Steel Pulse: David Hinds (vocals, percussion), Selwyn "Bumbo" Brown (vocals, keyboards), Phonso Martin (vocals, percussion), Alvin Ewen (bass), Steve "Grizzly" Nisbett (drums, programming).
Additional personnel: Derrick Johnson, Keeling Lee (guitars), Errol Reid (keyboards), Tyrone Downie, Tim Atkins, Carl Atkins (programming), Ochi Brown, Jenny Evans, Janet Sauders, Sonia Taylor (background vocals).
Personnel: Selwyn Brown (vocals, keyboards); Phonso Martin, Alphonso Martin (vocals, percussion); David Hinds (vocals); Derrick Johnson (guitar); Errol Reid (keyboards); Carl Atkins (synthesizer, programming); Steve Nisbett (drums); Tim Atkins (drum programming); Tyrone Downie (sampler); O'Chi Brown, Sonia Taylor, Jenny Evans (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Godwin Logie.
Audio Remixer: Timmy Regisford.
Recording information: England.
Photographer: Richard Haughton.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Carl Atkins; Errol Reid; Selwyn Brown; Tyrone Downie.
Arrangers: Godwin Logie; Steel Pulse.
The synth-happy production on State of Emergency overwhelms the songs at times, but there are some standouts, such as the guitar leads in "Steal a Kiss," and the melody and rhythms of "Said You Was Angel." ~ Victor W. Valdivia