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3canal / Best Of 3canal, The
Album:Best Of 3canal, The Collection:World
Artist:3canal Added:06/2006
Label:Revolution 

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Add Date:2006-06-11 Pull Date:2006-08-13 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:13 Aug6 Aug30 Jul23 Jul16 Jul9 Jul2 Jul18 Jun
Airplays:41112212

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 03, 2010:Music Casserole
I Believe
4.Aug 15, 2006:New World Disorder
I Believe
2.Oct 25, 2008:New World Disorder
Revolution
5.Aug 12, 2006:cafe paradiso
Talk Yuh Talk
3.Dec 05, 2006:Disorderly Favorites of 2006
Talk Yuh Talk
6.Aug 12, 2006:ready, go!
I Believe

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2006-06-02 
3Canal – The Best of (Revolution)
Reviewed by Sadie O., 6/2/06
Rapso – complex and infectious soca beats with hip hop sensibility. The beats fucking KILL, and the 4 (later 3) male singers make great harmonies with socially conscious lyrics, as well as creating more syncopation with a sort of rap/chant. This is a GREAT fucking band – play til your ears bleed!
CD 1 is the party disk, although it’s often plenty militant, CD 2 is the experimental disk (although hardly the electronica sort of experimental!), CD 3 is actually a DVD of music videos, which I took!
Track 6 on CD 1 and track 9 on CD 2 are so good it’s insane.
CD1:
1. 4:27**slightly uptempo driving soca with lots of percussion, hint of steel drums, great lyrics.
2. 4:37 ***somewhat uptempo with great bounce, mostly percussion and vocals.
3. 4:54 **a bit uptempo, full sound, all about mud. Whee! Mud!
4. 3:53 *computer voices at intro, a bit silly until the beat comes in – it’s a great beat.
5. 3:57 **electronic steel drums intro, complex vocal and drum syncopations. About Jouvay carnival.
6. 4:17****midtempo, militant riddim, great fucking song!
7. 4:52 ***uptempo carnival groove with Latin horns, fun lyrics.
8. 4:36 **handdrums and funky midtempo groove with lots of horns. About the joy of Trini Carnival.
9. 4:41 *midtempo carnival groove.
10. 4:29 **midtempo, militant vibes.
11. 4:10 *midtempo, a bit downbeat, cool booty-shaker.
12. 5:06 **a bit downtempo, dancey as hell, cowbell and vocal syncopation.
13. 4:30 **uptempo militant riddim, hot hot hot!
14. 4:22 **slightly uptempo strong riddim with meaty production.
15. 2:32 *midtempo, very much carnival sound with lots of random noises.
16. 3:33 ***long intro, midtempo militant riddim about revolution.
17. 4:23 **midtempo, lots of percussion. I think the music is telling you to dance. Just a guess…
18. 4:17 ***midtempo booty shaker, militant and a bit menacing and yet tons of fun.
CD 2:
1. 6:17 **midtempo, upliftical riddim. Some African influence.
2. 5:28 **downtempo, nice bounce, interesting vocals.
3. 6:28 **midtempo, big vocals, very electronic-sounding beat.
4. 1:42 *fun bit of filler, blockbuster movie vibes.
5. 4:18 **downtempo reggae riddim with a lot of bounce, religious lyrics but still tough.
6. 4:31 ***somewhat uptempo, celebratory vibes, dream of African warrior.
7. 3:46 **slinky midtempo wiggle, religious “read the Bible” lyrics.
8. 5:53 *sort of a smooth jazz groove, downtempo beat. Strange ending.
9. 5:18 ****great midtempo hip hop with killer riddim, great lyrics.
10. 5:02 acoutic guitar, pretty vocals, strings. Some religion, but nice message, terribly sweet.
11. 4:30 **downtempo reggae beat with steel drum, pretty vocals.
12. 5:27 sweet mellow midtempo hip hop with some female vocals.
13. 4:40 ***(bonus track - No Way No How) – minor FCC (bastards), strong midtempo bounce, militant vibes.

Track Listing
1.Goodnews 16.Revolution
2.Blue 17.Roll It
3.Mud Madness 18.Run Com
4.One In A Million 19.Iere Vibes
5.Down De Road 20.Blue Blue
6.Talk Yuh Talk 21.For The People
7.Mind Yuh Business 22.Millennium Coming
8.Irie Tempo 23.Cut & Clear
9.Las Carnival 24.Umbayao
10.Salt 25.Powermusic
11.Welcome 26.Over The Mountain
12.Let The Session Begin 27.I Believe
13.Heat In The Place 28.Open Wide
14.Watch Dem 29.Grave Situation
15.Clear D Way 30.Wonder