Orbital returns with the release of their brand new, critically acclaimed studio album, Optical Delusion, on February 17, 2023.
Orbital returns with their 10th studio album, Optical Delusion, which is out today, February 17, through London Records. What’s proving to be their greatest work in years, the duo has already been garnering critical acclaim for Optical Delusion – and it goes without saying: the acclaim is rightfully deserved.
Optical Delusion includes previously released singles, including the BBC6 Music playlisted lead single, “Dirty Rat” with Sleaford Mods, “Ringa Ringa (The Old Pandemic Folk Song)” featuring he Mediaeval Baebes, and their most current single from the LP, “Are You Alive?” featuring Penelope Isles.
Brothers Paul Hartnoll & Phil Hartnoll, who have best become known to electronic aficionados as Orbital, have been mainstays within the scene for over three decades. Optical Delusion is a masterful 10-track album, which spans just over 51 minutes, and will have you reaching for the replay button before you’ve even completed your first listen.
Listen to Orbital’s Optical Delusion, here:
To coincide with the release of Optical Delusion, Orbital is set to embark on what’s certain to be an incredible live show, the Optical Delusion UK headline tour, in the Spring. Their UK tour spans from March through April 2023, which includes an event at the London Eventim Apollo on April 1.
Featured photo: Orbital (L – R): Phil Hartnoll, Paul Hartnoll
Photo Credit: Kenny McCracken