- Wonky

Orbital - Wonky
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on 15 reviews
2012 Rank: #271 / 860
USER SCORE
76
Based on
11 ratings

WHAT DO YOU THINK?
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Drowned in Sound

The best record Orbital have made in the past 15 years and up there with their very best.

80
NME

This is mainly a deep pool of blissful, sedentary festival listening. 

80
musicOMH

Orbital are right back on form, sounding assured and instinctive, ready to seize the moment once again and take their music to another level.

75
Pitchfork

They've managed to work within mainstream dance music's current vogue for radio-friendly track lengths without abandoning their patented crest-to-the-big-release style.

70
PopMatters

More time spent with Wonky is time getting acquainted with that old friend electronica, which takes its sweet time developing mood and melody.

User Reviews
Oct 21, 2014
daFigz
NR
Nothing stellar as I have found this CD grows slowly on me...but, alas, it's an Orbital release and that says tons to me!
Nov 19, 2012
75
Decent new stuff - 'Never' is a standout. But it all gets blown away by Impact, Lush, Satan, Belfast and Chime on the 2nd CD recorded live in Oz.
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DETAILS

April 3, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
ACP / Label
Electronic / Genres
Tags
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 18 - MOJO
# 37 - The Guardian
# 64 - Uncut
MISC LISTS
# 2 - PopMatters (Electronic)
Track List
  1. One Big Moment 
  2. Straight Sun 
  3. Never 
  4. New France [ft. Zola Jesus] 
  5. Distractions 
  6. Stringy Acid 
  7. Beeledub 
  8. Wonky [ft. Lady Leshurr] 
  9. Where Is it Going?
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Added on: April 4, 2012