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  • Essential Artist Collection – The Skatalites (Double Vinyl LP/CD) Trojan Records PRE-ORDER

    Essential Artist Collection – The Skatalites (Double Vinyl LP/CD) Trojan Records PRE-ORDER

    During the early 1960’s, the sound of ska exploded upon Jamaica’s musical landscape, with the driving dynamic sound championed by arguably the greatest ensemble of musicians ever to have performed and recorded on the island.
    Fronted by legendary saxophonist Tommy McCook, the Skatalites also comprised a veritable who’s who of Kingston-based performers, their number including trombonist Don Drummond, tenor saxman Roland Alphonso, drumming supremo Lloyd Knibb and keyboard prodigy Jackie Mittoo.
    Following their creation in the summer of ’64, this powerhouse instrumental combo dominated the island’s music industry for 18 glorious months, the very best of their work produced by famed Treasure Isle Records boss, Arthur ‘Duke’ Reid.
    The best of their output for the celebrated producer is showcased on the ‘Essential Artist Collection’, which sees issue on both as a 2LP vinyl set and a double CD collection, both of which provide the best introduction yet to the music of the incredible, multi-talented and hugely influential Skatalites.
  • Essential Artist Collection – The Maytals (Double Vinyl LP/CD) Trojan Records PRE-ORDER

    Essential Artist Collection – The Maytals (Double Vinyl LP/CD) Trojan Records PRE-ORDER

    Led by the dynamic Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert, the Maytals are rightly regarded as one of the greatest singing trios in the history of Jamaican music. During an incredible recording career that spanned six decades, the group scored hit after hit on the island’s music charts, with their inimitable, unique blend of fervent gospel and downhome country seemingly impervious to changes in styles and fashion.  
    The best of their work, however, is widely regarded to be their rock steady and early reggae recordings for Leslie Kong’s revered Beverley’s Records during the late Sixties and early Seventies; a period that spawned groundbreaking work such as ’54 46’, ‘Monkey Man’ and ‘Do the Reggay’, to name but a few.
    The Essential Artist Collection brings together the very best of their output from this period, including the above tracks, along with numerous other classics, such as ‘Sweet And Dandy’, ‘Pressure Drop’ and ‘Night And Day’.
    Available as a 28 track double vinyl LP and a comprehensive 2CD compilation, both collections superbly demonstrate just why the unforgettable music of the Maytals will continued to be loved and revered for many years to come.
  • The 18th Parallel - Downtown Sessions (Vinyl LP/CD) Fruits Records

    The 18th Parallel - Downtown Sessions (Vinyl LP/CD) Fruits Records

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    In September 2021, The 18th Parallel unveiled their first collaborative LP with Lone Ark, 'Showcase Vol. 1', which was unanimously acclaimed by international critics. After a series of singles in collaboration with key artists from the golden age of Jamaican reggae such as Lee "Scratch" Perry, Linval Thompson, Dennis Walks, Burro Banton and Mike Brooks, the Swiss musician-producer combo is back with a new project on November 18th, 2022, Downtown Sessions, to delight the ears of old-school roots music fans.

    'Downtown Sessions' is the result of ten years of studio sessions between Geneva and downtown Kingston with legendary drummer and Rockers movie star Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace (Studio One, Black Disciples, Soul Syndicate, Pierpoljak, Groundation,...). The 18th Parallel hits hard by inviting some of the biggest names in Jamaican reggae on this new record: Cornell Campbell, Max Romeo, Ras Michael, Fred Locks, Big Youth, I Kong, Leroy Brown, The Silvertones and Hopeton James, not forgetting a Swiss guest, Lala Love.
    A real anthology of roots reggae legends who blossom on original and varied riddims that pay tribute to different eras of Jamaican roots music production, from the raw sound of Randy's to the Studio One discomix drenched in reverb of the late 1970s, via the polished arrangements typical of Geoffrey Chung's productions at Dynamics studio or the sound of Ras Michael's nyahbinghi drums! An exceptional record that combines tradition and modernity by bringing together the original voices of roots reggae with the refreshing vision of the young Swiss collective The 18th Parallel, all under the leadership of the legendary Horsemouth and producer Mathias Liengme. A future must-have for any music lover's collection! 
  • Monty Alexander - Monty Alexander: The Montreux Years (2LP Vinyl/CD) BMG (1)

    Monty Alexander - Monty Alexander: The Montreux Years (2LP Vinyl/CD) BMG (1)

    A showcase of Monty Alexander’s iconic Montreux Jazz Festival live performances between 1993 to 2016.  
    The audio has been expertly restored and remastered in superlative HD audio; The Montreux Years is released on superior audiophile heavy weight double vinyl and MQA quality CD.
    Brand new liner notes based on an interview with Monty has been created for this release, which also includes rare photos from his Montreux shows.
  • Hieroglyphic Being - There Is No Acid In This House (Double Vinyl LP / 2CD) Soul Jazz Records

    Hieroglyphic Being - There Is No Acid In This House (Double Vinyl LP / 2CD) Soul Jazz Records


    ‘There is no Acid in this House’ is Hieroglyphic Being’s stunning third solo album on Soul Jazz Records, a resolute and powerful statement of Jamal Moss’s raw, vital, pioneering, Afro-Futurist electronic (dance) music - full of twisted pulsating acid house, machines and ambience.

    On his new album Moss once-again draws upon the vast scope of experimentation that has defined Chicago’s musical universe over the last half a century – from the birth of house music with the pioneers Ron Hardy, Marshall Jefferson, Lil Louis and others to the radical avant-garde jazz legacy of the city - The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Sun Ra.

    Chicago’s musical universe continues to push-further forward today with artists such as Hieroglyphic Being, Angel Bat Dawid, Makaya McCraven, and labels such as International Anthem label and Hieroglyphic Being’s own Mathematics, all continuing to explore radical new music while drawing upon the city’s decidedly Afro-futurist lineage.

    Jamal Moss, aka Hieroglyphic Being, remains at all-times a radical one-off musical explorer, a resolute pioneer of an avant-garde dance music aesthetic taking lineage from the founding fathers of acid house such as Ron Hardy and Adonis, and pushing the musical form to its own limits, adding his own harder almost industrial edge to this unique sound, which Moss sometimes describes as ‘Outsider House’ or, referencing the earlier avant-garde musical resident and pioneer, Sun Ra - ‘Rhythmic Cubism’ and ‘Cosmic Be-Bop’.

    Hieroglyphic Being’s music crosses many boundaries and has led to remixes of a wide and diverse list of artists from St Vincent to Hans-Joachim Roedelius (the pioneering German electronic composer and member of Cluster), King Gizzard and the Lizard Gizzard to Adonis and many more. In similar fashion his music has appeared on Ghostly/Spectral, Warp, Ninja, Axis and his own Mathematics Recordings.

    Jamal Moss first began working with Soul Jazz Records in 2015 and has released two solo albums (‘The Acid Documents’ in 2015, ‘The Red Notes’ in 2018) as well as a third album under the guise of Africans with Mainframes (with Nolan Reusse in 2017).

  • Dennis Brown - Super Reggae And Soul Hits CD Trojan Records

    Dennis Brown - Super Reggae And Soul Hits CD Trojan Records

    Originally issued in 1972, Reggae And Soul Hits features the best of a teenage Dennis Brown’s recordings for celebrated producer, Derrick Harriott.
    The album, the third in Browns career, marked a turning point in his career, establishing him as a versatile singer-songwriter, adept at creating and performing immensely soulful music for an adult audience.
    This re-issue of the seminal LP also features a number of bonus tracks, taken from various related singles issued around the time of the album, many of which cannot be found elsewhere.
  • Disco Reggae Rockers (2LP Ltd Yellow or Black Vinyl / 2CD) Soul Jazz Records

    Disco Reggae Rockers (2LP Ltd Yellow or Black Vinyl / 2CD) Soul Jazz Records


    The most straightforward definition of ‘Disco Reggae’ is to describe it as American disco and soul songs covered by reggaer artists. But the relationship is binary – this is no mere subservient island appreciation of North American dominant culture but instead an example of the interweaving thread of Jamaican and American music that travels back and forth between the major cities of Kingston, London, Toronto, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

    CD with booklet. Double LP in gatefold with digital download. Full sleeve notes included with all formats.

    Also available on Sun Yellow coloured double vinyl in gatefold sleeve with digital download code.

  • The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Grounation (Box Set/Vinyl LP/CD) Soul Jazz Records

    The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Grounation (Box Set/Vinyl LP/CD) Soul Jazz Records


    Definitive 50th anniversary release of this seminal album!

    Soul Jazz Records have released this long-revered album release in two unique vinyl formats; a one-off pressing limited-edition deluxe box set triple-vinyl edition complete with a free 45 single + art print + an exact-replica reproduction Mystic Revelation 1977 mag/zine + download code;

    And secondly as a triple album + download code with complete sleevenotes.

    There is also a deluxe 2 CD version complete with 40 page large format outsize booklet encased in double-walled slipcase.

    All editions come with extensive new sleevenotes, photography, exact reproductions of the original text and artwork, and a new interview with founding member Sam Williams (aka Time).

  • Horace Andy - Midnight Rocker (Gold or Black Vinyl LP / CD) On-U Sound

    Horace Andy - Midnight Rocker (Gold or Black Vinyl LP / CD) On-U Sound

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    10 brand new recordings from the legendary Jamaican singer and longtime Massive Attack collaborator, Horace Andy, produced by Adrian Sherwood. Midnight Rocker has been approached in a similar fashion to the late-career quality that Sherwood coaxed out of Lee "Scratch" Perry with the Rainford and Heavy Rain albums, assembling a crack team of players and spending many months perfecting performance, arrangements and mixing.

    The result is a remarkable suite of tracks that sparkle with superb musicianship, carefully crafted production and Horace's beautiful vocals. The material includes revisiting and updating a few classic Horace Andy songs such as 'Mr. Bassie', but the bulk of the tracks are brand new compositions with contemporary messages, such as 'Watch Over Them' and 'Materialist'. The pair have also versioned 'Safe From Harm', a much-loved early single by the group that Andy is most associated with ' Massive Attack. 

    'On-U Sound are very proud to present a truly wonderful album with one of the all-time great singer-songwriters in the rich history of Jamaican music, Horace Andy. This is a true gold star performance, and I'm very proud of it.' Adrian Sherwood.

    Choice of three formats: Limited Edition Gold Vinyl, Black Vinyl or CD.

    Includes download card!

  • Horace Andy - Midnight Scorchers (Orange or Black Vinyl LP / CD) On-U Sound

    Horace Andy - Midnight Scorchers (Orange or Black Vinyl LP / CD) On-U Sound


    In stock now!

    A companion album to the critically acclaimed Midnight Rocker, this is Adrian Sherwood’s ‘sound system’ take on the original sessions. Featuring new tracks; radical dancehall re-works with MC interjections from Daddy Freddy and Lone Ranger; and stripped back instrumental version excursions in classic dub reggae style.

    Continuing the series that Sherwood began with Heavy Rain, his re-working of Lee “Scratch” Perry's Rainford album, Midnight Scorchers is both an essential sequel to Midnight Rocker as well as being a powerful album in its own right.

    Available in three seperate formats: Limited Edition Orange Vinyl, Black Vinyl & CD.

  • Lee "Scratch" Perry King Scratch (Musical Masterpieces from the Upsetter Ark-ive) Boxset / 2LP / 2CD

    Lee "Scratch" Perry King Scratch (Musical Masterpieces from the Upsetter Ark-ive) Boxset / 2LP / 2CD

    From: £12.99

    Arguably the greatest Jamaican record producer of all time, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry was instrumental in transforming the island’s national sound throughout the Sixties and Seventies, with his unique approach to music making pushing the music beyond previously perceived boundaries.

    To mark the first anniversary of his passing, the very best of his work is showcased across a number of products, all of which effectively demonstrate why Perry was widely venerated figure for so long.. 

    Released in Three seperate formats:

    • Boxset w/ 4LP+4CD+Book & Poster
    • 2xLP set 
    • 2xCD set

  • Soul Revivers - On The Grove CD Acid Jazz

    Soul Revivers - On The Grove CD Acid Jazz

    Acid Jazz Records presents Nick Manasseh & David Hill’s Soul Revivers: ‘On the Grove’.

    An ambitious and passionate collaboration project, it features musicians spanning seven decades, including Jamaican legends: Ernest Ranglin, Ken Boothe, Earl 16 and Devon Russell; alongside contemporary artists, including jazz trumpeter Ms. Maurice (known for her work with Afro—Jazz Ensemble Kokoroko and Nubya Garcia), and vocalist Alexia Coley.

    The roots of Soul Revivers lie in film. In late 2017, David was asked to act as music and creative consultant for Idris Elba’s Yardie. A year or so after the film was completed, David and Nick returned to some unused sessions they had recorded for the film. These sessions then became the seeds of this album.

    ‘On the Grove’ was produced at Yard Studios, under the Westway, in the shadow of the covered hulk of Grenfell Tower. It is a journey through the moodier side of reggae, and a progression in the ever evolving, yet timeless nature of the music. It is also a tribute to the music's long connection to West London, and in particular Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill. This history is distilled in the sleeve, which features Charlie Phillips’ photograph of Lepke (founder of Dread Broadcasting Company and brother to Ranking Miss P.) setting up his sound for a Notting Hill Carnival in the late '70s.

    Alongside the featured artists, there are stellar performances from an extraordinary range of London’s most talented session musicians, all helping to complete the next chapter in the musical mythology of West London reggae. 
  • L'Entourloop - La Clarté Dans La Confusion CD X-Ray Production

    L'Entourloop - La Clarté Dans La Confusion CD X-Ray Production

    Unstoppable elders of the L'Entourloop collective, King James and Sir Johnny are proud to present their long-awaited third and newalbum La Clarté Dans la Confusion (Clarity in Confusion). Produced in their now legendary Bandulu Studio, the 20 tracks of this new album are the result of a patient production process, carried out with care and passion. Throughout the album, L'Entourloop testifies in its own way via a puzzle of film samples, of this strange period that we have just gone through collectively, using all its savoir faire when it comes to make the people dance.
    Since 1964, when the song "My Boy Lollipop" flooded the European radio airwaves, L'Entourloop’s love for reggae and its culture has never stopped growing. With this third album, they wanted to pay tribute to the legendary pioneers of this incredible movement – artists and producers such as Tom Wong, Count Machuki, Prince Buster and Lee "Scratch" Perry. An album which is a true declaration of love for soundsystem culture and its children - reggae, dancehall and hip-hop.
    With no less than 32 guests from all over the world, MCs fling lyrics like guns like in a western movie and the new album is no exception! On the reggae side, Jamaican legends such as Ken Boothe and Bounty Killer meet new generation stars such as Alborosie, Kabaka Pyramid, Queen Omega and Marcus Gad. On the hip-hop side Chali 2Na from legendary US group Jurassic 5, Swedish MC Promoe from Looptroop Rockers, US rapper Rêverie, the excellent JuJu Rogers, French beatmaker Degiheugi and the irresistible South African female rapper Dope St Jude all make appearances. The UK vibe can also be felt with features from jungle and dancehall pioneers General Levy and Tippa Irie as well as heavyweights of the grime scene Flowdan, Lady Chann and Killa P. Fellow French artists are also in the spotlight with guests such as Big Red, O.B.F and Manudigital. To complete this amazing cast, L'Entourloop has once again called on the incomparable Troy Berkley from Bermuda and the talented trumpeter N'Zeng, formerly of Le Peuple de l'Herbe, to accompany the collective on the road alongwith a new addition - excellent Dutch rapper BlabberMouf, who has just joined the killer new live show.
  • Hollie Cook - Happy Hour CD Merge Records

    Hollie Cook - Happy Hour CD Merge Records

    With Happy Hour, her ravishing new LP, Hollie Cook matures into the queen of modern day “lovers rock”—the lush girly harmony reggae style beloved in Britain since the 1970s. Evolution rings from the bittersweet opening title track; tender yet assertive, Hollie’s voice caresses evocative lyrics through the arrangement’s tumbling changes.
    Hollie dares to invite listeners into her true personality through these alluring songs, which she co-produced with her General Roots band members Ben Mckone and Luke Allwood, and executive producer Youth.
    “Particularly with the songwriting, I was trying to really push myself and be open, to not be restricted in any way. I have always been a fan of theatrical pop music and wanted to experiment more with the song form.” Indeed, the dizzying arrangement of “Gold Girl” shows Hollie as boldly orchestrated, cinematic. “Now I don’t shy away from it when I want to be dramatic,” she declares.
    The record itself is a product of great drama: the pandemic. After eight years of touring together, General Roots—keyboards man Luke Allwood, drummer Ben Mckone, guitarist Joe Price, and bassist James Mckone—have truly become Hollie’s band. They all spent quarantine together, honing songs they had started writing pre-COVID. “I used to definitely lean on my producers (Prince Fatty and Youth), but my vision was always to write and produce with my band,” she explains. “We are a circle of trust.”
    Full of emotion, leaning into healing and understanding, Hollie’s lyrics on Happy Hour speak directly to our pain and confusion and steer us towards resolution on tracks like “Moving On,” “Unkind Love,” and “Love in the Dark.” The album’s closer, “Praying,” is inspired by a trauma in her close friendship circle. “I was feeling raw and had to figure out how to find strength and express myself in a time of crisis, where to turn if you are not of a particular faith,” she says. Though spiritual, Hollie is no saint, inviting us to rave on “Move My Way,” which she describes as “a party song inspired by the Notting Hill Carnival.” Hollie is also a wise woman—literally the “Full Moon Baby” she summons so seductively. And like any good witch, Hollie understands the power of medicinal herbs on “Kush Kween,” her collaboration with Jamaican singer Jah9. These are love incantations that would be wrong to resist. “It’s about finding a space where you can reach for moments of light, love, and self-care,” she explains.
    Touring as a teenager with punk legends The Slits encouraged the fierceness within her sweetness. Hollie’s mentor was Ari Up, the band’s lead singer and a lifelong friend of Cook’s parents (Sex Pistols drummer Paul and her singer mother Jeni). “My father always said I would be a singer. But I discovered lovers rock on my own. I heard it on pirate radio and at friends’, and I was bewildered, enchanted,” she recalls. “The Slits are the reason I have pursued this career. I was surrounded by powerful women at a young age, and when my time came, I was never fazed by male dominance. They were my wall of courage.”
    From those feisty roots, Hollie has only grown. Her soulful directness on Happy Hour is relatable and authentic. “I can’t get away from it,” she says. “Making this music that I love, I do turn deep inside myself. It makes me explore a lot of human truths and feelings that we should not shy away from, and it feels like a release to turn them into songs.” — Vivien Goldman.
  • Lovers Rock (The Soulful Sound Of Romantic Reggae) 3CD Trojan Records

    Lovers Rock (The Soulful Sound Of Romantic Reggae) 3CD Trojan Records


    Preorder now for release date of 27th May 2022.

    The first British reggae sub-genre to achieve ‘outernational’ success and influence the music of Jamaica, lovers rock was a dominating force in the UK scene, from the mid-Seventies through to the close of the Eighties.

    Developed largely as a counterpoint to the more militant style of roots reggae, the romantically-themed genre was heavily influenced by the styles of US R&B and the predominantly soulful Jamaican rock steady sound of the Sixties.

    Despite the style achieving mainstream success with a number of major UK chart hits, lovers rock received scant attention in the mainstream media until the screening of Steve’s McQueen’s award-winning 2020 BBC TV series, “Small Axe”, the highlight of which was an aptly titled episode that paid tribute to the style and its impact upon British culture.

    Since then, interest in the genre has continued to grow internationally and reflecting this trend comes this handsomely packaged album which is presented in 2 physical formats – 2x LP and 3CD.

    Comprising the most popular and influential recordings in the style, the collection includes works by such legendary British performers as Janet Kay, Carroll Thompson and Louisa Mark, alongside established Jamaican reggae royalty, notably Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, John Holt and Sugar Minott.

    With its focus firmly upon the best-loved romantic reggae sounds of the Seventies and Eighties (whilst the 3CD set also digs deep into the archive), this essential collection of dancefloor favourites provides the most authentic representation of lovers rock sounds yet to see issue.

  • Cypress Hill - Elephants On Acid CD

    Cypress Hill - Elephants On Acid CD

    Elephants on Acid is the ninth studio album by American hip hop group Cypress Hill, and is the group's first studio album in eight years following Rise Up making it the group's longest gap between albums.

     The album was released on September 28, 2018.

     The album includes 21 tracks. Unlike Rise Up, the group's last album, which was produced by a number of people, this album is fully produced by DJ Muggs.

  • Soom T - Good CD X- Ray Production

    Soom T - Good CD X- Ray Production

    Soom T returns with her new studio album “Good” which she entirely self-produced for her own imprint Renegade Masters. An album at the crossroads of reggae, dub and jazz, in which she denounces, as usual, the political and social problems of our time.
  • King Jammy Destroys The Virus With Dub CD Greensleeves Records

    King Jammy Destroys The Virus With Dub CD Greensleeves Records


    King Jammy returns to the mixing board to put the virus under heavy manners with a new set of classic dubs 21st century style!

    Jammy revisits a serious selection of missiles from the golden age giving the likes of Hugh Mundell, Junior Delgado, Sugar Minott, Frankie Paul etc. the King Jammy Superpower dub treatment.

  • Dennis Bovell The DuBMASTER: The Essential Anthology 2CD Trojan Records

    Dennis Bovell The DuBMASTER: The Essential Anthology 2CD Trojan Records

    The DuBMASTER: The Essential Anthology charts Dennis Bovell’s career from the Seventies up to the present day. This album, which is now available here on 2CD features 38 tracks of his most celebrated reggae works, showcasing a disc of standout Dennis Bovell performances as well as a disc of his acclaimed reggae productions for artists such as Errol Campbell, Janet Kay, Delroy Wilson, Johnny Clarke, Marie Pierre and many more.
    Since making his recording debut in the early Seventies with legendary British reggae band, Matumbi, Dennis ‘Blackbeard’ Bovell has repeatedly demonstrated his supreme talent and versatility in a variety of music fields. And yet enormity of his impact upon the UK’s music scene over the past five decades has remained largely overlooked.
    ‘The DuBMASTER – The Essential Anthology’ sets to finally address this injustice by presenting the first serious retrospective of Dennis’s output as both a performer and producer.
  • Cypress Hill - Back In Black CD BMG

    Cypress Hill - Back In Black CD BMG


    What’s up, fam!? Cypress Hill are stoked to let y’all know that their new record 'Back In Black',  produced by Black Milk, is officially released March 18, 2022. To celebrate they have dropped a new single, “Bye Bye” feat. Dizzy Wright.

    “In Cypress Hill tradition, we always try to make a dark song,” Cypress Hill’s B Real says about “Bye Bye.” “It’s what we’ve been known for, especially on our first three albums. This song is a statement. In a roundabout way, we spoke to the politics of today. Being lulled into this dreamworld by the government. Trying to blind us from the separation that they created, to put us to sleep while they do whatever they want.”

    'Bye Bye' is the third video from the new album 'Back In Black' following the hits 'Champion Sound' & 'Open Ya Mind'. 

    Cypress Hill shines throughout their 2022 ten track album 'Back in Black'. Produced by Black Milk, it features Dizzy Wright, Demrick and a homage to Tupac Shakur. The album is a mesmerizing mix of celebratory, confrontational, inspirational, reflective, and rugged music. 

  • Carroll Thompson - Hopelessly in Love CD Trojan Records

    Carroll Thompson - Hopelessly in Love CD Trojan Records


    Having taken the British music scene by storm in 1980 with her classic single ‘I'm So Sorry’, which stayed in the top 10 of the country’s reggae chart for over four months, her breathtaking follow up ‘Hopelessly In Love’ and album of the same name ensured Carroll Thompson’s enduring legacy. The album would go on to sell over 1 million copies, earning her the affectionate title ‘The Queen of Lovers Rock’, having been a driving force in the surge in popularity of this uniquely British genre that's influence continues to be felt today. With its gentle and enticing sonics designed to take you from the dance hall to the bedroom, Hopelessly In Love soundtracked the romance of a generation and has been lovingly dubbed “the album that triggered the baby boom”, as well as recently being voted The Greatest Lovers Rock Album of All Time by readers of MOJO Magazine.

    This 40th Anniversary edition (CD) includes 5 bonus tracks, all of which have been unavailable on any format since the early Eighties and is further augmented by newly written sleeve notes and rare imagery from Carroll herself, “Hopelessly In Love” finally receives the deluxe treatment its status and profound influence has long since deserved.

  • Shaggy - Christmas In The Islands CD BMG

    Shaggy - Christmas In The Islands CD BMG

    This quintessential reggae Christmas themed collection puts a Caribbean twist on traditional Christmas cheer. Multiple Grammy Award-winning global reggae/dancehall & pop music icon Shaggy returns with a new holiday album, Christmas in the Islands
  • U-Roy - Solid Gold CD Trojan Jamaica

    U-Roy - Solid Gold CD Trojan Jamaica

    Final full length album by the reggae star. The album was originally set to come out in 2020 with plans for a worldwide tour in support, but unfortunately, the pandemic delayed the release. Now, with the heartbreaking loss of U-Roy on February 17th, the album has become a celebration of one of the most profoundly influential reggae stars of his generation. An originator of the chatty rhythmic vocal style known as toasting - a key foundational element in the development of rap in its nascent stages in the 1970's. U-Roy left behind an unmatched legacy which is clearly on display on 'Solid Gold', with its guest appearances including Ziggy Marley, Shaggy, Mick Jones of The Clash, Santigold, Sly & Robbie, David Hinds of Steel Pulse and more.
  • Clancy Eccles - FREEDOM Anthology 67-73 (2CD) Trojan

    Clancy Eccles - FREEDOM Anthology 67-73 (2CD) Trojan

    The Freedom Anthology draws together all of Clancy's major works as a producer during a time when he was at the height of his hit making powers and a major force on the Reggae scene, rivaling the likes of Lee Perry, Duke Reid and Bunny Lee. Included are numerous major Jamaican hits, many of which were pivotal in shaping the sound of Reggae. The set is annotated by respected music historian, David Katz and presents the first proper anthology of the producers' work, which includes some of the most important Rocksteady and Reggae recordings of the late 60's and early 70's.. 2xCD set.
  • The Trojan Story 50th Anniversary Boxset 3CD Trojan Records

    The Trojan Story 50th Anniversary Boxset 3CD Trojan Records

    One of the most significant collections in Trojan’s immense catalogue, the ‘The Trojan Story’ album dramatically changed the perception of Jamaican music among the general British public outside of the country’s Afro-Caribbean population. Prior to its release in 1971 there had never been an attempt to present a comprehensive anthology of the island’s musical development, with vintage ska, rock steady and reggae widely regarded as obsolete and of precious little merit. The treble disc set, which became an instant best-seller, had been the brainchild of Trojan’s label manager and Black Music fan, Rob Bell, who, assisted by Trojan stalwarts, Dandy, Webster Shrowder and Joe Sinclair, produced arguably the most significant Jamaican music retrospectives of all time. Now, 50 years following its original release, this hugely influential album has been revisited by Bell, along with reggae musician, Rusty Zinn, who have succeeded in improving what was already an almost perfect collection.
  • Akae Beka - Mystic Vision - New 1000 CD FullGrown Records

    Akae Beka - Mystic Vision - New 1000 CD FullGrown Records

    FulIgrown Records & I-Roots Records & are honoured to bring you the CD re-issue and digital album NEW 1000. This album was originally released in 2006. CDs were a best seller and two presses sold out quickly. Then the CD went out of print and became a collectors item. Here it is again! Official release and release date is June 11th 2021! In Stock now!
  • Beres Hammond - Soul Reggae CD Harmony House

    Beres Hammond - Soul Reggae CD Harmony House

    Reissue of Beres' 1976 Debut in stock now! > Beres Hammond - Soul Reggae CD Harmony House > There's a reason this album is called Soul Reggae instead of "Reggae Soul." Soul gets top billing because the emphasis is on seductive crooning and beautifully orchestrated '70s R&B, with occasional reggae sprinkled throughout. Gifted vocalist Beres Hammond establishes himself as one of the most soulful Jamaicans this side of Toots Hibbert, yet where Hibbert evokes the gritty style of Otis Redding, Hammond is more reminiscent of the languid yearning of Marvin Gaye and the Isley Brothers. > His counterpart on Soul Reggae, guitarist/producer/arranger Willie Lindo, crafts several impressive faux-Philly soul backdrops worthy of the O'Jays (such as the excellent "Don't Wait Too Long") and provides the perfect settings for Hammond's romantic ballads. >
  • Clive Hunt presents Bad Bad Bad CD VP Records 17 North Parade

    Clive Hunt presents Bad Bad Bad CD VP Records 17 North Parade

    Clive "Azul" Hunt presents BAD BAD BAD CD 17 North Parade > Classic non-album roots anthems from The Abyssinians, darker than blue soul reggae from Junior Murvin, reggae rare groove from The In Crowd and the real revolutionary sounds of Pablo Moses and Max Romeo, BAD BAD BAD gathers together a killer selection of Clive Hunt’s most sought after productions from the golden age of reggae.
  • Jah9 - Note To Self CD VP Records

    Jah9 - Note To Self CD VP Records

    Description ​Deeply mystical, Jah9 has emerged from a chrysalis of poetry, dub and spirit to become a powerful femiNINE energy within a universal grassroots movement of consciousness. Inspired by the open spaces in the instrumental dub of 1970's Jamaican roots music, Jah9 sings with a voice that belies the dimensions of her physical body, from a soul much older than its current vessel; "reminiscent of that darkly operatic wailer for truth & justice, Nina Simone." Her philosophy–profoundly spiritual, and her style–Jazz on Dub. Jah9's sophomore album with VP Record's "Note To Self" elevates Jah9 to a new musical space combining her spiritual identity and sultry vocals to radio friendly contemporary reggae rhythms.
  • Various - Sock It To Me: Boss Reggae Rarities In The Spirit Of 69 CD Trojan

    Various - Sock It To Me: Boss Reggae Rarities In The Spirit Of 69 CD Trojan

    Forming part of the ‘Spirit of 69’ anniversary campaign, ‘Sock It To Me’ collects 25 of the rarest and most collectable tracks from the Trojan catalogue, all of which have remained unavailable for half a century. With the demand for original boss reggae sounds from the late 1960s on the rise over the past decade, this stylishly designed collection is sure to attract the growing number of fans of the style.