Emergency on Planet Earth is the debut studio album released by British acid jazz band Jamiroquai. Released in 1993, the album features strong elements of the mixture of the R&B, and funk genres, but it is notable for being one of the group's definitive acid-jazz albums. The recurring theme on the album deals with lyrics about world issues and self-consciousness, along with several jazz instrumentals that made the album a success in the band's native country, the UK. The album produced several well-received singles, including "Too Young To Die" and "Blow Your Mind". The album was listed at number 23 in the music reference book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
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Jamiroquai's debut album Emergency On Planet Earth became an instant classic upon it's release back in 1993. Entering the charts at number 1, it laid the foundations for an acid-jazz sound that the band would continue to build upon for the next decade and a half.
Fronted by vocalist Jason Kay, also known as JK, the album was an infectious, funk mezze of trumpets, saxophones, didgeridoos and flutes, spawning the hit singles Too Young To Die and Blow Your Mind which both entered the UK top10 in 1993.
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