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Studio album by
Released 18 June 2001 (2001-06-18)
Genre Trip hop, trance
Length 57:58
Label Cheeky/BMG
Producer Rollo
Faithless chronology
Back to Mine
The Bedroom Sessions
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 1.5/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 8/10[2]
Entertainment.ie 4/5 stars[3]
Mixmag 4/5 stars[4]
NME 4/10[5]
Q 3/5 stars[6]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 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

No. Title Length
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
8. "Tarantula" 6:42
9. "Giving Myself Away" 4:38
10. "Code" 1:40
11. "Evergreen" (feat. Zoë Johnston) 4:35
12. "Liontamer" (feat. Zoë Johnston) 5:50

Cover versions & samples

"Not Enuff Love" contains samples of Steve Rowland & Family Dogg & Rare Bird. "Muhammad Ali" contains samples of Archie Bell & The Drells.

Outrospective / Reperspective

Outrospective / Reperspective
Remix album by
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
Outrospective / Reperspective
No Roots

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]

No. Title Length
1. "One Step Too Far (Radio Edit)" (feat. Dido) 3:23
2. "We Come 1 (Wookie Remix)" (feat. Steve Rowland) 3:24
3. "Lotus" 7:04
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
8. "Daimoku" 4:11
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

Certifications and sales

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Belgium (BEA)[8] Gold 25,000*
Netherlands (NVPI)[9] Gold 40,000^
Norway (IFPI Norway)[10] Gold 25,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[11] Gold 20,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[12] Platinum 300,000^
Worldwide (IFPI) N/A 700,000+ [13]

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


  1. ^ Carlson, Dean. Outrospective at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
  2. ^ 10/01, pp.83-4
  3. ^ http://entertainment.ie/album-review/Faithless-Outrospective/1402.htm
  4. ^ 6/01, p.179
  5. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Faithless : Outrospective". Nme.Com. 2001-06-13. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
  6. ^ 7/01, p.116
  7. ^ [1] Archived 2 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – albums 2001". Ultratop. Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "Dutch album certifications – Faithless – Outrospective" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Enter Outrospective in the "Artiest of titel" box.
  10. ^ "IFPI Norsk platebransje Trofeer 1993–2011" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway.
  11. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Faithless; 'Outrospective')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "British album certifications – Faithless – Outrospective". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Outrospective in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  13. ^ Howorth Smart, Adam (29 September 2001). "U.K.'s faithless Repays BMG's Belief". Billboard. Retrieved 9 August 2018.

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