Orbital have teamed up with Penelope Isles for ‘Are You Alive?’, which is taken from the veteran duo’s upcoming album Optical Delusion – out February 17. It follows lead single ‘Dirty Rat’, a collaboration with Sleaford Mods. Listen to both tracks below.
“Are You Alive came about when I had the instrumental and felt it could do with a delicate vocal,” Orbital’s Paul Hartnoll said in a press release. “Enter Penelope Isles! They took it away and Lily came up with some killer hooks, we spent a day rearranging the song and Hey Presto! Are You Alive was born. But don’t be fooled by the sweetness of the sound, the lyrics have some bite. It’s a dog-eat-dog world…”
Check out our Artist Spotlight interview with Penelope Isles.