Jamie Irie

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Jamie Irie
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Jamie Irie toasting at Zvērā Festival 2010
Background information
Birth nameJamie Buckley Saysell
Born (1965-07-24) 24 July 1965 (age 53)
Cheltenham, England
OriginGloucester, England
GenresReggae
Years activeMid-1990s–present

Jamie Buckley Saysell (born 24 July 1965 in Cheltenham[1]),[2][3] better known by his stage name Jamie Irie, is a reggae artist from Coney Hill, Gloucester, England. His single "Words Can Be So Simple" went straight to number four in the Italian singles chart.[4] He has performed with artists such as Sting, Biggie Smalls and Puff Daddy.[5]

His album Nah Give Up, released in 2014, topped the Juno download sales chart in the roots reggae, lovers rock and one drop category.[2] Later the same year a dub version of the album was released.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Words Can Be So Simple (2010)
  • Nah Give Up (2014)
  • Nah Give Up Dub (2014)

EPs[edit]

  • Irie Cola EP (2011)

Singles[edit]

  • "Words Can Be So Simple" (2010) - Italy No. 4
  • "My Sound" (2012)
  • "2B" (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ One Love Festival
  2. ^ a b "Gloucester's Jamie Irie tops the reggae charts", Gloucester Citizen, 5 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Jamie Irie", Payback Promotions. retrieved 7 February 2014
  4. ^ This is Gloucestershire: Gloucester musician big hit in Italy.
  5. ^ Gloucester Citizen: Tredworth Reggae star Jamie Irie's musical comeback 'bigger than original career'
  6. ^ "Reggae artist Jamie Irie hopes new dubstep album will reach number 1", Gloucester Citizen, 5 May 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2014

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