Reggae icons record tribute to 'The Police'

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the-police[4].jpgReggae-inflected Rock, is what The Police brought to their throngs of fans in the late 70s; as they were possibly the most striking of a few rock/pop bands who introduced the Reggae Rhythm to new audiences.

A new Tribute to The Police titled, "Spirits in the Material World," has been released by Shanachie Records and it features Reggae Champions, reclaiming the reggae component of The Police's music.

There could have been no better time for this CD to hit the shelves, as The Police is recently reunited and currently playing throughout the world.

Authentic, strong reggae rhythms, is what the new album is full of backing up stellar artists like: Toots & The Maytals, The Wailing Souls, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Junior Reid, Ali Campbell of UB40, Horace Andy, Gregory Isaacs; as they give their interpretations of Police hits.

A portion of proceeds will benefit The Toots Foundation, that was created by Toots Hibbert, of Toots & The Maytals. It supports the building and running of youth centers in Jamaica.