Following the Grammy-winning success of_ Strictly Roots_, Morgan Heritage returns with Avrakedabra, and another melodically bright collection of contemporary reggae. The Morgan siblings invite a lot of guests to the fold, leading off the 14-song album with Mr. Talkbox (Bruno Mars) accenting the vocals of Peetah and Gramps on the one-drop, horn-driven “Want Some More.” There is the advisory “Live Your Life,” that leads to the brothers Marley, Stephen and Ziggy, sharing in the vibe on “One Family,” and its reggaeton
Reggae standout act Morgan Heritage released its latest full-length studio recording last week. The record, Avrakedabra is a work of sheer musical magic. This fourteen-song record is easily one of this year’s top new reggae records hands down. That is due in no small part to the diversity of the record’s musical arrangements. The lyrical themes exhibited throughout the record are just as diverse, making them notable in their own right, too. The record’s sequencing rounds out its most important elements.
Morgan Heritage - Avrakedabra Looks as though reggae's most successful family band has been whittled down from a core quintet to a threesome, and now lead singer Peter Morgan (truly one of the most engaging front men in all of Jamaican music), keyboardist/vocalist Gramps Morgan and percussionist/vocalist Mr. Mojo are going forward under the MH name. What hasn't changed is their growing determination (so it would seem) to modernize roots reggae music to the max. Opening track "Want Some More" (referring to
mmy Award Gewinner Morgan Heritage veröffentichen am 19. Mai 2017 ihr neues Album "Avrakedabra". In gewohnter Form verwebt die Formation authentischen Reggae mit Pop und bleibt dabei ihrer Erfolgsformal treu. Als Gastmusiker unterstützen auf "Avrakedabra" Stephan und Ziggy Marley, DreZion, Kabaka Pyramid, ,R.City, Dre Island sowie der 2014 verstorbenen Reggae-Musiker Wiliam 'Bunny Rugs'.
It's often said that there is a resurgence under way in Jamaican roots reggae. With acts like Morgan Heritage around, though, it's extremely doubtful if the soulful sound of real, true roots ever went away in the first place. An internationally acclaimed Grammy award-winning success, the Jamaican group have steamed ahead through time and tide while never surrendering their sound. New album 'Avadakedabra' drops on May 19th, with the band set to take off on another lung-bursting tour. New single 'Ready For Love' airs on
Few albums have the ability to captivate from the beginning to end, but this stunning new release from GRAMMY award winning reggae legends Morgan Heritage does that and more. From the shimmering and smooth opening track, “Want Some More,” to the melodic and nostalgic tones of “One Family,” this entire collection is velvety listening throughout. Noted producer Shannon Sanders proves once again that he has the Midas touch when it comes to working with artists whose music packs a strong punch.