Reggae Legend Lee “Scratch” Perry’s “Return Of The Super Ape” Receives Deluxe Vinyl Reissue

Reggae Legend Lee “Scratch” Perry’s “Return Of The Super Ape” Receives Deluxe Vinyl Reissue

Return Of The Super Ape was the final revelation from Lee Perry‘s Black Ark Studio before it closed, a psychedelicized dub journey into uncharted sonic territories.

Return Of The Super Ape is the follow-up album to the highly acclaimed dub album Super Ape. Just like its predecessor, the album was produced by Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry. It was the last album by The Upsetters before Perry closed down his Black Ark Studio. The album showcases yet again the prodigious production skills of undisputed dub master Lee “Scratch” Perry’s insanely layered textures and technical wizardry. With The Upsetters providing their musical backing. Now freshly remastered and restored for 2022 with original press artwork complete with inner disco sleeve.

Track Listing Side A
1. Dyon-Anaswa
2. Return Of The Super Ape
3. Tell Me Something Good
4. Bird In Hand
5. Crab Yars

Side B
1. Jah Jah Ah Natty Dread
2. Psyche & Trim
3. The Lion
4. Huzza A Hana
5. High Rankin Sammy


The classic Lee Perry & The Upsetters roots reggae album from 1978 featuring the eccentric reggae titan in his prime at his famed studio, the Black Ark. Includes dreamy Upsetters dub and instrumental vibrations. Newly remastered, includes original green cover art, Lion Of Judah labels, and printed inner sleeve. Now with fully restored artwork by and remastered by @finyltweek – the album is looking and sounding better than ever!

Ranked 100th on Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, nobody alive today, has been more influential in the evolution of reggae music as Grammy award-winning, Father of Reggae, Creator of Dub, Lee “Scratch” Perry. His illustrious career includes the discovery of Bob Marley and many other icons of Jamaican Reggae.