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After a career lasting an era-defying two decades, 30 million albums sales and over 20 hit singles; a shelf-full of awards, including five MTV gongs, an Ivor Novello and a Grammy to name a few, it’s fair to say that Jay Kay, the charismatic quick stepping Londoner professionally known as Jamiroquai, is one of the UK’s greatest musical exports of the last 20 ... Read more in Amazon's Jamiroquai Store

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  • Audio CD (November 9, 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Mercury UK
  • ASIN: B003ZSH606
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)
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2010 release, the seventh album from British Jazz Funk pioneers Jamiroquai. Fronted by the charismatic Jay Kay, this is the band's first album in five years, following Dynamite with the kind of catchiness that made Jamiroquai a household name. Recorded between Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Thailand, Rock Dust Light Star features the single 'Blue Skies', a Take That-esque uplifting pop song - a departure from tracks such as 'Space Cowboy'. This record shows the group's talent remains as strong in 2010 as it was in 1994.

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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By chris on June 14, 2011
Format: Audio CD
The top "comment" featured on this page is a scathing review of this latest work by Jamiroquai. Of course that reviewer's opinion is as every bit as valid as mine and that's what makes music so great. All I can say is that my official review is a virtual reverse mirror image of that persons' opinion. This album is incredible and needs to drop in the United States immediately. It's among the band's finest work period. Just listen. Nothing more needs to be said except ... Jamiroquai sounds better than ever!
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14 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Andito Toquito on May 7, 2012
Format: Audio CD
While for me, Jamiroquai will never be able to surpass their first three albums without Stuart Zender--their original bass player--in the mix (which for me was half the thrill of listening to the band), this is one of the finest releases since Traveling Without Moving. It's a shame that it hasn't been released in the states, but at least Amazon makes it easy for us Yankees to acquire.

It seems to be in vogue to hate on Jamiroquai, which I can understand to a certain degree:

First off, it's a white--not to mention British--band doing music clearly inspired in styles that originated in black culture. It's always been a music industry tradition to promote bands like this with much more financial backing and energy than is often devoted to the black creators of the sound. However, at this point Jamiroquai seems to have eschewed the industry support they used to have in favor of artistic independence, which equals minimal support on the business end, effectively returning them to underground status. I, for example, try to keep my ear to the ground for all creative funky music being released, and I only came across this album because I've been checking Amazon every six months for one of their releases.

Second, I've heard several extremely talented and dynamic vocalists complain that Jay Kay is something of a one-trick pony in his vocal approach. I can see how some find this getting old, but this album moves in slightly different musical directions, which in some ways makes up for the consistency of his vocal timbre. On top of that, the one sound he does have is a heck of a lot more pleasant to hear than the majority of voices out there, so you won't find me complaining about that.
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26 of 35 people found the following review helpful By Elledriver on November 11, 2010
Format: Audio CD
I have to preface my review by saying that I have been listening to Jamiroquai for many years. This band is, without a doubt, my favorite. I literally counted the days for this album to come out and was astounded as how well rounded and ambitious it is. So many different sounds and feelings contained within this album. Seasoned listeners will be disappointed if they expect a `Dynamite' or `Funk Odyssey' sound. However, if you keep your mind open and realize that this is not about keeping the same sound, it is about Jay Kay and Jamiroquai showing that they are so much more than what we have heard, you will adore it.....

Rock Dust Light Star -The title track was one that was released early on You Tube by a few eager fans holding camera phones. I was so very excited to hear this on the album however; this is actually one of my least favorite songs. There is some sloppy guitar work in this one and the background singers seem to overpower Jay Kay on too many occasions. I do like the track love how toward the end Jay Kay lets go a bit but again, the background singers seem to overpower him too much and his velvet voice gets lost too often in the noise.

White Knuckle Ride-I really enjoy this song, I do wish that it had not been released as the first single however, I understand why it was. This is probably the most `main stream' song on the album, consistent beats, and a very VERY catchy chorus. Same backup singers on this one, but they take a back seat to Jay Kay. This one is destined to be remixed (and remixed...and remixed....and remixed).

Smoke and Mirrors-I was not a huge fan of this one when I first heard it, I still don't think that it comes close to what the band is capable of.
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17 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Warren F Berry II on January 20, 2011
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I first fell in love with Jamiroquai when a friend lent me their album "Return of the Space Cowboy" back in 1995 when I was a senior in high school. That CD stayed in my 5 disc player for years! I remember being mesmerized by the wonderful soul, funk and jazz vibes reminiscent of an early Stevie Wonder. I was entranced by the groovy bass lines laid out by the very talented Stu Zender. So infatuated with the album, I decided to pick up the bass guitar.

During that time, I learned they had an earlier album "Emergency on Planet Earth". I immediately rushed out to buy it and I've been a HUGE Jamiroquai fan since.

As the years moved on, I've purchased each of their albums and loved every one of them, even the blatantly commercial "Traveling Without Moving" and disco infused "A Funk Odyssey". I even have the very rare wooden crate box set featuring tons of their B-sides and remixes. I've seen them live. I've seen band members come and go. I've seen Jay Kay evolve as an artist. Regardless of whatever direction he decided to take, I've enjoyed everything that he had to offer.

And then came "Rock Dust Light Star". I will go on record as a faithful Jamiroquai fan for over 15 years: this album is absolutely horrible. The music is soulless and generic. Everything about the definitive Jamiroquai sound is completely erased. Not a single song stands out as anything memorable. And what's with the album cover? I mean, really JK? The smile itself is cringe-worthy.

I had very high hopes since its announcement. The five year hiatus was entirely too long and I felt a longing for a return of good vibes. After buying the album, I immediately listened to the entire thing. Then I listened again. Then again. Then one more time for good measure.
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why is it so expensive?
not really sure because i bought 2 copies for the same price when i pre-ordered it from amazon.uk. it was released nov 2 and i received by nov 4th.
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