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African Head Charge - Churchical Chant Of The Iyabinghi LP

On-U Sound

A unique album of outtakes from the classic Songs Of Praise and In Pursuit Of Shashamane Land albums, compiled by On-U archivist Patrick Dokter from the original tapes and expertly sequenced to work as an immersive listening experience. A companion piece to the acclaimed Return Of The Crocodile set from 2016 that took the listener on a version excursion through the early years of the group. These are the dubbier and more out-there experiments mixed down whilst Adrian Sherwood was shaping the sound of the albums. Bubbling percussion lines skitter across the stereo spectrum, ghostly voices echo inside the machine and mangled guitar riffs beam down from Mars, whilst staying rooted in the tough tribal rhythms that form the bedrock of the African Head Charge sound, this is music for the head and feet, take heed!

  1. Peace and Happiness
  2. Jungle Law
  3. Learned
  4. One Love, One Heart (Version)
  5. Pitched Fever
  6. Dervish Dub
  7. Dub Some More
  8. Disciplined and Dignified
  9. Healing Father's Dub
  10. Dub for the Spirits

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