2022 release. William Orbit returns with his first new album in over eight years. Entitled The Painter, it is unmistakably William Orbit and features vocal collaborations from an array of artists including Katie Melua, Beth Orton, Polly Scattergood, Ali Love, and more. William Orbit is one of the most successful and accomplished record producers in the world. With a career that spans six decades, accounts for over 200 million record sales and multiple Grammy and Ivor Novello Award wins, his return to music with The Painter has been with the same passion, inventiveness and creative desire as his first release.