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NYC's creators of Dub Side Of The Moon & RadioDread bring you a new
"SGT.PEPPERS LONELY HEARTS DUB BAND"
EASY STAR ALL-STARS
Plus support from ED ROME
LIVE around the UK
To promote the release of their forthcoming album, NYC's favourite reggae sons & daughters will be back in the UK. 'Sgt.Peppers' is the follow up album to the hugely successful 'Dub Side of the Moon' and 'RadioDread'. Main support for the tour (except Glasgow) will be Rockers Revolt very own ED ROME
Tuesday 28 April
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Wednesday 29 April
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Wednesday 06 May
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Thursday 07 May
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Friday 08 May
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01. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band feat. Junior Jazz
02. With A Little Help From My Friends feat. Luciano
03. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds feat. Frankie Paul
04. Getting Better feat. The Mighty Diamonds
05. Fixing a Hole [Extended Dub Mix) feat. Max Romeo
06. She's Leaving Home feat. Kirsty Rock
07. Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! feat. Ranking Roger
08. Within You Without You feat. Matisyahu
09. When I'm Sixty-Four (Extended Dub Mix) feat. Sugar Minott
10. Lovely Rita feat. Bunny Rugs & U Roy
11. Good Morning Good Morning feat. Steel Pulse
12. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Dub Band (reprise)
13. A Day In The Life feat. Michael Rose & Menny More
Press Release :
EASY STAR RECORDS ANNOUNCES EASY STAR ALL-STARS' REGGAE RE-IMAGINING OF SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
EASY STAR'S LONELY HEARTS DUB BAND SET FOR RELEASE APRIL 14
ALBUM FOLLOWS THE TREMENDOUS SUCCESS OF DUB SIDE OF THE MOON (2003) AND RADIODREAD (2006)
"They made a smashing success out of their cover of Dark Side of the Moon…"-Pitchfork
"The All-Stars have tackled Radiohead's OK Computer, and the result is again impressive."-Rolling Stone
Following the widespread critical and commercial success of 2003's Dub Side of the Moon and 2006's Radiodread, Easy Star Records announces the Easy Star All-Stars' complete reggae re-imagining of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album, titled Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band, is set for release April 14 on Easy Star Records and features guest vocals from an impressive list of reggae, dancehall and dub greats including Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Michael Rose (Black Uhuru), Luciano, U Roy, Bunny Rugs (Third World), Ranking Roger (English Beat), Sugar Minott, Frankie Paul, Max Romeo and The Mighty Diamonds. The first single, "With A Little Help From My Friends," featuring Luciano, will be released as an iTunes exclusive February 10. It will be paired with a b-side dub version featuring the legendary U Roy.
Dub Side of the Moon, (Easy Star's reggae tribute to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon) is one of the most successful reggae albums of the 21st century and spent over five years on Billboard's Top Reggae Chart. Mojo selected the record as the second greatest cover album of all time. Radiodread, which tackled Radiohead's OK Computer, spent over 18 months on Billboard's Top Reggae Chart and earned praise from Radiohead themselves.
Of the decision to infuse reggae into the Beatles classic, producer Michael Goldwasser says "We've focused on re-envisioning concept albums as reggae and it's really important that the source material works as a whole and is not just a collection of songs. So, what better to take on next than the mother of all concept albums?"
Goldwasser is once more the musical mastermind behind this album, having arranged and produced the music, assembled the musicians and guest artists and played guitar throughout. Goldwasser is joined by Victor Rice (bass), Victor "Ticklah" Axelrod (keyboards) and Patrick Dougher & Eddie Ocampo (drums, percussion). Members of the touring version of the Easy Star All-Stars also contribute, including Ras I Ray, Jenny Hill, Buford O'Sullivan, Ivan Katz, Kirsty Rock, Tamar-kali, Junior Jazz and Menny More. In addition to producing six albums for Easy Star, Goldwasser has produced albums for Corey Harris, Hatikva 6 and others, and has had compositions featured in the motion pictures Failure To Launch and Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream.
The Reggae Revolution Starts Here!