Jonny Greenwood Is the Controller

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Jonny Greenwood Is the Controller
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released 6 March 2007
Genre Dub, Reggae
Length 69:15
Label Sanctuary Records
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Music Box 4.5/5 stars [2]
NME (8/10) [3]
Pitchfork Media (8.4/10) [4]

Jonny Greenwood Is the Controller is a compilation album created by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead and released on Trojan Records. Released to commemorate Trojan Records' 40th anniversary, it collects Greenwood's favorite reggae and dub tracks released on the label. The album features artwork by Stanley Donwood, who has provided art for every Radiohead album since The Bends (1995). It received positive reviews from critics.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dread Are the Controller" – Linval Thompson
  2. "Let Me Down Easy" – Derrick Harriott
  3. "I'm Still in Love (12" mix)" – Marcia Aitken
  4. "Never Be Ungrateful (12" mix)" – Gregory Isaacs
  5. "Bionic Rats" – Lee "Scratch" Perry
  6. "Cool Rasta" – The Heptones
  7. "Flash Gordon Meets Luke Skywalker" – Scientist & Jammy & The Roots Radics
  8. "Black Panta" – Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters
  9. "Fever" – Junior Byles
  10. "Beautiful and Dangerous" – Desmond Dekker & the Aces
  11. "Dread Dub (It Dread Out Deh Version)" – Lloyd's All Stars
  12. "Gypsy Man" – Marcia Griffiths
  13. "A Ruffer Version" – Johnny Clarke & the Aggrovators
  14. "Right Road to Dubland (Right Road to Zion Dub)" – The Jahlights
  15. "Dreader Locks" – Junior Byles & Lee Perry
  16. "This Life Makes Me Wonder" – Delroy Wilson
  17. "Clean Race" – Scotty

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. Allmusic review Allmusic. March 2007. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  2. ^ Douglas Heselgrave. Music Box review Music Box. March 2007. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  3. ^ Various Artists: Jonny Greenwood Is The Controller review NME. February 16, 2007. Retrieved December 7, 2011.
  4. ^ Joshua Klein. Various Artists: Jonny Greenwood Is The Controller review Pitchfork Media. 26 February 2007. Retrieved 7 December 2011.