Jimmy Cliff released latest album "Rebith" on July 17, 2012

by DRW
(Jamaica & U.S.A)

Jimmy Cliff Rebith

Jimmy Cliff Rebith

Jamaican singer Jimmy Cliff enchanted listeners with his music (and starring role) in the breakthrough 1972 movie "The Harder They Come," which yielded such now-classic songs as "Many Rivers to Cross" and "Sitting in Limbo," and helped popularize reggae around the world.

It's been eight years since the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee released a new album. His latest, "Rebirth," follows his appearances at the Coachella and SXSW music festivals earlier this year.

Remarkably, "Rebirth" was produced by Tim Armstrong of California punk band Rancid. But fear not: "Rebirth" is true to Cliff's original sound and vision — soulful, uplifting songs reflecting a strong social conscience. Armstrong's influence is apparent in Cliff's stirring, reggae-style versions of "Ruby Soho" (a 1995 Rancid song) and "Guns of Brixton" (from the 1979 Clash album, "London Calling").

Cliff's well-crafted originals include "World Upside Down," co-written by Joe Higgs and featuring the lyric, "So much war and poverty/While few enjoy prosperity." "Outsider" sounds like a reggae-style "Peppermint Twist." "Cry No More" is powerful yet deeply melancholy, while "Rebel Rebel" rocks with revolutionary zeal. "Reggae Music" is a delightful party song, helping make this CD a groove-filled summer album.

Source: seattletimes.nwsource.com

READ MORE ABOUT JIMMY CLIFF

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Comments.

Stories You Might Have Missed

Custom Search

Lyrics ~ Videos ~ News ~ Whats New ~ Articles ~ Booking ~ Frontpage

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE DANCEHALL/REGGAE MUSIC SONGS, ALBUMS AND ARTISTES (MALE/FEMALE) FOR 2015.  We would surely love to get your feeback .. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR RESPONSE.

Custom Search

Who is the Next Female artiste To Take Over From Lady Saw?


Artiste on the Rise NASTIC

Recent Articles

  1. Shayne Amani creates buzz

    Feb 05, 16 03:18 PM

    Things are looking up for singer Shayne Amani. The talented artiste has released the singles Hear My Cry and Hold On, produced by Link

    Read More

  2. Wayne Wonder Mama Lyrics

    Feb 05, 16 03:07 PM

    This is for my mama This is for my mama How I really love you Mama Oh this is for my mama And I wanna let you know Oh this is for my mama How much I love

    Read More

  3. name of the artist and song

    Feb 05, 16 02:58 PM

    its started off like, this is for my mama, this is for my mama, you know i really love you, ooooooh this is for my mama and thats why i love you for sure,

    Read More

  4. 2016-SOUND EFFECTS PACK 45 SAMPLES

    Feb 04, 16 09:19 PM

    DOWNLOAD HERE

    Read More

New artiste DON VITAL


GET YOUR MUSIC & VIDEOS POSTED ON DRW


Dancehall & Reggae Music information for February 2016


MORE TOP STORIES HERE


SPONSORS Sites
my-island-jamaica.com

Dancehall Reggae Lyrics