Bunkka

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Bunkka
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Studio album by Paul Oakenfold
Released June 18, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Big beat, electronica, trip hop, house, trance, tech house
Length 51:45 (US)
58:27 (UK)
Label Maverick
Producer Paul Oakenfold, Steve Osborne, Andy Gray, Carmen Rizzo, Jeff Turzo
Paul Oakenfold chronology
Swordfish: The Album
(2001)
Bunkka
(2002)
Perfecto Presents Great Wall
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly D[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]

Bunkka is the debut studio album by the trance artist and DJ Paul Oakenfold. It was released in 2002 under the Maverick label.

It is also Oakenfold's best selling album to date,[when?] with sales exceeding 1,000,000 copies worldwide.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ready Steady Go" (vocals: Asher D) – 4:13
  2. "Southern Sun" (vocals: Carla Werner) – 6:57
  3. "Time of Your Life" (vocals: Perry Farrell) – 4:17
  4. "Hypnotised" (Vocals: Tiff Lacey) – 6:34
  5. "Zoo York" - 5:25
  6. "Nixon's Spirit" (vocals: Hunter S. Thompson) – 2:48
  7. "Hold Your Hand" (vocals: Emilíana Torrini)– 3:39
  8. "Starry Eyed Surprise" (vocals: Shifty Shellshock) – 3:48
  9. "Get Em Up" (vocals: Ice Cube) – 3:50
  10. "Motion" (vocals: Grant-Lee Phillips) – 6:24
  11. "The Harder They Come" (vocals: Nelly Furtado and Tricky) – 3:50
  12. "Mortal" (UK Bonus Track also available on the "The Harder They Come" single) - 6:42

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel

  • Steve Osborne - producer, programming, mixing, vocal mixing
  • Andy Gray - producer, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Carmen Rizzo - producer, engineer, vocal engineer
  • Jeff Turzo - producer, mixing
  • Ed Chadwick - assistant engineer
  • Pete Davies - programming, engineer
  • Chris Blair - mastering
  • Marc Marot - A&R
  • Guy Oseary - A&R
  • Ricardo Vinas - A&R
  • Anton Corbijn - photography

Song appearances[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2002 The Billboard 200 65
2002 Top Electronic Albums 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Hermes, Will (June 21, 2002). "Bunkka: Music Review:Entertainment Weekly". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 23, 2009. 
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review

External links[edit]