Various artists album review
Zion Train Volume 1
24 - 04 - 2002
from 5 (excellent) to 1 (poor)|
|Vocals : 4||Backing : 4||Production : 4||Sound quality : 5||Sleeve : 4|
From the renown UK based reggae distributor Jet Star comes this 16 track compilation cd, focussing on the themes of God's love, spiritual warfare, redemption, and the joy of Christ. In addition to reggae, other musical genres that influence tracks on this album include gospel and soca music. The impressive roster of artists includes well known artists such as Glen Washington, Luciano, Sanchez and Bob Andy. The other artists deliver solid efforts with highlights coming from Don Campbell with King Of Kings, Mikie Spice with the Digital B production Jah Love Lifted Me and reggae veteran Michael Prophet who delivers an awesome tune called Let Jah Be Praised. Reggae superstar Luciano is present here with two well known tunes from recent times : Are You Ready ? and SweepOver My Soul. Long time reggae musician Bob Andy delivers a strong tune with There's A God, while Ghost licks the traditional song God Lifted Me. Traditional gospel outings are delivered by Ernie Smith, The Grace Thrillers, Carlene Davis and Pamela Maynard.|
For gospel orientated reggae do check out "Zion Train Vol. 1".