John Brown’s Body’s “Future Roots” uses reggae as a foundation, but incorporates dub, drum and bass, dancehall, hip hop and other musical experiments and exploration to create a sound both timeless and forward. However it’s defined, it’s got people buzzing about this progressive band from Boston and Ithaca, NY. The New York Daily News called them “reverent and revolutionary.” Their latest album, Amplify, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Reggae Chart.
- 1. All Time (3:17)
- 2. Words Of The Prophets (A.D. 1996) (4:00)
- 3. Love And Affection (4:13)
- 4. Tree Of Life (4:46)
- 5. Vanity (4:16)
- 6. Rockstone (3:54)
- 7. Superstar (4:02)
- 8. A Little Bit Of Dub (4:10)
- 9. Give Some Love (3:28)
- 10. If You Want To Sing (3:32)
Founding members of I-Town Records, John Brown's Body, play rootical folk music from Ithaca, New York. "All Time" was acclaimed by fans and critics around the world as the real deal in roots reggae. With lo-fi yet cutting edge production compared to the mix master Lee Perry and sweet soulful songs and playing, "All Time" stands for All Time! Includes the song "Vanity" which was featured in the HBO movie "Substitute 2". This CD also was included in Rolling Stone magazine's Alternative Top Ten chart in September of 1997. Read more on Last.fm.