Return of the Super Ape (2003) Recorded in 1978 and released two years later, Return is a solid sequel to 1976's dub classic Super Ape, even though it doesn't sound much… 2003-01-14 Lee Scratch Perry and the Upsetters
Music Review

Return of the Super Ape (2003)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Jan 14, 2003; Lead Performance: Lee Scratch Perry and the Upsetters

Recorded in 1978 and released two years later, Return is a solid sequel to 1976's dub classic Super Ape, even though it doesn't sound much like its predecessor. Most notably, there's a much greater emphasis on vocals (including an uncredited semicover of Rufus' ''Tell Me Something Good''), with only a couple of proper dub tracks. It's a little unclear what makes this bonus-track-free reissue a ''deluxe edition,'' but Return is still worth going back to.

Originally posted Jan 17, 2003 Published in issue #691 Jan 17, 2003 Order article reprints