ten years and ten freely downloadable
albums, this is Messian Dread's first
"commercial" full length album.
SHOWCASE is the result of much feedback
throughout the years and has been produced
for Star Recordings, at their request.
Fifteen tracks in just over 72 minutes,
as the title suggest all in
"Discomix" style: full lyrics and
full length Dub in one mix.
The album takes the listener into the
different styles of Messian Dread's music,
using a sequence of tracks that would go
very well in a concert.
The tracks follow each other in such a
manner, that those who prefer the lyrical
half will not have to wait too long, and
those who prefer the Dub will have the same
The differences between the Dubs and
lyrical parts can be quite intense. It can
be, that a joyous and upfull track becomes
psychedelic in just a few seconds. Or vice
The album opens up with a couple of Roots
tunes, then enters into a phase of some
upfull Rub a Dub style tracks, and ends with
some serious Steppers. CLICK
HERE FOR A TRACK BY TRACK DESCRIPTION
Messian Dread uses his voice to both sing
and chant in several moods and vibes.
Because this album is the result of a
project which lasted a year, there's
something in it for every season.
Some tracks deal with the corruption of
"Christianity", others will
heartically worship Yesus Kristos. Some
tracks will be about the music and how sweet
it can be in the Dance, where others contain
some serious prophetic warnings against
Babylon in almost style.
The tempo's range between 126 to 182 BPM,
as you can see on the Cover Art which lists
the BPM tempo with every title. There's much
more to see on the Cover Art, including
ancient Ethiopian Christian scenes and
pictures of Messian Dread's spiritual