Corner of the Earth

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"Corner of the Earth"
Single by Jamiroquai
from the album A Funk Odyssey
B-side "Main Vein" (remix)
Released 8 July 2002 (2002-07-08)
Format CD, DVD, cassette
Recorded 2001
Genre Funk, acid jazz, bossa nova
Length 5:40 (album version)
3:56 (radio edit)
Label Sony Soho Square
Writer(s) Jay Kay, Rob Harris
Producer(s) Rick Pope
Jamiroquai singles chronology
"Love Foolosophy"
(2002)
"Corner Of The Earth"
(2002)
"Feels Just Like It Should"
(2005)

"Corner of the Earth" is the fourth and final single from British funk/acid jazz band Jamiroquai's fifth studio album, A Funk Odyssey. The song was written by Jason Kay and Rob Harris and is a bossa nova-type track, reflecting on the problems that people of the Earth have to suffer. The song peaked at #31 on the UK Singles Chart and was the last Jamiroquai single to use the DVD format. It's DVD single is referred to as one of the rarest DVD singles in history despite having had over 100,000 copies produced. The video consists of Jay Kay sitting and dancing in a forest, wearing his trademark feather head-dress. He does several other things, such as creating balls of light, and making the moon come out.[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Track listings[edit]

UK CD1 (672788 2)
  1. "Corner of the Earth" – 5:40
  2. "Main Vein" (Knee Deep Classic Mix) – 6:51
  3. "Main Vein" (Deep Swing's Jazzy Thumper Mix) – 7:21
UK CD2 (672788 5)
  1. "Corner of the Earth" – 5:40
  2. "Bad Girls" (live at The Brits 2002) (feat. Anastacia) – 4:13
  3. "Titan" (live at Telewest Arena) – 3:25
  4. "Corner of the Earth" (video) - 3:54
UK DVD (672788 9)
  1. "Corner of the Earth" (video) – 3:54
  2. "Corner of the Earth" (audio) - 5:40
  3. "Bad Girls" (Live at The Brits 2002) (feat. Anastacia) (audio) – 4:13
  4. "Love Foolosophy" (Mondo Grosso Love Acoustic Mix) (audio) - 4:53
  5. "Bad Girls" (Live at The Brits 2002) (feat. Anastacia) (video clip) – 2:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corner of the Earth". allmusic.com. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jamiroquai's 'Funk Odyssey' Set For September". billboard.com. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Thomson, Hitch. "A Funk Odyssey". damaris.org. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "A Funk Odyssey". amazon.com. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Corner of the Earth". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Jamiroquai - Corner Of The Earth - Live In Verona". youtube.com. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 

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