Jamiroquai Drops "Automaton" Video, Album Due March 31, 2017

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  1. pghmusiclover

    pghmusiclover Forum Resident Thread Starter

  2. bliss44

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    good to see them making new music again, even if that song's not my thing.
     
  3. pghmusiclover

    pghmusiclover Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    1. Shake It On
    2. Automaton
    3. Cloud 9
    4. Superfresh
    5. Hot Property
    6. Something About You
    7. Summer Girl
    8. Nights Out In The Jungle
    9. Dr Buzz
    10. We Can Do It
    11. Vitamin
    12. Carla
     
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  4. freemanl

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    Hey, that's a tasty song! I like it. Electronic, Spacy, Dancey, polished.
     
  5. garrincha

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    I see he's decided to still go with the silly hats..
     
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  6. dance_hall_keeper

    dance_hall_keeper Forum Resident

    Interesting.
    Had to cheat, but I found these:
    Automaton.

    au·tom·a·ton
    ôˈtämədən,ôˈtäməˌtän/
    noun
    1. a moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being.
      synonyms: robot, android, cyborg, droid, bot
      "assembly-line automatons"
      • a machine that performs a function according to a predetermined set of coded instructions, especially one capable of a range of programmed responses to different circumstances.
      • used in similes and comparisons to refer to a person who seems to act in a mechanical or unemotional way.
        "she went about her preparations like an automaton"
    Re: the album...I'm in.
    Album due date 31 March 2017, is the same of Aimee Mann?
    My purchases will be Yin/Yang that day.
     
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  7. adm62

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    Where did he drop it?
     
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  8. gary191265

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    Love it! As I was watching it, I thought the video was a rip off of The Man Who Fell to Earth but then later on in the song, he mentions the film...'Feel like a man, who fell to Earth'
     
  9. HiredGoon

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    It's only been seven years since "Rock Dust Light Star" ... hope it's been worth the wait.

    --Geoff
     
  10. SirNoseDVoid

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    I'm not a purist but I wish they'd go back to their early organic sound from the 'Emergency on Planet Earth' era.. I don't like this one at all.
     
  11. gary191265

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    He doesn't get accused of ripping off Stevie Wonder anymore though.

    I think it's great, his last couple of albums were patchy at best, hopefully this will be a return to form.

    With a bit of luck, the weather will be nice when we see him in August!
     
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  12. gary191265

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    Daft Jamiropunk! :)
     
  13. jamiesjamies

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    I like like it! Still prefer Jamiroquai with Stuart Zender though
     
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  14. gary191265

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    Zender was a monster! Is he actually doing anything at all now?

    Nick Fyffe's new(ish) band the Temperance Movement are great, nothing at all like Jamiroquai though.
     
  15. jamiesjamies

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    Don't know what he is up to these days! Still don't know the full details of why he left.
     
  16. gary191265

    gary191265 Forum Resident

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    He was Mark Ronson's musical director for some time, apparently. Looks like he's playing with Steve Salas now.

    Fed up of JK being a dick over writing/production credits was the story I heard most often.
     
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  17. Vern

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    Got this tune on repeat. It's totally addictive.

    *shakes butt all over the place*
     
  18. Music41

    Music41 Forum Resident

    Have to disagree with you, I think Rock Dust Light Star is an excellent album. I just got the Euro vinyl this week and it sounds fantastic, had it spinning at high SPLs all day today. House was rocking.
     
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  19. Music41

    Music41 Forum Resident

    I love this new track, can't wait for the album.
     
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  20. dance_hall_keeper

    dance_hall_keeper Forum Resident

    Pre-order for the cd on Amazon dot ca (listed as an "import") is just a wee bit inflated right now.
    As in $27.58 Can.
    It also shows a release date of 7 April 2017.
     
  21. popeofcabinets

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    can't wait for this! hopefully he will tour in North America
     
  22. Groovy

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  23. gary191265

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    'Get Lucky' without a hook...
     
  24. Vern

    Vern Forum Resident

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    After the first single this is just meh...
     
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  25. SammyJoe

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    I think the first single "Automaton" sounds promising, so Im definitely looking forward to hearing this new album.
    I have heard most of the albums and material, some albums more than others, but I suppose Jamiroquai never lost it, or where there any not so good albums?
    Think Im gonna start listening to the albums in chronological order soon as I haven't listened to much Jamiroquai lately.
    I really, I mean really liked the older stuff, it's just that great with bass making the whole place shake a round. Must be the latest 2 albums that I haven't that much heard.
    Guess I have to check the newer song soon, Im little affraid based on the comments here.
     

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