Reggae Sensation Anthony Cruz Releases New EP, 'Cruzing'
Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter Anthony Cruz brings us classic reggae sounds on his new EP Cruzing, available worldwide on May 26, 2015 from reggae imprint Tad’s Record. Born Rowan Smith in Mandeville, Jamaica and deep roots embedded in reggae music, including being the nephew of the legendary Garnett Silk, Cruz has been fanning the reggae flames for most of his life. This short and sweet collection of reggae gems is a prelude of what is in store on his upcoming full-length album, and places Cruz in the spotlight to bring his blend of reggae music to some of the genre’s most avid lovers.The Cruzing EP is currently featured on iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart.
The six-track studio effort delivers something for everyone, and its key tracks include the conscious, socio-economic lament of “Money Worries” and the irie vibes of “A Pound a Day.” Both tunes have been released to radio and have been burning up the airwaves on reggae platforms worldwide. The other joints “News For You,” “Another Lonely Day,” “Mother & Daughter” and “The Next Time” round out this complete collection for all reggae lovers.
Cruz teams up once again with Jamaican record label Tad’s Record for this new compilation
of hits. “It’s always a good feeling putting good music together because at the end of the day, only good quality music lives on,” states Cruz. “Working with Tad’s on this project was a wonderful experience…good quality riddims, professional and the sessions were full of good positive vibes…Jah bless.”
“He is a great artist to work with and it was a joy working with him,” discloses Tad Dawkins, Jr., Vice-President of Tad’s Record. “On top of that, we had a great writer for most of the songs, Black Pearl. We’re looking forward to doing more work with Anthony Cruz.”
Known for his smooth, velvety flows and versatile lyrics spanning conscious to lover’s rock, Cruzing encompasses Cruz’s growth mentally, emotionally, and of course, musically. From ballads to roots reggae, his musical skills and heartfelt sentiments on this album will resonate with reggae fans and be sure to gain him new ones.
For further information on Anthony Cruz, log on to anthonycruzreggae.com, or follow his daily moves at facebook.com/anthonycruzreggae, twitter.com/jahcruz and instagram.com/anthonycruzreggae. Please visit tadsrecord.com for further information on this release.
1. News For You
2. Mother & Daughter
3. Another Lonely Day
4. Money Worries
5. A Pound a Day
6. The Next Time