Kings of Zion

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Sort of a sampler from Jet Star Records, Kings of Zion presents four songs each by Jamaican sing-jays Capleton, Sizzla, Anthony B., and Junior Kelly. All four have hard-edged, abrasive, chanting styles set over dancehall rhythms, but they generally eschew the slack themes so common to the genre for more Rasta-influenced subject matter. Their similar approaches and deliveries give this disc a surprising cohesiveness, but don't mistake this collection for anything more than an introduction to these dancehall stars. Junior Kelly's "Can We Meet" stands out here because its pop-heavy, melodic feel with just a hint of doo wop sounds downright ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Sort of a sampler from Jet Star Records, Kings of Zion presents four songs each by Jamaican sing-jays Capleton, Sizzla, Anthony B., and Junior Kelly. All four have hard-edged, abrasive, chanting styles set over dancehall rhythms, but they generally eschew the slack themes so common to the genre for more Rasta-influenced subject matter. Their similar approaches and deliveries give this disc a surprising cohesiveness, but don't mistake this collection for anything more than an introduction to these dancehall stars. Junior Kelly's "Can We Meet" stands out here because its pop-heavy, melodic feel with just a hint of doo wop sounds downright radical in the context of this album.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/11/2003
  • Label: Charm
  • UPC: 649035308325
  • Catalog Number: 3083
  • Sales rank: 310,941

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Burn It (3:34)
  2. 2 Blessing from Above (3:54)
  3. 3 Give Jah Praise (3:44)
  4. 4 Dress Code (3:18)
  5. 5 Fight for Justice (3:56)
  6. 6 Wild Fire (3:32)
  7. 7 Not an Easy Road (3:43)
  8. 8 Miss Fandangle (3:48)
  9. 9 Cry for Love (3:39)
  10. 10 Me Deh Yah (3:49)
  11. 11 My Love (3:32)
  12. 12 Me Love Di (3:11)
  13. 13 Lightning - Junior Kelly (3:43)
  14. 14 Can We Meet - Junior Kelly (3:57)
  15. 15 Corruption Sound - Junior Kelly (3:20)
  16. 16 Jah Jah Live On - Junior Kelly (4:24)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Leonard Bernstein Composer
Clifton Bailey Composer
Lynford "Fatta" Marshall Producer
L. Bob Moore Composer
Carl Nelson Producer
Colin York Producer
John Masouri Liner Notes
Bubblers Producer
Harvel Hart Producer
Miguel Collins Composer
Anthony Dehaney Composer
P. Henton Composer
Dafydd Morgan Producer
Edward Murray Producer
Addis I Composer
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