Universal Message, Vol. 3

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
In the last few years the idea of conscious lyrics has made a real comeback in Jamaica, an antidote to gun songs and slackness. Just how far they've come is evident by the names here -- people like Sizzla, Capleton, and Tanya Stephens. It's a roots mentality, even if the music is often more dancehall inclined although Morgan Heritage's "Uncomfortable" certainly stands up for roots reggae. There's some excellent music here, with "Give Praise" from Luciano a longtime supporter of the conscious word a particular standout, along with Anthony B.'s "Mr. Heartless." Getting a reminder that Jamaican music has become three dimensional again is a good thing, and that a new ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
In the last few years the idea of conscious lyrics has made a real comeback in Jamaica, an antidote to gun songs and slackness. Just how far they've come is evident by the names here -- people like Sizzla, Capleton, and Tanya Stephens. It's a roots mentality, even if the music is often more dancehall inclined although Morgan Heritage's "Uncomfortable" certainly stands up for roots reggae. There's some excellent music here, with "Give Praise" from Luciano a longtime supporter of the conscious word a particular standout, along with Anthony B.'s "Mr. Heartless." Getting a reminder that Jamaican music has become three dimensional again is a good thing, and that a new generation is sitting down and thinking and putting some spirituality back into the music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/15/2005
  • Label: Vp Records
  • UPC: 054645169714
  • Catalog Number: 1697
  • Sales rank: 164,051

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jah Jah Bless Me - Jah Cure (3:46)
  2. 2 Uncomfortable - Morgan Heritage (4:04)
  3. 3 Living in Love - I-Wayne (3:31)
  4. 4 I Swear (3:58)
  5. 5 Hungry (3:28)
  6. 6 Ain't Gonna See Us Fall (3:48)
  7. 7 Leave the Trees (3:36)
  8. 8 Dem Gone (3:54)
  9. 9 That Day Will Come (3:48)
  10. 10 Folly Living (Aka Blood Again) (4:00)
  11. 11 What Ah Day (3:21)
  12. 12 Give Praise - Luciano (4:17)
  13. 13 Light House - Bushman (4:00)
  14. 14 Hail to the King (3:43)
  15. 15 Jah Love - Wayne Wonder (4:08)
  16. 16 By the Seed (3:46)
  17. 17 Ghetto Pain (3:32)
  18. 18 Mr. Heartless - Anthony B (4:21)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Philip "Fatis" Burrell Producer
Bobby Dixon Composer
Robert Livingston Composer, Producer
Barry O'Hare Producer
Joel Chin Executive Producer
Bobby "Digital" Dixon Producer
Paul Shields Mastering
M. Collins Composer
D. Cole Composer
Richard "Bello" Bell Producer
Chris Chin Executive Producer
Deron D. James Art Direction
Lance Dyer Producer
Neil Amos Producer
Stephen "Gibbo" Gibbs Producer
Devon Wheatley Producer
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