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8:58 is the debut album of Paul Hartnoll's 8:58 project, released on March 30, 2015. According to Hartnoll, the album is a continuation of his work with Orbital.[5] The album features contributions from actor Cillian Murphy, folk band The Unthanks, singer-songwriter Ed Harcourt, Lisa Knapp, Robert Smith, Lianne Hall and Fable.[6][7]

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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 30, 2015 (2015-03-30)
GenreTechno, ambient
LabelACP Recordings
8:58 chronology
Singles from 8:58
  1. "8:58"
    Released: 17 October 2014
  2. "The Clock"
    Released: 30 March 2015[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
musicOMH3.5/5 stars[3]
The Arts Deck4/5 stars[4]

The song "Please" is a reworking of the track of the same name from Paul Hartnoll's 2007 solo album, The Ideal Condition, and was previously released under the title "Please (Remember 1992?) (PH Mix)". The track "A Forest" is a cover of The Cure's track of the same name.[8]

Track listingEdit

All music composed by Paul Hartnoll, except "A Forest" written by Gallup, Hartley, Smith, Tolhurst.

1."8:58" (featuring Cillian Murphy)6:04
2."Please" (featuring Robert Smith & Lianne Hall)6:34
3."The Past Now" (featuring Lisa Knapp)6:36
4."Villain" (featuring Ed Harcourt)3:50
5."The Clock" (featuring Cillian Murphy)3:09
6."A Forest" (featuring The Unthanks)5:42
7."Broken Up"4:20
8."Nearly There"5:01
9."Cemetery" (featuring Fable)7:37
Deluxe edition
1."8:58" (instrumental)6:04
2."Please" (instrumental)6:34
3."The Past Now" (instrumental)6:36
4."Villain" (instrumental)3:50
5."The Clock" (instrumental)3:09
6."A Forest" (instrumental)5:42
7."Broken Up"4:20
8."Nearly There"5:01
9."Cemetery" (instrumental)7:37


  1. ^ "Upcoming Events - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire".
  2. ^ "Paul Hartnoll on Twitter".
  3. ^ "Paul Hartnoll - 8:58 - Albums - musicOMH". 30 March 2015.
  4. ^ (10 April 2015). "CD: 8:58 - 8:58 - New music reviews, news & interviews - The Arts Desk".
  5. ^
  6. ^ "8:58 (Deluxe) by Paul Hartnoll on iTunes".
  7. ^ "Home".
  8. ^ "Home".