Easy Star All-Stars – Radiodread (2016)
Innovative reggae band Easy Star All-Stars has released a 10th anniversary edition of its groundbreaking album Radiodread. Easy Star All-Stars opened the doors to new audiences when it started producing a series of tribute albums to iconic albums. In the case of Radiodread, Easy Star All-Stars celebrated Radiohead’s OK Computer.
This special edition features a bonus track “High and Dry” from Radiohead’s The Bends, performed by popular reggae band Morgan Heritage.
On Radiodread, the Easy Star All-Stars musicians invited a remarkable cast of reggae stars who provided vocals: Toots and the Maytals, Citizen Cope, Horace Andy, Morgan Heritage, The Meditations, Israel Vibration, Sugar Minott, and Frankie Paul.
Radiodread is a fabulous reggae crossover album by a group of trailblazing musicians.
Easy Star All-Stars will be performing on September 4 at the Music Tastes Good Festival in Long Beach, California.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.