Aswad
New Chapter

DETAILS MUSIC ON CD

Catalog: MOCCD13685
Format: 1 CD
Original release: 1981
Genre: Soul
Barcode: 8718627228043

SKU: X00193 Category:

Description

Unlike the later more commercial offerings, this album is a true heavyweight and set the standard for British reggae. ‘New Chapter’ represent Aswad’s, albeit brief, creative peak. For most of its tracks, even those with ho-hum titles like “I Will Keep on Loving You” and “He Gave the Sun to Shine”, Aswad balances the heavy roots, dub influence of Lee Perry and King Tubby with a supple, jazzy swing. Tony Robinson’s spacious bass and Angus Gaye’s fluid drumming create insistent riddims that make up for the earnest, occasionally overwritten lyrics. If you have never listened to Aswad before then this extended album with its soothing lyrics and dub will blow you away.

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Tracks

1. African Children
2. Natural Progression
3. Ways Of The Lord
4. I Will Keep On Loving You
5. He Gave The Sun To Shine
6. Tuff We Tuff
7. Didn’t Know The Time
8. Zion
9. Ina Your Rights
10. Candles
11. Love Fire

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New Chapter

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