Artist: Faithless

Date Released: June 29, 2004

Label: Arista/BMG UK/BMG Ireland/Cheeky

Produced By:


  1. Intro
  2. Mass Destruction
  3. I Want More, Pt. 1
  4. I Want More, Pt. 2
  5. Love Lives on My Street
  6. Bluegrass
  7. Sweep
  8. Miss U Less, See U More
  9. No Roots
  10. Swingers
  11. Pastoral
  12. Everything Will Be Alright Tomorrow
  13. What About Love
  14. In the End
  15. Mass Destruction Remix


Have you ever come upon an album that just confuses the hell out of you? Not only am I confused about what single genre Faithless could possibly classified as, but I cannot even decide if I am into the album or not. Faithless, with producers Rollo and Sister Bliss at the core, is traditionally an electropop duo from the UK, but with No Roots, completely shatter any notion of barriers between styles of music. This album is an insane hybrid of house/techno, soul, hip-hop, reggae and world music that is not only pleasant to the ears and feet (e.g. danceable), but also causes some creepy introspection into regions of my soul that I was not even sure existed. Essentially this is one cohesive album, broken down into 7 thoughts, which are again broken down into 14 tracks with an additional re-mix thrown on as a capper. The music keeps its roots in house, with different styles sprinkled on top. The vocals are shared between an array of different artists including LSK (laid back reggae-ish style, #1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14), Maxi Jazz (soft hip-hop/urban British, #1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14), Dido (pop #1 and 9) and even Nina Simone appears on #4. Mpardaiolo