While many of Dennis Brown's later recordings won't be remembered as well as those of his early days, the man that Bob Marley called his favorite reggae singer never really released a disc that wasn't worth hearing. Even during his most turbulent times, Brown brought a caring, spiritual vibe to his music that few others could.
I DON'T KNOW is a mid- '90s Clive Jarret/Peter Chemist production that has a more electronic feel to it than Brown's earlier material. Songs such as "Trod On" and the bubbling "Give Me the Vibe" serve as good examples of how consistent Brown's music was, regardless of what else what going on his life. Vocalist Onite Boone joins Brown on two tracks ("Should I" and "Treat Me Bad"). Both work quite well, giving us just a glimpse of what Boone and Brown could do together. Other notable tracks include "Piece of My Heart," "True True," and "Fly Away Home."