Third World to release first album since the passing of Bunny Rugs Image

by Biko Kennedy

Legendary Reggae band Third World is gearing up to release its latest studio album come June 10th.

Titled Under the Magic Sun, the album is slated to be released by Cleopatra Records packaged as  14-track effort featuring inventive versions of pop and rock classics, including Bread's Everything I Own, REO Speedwagon's I Can't Fight This Feeling Anymore, and Creedence Clearwater Revival's Have You Ever Seen The Rain.

It will also include a re-visitation of the band's mega-hit 96 Degrees In The Shade.

Although Under the Magic Sun is the first album to be released by the band since the death of its lead singer William 'Bunny Rugs' Clarke, the group began working on the project before his death on February 2.

A.J. Brown, who replaced the ailing Rugs on some of the shows during the group's 40-year anniversary celebrations, officially joined the group in March.

The band is one of the longest surviving reggae bands of all time. They have also been very consistent in crossing over into the international market, mixing elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock.

Third World is billed to perform at Reggae on the River in August but is expected to perform a few shows in the island later this month.

Check out the album cover and track list below;

1. Put A Little Love In Your Heart
2. I Can t Fight This Feeling
3. My Love
4. I Go Crazy
5. Have You Ever Seen The Rain
6. The Best Of My Love
7. Everything I Own
8. Into The Night
9. Inner City Blues
10. Walking In Rhythm
11. Try Jah Love
12. Livication
13. 96 Degrees
14. Now That We Found Love

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