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From Wikipedia. In a highly charged performance, Marley covers issues such as crime, poverty and political corruption as part of the harsh reality of "Jamrock", Marley's personification of Jamaica, as opposed to the Jamaica advertised as a popular tourist destination. Marley laments Jamaica's high crime rate and unceasing violence, demanding that those in charge do something about it. In this sense he carries on the legacy of his father before him, in inspiring Jamaicans to stand together. Read more on Last.fm.
As founding members of Britain’s biggest reggae band UB40, singer Ali Campbell, second vocalist Astro and keyboardist Mickey Virtue topped the UK singles chart on three occasions and sold 70 million records as they took their smooth yet rootsy musical blend to all corners of the globe.
Now with A Real Labour Of Love the trio give us a fresh take on the legendary series of albums, putting the focus primarily on reggae tracks from the 1980s, a decade that saw dancehall reggae enter the mainstream.
From the instant the title track of Lucky Dube's Respect swings out of your sound system it's clear that the undisputed African reggae king is intent on delivering an album that gives more than a small nod to his roots while simultaneously catapulting his trademark reggae music onto a massive new level.
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