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Grant Phabao & Carlton Livingston - Bridge Of Life | Paris DJs (PreOrder) (parisdjs.bandcamp.com)
"I met Carlton through Fatta from Soul Stereo. He came to Europe to tour with The Lone Ranger as "Rub a Dud Partners". Fatta suggested "A Message to you Rudie" from Dandy Livingston and the two of them instantly agreed on covering it. I built the riddim, they voiced it: Bam! Instant hit! Recording an album was obvious from then on. One was already on the way with Lone Ranger, Carlton could just choose a few riddims and in no time we had more than an album's worth of songs. Carlton is a great singer, he can fit many types of riddims while keeping his strong style. He's always ready to lend a hand in the studio, laying backings or perfecting lines when needed." - Grant Phabao 

"It was in the fall of 2004, I was on a European tour with Lone Ranger and Soul Stereo. We had one off day in Paris when Ranger suggested that we ride the Metro to Télégraphe Station to meet up with Phabao and the crew. We settled in smoking some good h*rb (which I notice over a couple of years to be always the best). Our conversation about our love of Reggae Music and all music in general was the theme. Then he started to play some works that he had done a while back with Ranger and some other artists. The sound was very unusual and innovative. After a while just sitting and shooting the breeze, he...  more

credits

releases December 7, 2018 

Music composed by Grant Phabao 
Lyrics written by Carlton Livingston & Barbara Smith except A4 written by Carlton Livingston, Barbara Smith & Anthony Waldron 

Vocals by Carlton Livingston except A4 by Carlton Livingston & The Lone Ranger 
Clavinet (A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, B3, B4), piano (A2, B1, B4), organ (A2, A4, B1, B3) by Guillaume Méténier 
Drums, percussion, bass, guitars, keyboards by Grant Phabao 

Produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Grant Phabao at Paris DJs studio 
Illustrated by Ben Hito 
A&R by Djouls 
Published by T.I.M.E.C. 
(p) & (c) 2018 T.I.M.E.C. / Paris DJs
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