Best Michael Rose Songs

Which song out of Michael Rose's solo career would you rate as his greatest recording?

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1Jah Love Hot

Amazing! Totally unique and sick composition with that phat brass bass and those nice background brass tunes. Great female backing vocals. Perfect song. Highly addictive. Big up!

2The Juice

100% Michael Rose. This tune is sweet and catchy. The melody of the chorus reminds of the big hits with Black Uhuru, but with Michael's hallmark voice on its own. I also like the continuous reggae riddim/strum (does not stop throughout the song), which makes it more roots rock, and very positive and danceable.

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3I Love King Selassie

I love this solo re-recording taken from the "Be Yourself" studio album. Purely Michael Rose, with his updated dancehall-influenced powerful sound. Note: he originally recorded this song with Black Uhuru in 1977.

4Wan Fi Go

Great tune with slow, relaxed riddim and vintage sounding raspy saxophone. Nice percussions. Combines roots rock, dancehall and dub elements nicely.

5Rude Boys (Back In Town)

This was released on EP-single as a great opener for his solo comeback in the mid nineties. Dancehall style at its best. The more notorious video clip version was not so reggae, but catchy and cool; the single however contained the original album version too, and other very nice reggae/dancehall and dub remixes.

6Last Chance

Last Chance was a big hit bv Michael Rose and should therefore be on the list. The song has the typical UK lover's rock sound and it's easy to listen to.

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