Spiritual State

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Spiritual State
Studio album (Posthumous) by Nujabes
Released December 3rd 2011 (Japan)
Recorded N/A
Genre Instrumental hip hop, hip hop, jazz
Length 60:16
Label Hydeout Productions
Producer Nujabes
Nujabes chronology
Mellow Beats, Friends & Lovers
Spiritual State
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnik Music 3.5/5 stars [1]
The Word Is Bond 4.5/5 stars [2]
MuzikDizcovery A− [3]

Spiritual State is the third studio album by Nujabes, released posthumously as a follow-up to Modal Soul in 2005. The album was incomplete upon Nujabes' death in February 2010, inspiring those close to him to see it finished. Spiritual State was released in Japan on December 3, 2011 and February 2012 in the United States. Although the album has contributing vocals from several artists, it is roughly classified as an instrumental hip hop album.

Spiritual State received high critical acclaim from fans and critics, with many claiming it was the perfect end to Nujabes' brief yet successful career.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Spiritual State" (featuring Uyama Hiroto)"   Nujabes 6:31
2. "Sky Is Tumbling" (featuring Cise Starr)"   Nujabes 4:28
3. "Gone Are the Days" (featuring Uyama Hiroto)"   Nujabes 6:01
4. "Spiral"   Nujabes 3:34
5. "City Lights" (featuring Pase Rock & Substantial)"   Nujabes 3:15
6. "Color Of Autumn"   Nujabes 1:44
7. "Dawn On The Side"   Nujabes 5:13
8. "Yes" (featuring Pase Rock)"   Nujabes 7:50
9. "Rainy Way Back Home"   Nujabes 2:37
10. "Far Fowls"   Nujabes 4:25
11. "Fellows"   Nujabes 2:04
12. "Waiting For The Clouds" (featuring Substantial)"   Nujabes 3:54
13. "Prayer"   Nujabes 3:30
14. "Island" (featuring Uyama Hiroto & Haruka Nakamura)"   Nujabes 4:43


  1. ^ Spiritual State Review
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