Horace Andy

In the Light Dub

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A pivotal album in the Horace Andy discography, the singer has one of the most distinctive voices in reggae which will certainly be familiar to fans of Massive Attack, who picked him up in the mid-'90s and had him contribute to the project with their breakthrough as "One Love." In the Light Dub is an outstanding work from 1977 which was given the dub treatment from King Jammy. With such a fine lineup creating the original versions on In the Light Dub, the highlight cuts are "Do You Love My Music," "Government Land," and "Problems." This features the stellar backing band of Michael Taylor and Leroy Sibbles on bass, Leroy Wallace and Noel Alphonso on drums, the legendary Augustus Pablo on keyboard, and Privy Dread on guitar. This collection certainly competes with Skylarking for the top pick of Horace Andy's '70s work, a high point of his career which is as essential as any of his albums with Massive Attack and Mad Professor.