Orbital unveil new single 'Ringa Ringa (The Old Pandemic Folk Song)'

With their eagerly-awaited new album landing in the coming months, Orbital have now dropped the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-length.

The new single 'Ringa Ringa (The Old Pandemic Folk Song)' sees them team up with The Mediaeval Babes for the release, and follows on from the previously shared lead track 'Dirty Rat' in previewing their new LP 'Optical Delusion', which is out on the 17th February via London Records.

Speaking about the new offering, Orbital's Paul Hartnoll said, "It was a track made in the pandemic and I felt a real pull to use the vocal from Ring O'Roses, the original pandemic song from the Middle Ages. It made me feel a connection with all those who suffered before without the help of our modern technology. The music reflects the modern world while The Mediaeval Baebes vocals take us back to the times it has happened before, an old song becomes relevant again."

Check out the new Luke Losey-directed video for 'Ringa Ringa (The Old Pandemic Folk Song)' in the player below.

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