Arkology (album)

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Arkology
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Compilation album by Various artists
Released 1997
Genre Reggae, dub
Label Universal / Island
Producer Lee "Scratch" Perry

Arkology is a compilation album by Lee "Scratch" Perry. Released in 1997, the album collects tracks produced by Perry and recorded at the Black Ark studio.[1][2][3]

The album was listed in the 1999 book The Rough Guide: Reggae: 100 Essential CDs.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Reel I: Dub Organiser[edit]

  1. Lee Perry & The Upsetters - "Dub Revolution Part 1" 4:44
  2. Max Romeo - "One Step Forward" 3:52
  3. The Upsetters - "One Step Dub" (Extended Mix) 4:06
  4. Devon Irons - "Vampire" 3:17
  5. The Upsetters - "Vamp a Dub" 3:16
  6. The Heptones - "Sufferer's Time" 3:55
  7. The Upsetters - "Sufferers Dub" (extended mix) 4:17
  8. Junior Dread - "Sufferers Heights" (alternate mix) 4:32
  9. The Congos - "Don't Blame on I" 4:05
  10. The Meditations - "Much Smarter" 3:56
  11. The Upsetters - "Much Smarter Dub" 4:42
  12. The Meditations - "Life Is Not Easy" (alternate mix) 4:46
  13. The Upsetters - "Life Is Not Easy Dub" (alternate mix) 5:07
  14. Junior Murvin - "Tedious" (extended mix) 5:04
  15. Max Romeo - "War in a Babylon" 4:51
  16. The Upsetters - "Revelation Dub" 5:01
  17. The Heptones & Jah Lion - "Mr. President" 4:13
  18. Max Romeo - "Chase the Devil" 3:28

Reel II: Dub Shepherd[edit]

  1. Lee Perry - "Dreadlocks in Moonlight" 3:46
  2. Mikey Dread - "Dread at the Mantrols" 3:47
  3. Errol Walker - "In These Times" 4:39
  4. The Upsetters - "In These Times Dub" 3:24
  5. Max Romeo - "Norman" (extended domino mix) 8:42
  6. Junior Murvin - "Police and Thieves" 3:40
  7. Glen DaCosta - "Magic Touch" 4:03
  8. Jah Lion - "Soldier & Police War " 4:09
  9. The Upsetters - "Grumblin' Dub" 3:18
  10. Junior Murvin - "Bad Weed" 4:02
  11. Errol Walker - "John Public" 4:21
  12. Errol Walker & Enos Barnes - "John Public" (version) 4:23
  13. Junior Murvin - "Roots Train" (extended mix) 8:59
  14. The Meditations - "No Peace" 3:30
  15. The Upsetters - "No Peace Dub" 4:20
  16. Raphael Green - "Rasta Train" 4:54
  17. The Upsetters - "Party Time Part 2" 4:34

Reel III: Dub Adventurer[edit]

  1. Augustus Pablo - "Vibrate On" 4:40
  2. The Upsetters - "Vibrator" 4:35
  3. The Upsetters - "Bird in Hand" 3:30
  4. The Congos - "Congoman" 5:52
  5. The Upsetters - "Dyon Anasawa" (alternate mix) 3:39
  6. The Upsetters - "Rastaman Shuffle" 5:16
  7. The Heptones - "Why Must I" (version) 4:57
  8. The Heptones - "Make Up Your Mind" 3:45
  9. The Upsetter Review - "Closer Together" 6:15
  10. Keith Rowe - "Groovy Situation" 3:26
  11. The Upsetters - "Groovy Dub" 3:33
  12. George Faith - "To Be a Lover (Have Some Mercy)" 7:56
  13. Lee Perry - "Soul Fire" 3:58
  14. Lee Perry - "Curly Locks" 4:09
  15. The Congos - "Feast Of The Passover (extended mix)" 3:36
  16. Lee Perry - "Roast Fish & Cornbred" (extended mix) 4:26
  17. The Upsetters - "Corn Fish Dub" (extended mix) 4:26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pareles, Jon (14 December 1997). "Pop/Rock/Soul; A Flurry of Boxed Sets Wraps Up the Year". nytimes.com. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Dougan, John. "Arkology - Lee "Scratch" Perry". allmusic.com. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Heumann, Michael (1 September 2003). "On Second Thought: Lee "Scratch" Perry - Arkology". stylusmagazine.com. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Barrow, Steve & Dalton, Peter (1999) Reggae: 100 Essential CDs, Rough Guides, ISBN 1-85828-567-4