On February 4, 2014 world renowned reggae crooner Tarrus Riley will release Love Situation, his fifth full length album. The 17-track collection is produced by Dean Fraser for Cannon, assisted by talents such as Shane C. Brown of Juke Boxx Productions, Mitchum “Khan” Chin and Jordan McClure. The project was mixed by Shane C. Brown & Romel Marshall and was mastered by Grammy award winning engineer Michael Fuller.
It is no secret that Tarrus Riley is one of Jamaica’s, precious gifts to music. Known for making thought provoking music forcing people to open their eyes and think, Tarrus Riley set a lane for himself as he adds his melodious ‘singy, singy style to his music. With a successful touring career, talent and charisma, which has millions of women singing ‘She’s Royal’, Tarrus Riley started a movement. A movement that made fans embrace the realization of how great they are and how powerful love is. Coming from a place of healing and soothing music Tarrus Riley is known for his analytical lyrics embracing Rasta’s teachings mixed with his heart felt romantic delivery.
Love Situation’s leading single ‘Dem a Watch’, set to hit airwaves this week will leave fans embracing another side of Tarrus. The message and tone of this single shows the diversity of Tarrus Riley and his team. With a unique styled musical composition and the socially charged lyrics, which articulates perseverance despite what the masses may say or do to try discredit you. ‘Dem A Watch’ is a single, which will only tease your musical palette. Love Situation is produced by Dean Fraser for Cannon, Jukeboxx, BSMG Productions and Executive Produced by Zojak World Wide. This compelling album, Love Situation, has already set the bar for albums to follow in 2014.
LISTEN the FIRST SINGLE DEM A WATCH “Wanna See Us Break Up”
When reached for comment, Zojak World Wide president Aaron Mahlfeldt stated “We are very pleased to be working with Reggae superstar Tarrus Riley. Working closely with Tarrus’ entire team along with Shane C Brown and Dean Fraser has been one of the best experiences we have had in the music industry. They are all true professionals on every level and very easy to collaborate with. We thank Tarrus and his production team for partnering with Zojak to release Love Situation, 2014’s Rock Steady masterpiece. ”
The ever-jovial Tarrus Riley expressed gratitude saying “Special Thanks to the engineers, singers and players of instrument for lending their expertise on this project. Extra Special Salute to the legends of the indigenous Jamaican genre of music called ‘Rock Steady’ also called ‘Lovers Rock’ in other parts of the world.
Love Situation is a true testimony to the resilience and timeless quality of the greatest era of Jamaican music. Great rhythms, engineering, production and of course the stellar vocal work of ‘Singy Singy’ attest to the fact that quality reggae music is alive and well in the minds, hearts, and dancing shoes of today’s music listeners around the globe. The album will be available January 28th for pre-order and officially released February 4th on iTunes and a variety of online retailers, as well as physical CD’s in digipak format. To promote the album Tarrus will be kicking off a US tour on January 25th.