From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moby in 2009
Background information
Birth nameRichard Melville Hall
Born (1965-09-11) September 11, 1965 (age 58)
Harlem, New York, U.S.
OriginDarien, Connecticut, United States
GenresElectronica, techno, electronic rock, alternative rock, ambient, downtempo
Occupation(s)DJ, singer-songwriter, musician, photographer
InstrumentsTurntables, keyboards, vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums
Years active1982–present
LabelsMute (UK), V2 (US), XL (UK), Elektra (US), Instinct (US), Outer Rhythm (UK), Virgin/EMI (Brazil)

Moby or Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965[1]) is an American DJ, songwriter and musician. He is famous for his songs "Porcelain" and " why does my heart feel so bad ". The video for another one of his songs, We are all made of stars shows him dressed as an astronaut in a space suit.

He was a member of a punk band called Vatican Commandos before becoming a DJ.

In 2002, Moby started a cafe called Teany with his ex-girlfriend Kelly Tisdale.[2]

He is a vegan.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Moby's bio from his official website Archived 2010-12-27 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 25 April 2008
  2. Elyssa Lee, Rob Turner (1 December 2004). "Moby, Remixed". Mansueto Ventures. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  3. Pingitore, Silvia (2021-05-27). "Interview with electronic music legend Moby which is way too short but I'm happy anyway". Retrieved 2023-07-05.