The Fourth World
Album lyrics Maroon 5

Release date: August 1997

The Fourth World (1997) is an album released by Maroon 5 known as Kara's Flowers at the time. The album contains 11 tracks plus one bonus track on the Japanese edition.

The band signed with Reprise Records and released the album on August 19, 1997. However, the band had little success with the album and parted with the record label two years later.

This was the first and only album released by the band under the name of Kara's Flowers. After the band parted with the record label, they continued to explore different musical styles until finally coming together again with James Valentine to form Maroon 5, who released subsequent albums thereafter.