on "Bring Back My Happiness"
  • Nicole Zaray – vocals on "Feeling So Real"
  • Barbie – art direction
  • Jill Greenberg – photography
  • Slim Smith – layout




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  7. ^Smith, Andrew (March 17, 1995). "Moby: Everything Is Wrong (Mute)". The Guardian. 
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  9. ^Howe, Rupert (June 2016). "Moby: Everything Is Wrong". Q (361): 120. 
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  14. ^"The 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll". The Village Voice. February 20, 1996. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
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