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Format: CD
Sku: 204055647
UPC: 060768056527
UPC 14: 00060768056527
Release Date: 3/6/2007
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Dread Are the Controller ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
2. Let Me Down Easy ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
3. I'm Still in Love - (12" Mix) ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
4. Never Be Ungrateful - (12" Mix) ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
5. Bionic Rats ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
6. Cool Rasta ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
7. Flash Gordon Meets Luke Skywalker ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
8. Black Panta ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
9. Fever ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
10. Beautiful and Dangerous ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
11. Dread Dub ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
12. Gypsy Man ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
13. Ruffer Version, A ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
14. Right Road to Dubland ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
15. Dreader Locks ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
16. This Life Makes Me Wonder ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
17. Clean Race ~ Jonny Greenwood (Guitar/Composer)
 
Johnny Greenwood Is The Controller is a reggae album from the talented Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood. Track List
1. Linval Thompson - "Dread Are The Controller" 2. Derrick Harriott - "Let Me Down Easy"
3. Marcia Aitken - "I'm Still In Love"
4. Gregory Isaacs - "Never Be Ungrateful"
5. Lee "Scratch" Perry - "Bionic Rats"
6. The Heptones - "Cool Rasta"
7. Scientist & Jammy & The Roots Radics - "Flash Gordon Meets Luke Skywalker"
8. Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters - "Black Panta"
9. Junior Byles - "Fever"
10. Desmond Dekker & The Aces - "Beautiful and Dangerous"
11. Lloyd's All Stars - "Dread Dub (It Dread Out Deh Version)"
12. Marcia Griffiths - "Gypsy Man"
13. Johnny Clarke & The Aggrovators - "A Ruffer Version"
14. The Jahlights - "Right Road To Dubland (Right Road to Zion Dub)"
15. Junior Byles & Lee Perry - "Dreader Locks"
16. Delroy Wilson - "This Life Makes Me Wonder"
17. Scotty - "Clean Race"

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Liner Note Authors: Jonny Greenwood ; Johnny Clarke.
Muze PNote One of the pleasures of garnering a certain level of commercial and critical respect is that one's own personal taste becomes something to be held in high regard by others. On JONNY GREENWOOD IS THE CONTROLLER the Radiohead guitarist and sonic mastermind gets to show off his sizeable reggae collection. While neither celebrity mix discs or obscure reggae collections are a rarity, that doesn't mean that many aren't worth listening to. CONTROLLER, with its mix of deep cuts, obscure finds, and impeccable variety, is one such comp worth picking up.

Producer: Clive Chin; Derrick Harriott; Bill Spencer; Harry Johnson; Joe Gibbs; Lee "Scratch" Perry; Leslie Kong; Linval Thompson; Lloyd Campbell; Lloyd Charmers; Roy Bennett; Bunny Lee

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Master (Osc)

Associated Artists and Works

Emperor Quartet
Norwegian Wood [Original Soundtrack] [Digipak] ~ Emperor Quartet
Emperor Quartet (String Quartet
Norwegian Wood [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ~ Emperor Quartet (String Quartet

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 03/06/2007
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2007
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 80565
Music Label Name Label : Trojan
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00060768056527

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (p.82)
- 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n idiosyncratic but smart sampler of Sixties and Seventies Jamaican hits and obscurities."

Q (p.123)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] selection of highly melodic '60s and '70s cuts....The Radiohead man's choices are reliably obscure..."

CMJ (p.41)
- "[With] some forgotten gems. It's no surprise reggae has had a major impact on Jonny Greenwood's music, and it's exciting to hear cuts that influenced his band's more avant-garde releases..."

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