Jamiroquai’s ‘A Funk Odyssey’ is their fifth studio album released on September 3, 2001 by Sony Soho Square.
Track listing : 1.Feel So Good (Jay Kay, Toby Smith) – 05:21 . 2.Little L (Jay Kay, Toby Smith) – 04:55 . 3.You Give Me Something (Jay Kay, Rob Harris, Nick Fyffe) – 03:23 . 4.Corner of the Earth (Jay Kay, Rob Harris) – 05:40 . 5.Love Foolosophy (Jay Kay, Toby Smith) – 03:45 . 6.Stop Don’t Panic (Jay Kay, Rob Harris, Nick Fyffe) – 04:34 . 7.Black Crow (Jay Kay, Rob Harris, Nick Fyffe) – 04:02 . 8.Main Vein (Jay Kay) – 05:05 . 9.Twenty Zero One (Jay Kay) – 05:15 . 10.Picture Of My Life (Jay Kay, Rob Harris, Toby Smith) – 04:11 . 11.So Good To Feel Real (Jay Kay) – 02:04 .
Musicians : Jamiroquai – . Jay Kay – Vocals . Beverley Knight – Vocals on (5 – 8) . Dee Lewis – Backing Vocals . Derrick McKenzie – Drums . Nick Fyffe – Bass . Rob Harris – Guitar . Toby Grafftey-Smith – Keyboards . Sola Akingbola – Percussion . Paul Stoney – Programming .
Production Produced by Rick Pope .
Package : Rick Guest – Photography .
Recorded 2000-2001 .
Released on September 3, 2001 by Sony Soho Square.
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