Til Shiloh (CD) ~ Buju Banton (Artist) Cover Art

Til Shiloh (CD)

By: Buju Banton (Artist)


List Price: $10.99
Current Price: $10.53
You Save: $0.46 (4%)
Download MP3

Also available from:

Provider Name Price From Condition Buy
1   Supermart.com $10.73 New Buy
2   CD Universe $11.99 New Buy

Buju Banton Artist Snapshot:

One of the most acclaimed Jamaican DJs of the '90s, Buju Banton was among those in the thriving ragga dancehall scene who turned their backs on the "slackness" to focus once again on "cultural" statements and "conscious" lyrics. He was huge in Jamaica, but when he was the voice of the moment in '92, he recorded the anti-gay "Boom Bye Bye," which sparked much controversy and momentarily stalled his career. He returned in '93 with "Murderer," a song instrumental in changing the focus of DJ lyrics away from celebrations of the gun.


Track Listing

MP3 Downloads
 
Amazon.com Album                  CD Universe Album
 
DISC 1 for Til Shiloh (CD) Album By Buju Banton (Artist) Amazon.com iTunes CD Universe
1   Shiloh Buy Buy  
2   'Til I'm Laid To Rest Buy Buy  
3   Murderer Buy Buy  
4   Champion (Album Version) Buy Buy  
5   Untold Stories Buy Buy  
6   Not An Easy Road Buy Buy  
7   Only Man Buy Buy  
8   Complaint Buy Buy  
9   Chuck It So Buy Buy  
10   How Could You? Buy Buy  
11   Wanna Be Loved Buy Buy  
12   It's All Over Buy Buy  
13   Hush Baby Hush Buy Buy  
14   What You Gonna Do Buy Buy  
15   Rampage Buy Buy  
16   Sensemelia Persecution Buy Buy  

Product Description



Run a Quick Search on "Til Shiloh" by Buju Banton to Browse Related Products:

Browse more products related to "Til Shiloh"

Browse more products related to "Buju Banton"


Product Notes

When Buju Banton emerged from the Kingston, Jamaica, slums in the early ''90s, he stirred controversy with a breed of dancehall steeped in the same obsessions with gunplay, sexism, and homophobia that characterized hardcore American hip-hop. But after converting to Rastafarianism and scratching to find more socially conscious and deeply rooted music on 1993''s Voice of Jamaica, Banton (born Mark Myrie) proved that his conscience and creative restlessness are driven by more than mere commercial shrewdness on this album, his true breakthrough. Banton sounds like a changed man from the get-go. The spiritually uplifting title prologue segues into a chuckle and the resignation of "''Til I''m Laid to Rest." While Banton ruminates on everything from love and spirituality to geopolitics, his electro dancehall clich├ęs have largely given way to organic, often spiritual music whose African influences are worn as a badge of honor. Banton has been credited with reinventing dancehall here, and it''s hard to argue otherwise. His gruff voice bounds from its previous monotonous rap ruts into a warm and joyous newfound expressiveness that lights up the infectious "Murderer," the fatalistic "Not an Easy Road," and the party-time "Hush Baby Hush" (a reworking of the Zodiacs chestnut "Stay"). Banton even finds some folksy resonance with the acoustic-guitar backed "Untold Stories." Guest vocalists Garnett Silk ("Complaint") and Wayne Wonder ("What Ya Gonna Do") add some contemporary R&B touches to Banton''s already considerably expanded sense of dynamics. This remastered reissue features three bonus cuts: the B-sides "Rampage" and "Sensemilia Persecution" and a previously Jamaica-only remix of "Champion." --Jerry McCulley



Customer Reviews for "Til Shiloh (CD)" by Buju Banton (Artist)

There are no customer reviews yet. Be the first to write a review!

Submit your Review




Explore More Great Tower Sales & Specials



Tower.com Sales, Promotions & Special Features

Tower.com Sales & Boutiques

  • Tower Essentials Sale
    Visit the Essentials Sale for a wide selection and huge savings on your favorite music, DVD, Blu-ray and Books.
  • Great Gift Ideas
    Tower has Great Gift Ideas and Huge Savings on Your Favorite Music, CDs, DVDs, Books and More at Prices that Make Giving A Breeze!

Interact with Tower.com