The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel

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The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel
Studio album by Me'shell Ndegeocello
Released February 14, 2005
Recorded March 1–March 4, 2003
Genre Jazz
Label Universal Music
Me'shell Ndegeocello chronology
Comfort Woman
(2003)
The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel
(2005)
The Article 3
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4.5/5 stars 2005
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars 2005
Billboard (favorable) 2005
New York Times (favorable) 2005
Past (favorable) 2005
PopMatters (8/10) 2005

The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel is the sixth album by the American multi-instrumentalist Me'shell Ndegeocello, initially released in France on Universal France on February 14, 2005, and then subsequently on the Shanachie label in the United States on June 21 of the same year (see 2005 in music).

The album is Ndegeocello's first after leaving Maverick Records, her label between 1993 and 2003. The album is completely jazz-based and features a number of noted jazz musicians.

The album peaked at #4 on Billboard's Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart in the U.S.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mu Min" – 1:54
  2. "Al Falaq 13" – 11:47
  3. "Aquarium" – 4:43
  4. "Papillon" – 11:32
  5. "Dance Of The Infidel" – 7:27
  6. "The Chosen" – 6:34
  7. "Luqman" – 11:55
  8. "Heaven" – 6:07

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