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The Boombastic Collection: The Best of Shaggy

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All Music Guide - David Jeffries
Released the same year as Virgin's The Best of Shaggy, Universal's The Boombastic Collection contains all the hits missing from its competition including the big one-two punch of "It Wasn't Me" and "Church Heathen." The earlier singles "Boombastic" and "Oh Carolina," plus the electronically pumped cover of "In the Summertime," have carried over from the Virgin set, meaning that when it comes to massively important Shaggy numbers, this one is only missing "That Girl." The great sequencing of this compilation almost makes up for it and while this disc is packed at 18 tracks long, this is high caliber dancehall the whole way through and varied enough to keep things ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
Released the same year as Virgin's The Best of Shaggy, Universal's The Boombastic Collection contains all the hits missing from its competition including the big one-two punch of "It Wasn't Me" and "Church Heathen." The earlier singles "Boombastic" and "Oh Carolina," plus the electronically pumped cover of "In the Summertime," have carried over from the Virgin set, meaning that when it comes to massively important Shaggy numbers, this one is only missing "That Girl." The great sequencing of this compilation almost makes up for it and while this disc is packed at 18 tracks long, this is high caliber dancehall the whole way through and varied enough to keep things interesting. Following the singer from the '80s electro dancehall sound to the R&B-injected reggae of 2008 with all the flavors in between, The Boombastic Collection is a near perfect representation of Shaggy's career and a great argument that he's reggae's most popular crossover artist since Bob Marley.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/9/2008
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 600753106747
  • Catalog Number: 001185902
  • Sales rank: 41,625

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Boombastic (4:06)
  2. 2 Strength of a Woman (3:50)
  3. 3 Angel (3:55)
  4. 4 Hey Sexy Lady - Brian (3:20)
  5. 5 Feel the Rush (3:05)
  6. 6 Those Days - Na'sha (3:22)
  7. 7 Don't Ask Her That - Nicole Scherzinger (4:25)
  8. 8 It Wasn't Me - Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent (3:47)
  9. 9 Hope - Mister Mydas (3:46)
  10. 10 In the Summertime (3:44)
  11. 11 Luv Me, Luv Me - Samantha Cole (3:33)
  12. 12 Oh Carolina (3:04)
  13. 13 Ready Fi di Ride (3:34)
  14. 14 Church Heathen (4:05)
  15. 15 Leave It to Me - Brian (3:37)
  16. 16 Would You Be - Brian "Gold" Thompson (4:16)
  17. 17 Wild 2Nite (3:30)
  18. 18 Gone with Angels (4:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Shaggy Primary Artist
Chandra Armstead Background Vocals
Kevin Bachelor Brass
Chico Chin Musician
Armando Colon Background Vocals, Musician
Jimmy Delgado Conga
Michael Fletcher Musician
Tony Gold Background Vocals
Robert Livingston Musician
Gordon Dukes Background Vocals, Musician
Robert Zapata Guitar, Musician
Robert Browne Musician
Martin Kierszenbaum Keyboards
Paul Gregory Background Vocals
Lincoln Thomas Musician
Brian Gold Background Vocals
Tony Mean Green Musician
Maurice Gregory Musician
Gwendolyn Laster Violin, Musician
Wondress Hutchinson Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Armando Colon Producer
Paul Crosdale Track Laying
Michael Fletcher Producer
Jimmy Jam Producer
Terry Lewis Composer, Producer
Robert Livingston Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer, Track Laying
George Miller Track Laying
Thom Panunzio Producer
Scott Spencer Storch Producer
Norman Whitfield Composer
Gordon Dukes Engineer
Dennis Halliburton Track Laying
Jonathan Mannion Cover Photo
J. Raff Allen Track Laying
Orville Burrell Composer
Reinhard Raith Producer
Kameron Houff Engineer
Stephen Siravo Jr. Engineer
Andrew Thielk Engineer
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