Tarrus Riley to explain the ‘Love Situation’ on fifth LP Image

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Kicking off “Reggae Month” in an epic way, February 4 th 2014 marks the release of Love Situation , the newest album from international reggae star Tarrus Riley . 

Ever the versatile artist – this album explores musical territory that is guaranteed to be loved by music listeners of all generations.

Production was spearheaded by Dean Fraser for Cannon assisted by talents such as Shane C. Brown of Juke Boxx Productions, Mitchum Khan Chin and Jordan McClure . Shane C. Brown along with Romel Marshall mixed the project and mastering was done by Grammy award winning engineer Michael Fuller . Love Situation is a throwback to the sound of classic Jamaican rock steady with a modern twist. Fans of classic Jamaican music will undoubtedly recognize many favorite rhythms from the days of Treasure Isle . Guests such as U Roy, Konshens, Big Youth, Mr Cheeks (from the Lost Boyz), Dean Fraser and Whippa Demus contribute to the cross-generational vibe that Riley (aka Singy Singy) has crafted on this project.

When reached for comment, Zojak World Wide president Aaron Mahlfeldt stated, “We are very pleased to be working with Reggae superstar Tarrus Riley. Working closely with Tarrus’ entire team along with Shane C Brown and Dean Fraser has been one of the best experiences we have had in the music industry. They are all true professionals on every level and very easy to collaborate with. We thank Tarrus and his production team for partnering with Zojak to release Love Situation , 2014?s Rock Steady masterpiece.” The ever-jovial Tarrus Riley expressed gratitude, saying, “Special Thanks to the engineers, singers and players of instrument for lending their expertise on this project. Extra Special Salute to the legends of the indigenous Jamaican genre of music called ‘Rock Steady’ also called ‘Lovers Rock’ in other parts of the world.”

Love Situation is a true testimony to the resilience and timeless quality of the greatest era of Jamaican music. Great rhythms, engineering, production and of course the stellar vocal work of ‘Singy Singy’ attest to the fact that quality reggae music is alive and well in the minds, hearts, and dancing shoes of today’s music listeners around the globe. The album will be available January 28 th for pre-order and officially released February 4th on iTunes and a variety of online retailers, as well as physical CD’s in digipak. To promote the album Tarrus will be kicking off a US tour on January 25th.

Check out the lead single and tracklist below:


01. Intro - Love Situation
02. 123 I Love You
03. Lost For Words 'Speechless'
04. Welding Skit (taken From I-Roy Welding)
05. Burning Desire
06. A Lifetime Skit
07. Five Days feat. Big Youth & Mr. Cheeks
08. Cry No More feat. Dean Fraser
09. Dem A Watch 'Wanna See Us Break Up'
10. Cum Get Your Ish
11. One Drop (Remix)
12. Special Occasion feat. Whippa Demus
13. To The Limit (Remix) feat. Konshens
14. Thank You
15. Version Of Love 'My Story'
16. Sail Away 'Stepping Out' feat. U Roy
17. Food For Thought

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