"Blue Room" is a single by The Orb. It was released on 8 June on Big Life Records. Chart Information Network, who compiled the UK singles chart, had recently extended the permissible playing time of a chart-eligible single from 25 minutes to 40 minutes. The Orb thus decided to record a version of "Blue Room". Find a The Orb - Blue Room first pressing or reissue. Complete your The Orb collection. Shop Vinyl and CDs. 8 Jun Twenty years ago today, The Orb released one of their finest and most legendary creations, the single Blue Room. It became famous immediately due to its length; at 39'58”, it was tantalisingly close to the durational limit set by Gallup, who ran the UK charts, which classified anything of 40 minutes or more.
6 Dec In the wake of The Flaming Lips' success in completely fucking with song duration, I can't help but be reminded of The Orb's classic ambient techno single “ Blue Room.” The story goes that Alex Paterson and Kris Weston extended the song to its famous, epic 39 minutes and 57 seconds after they learned. Read about Blue Room (Full Length) by The Orb and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Check Out Our Turntable Store Need a new record player? Check out our turntable store for a great selection of turntables, needles, accessories, and more. Editorial Reviews. Orb - Blue Room - 12" Vinyl Single. Product details. Vinyl; Original Release Date: January 1, ; Number of Discs: 1; Label: Big Life; ASIN.