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Katchafire / Slow-Burning
Album:Slow-Burning Collection:Reggae
Artist:Katchafire Added:Jan 2007
Label:Mai Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-01-28 Pull Date:2007-04-01 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Apr 1Mar 25Mar 18Mar 11Mar 4Feb 25Feb 18Feb 11

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 02, 2018:Happy Hour
I And I
4.Aug 06, 2012:Happy Hour
I And I
2.Mar 28, 2015:Emergency Crew part 1
Hey Girl (Version)
5.Aug 15, 2011:Happy Hour (Coverin' for PACC)
Frisk Me Down
3.May 27, 2013:Happy Hour (Coverin' for PACC on Memorial Day)
Frisk Me Down
6.Apr 18, 2011:Happy Hour
I And I

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2007-01-29 
Katchafire – Slow-burning (Mai Music)
Reviewed by Sadie O., 1/24/07
Sweet roots rock reggae from New Zealand. Appears heavily influenced by Steel Pulse, which is a great place to draw from… As with their previous record, the creamy goodness factor (and poppiness) varies widely, but when it’s good (like track 7) it’s REALLY good.
No FCCs detected. Follow the stars…
1. 5:16 ****pretty slightly downtempo roots skank, classic sound, cool horn section, nice harmonies.
2. 4:02 *downtempo bubble, love song, rub-a-dub stylee. Not my usual cuppa, but not bad.
3. 4:46 ***downtempo lover’s rock bounce. Relaxed and pretty, lovely horns.
4. 4:18 *somewhat downtempo skank, love song, sweet and fairly poppy. Bit of dub.
5. 2:51 ***slightly uptempo classic rock steady. Love song, but great classic sound.
6. 4:26 ****very downtempo (sucky) intro, then midtempo roots rock skank, VERY reminiscent of Steel Pulse.
7. 4:20 *****downtempo skank, great keyboards – excellent sound. It’s a hit!
8. 4:19 **rather uptempo bouncy bubble. Bit of dub and toast.
9. 3:12 *slightly downtempo relaxed bubble – original of track 2, pleasant love song.
10. 3:12 midtempo pop pretty stuff
11. 3:38 ****midtempo Latin-based skank. Minimalist instrumentation, but really nice guitars and riddim. Bit of toasting. Ends way short.
12. 4:30 **downtempo rather random dub of track 6
13. 5:07 ****midtempo, dub of track 7. Nice bass and guitar bits.
14. 2:58 ****slightly uptempo bubble version of 1, completely different lyrics, bit of toasting, altogether better.

Track Listing
1.Roots Music 8.Human Bonding
2.Hey Girl (Version) 9.Hey Girl
3.Call Right Up 10.Rainbow
4.I Got Ya Back 11.Rude Girl
5.Close Your Eyes 12.I And I (Mad Professor Dubtronic Mix)
6.I And I 13.Frisk Me Dub
7.Frisk Me Down 14.Hey Girl Version (Basscamp Remix)