Gentleman released his sixth studio album New Day Dawn, on April 19. He released three versions of the album with a standard 12 track, a Deluxe 17 track, and Double Vinyl Edition. So far, one video has dropped for the single “You Remember.”
Known for his already diverse style and “International Reggae Headliner” status, Gentleman set this album up to be something completely new. It marks his first album that does not feature any collaborations. From Gentleman himself; “I liked the idea of creating an album that would be purely Gentleman. There was no big plan behind it, it just sort of happened. I felt that ‘New Day Dawn’ could work without featured artists. Which is not to say that I don’t like working with other people”.
Parts of the album were recorded in Jamaica, as well as Germany and Daddy Rings, Jack Radics and Danny Brownie were brought along to help with some of the producing. In order to get that true Gentleman sound, he put a recording studio in his home in Cologne and did some of the album there as well. “We recorded most of the music in Germany, but as far as the vocals are concerned, I still find it easier to get feedback in Kingston which is why they were done in Jamaica for the most part.“
New Day Dawn was mixed by the Jamaican mixing legend Errol Brown (Bob Marley, Gregory Isaacs, etc) and Moritz Enders in Berlin and was given the final touches by Sascha “Busy“ Bühren in his mastering studio “True Busyness“ in Berlin.
You can pick up a copy of New Day Dawn on iTunes by clicking HERE!
Article By: Andrew McClatchy
Video: Gentleman – “You Remember”