Outrospective

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Outrospective
Studio album by Faithless
Released 18 June 2001 (2001-06-18)
Genre Trip hop, trance
Length 57:58
Label Cheeky/BMG
Producer Rollo
Faithless chronology
Back to Mine
(2000)
Outrospective
(2001)
The Bedroom Sessions
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars [2]
Q Magazine 3/5 stars [3]
Mixmag 4/5 stars [4]
Entertainment.ie 4/5 stars [5]
NME 4/10 stars [6]
Alternative Press 8/10 stars [7]

Outrospective is the third album by Faithless, released on 18 June 2001 it was the follow-up to Sunday 8PM and the predecessor to No Roots. The Single "We Come 1" had the most success charting at no. 3 on the UK Singles Chart, "One Step Too Far" charted at no. 6 with vocals from Dido, while "Muhammad Ali" and "Tarantula" both charted at no. 29. The Album itself made no. 4 on the UK Albums Chart. The cover photograph was taken during the May 1968 students uprisings in Paris, France. In the cover booklet of Forever Faithless - The Greatest Hits, Rollo Armstrong has stated that despite "Outrospective" being their biggest selling album in the UK, it is, however, his least favorite.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Donny X" – 4:08
  2. "Not Enuff Love" (Feat. Steve Rowland) – 5:55
  3. "We Come 1" – 8:14
  4. "Crazy English Summer" (Feat. Zoë Johnston) – 2:49
  5. "Muhammad Ali" (Feat. Pauline Taylor) – 4:21
  6. "Machines R Us" – 3:44
  7. "One Step Too Far" (Feat. Dido) – 5:22
  8. "Tarantula" – 6:42
  9. "Giving Myself Away" – 4:38
  10. "Code" – 1:40
  11. "Evergreen" (Feat. Zoë Johnston) – 4:35
  12. "Liontamer" (Feat. Zoë Johnston) – 5:50

Cover versions & samples[edit]

"Not Enuff Love" contains samples of Steve Rowland & Family Dogg & Rare Bird. "Muhammad Ali" contains samples of Archie Bell & The Drells.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlson, Dean. Outrospective at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ 7/01, p.116
  4. ^ 6/01, p.179
  5. ^ http://entertainment.ie/album-review/Faithless-Outrospective/1402.htm
  6. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Faithless : Outrospective". Nme.Com. 2001-06-13. Retrieved 2011-09-16. 
  7. ^ 10/01, pp.83-4