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Symbol of Reality
Symbol of Reality
Genres: Alternative Rock, World Music, Pop
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All Artists: Gladiators
Title: Symbol of Reality
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Nighthawk Records
Release Date: 9/30/1997
Genres: Alternative Rock, World Music, Pop
Styles: Ska, Reggae
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 043024030523, 043024030516, 043024030547

CD Reviews

An overlooked reggae gem.
Jason D. Allen | Windsor, Colorado United States | 01/09/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"In a time when many roots reggae bands were trying to increase sales by incorporating dancehall elements into their sound, Albert Griffiths instead focused on producing a fully realized version of his classic reggae sound. Several of the Gladiators' earlier tracks are remade and given new life by this era's increase in sound quality. In addition, all the new tunes on this disc are of such quality that they easily match this band's previous output (which is quite an accomplishment). I cannot recommend this album enough, it ranks among the top ten reggae albums of the '80s and continues to be as powerful a reggae album as you could ever find. Buy this album and give this band, who has continued churning out quality roots music for over thirty-five years, some much deserved recognition."
Symbol of Reality
Ky Tuckell | Arcata, CA, USA | 06/19/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Every reggae lover must have this crucial c.d. It's funny how a lot of roots fans are not that familiar with this band because in my opinion, while Bob was number one, the Gladiators were number two, but not by much. Singer Albert Griffiths sings in a very Jahful way and the rest of the band is amazing. "Symbol of Reality" deserves much praise. I'm surprised that I am the first one on Amazon to review such an irie album. It must be added to your collection."