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Various - Listen Up! Dancehall Originals (LP, Comp) - NEW

Kingston Sounds

Various - Listen Up! Dancehall Originals (LP, Comp) - NEW


Released: 2012
Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation

[A1] Laser Beam
[A2] Love Trap
[A3] Wicked Them A Say
[A4] Tribal War
[A5] Mr Landlord
[A6] Bad Boy Possee
[A7] King Of The Arena
[B1] Got To Tell The People
[B2] Mr Babylon
[B3] Satisfaction
[B4] Prophecy
[B5] Ababa John I
[B6] Time And Place
[B7] Take Heed

Welcome to the Dancehall Sound from Jamaica. The sound that grew out of the dances in Jamaica around the beginning of the 1980's. The musical style again slowed the reggae beat down to give an uncluttered, sparce backdrop, allowing the singers and DJ's more space to express themselves. Dancehall has never stopped but turned to a digital beat around the mid 1980's. So Listen Up! to some early Dancehall classics that set the style for the years that followed...

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