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  • Summary: The sixth full-length solo release for the eldest son of Bob Marley was self-produced and features a guest appearance from his brother, Stephen Marley.
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Weekend's Long
I found a place where the weekend's long Don't check no luggage just carry on Why should you laugh instead of cry Why should you live instead of... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Jul 6, 2016
    Ziggy Marley, the LP, shares much in common with Robert Palmer's Pride, Black Uhuru's Chill Out, and even Gregory Isaacs' Night Nurse, as its diminutive, deft, funky, tight, electro-tinged, and sincere. With all these ingredients at just the volume, it's still one single or classic short of being the best-of Ziggy, but the cool temperament and empowering mood of the album offer a life-affirming soul massage through music.
  2. Mojo
    Jul 6, 2016
    The message songs are delivered from the heart. [Aug 2016, p.95]
  3. Uncut
    Jul 6, 2016
    On the whole it struggles to strike a light, far less catch fire. [Aug 2016, p.78]
  4. Jul 6, 2016
    It’s rooted so firmly within his comfort zone that when he sings about revolution on Start It Up, it’s more eyebrow-raising than consciousness-raising.