The title of the CD comes from a line in "Only a Dream in Rio" that Wilson had translated to Yoruba "... just to hear what it sounded like and it was explained [to Wilson] that in the Yoruba translation you would say 'in the belly of the sun.'"
India.Arie is a guest vocalist on "Just Another Parade".
"Corcovado" (Antonio Carlos Jobim)(For Japan only)
There was a promotional version of this album distributed before the album was released that contained 2 extra tracks that were not included on the final release. The promotional copy has "Rock Me Baby" (B. B. King) After "Shelter from the Storm" and before "Cooter Brown" and "Little Lion" after "Cooter Brown" and before "Show Me a Love". The promotional version was a regular pressed and silkscreened disc (not a CD-R) and came in a cardboard sleeve and had no album artwork.