Alborosie & Friends Album Release

Alborosie & Friends Album Release

The first Italian reggae artist to be internationally recognized, Alberto D’ Ascola (aka Alborosie) was born in Sicily. With multiple projects as a singer, songwriter, producer and dub master hitting the market, his name & his stock are growing. Including the June release of Alborosie & Friends

The Italian reggae artist, Alborosie, released his last studio album and vinyl LP Sound The System in the United States on Oct 1st, 2013. The multi-talented artist encompasses a mix of live instruments and AlborosieFriendsCoveranalogue recording techniques akin to reggae’s golden age. On his latest album, he produced the majority of the tracks and played 90% of the accompanying instrumental parts. Sound The System followed his two previous acclaimed Greensleeves studio albums – Two Times Revolution and Escape From Babylon. Special guests on Sound the System include Ky-Mani Marley on the Bob Marley classic “Zion Train” and Italian star Nina Zilli on ska-flavored track “Goodbye.” The legendary Abyssinians are also featured on a horn-drenched “Give Thanks.”

With so many friends and a history of guest appearances, its fitting that Alborosie has announced that he will be releasing Alborosie & Friends, a 2 disc album that containing 24 total songs with 20 different guest appearances. These special guest collaborations include songs with: Mykal Rose, Gentleman, David Hinds, I Eye, Horace Anthony, Luciano, Kymani Marley, Gramps Morgan, Zoe, Sizzla, Ranking Joe, Black Uhuru, Spiritual, The Tamlins, Nikki Burt, Jah Cure, Etana, Lady Ann, Busy Signal & Dennis Brown. Kymani Marley appears on 3 different songs while Mykal Rose is featured twice!

Alborosie & Friends pairs the multi-talented musician/producer with some of reggae’s greatest voices, celebrating a range of classic hits and developing talents. The 2 CD set is released in the US on June 24 with the single disc vinyl LP to follow via Greensleeves (VP Records).


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Article By: Mike Patti

Watch: Alborosie – “Rock The Dancehall”
On April 15th, International Reggae star, Alborosie released a new music video to this song Rock The Dancehall. The song is the 3rd track off his latest June 2013 release of Sound the System. Alborosie will be doing a Meet N Greet at The Pier booth at this May’s California Roots Music & Arts Festival, exclusively at The Pier Booth. Stay tuned for more details and enjoy the song & video…