By Phyllis Pollack—-
The renowned dub and reggae pioneer will release his next album, entitled Master Piece on September 11, 2012. The album will contain a few tracks that were initially released in 2010.
See Of Sound, the record label releasing the new album, says the tracks that have been reworked for Master Piece were originally issued in an “unfinished” state.
Produced by Born Free and The Next Room, the album is a distinct, if not extreme, departure from virtually all of Perry’s past works.
The album will be released on CD, vinyl and digital formats.
The groundbreaking Perry, who has worked as a studio engineer, producer, songwriter, and performer, pioneered a number of innovations, including dub reggae.
The track listing on Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Master Piece, which contains the reworked songs, is as follows:
Mr. Upsetter (Dancehall Fusion Mix)
Mr. Upsetter (Funky Mix)
Mr. Upsetter (Pop Mix)
Forgiveness (Road of Life Riddim)
Soul Man (Reprise)