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Country Living Riddim 7" Vinyl Release

Country Living Riddim 7" Vinyl Release


RELEASE DATE: 29SEPTEMBER 2008
LABEL: REALITY CHANT PRODUCTIONS
DISTRIBUTOR: ONE LOVE JAMAICAINTERNATIONAL

Reality Chant Productions proudly presents Country Living,the uplifting debut riddim release out on 7" vinyl, produced by Gabriel 'Messenjah' Calcott, which heralds a new era in modern roots production for Australasia.

Featuring versions from internationally renowned Jamaican vocalists, Luciano, Mikey General, Jah Mason, Chrisinti and Ginjah, alongside the irrepressible Dubwize vocalist, David 'Snypa Levi', the Country Living Riddim carries New Zealand reggae forward, combining premier international talent with Aotearoa's leading artists.

Recorded at studios in Kingston Jamaica, Atlanta USA and Christchurch and Wellington New Zealand, the riddim features the triumphantly blazing brass section of trumpeter Isaac Aesili (Open Souls, Solaa) and trombonist Haydn Godfrey (Batacuda Sound Machine), thunderous bass and crystalline keyboard riffs courtesy of Nava 'Confucius' Thomas and the luscious backing vocals of Porina McLeod, all produced and mixed by Reality Chant founder, Messenjah.

The tracks will also feature on a full-length 'various artists' showcase album due for release in 2009.

Messenjah states:

'Country Living is a must! The goal of this project is to uplift the people with word, sound and power and is conceptually about getting out of Babylon and back to a more natural way of life.

Much thanks to all the singers and players of instruments, big up the whole reggae family worldwide, big up all, producers, selectors, singers, DJs, sound systems and promoters. Rastafari Selassie I'.

7" vinyl distributed internationally by One Love Jamaica International. Versions also available digitally through I-Tunes, Vodafone, Telecom, Digirama and more.


Track listings:
Disc 1:
Side A. Luciano - Work Hard (J.McClymont, G.Calcott, D.Feci)
Side B. Mikey General - Mighty Jah Jah (M.Taylor, G.Calcott, D.Feci)

Disc 2:
Side A. Chrisinti - So High (P.Hudson, G.Calcott, D.Feci)
Side B. Ginjah - Happy Years (V.Fraser, G.Calcott, D.Feci)

Disc 3:
Side A. Jah Mason - Put Jah Above (A.Johnson, G.Calcott, D.Feci)
Side B. Snypa Levi - Country Living (G.Calcott, D.Feci)


Live shows:
Christchurch NZ - Friday 12 & Saturday 13 September @ The Civic with The Blackseeds
Wellington NZ - Friday 19 September - Vinyl release party @ San Francisco Bathhouse
Sydney AUS - Thursday 2 October @ Beach Rd Hotel Bondi
Sydney AUS - Saturday 4 October @ Hermanns with Firehouse
Sydney AUS - Thursday 9 October @ Loft UTS campus with Foreign Dub
Melbourne AUS - Saturday 11 October 'More Fire' @ Miss Libertine with Chant Down Sound


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