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Return of the Super Ape


Download links and information about Return of the Super Ape by Lee Perry & The Upsetters. This album was released in 1978 and it belongs to Reggae, Roots Reggae, Dub, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 35:02 minutes.

Artist: Lee Perry & The Upsetters
Release date: 1978
Genre: Reggae, Roots Reggae, Dub, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 35:02
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No. Title Length
1. Dyon Anaswa (featuring Lee) 3:36
2. Return of the Super Ape (featuring Lee) 3:37
3. Tell Me Something Good (featuring Lee) 3:24
4. Bird In Hand (featuring Lee) 3:22
5. Crab Yars (featuring Lee) 3:25
6. Jah Jah Ah Natty Dread (featuring Lee) 3:34
7. Psyche & Trim (featuring Lee) 3:45
8. The Lion (featuring Lee) 3:26
9. Huzza a Hana (featuring Lee) 3:23
10. High Rankin Sammy (featuring Lee) 3:30



Return of the Super Ape is a dense, murky set of heavily altered rhythms that stands as one of Perry’s strangest and most fascinating releases. The album was recorded amid tumultuous circumstances. Perry was in the process of ending his long and fruitful relationship with Island Records, and he was starting to alienate longtime musical allies with his increasingly erratic behavior. The dark, dread-choked sound of the 10 visionary tracks on the original Return of Super Ape bear musical witness to this turmoil. The wonders on offer here range from dense, bizarre spoken-word offerings like “Jah Jah Is a Natty Dread" to the truly transcendent “Bird in Hand,” a haunting cover of an obscurity plucked from the soundtrack of the Indian film Babul. Sam Carty delivers the song’s Hindi lyrics in a shaky but gorgeous high tenor, making for one of Return of the Super Ape’s most memorable moments.