Our Favorite Beres Hammond Songs

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
VP Records achieves the twin goals of paying tribute to the songwriting abilities of Beres Hammond and sampling the talents of its roster of reggae artists on the two-disc Our Favorite Beres Hammond Songs. Hammond's pop sensibility is on display especially on the first disc, as singers such as Tessanne ("Step Aside"), Duane Stephenson ("Black Beauty"), and Carmeal Davis ("Love Means Never to Say You Are Sorry") explore romantic issues. The second disc is largely given over to more socially conscious material, notably Marcia Griffiths' "Reggae Calling," Torch's "Freedom," and A.J. Brown's "Preacher Man." Hammond himself turns up to bring things to a close with "Fire ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
VP Records achieves the twin goals of paying tribute to the songwriting abilities of Beres Hammond and sampling the talents of its roster of reggae artists on the two-disc Our Favorite Beres Hammond Songs. Hammond's pop sensibility is on display especially on the first disc, as singers such as Tessanne ("Step Aside"), Duane Stephenson ("Black Beauty"), and Carmeal Davis ("Love Means Never to Say You Are Sorry") explore romantic issues. The second disc is largely given over to more socially conscious material, notably Marcia Griffiths' "Reggae Calling," Torch's "Freedom," and A.J. Brown's "Preacher Man." Hammond himself turns up to bring things to a close with "Fire & Ice," providing a typically emphatic performance. That's really the end, although a remix of Alaine's "No Disturb Sign" (heard in its normal mix as the last track on the first disc) provides a dub-worthy conclusion.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/26/2011
  • Label: Vp Records
  • UPC: 054645193429
  • Catalog Number: 1934
  • Sales rank: 4,772

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Step Aside - Tessanne Chin (4:25)
  2. 2 Love From a Distance - Lukie D (4:39)
  3. 3 I’M So In Love - Singing Melody (3:24)
  4. 4 Groovy Little Thing - Tarrus Riley (4:06)
  5. 5 Irie & Mello - Nikki Burt (3:37)
  6. 6 Black Beauty - Duane Stephenson (4:32)
  7. 7 Putting Up a Resistance - Sherieta (3:58)
  8. 8 Full Attention - Stevie Face (3:25)
  9. 9 Love Means Never To Say You’Re Sorry - Cameal Davis (4:43)
  10. 10 Double Trouble - Romain Virgo (3:59)
  11. 11 No Disturb Sign - Alaine (4:02)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Emptiness - Jah Cure (4:05)
  2. 2 Tempted To Touch - Busy Signal (4:04)
  3. 3 Reggae Calling - Marcia Griffiths (4:27)
  4. 4 Freedom - Torch (3:46)
  5. 5 Got To Get Away - Chevaughn (4:47)
  6. 6 One Step Ahead - Nadine Sutherland (3:33)
  7. 7 If You Only Knew - Hezron (4:27)
  8. 8 Preacher Man - A.J. Brown (3:59)
  9. 9 Lovely Day - Tony Curtis (3:49)
  10. 10 Medley: What One Dance Can Do/She Loves Me Now/Come Back Home [Medley] - Niquet Goldson (5:43)
  11. 11 Fire & Ice - Beres Hammond (4:27)
  12. 12 No Disturb Sign - Alaine & Assassin (3:59)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Torch Background Vocals
Richie Stephens Background Vocals
Beres Hammond Background Vocals
Lukie D Background Vocals
Nikki Burt Background Vocals
Chris Smith Background Vocals
Alaine Background Vocals
Tessanne Chin Background Vocals
Romain Virgo Background Vocals
Sherieta Lewis Background Vocals
Althea Hamilton Background Vocals
Chevaughn Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Beres Hammond Composer
Dean Fraser Producer
Donovan Germain Producer
Paul Henton Engineer
Handel Tucker Composer
D. Brown Composer
Jam Two Engineer
Michael Cooper Engineer
Kevino Elliott Engineer
H. Butler Composer
Jeffrey Campbell Composer
H. Tucker Composer
C. Browne Composer
Clement Dodd Composer
Mark Bradford Engineer
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