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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)Back to Mine2000
The Bedroom Sessions
(2001)The Bedroom Sessions2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic1.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[2]
Q Magazine3/5 stars[3]
Mixmag4/5 stars[4]
Entertainment.ie4/5 stars[5]
NME4/10 stars[6]
Alternative Press8/10 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 #3 on the UK Singles Chart, "One Step Too Far" charted at #6 with vocals from Dido, while "Muhammad Ali" and "Tarantula" both charted at #29. The Album itself made #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)2:48
5."Muhammad Ali" (feat. Pauline Taylor)4:21
6."Machines R Us"3:44
7."One Step Too Far" (feat. Dido)5:22
9."Giving Myself Away"4:38
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.

Outrospective / Reperspective[edit]

Outrospective / Reperspective
Remix album by Faithless
Released 27 August 2002
Genre Trip hop, dance
Length CD1: 58:00
CD2: 65:59
Label Cheeky Records/BMG
Producer Rollo
Faithless chronology
The Bedroom Sessions
(2001)The Bedroom Sessions2001
Outrospective / Reperspective
No Roots
(2004)No Roots2004

Outrospective / Reperspective is a re-release of the Outrospective album from Faithless. The CD contains a bonus CD with remixes. The album won the Dancestar Award for Album of the Year in 2002.[citation needed]

1."One Step Too Far (Radio Edit)" (feat. Dido)3:23
2."We Come 1 (Wookie Remix)" (feat. Steve Rowland)3:24
4."Crazy English Summer (Brothers on High Remix)" (feat. Zoë Johnston)7:07
5."Giving Myself Away (P*Nut Remix)"3:56
6."Evergreen (Dusted Remix)" (feat. Zoë Johnston)5:33
7."Not Enuff Love (Skinny Remix)" (feat. Steve Rowland)4:49
9."Liontamer (Ernest St. Laurent Remix)" (feat. Zoë Johnston)6:16
10."We Come 1 (Dave Clarke Remix)"6:07
11."God Is a Beckham (BBC World Cup Theme)"5:27
12."Crazy English Summer (Hiver & Hammer Remix)" (feat. Zoë Johnston)8:36


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Norway (IFPI Norway)[8] Gold 25,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[9] Gold 20,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[10] Platinum 300,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Carlson, Dean. Outrospective at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 2 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  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
  8. ^ "IFPI Norsk platebransje Trofeer 1993–2011" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway. 
  9. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Faithless; 'Outrospective')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. 
  10. ^ "British album certifications – Faithless – Outrospective". British Phonographic Industry.  Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Enter Outrospective in the search field and then press Enter.