Jamiroquai

Formed 1992.
Jamiroquai

Biography

Jamiroquai are a British funk and acid jazz band formed in 1992. Fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, Jamiroquai were initially the most prominent component in the London-based funk/acid jazz movement, alongside groups such as Incognito, the James Taylor Quartet, and the Brand New Heavies. Subsequent albums have explored other musical directions such as pop, rock, and electronica. Their best known track is "Virtual Insanity", which won four awards at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards. Jamiroquai have sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and won a Grammy Award in 1998.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Rock Dust Light Star

    Rock Dust Light Star 2010

    Reviewed by Johnny Sharp
    Middle England’s favourite funkateer delivers the goods again.
  2. Review of The Return of the Space Cowboy

    The Return of the Space Cowboy 1994

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    Captures this first phase of Jamiroquai at their very best.
  3. Review of Emergency on Planet Earth

    Emergency on Planet Earth 1993

    Reviewed by David O'Donnell
    Laid the foundations for an acid-jazz sound.
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