Albums The Best Orbital Albums of All Time  

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List of the best Orbital albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Orbital discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Orbital albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Orbital singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Orbital album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Orbital album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

British EDM duo Orbital, comprised of brothers Phil Hartnoll and Paul Hartnoll, had an acid house sound early on, but let expanded into more general electronica. Both of the first two albums by the band were eponymously titled, but are generally referred to as the Green Album (1991) and the Brown Album (1993), or Orbital 2

If you want to know the best Orbital album of all time, or the top Orbital albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include Snivilisation (1994) and the Blue Album (2004). These popular Orbital CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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In Sides is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Orbital Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1996

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Snivilisation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Orbital Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1994

Artist: Orbital

Tracks: I Wish I Had Duck Feet, Philosophy by Numbers, Forever, Quality Seconds, Attached, + more

Label: FFRR Records

Genres (Music): Electronica, Ambient music, Intelligent dance music, Electronic dance music

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Orbital 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Orbital Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1993

Artist: Orbital

Tracks: Walk Now..., Halcyon + On + On, Lush 3-1, Impact (The Earth Is Burning), Time Becomes, + more

Length (mins): 01:05:44

Label: FFRR Records

Genres (Music): Electronica, Intelligent dance music, Electronic dance music, Techno, Trance music, + more

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The Middle of Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Orbital Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1999

Artist: Orbital

Tracks: Nothing Left 2, I Don't Know You People, Style, Way Out →, Nothing Left 1, + more

Length (mins): 01:03:45

Label: Polydor K.K.

Genres (Music): Electronica, House music, Intelligent dance music, Electronic dance music, Techno

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