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"Satan Live" is a 1996 single by Orbital. It contains various live recordings made by the group in 1996. "Satan Live" was one of Orbital's biggest hits, the CD version reaching number three on the UK Singles Chart (their highest ever position on that chart alongside "The Saint") while the vinyl version, which overran the time limit for the singles chart, reached number 48 on the UK Albums Chart. In Ireland the live version peaked at number seven.

"Satan Live"
Satan Live cover.jpg
Single by Orbital
Released30 December 1996
Format12" Vinyl, CD
Recorded1996
GenreElectronica, industrial
LabelFFRR
Songwriter(s)P&P Hartnoll
Producer(s)P&P Hartnoll
Orbital singles chronology
"The Box"
(1996)
"Satan Live"
(1996)
"The Saint"
(1997)

The original studio version of "Satan" was released on the III EP in 1990, and on the US version of the album Orbital (aka the Green Album).

"Evil Santa"Edit

In December 1996, the promotional triple CD box set was called "Evil Santa". An anagram of Satan Live [1] All three releases in the series came in a standard CD-single jewel case. Each had a 6 on the inlay spine so the three together form the number "666".[2]

Track listingsEdit

CD1

  1. "Satan" (Live at the Irving Plaza, New York) - 7:12
  2. "Out There Somewhere" (Live at the Irving Plaza, New York) - 17:46

CD2

  1. "Satan" (Live at the V96 Festival, Chelmsford) - 7:41
  2. "Lush 3" (Live at Axis Boston) - 7:31
  3. "The Girl With The Sun In Her Head" (Live at Axis Boston) - 7:45

CD3

  1. "Satan" (Industry Standard edit - studio version) - 3:44
  2. "Chime (Live at the V96 Festival, Chelmsford) - 7:05
  3. "Impact" (Live at the V96 Festival, Chelmsford) - 12:52

Double 12" pack

Side A:

  1. "Satan" (Live at the V96 Festival, Chelmsford) - 7:41

Side B:

  1. "Chime" (Live at the V96 Festival, Chelmsford) - 7:05
  2. "Impact" (Live at the V96 Festival, Chelmsford) - 12:52

Side C:

  1. "Lush 3" (Live at Axis Boston) - 7:31
  2. "The Girl With The Sun In Her Head" (Live at Axis Boston) - 7:45

Side D:

  1. "Out There Somewhere" (Live at the Irving Plaza, New York) - 17:46
  2. "Choice" (Live at the Irving Plaza, New York) - 5:12

"Irving Plaza" is misspelt as "Irvine Plaza" on the single. While the CD singles have crowd noise mixed in, the double 12" pack features no crowd noise.

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rarethings.com Orbital-Evil Santa
  2. ^ Orbital-Satan Live (CD) - Discogs.com
  3. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  4. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Satan Live". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Najlepsze single na UK Top 40-1997" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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