MP3 Leak of the Week: Groundation

MP3 Leak of the Week: Groundation

On October 10th, roots-reggae band Groundation released their 8th studio album titled A Miracle. We’re honored to share with you a FREE song from that new release with the track “Jah Defend The Music”. Grab it on the homepage for FREE and read more about the new album here…

You can download Groundation’s new track, “Jah Defend The Music”, for FREE on our home page under the MP3 Leak of the Week on the right hand column! This Download will only be available until Saturday Oct 25th, 2014.

Groundation – “Jah Defend The Music”
“A Miracle” Background:
After working in the studio through March and April, and between tours abroad and through the US, Groundation has finally released their latest record. Titled A Miracle, the 8th album for Groundation and follow up to 2012’s Building An Ark was officially announced in May, on Mothers Day with the statement: “Our next studio album is written in dedication to the Great Female Spirit.”

“Our sound is meant to challenge our listeners spiritually, socially and musically to think outside the box,” says group leader Harrison Stafford. “We’re especially excited to have Judy Mowatt on the album, her first recording of a reggae song in more than 20 years, singing a duet with me on the album’s title track.” This is 21st century music meant to inspire and educate, Jah Music to elevate the mind and move the body.

The band’s album art was illustrated by Neville Garrick. You can pick up Groundation’s new album, A Miracle on iTunes by clicking HERE!

Groundation Background:
Rooted in the reggae one-drop sound of Jamaica, Groundation seamlessly incorporates the harmonic, polyrhythmic, and improvisational elements of jazz, breathing new life into both genres. Groundation’s unique reggae fusion can be heard from villages in Thailand, to the favelas of Brazil, from the mountains of New Zealand, to Moroccan cafes and college dorm rooms in the United States. Since 1998 they’ve performed in more than thirty countries on six continents, sharing the stage with such diverse artists as Jimmy Cliff, Sly and the Family Stone, The Roots, Kanye West, and Sonic Youth.

This fall, Groundation will head back to Europe starting October 22nd in France. The group will celebrate the release of their new album with about 17 total shows through Europe when wrapping up on November 16th. Check the dates below, grab the song for FREE on our homepage before it’s gone & pick up their new album A Miracle.

groundation Tour Dates

Groundation Links:
Groundation Website
Groundation Facebook

Huge thanks again to Groundation for allowing us to share new track, “Jah Defend The Music” to post up for FREE download. Free music is a privilege that we’re grateful for and we appreciate the work these artists do! Please feel free to download this song for FREE and spread the awareness to your friends!
Enjoy the FREE track on the homepage!

Article By: Mike Patti

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