After a run of sonically mesmerizing singles, acclaimed reggae group Easy Star All-Stars release their highly anticipated album Ziggy Stardub. The project is a reggae reimagining of David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and features guest performances by Maxi Priest, Steel Pulse, Fishbone, Alex Lifeson (Rush), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), The Skints, Mortimer, The Expanders, Samory I, and many others. Packages of the album are available here, including royal blue colored vinyl along with CD and exclusive t-shirt offerings.

The renowned burger chain Five Guys has also named Easy Star All-Stars as the restaurant’s Featured Artist of May. The chain will be playing an Easy Star track every hour in every store for the entire month.

Blending musical versatility, instrumental prowess, beautiful vocal harmonies, and a premier rhythm section, Easy Star All-Stars have established themselves as one of the top international reggae acts on the scene for over two decades. During this time, they’ve toured in over 30 countries on 6 continents, bringing together fans of reggae, classic rock, dub, and indie rock into one big family. Previous releases of the band’s long standing collection of tribute albums include Dub Side of the Moon (2003), a critically-acclaimed reggae re-working of Radiohead’s OK Computer, Radiodread (2006), Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band (2009), and Easy Star’s Thrillah (2012), as well as the remix album Dubber Side of the Moon (2010). The All-Stars have also released two original collections, Until That Day EP (2008) and First Light (2011).

“[‘Moonage Daydream’] The mesmerizing rendition strips the gritty sound of the original, leaving a slick and sultry cover in its place…the essence of Bowie’s classic sci-fi song finds a new purpose in this genre-crossing performance.” – Consequence 

“[‘Ziggy Stardub’ is a] must-hear” – Rolling Stone 

[‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide’ is]…Goldwasser’s finest moment so far.” – MOJO 

“[‘Dub Side of the Moon’] Mind expanding and sexy. 

Re-invention rarely sounds this good.” – Entertainment Weekly 

“[‘Radiodread’] A sincere, unique interpretation of the original work.” – Paste 

“[‘Radiodread’] This reggae tribute 

to the British rockersmay be better than the original.” – The New York Post

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