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Symeonn, Rob / Chosen One, The
Album:Chosen One, The Collection:Reggae
Artist:Symeonn, Rob Added:11/2006
Label:Redbud Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-11-19 Pull Date:2007-01-21 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:14 Jan24 Dec17 Dec3 Dec26 Nov

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1.Jul 21, 2014:Happy Hour
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2.Jan 06, 2011:Happy Hour
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3.Aug 10, 2009:Happy Hour
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6.Sep 17, 2007:Happy Hour
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Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2006-11-17 
Symeonn, Rob – The Chosen One
Reviewed by Sadie O., 11/17/06
Roots rock and VERY Rasta Reggae. Well made, classic sound, not too slick and not too stoned. He must be cool, cause he uses the Chicken Boy motto: It’s nice to be important, but it’s important to be nice.
No FCCs (as if!) – best tracks IMO are 7, 11 and 12.
1. 0:39 wave sounds, somewhat uptempo nyahbinghi with prayer
2. 3:48 *long intro, uptempo roots rock bubble.
3. 3:52 **dubby midtempo skank, very Rasta. Nice melodica.
4. 3:28 *midtempo roots with pretty female chorus, theme lifted from a kids’ church song. Rasta preaching.
5. 3:52 **slightly uptempo skank with cool sax.
6. 3:44 *midtempo skank with a bit of toasting. Nice combination of voices.
7. 3:25 ***midtempo tough skank with nicely looned out dancehall toast by Junior Kelly, Rasta message.
8. 3:47 *midtempo, classic roots stand, nice vocal harmonies
9. 0:39 waves and nyahbinghi fire and brimstone
10. 3:47 *slow folksy bubble with hints of slide guitar, lots of vocal harmonies.
11. 4:04 ***midtempo bubble, nice combination of male vocals.
12. 5:26 ***jaunty upbeat roots skank, fun music, very serious lyrics. Crazy combination!
13. 3:31 *somewhat uptempo bubble, female chorus.
14. 4:12 *downtempo acoustic nyahbinghi-inflected Rasta message, no drums.
15. 3:28 **uptempo rock steady bubble. Some dancehall toasting.
16. 3:58 *VERY slow, sweetened nyahbinghi version of track 6. Odd noises.
17. 3:53 **midtempo skank, instrumental version of track 5, solo mellow sax.

Track Listing
1.Intro 9.Interlude
2.Message In The Music 10.Good Over Evil
3.Chosen One 11.Free Ft. Willow Wilson & Dj Tempa
4.Light Of Mine 12.Cold Outside
5.Empress 13.Stumblin Block
6.Roots Woman Ft. Terry Ganzie 14.King Tafari
7.Best Friend Ft. Junior Kelly 15.Jah Is The Teacher Ft. Simpleman
8.No More Ft. Willow Wilson 16.Roots Woman Remix
 17.Empress Instrumental Ft. Jerry Johnson