The Id is Macy Gray's second studio album which was released on September 17, 2001 by Epic Records.
- Relating To A Psychopath 4:48
- Boo 4:25
- Sexual Revolution 4:45
- Hey Young World Part 2 4:03
- Sweet Baby 3:49
- Harry 3:10
- Gimme All Your Lovin' Or I Will Kill You 4:45
- Don't Come Around 4:37
- My Nutmeg Phantasy 4:55
- Freak Like Me 3:38
- Oblivion 2:49
- Forgiveness 5:17
- Blowin' Up Your Speakers 1:07
"The Id" peaked at #11 on the Billboard 200 and #9 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. It was certified gold by the RIAA.
Allmusic wrote: "Here, Macy Gray lets her freak flag fly, almost to the detriment of everything else. Layers of overdubs are piled onto the record -- endless backing vocals, bubbling drum machines, loops, glistening synths, and gurgling guitars -- giving the record the appearance of a widescreen '70s soul fantasia filtered through postmodern hip-hop. Unfortunately, it's more appearance than reality, since there's not enough structure to support what the record wants to be. It often sounds good, often like a bright, contemporary take on Riot- and Fresh-era Sly Stone, but plays better in small doses."
Blender magazine called it "a conceptual bacchanal of sweat-drenched lust."
The New Musical Express wrote: "But while Gray's voice is still beguiling and unique, The Id is basically Brit-award winning, corporate soul with little identity, too cosy and calculated to have any genuine depth."