Aside from performing on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Grammy-award winning artist Shaggy will be releasing his new album Summer in Kingston on Tuesday, July 19th 2011. As a summer time special, the album will be available for just $2.99 at all digital retailers!
1.) Soldiers Story (Feat. Jaiden)
2.) FIred Up (F*ck the Rece$$ion!)
3.) End of the World (Drink Up’)
4.) Feeling Alive (Feat. Agent Sasco)
6.) Just Another Girl (feat. Tarrus Riley)
8.) The Only One (Lie to Me) [Feat. Jaiden]
SUMMER IN KINGSTON packs just 8 tracks and finds Shaggy sporting his original up-tempo reggae/dancehall style with tracks such as “Sugarcane” and “Fired Up (F**k the Rece$$ion).” He also teams up with reggae’s rising stars on a few tracks. On “Feeling Alive,” Shaggy collaborates with dancehall star Assassin AKA Agent Sasco, and on “Just Another Girl,” award-winning artist Tarrus Riley lends his touch.
With the song “Soldiers Story,” Shaggy recalls his time as a marine in Iraq as a young man. With lyrics displaying emotions of fear, loss and loneliness, Shaggy vividly recounts the personal experience. Shaggy has already released his new first single Sugarcane and has been in the Top 10 on the iTunes Reggae chart for weeks!
Lastly, in an unprecedented promotion, Shaggy will premiere the “Sugarcane” music video to thousands of fans that line up in Knutsford Square in Kingston, Jamaica on July 16 at 7:00pm EST. Four screens will show the clip for maximum viewing in the square, and fans will be treated to performances from Shaggy, joined by Agent Sasco, Chino, Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor and more, to celebrate the launch in true Kingston style.
Go to ShaggyOnline.com to keep up!