JIMMY CLIFF’S REBIRTH

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Born James Chambers  OM, but is best known as Jimmy Cliff, has released his album “Rebirth” on July 16, 2012. It won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album and was included in Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums of 2012. Rebirth was Cliff’s first new album in eight years. The album was recorded at The Sound Factory and Canyon Hut in California and produced by Tim Armstrong of Rancid. Rebirth also includes cover versions of  “The Clash’s “Guns of Brixton” (The lyric of which refers to Cliff’s role in The Harder They Come), Joe Higgs’ “World Upside Down” and Rancid’s “Rubu Soho”. Rebirth has managed  to reach Number 1 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums Chart and Number 76 on the Billboard 200. It peaked at Number 83 in the UK Albums Chart. By December 2012, the album had sold 33,000 copies in the United States.

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JIMMY CLIFF’S REBIRTH

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