Anthem (Black Uhuru album)

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Anthem
Studio album by Black Uhuru
Released 1984
Recorded Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas and Dynamic Studio, Kingston, Jamaica
Genre Reggae
Label Mango
Producer Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare
Black Uhuru chronology
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
(1981)
Anthem
(1984)
Live
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A[2]

Anthem is an album by Black Uhuru, released in 1984. In 1985, the album won Black Uhuru the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Recording.[3] Produced by Sly and Robbie, the album was 'resequenced and remixed' for the European and American releases by record company Island Records.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What Is Life?"   Simpson 4:21
2. "Solidarity"   Steven Van Zandt 4:22
3. "Black Uhuru Anthem"   Simpson 5:17
4. "Try It"   Rose 4:58
5. "Botanical Roots"   Rose, Simpson 3:31
6. "Somebody's Watching You"   Sylvester Stewart 4:32
7. "Bull in the Pen"   Rose, Simpson 4:09
8. "Elements"   Simpson 4:22
9. "Party Next Door"   Simpson 3:59

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gonsalves, John. "Black Uhuru: Anthem > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 12 November 2010.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Black Uhuru". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Anthem > Charts & Awards > Grammy Awards" at AllMusic. Retrieved 12 November 2010.
  4. ^ Campbell, Howard (2014) "Black Uhuru makes an Anthem", Jamaica Observer, 10 January 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2014