On March 27, 2020.

On March 27, 2020, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Abolition of the Royal Familia”, the sixteenth Orb studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, and was produced by Alex Paterson and Jimmy Cauty.

Personnel:

  • Alex Paterson – keyboards, sampler, programming
  • Michael Rendall – mastering
  • Steve Hillage – vocal, guitar
  • Roger Eno – vocals, piano, harmonica, trumpet
  • Paul Conboy – synthesizer
  • Daniel Gaudi – synthesizer
  • Miquette Giraudy – synthesizer
  • Nick Burton – bass, art direction, design
  • Youth (Martin Glover) – bass
  • Nick Burton – bongos
  • Andy Caine – vocals
  • Roney FM – vocals, spoken word
  • Ruby – howl voice
  • David Harrow – melodics
  • Ollie Cripps – trumpet
  • Violeta Barrena-Witschi – strings
  • Prince Sherman – dub effects
  • Leighton Newell – whistle
  • Key Harris – tuning fork
  • Pure Evil (Charley Uzzell Edwards) – art direction, design
  • Gary Deep Oldknow – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Daze (Missing & Messed Up Mix)
  2. House of Narcotics (Opium Wars Mix)
  3. Hawk Kings (Oseberg Buddhas Buttonhole)
  4. Honey Moonies (Brain Washed at Area 49 Mix)
  5. Pervitin (Empire Culling & The Hemlock Stone Version)
  6. Afros, Afghans and Angels (Helgö Treasure Chest)
  7. Shape Shifters (In Two Parts) (Coffee & Ghost Train Mix)
  8. Say Cheese (Siberian Tiger Cookie Mix)
  9. Ital Orb (Too Blessed to Be Stressed Mix)
  10. The Queen of Hearts (Princess of Clubs Mix)
  11. The Weekend It Rained Forever (Oseberg Buddha Mix (The Ravens Have Left the Tower))
  12. Slave Till U Die No Matter What U Buy (L’anse Aux Meadows Mix)

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