Emergency On Planet Earth

This, their debut album was a huge hit in the UK and put the band firmly on the jazz-funk music map when it was released in June 1993 and went straight to number one in the UK album charts. After spending three weeks in the top spot, it spent ten weeks in the top 10 before slowly drifting down the chart.

UK release

UK release

Emergency On Planet Earth was awarded the following British Phonographic Industry (BPI) Certified Awards - Silver (200,000 sales), and Gold (400,000 sales) on 1 July 1993. A Platinum award for 600,000 sales was awarded on 1 January 1994.

Japanese release

Japanese release

This album has been issued on the same catalogue number with two different versions of the artwork. The first has the multicolour booklet and rear liner, with the OBI strip image printed to match the design. The reissue is the standard white cover with the first issue OBI strip.

  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - didgeridoo
  • 2. Too Young To Die
  • 3. Hooked Up
  • 4. If I Like It I Do It
  • 5. Music Of The Mind
  • 6. Emergency On Planet Earth
  • 7. Whatever It Is I Just Can't Stop
  • 8. Blow Your Mind
  • 9. Revolution 1993
  • 10. Didgin' Out
  • Catalogue Number: ESCA 5775
  • Label: Epic/Sony
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: CD
  • Packaging: jewel case
  • Release date: 14 June 1993
  • Highest Chart Position: 1 (21 June 1993)
US release

US release

  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - didgeridoo
  • 2. Too Young To Die
  • 3. Hooked Up
  • 4. If I Like It I Do It
  • 5. Music Of The Mind
  • 6. Emergency On Planet Earth
  • 7. Whatever It Is I Just Can't Stop
  • 8. Blow Your Mind
  • 9. Revolution 1993
  • 10. Didgin' Out
  • Catalogue Number: 53825
  • Label: Sony/Work
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: CD
  • Packaging: jewel case
  • Release date: 10 August 1993
Argentinian Promo release

Argentinian Promo release

This sampler CD was distributed by Sony/Columbia in Argentina prior to the release of Emergency On Planet Earth.

  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - digeridoo (3.47)
  • 2. Too Young To Die - 6.04
  • 3. If I Like It, I Do It - 4.35
  • 4. Emergency On Planet Earth (4.04)
  • Catalogue Number: 2-000019
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: CD
20th Anniversary re-issue release

20th Anniversary re-issue release

To celebrate 20 years of Jamiroquai Sony Music released remastered versions of the first three albums in March 2013. Together with a remastered version of the original album a second CD was included featuring remixes and live tracks.

  • CD 1
  • 1. When You Gonna Learn (3.47)
  • 2. Too Young To Die (6.04)
  • 3. Hooked Up (4.36)
  • 4. If I Like It I Do It (4.53)
  • 5. Music Of The Mind (6.22)
  • 6. Emergency On Planet Earth (4.04)
  • 7. Whatever It Is I Just Can't Stop (4.07)
  • 8. Blow Your Mind (8.32)
  • 9. Revolution 1993 (10.16)
  • 10. Didgin' Out (2.36)
  • CD 2
  • 11. When You Gonna Learn - Cante Hondo Mix (5.47)
  • 12. When You Gonna Learn - Live at the Leadmill, Sheffield (9.49)
  • 13. Too Young To Die - Extended (10.11)
  • 14. If I Like It, I Do It - Acoustic (4.24)
  • 15. Emergency On Planet Earth - London Rican Mix (7.14)
  • 16. Revolution 1993 - Demo Version (10.20)
  • 17. Didgin' Out' - Live at the Milky Way, Amsterdam (3.25)
  • 18. Brothers Like You - Live at Glastonbury, 1993 (4.32)
  • 19. God Made Me Funky - Live at Glastonbury, 1993 (4.25)
  • 20. Music Of The Mind - Live at Glastonbury, 1993 (6.19)
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: CD
  • Packaging: gatefold case
  • Release date: 11 March 2013
UK Promo release

UK Promo Cassette release

This promo cassette contains the only occurrence of the edited version of "Revolution 1993". Probably one of the very first Jamiroquai release with Sony.

  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - didgeridoo (3.49)
  • 2. Blow Your Mind - Part 2 (3.51)
  • 3. Too Yonug To Die - 7" Radio Edit (3.23)
  • 4. Revolution 1993 - Excerpt (3.25)
  • Catalogue Number: none
  • Label: Sony Soho Square
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: cassette
  • Packaging: jewel case
US Promo release

US Promo Cassette release

  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - didgeridoo
  • 2. Too Young To Die
  • 3. Hooked Up
  • 4. If I Like It I Do It
  • 5. Music Of The Mind
  • 6. Emergency On Planet Earth
  • 7. Whatever It Is I Just Can't Stop
  • 8. Blow Your Mind
  • 9. Revolution 1993
  • 10. Didgin' Out
  • Catalogue Number: none
  • Label: Columbia Records
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: cassette
  • Packaging: jewel case
UK release

UK Vinyl release

  • Side A
  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - didgeridoo
  • 2. Too Young To Die
  • Side B
  • 3. Hooked Up
  • 4. If I Like It I Do It
  • 5. Music Of The Mind
  • 6. Emergency On Planet Earth
  • 7. Whatever It Is I Just Can't Stop
  • 8. Blow Your Mind
  • 9. Revolution 1993
  • 10. Didgin' Out
  • Catalogue Number: 474069 1
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: vinyl
  • Release date: 14 June 1993

Nice packaging with nice centerfold of the Jamiroquai painting. Includes extended and unedited vinyl-only versions of When You Gonna Learn?, Too Young To Die and If I Like It, I Do It. The labels are cropped out from various parts of the painting.

UK MiniDisc release

UK MiniDisc release

  • 1. When You Gonna Learn - didgeridoo (3.48)
  • 2. Too Young To Die (6.03)
  • 3. Hooked Up (4.35)
  • 4. If I Like It I Do It (4.52)
  • 5. Music Of The Mind (6.22)
  • 6. Emergency On Planet Earth (4.04)
  • 7. Whatever It Is I Just Can't Stop (4.07)
  • 8. Blow Your Mind (8.32)
  • 9. Revolution 1993 (10:16)
  • 10. Didgin' Out (2.37)
  • Catalogue Number: 474069 8
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: minidisc
  • Packaging: minidisc case

Music

  • Lyrics - lyrics to the music
  • Bootlegs - Jamiroquai as they should be heard - live