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Africa Unite: The Singles Collection Africa Unite: The Singles Collection is not that different from Legend — with which it shares 10 tracks — but Africa Unite: The Singles CollectionReggae/Ska Africa Unite: The Singles Collection is not that different from Legend — with which it shares 10 tracks — but 2005-11-07
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Africa Unite: The Singles Collection

Genre: Reggae/Ska; Producer (group): Island; Status: In Season

Africa Unite: The Singles Collection is not that different from Legend — with which it shares 10 tracks — but Africa Unite wins by including four pre-Island recordings not found on that previous collection. Three new cuts, however, are disappointing: Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am’s remix of Marley’s ”Africa Unite” is too tame, the never-released ”Slogans” (featuring newly recorded guitar work from Eric Clapton) isn’t much of a song, and ”Stand Up Jamrock” is nothing more than a very average mash-up. Old songs: A New songs: C

Originally posted November 7 2005 — 12:00 AM EST

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