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Released in 2008, by Megawave Records (thanks to John Palmer), “SCSSSC” went to number 8 in the Billboard World Music airplay chart in the US. Here Lee Perry is joined by Reuben “Sleepy” White (Percussion), Keith Richards (Guitar), George Clinton (Vocals), Tim Hill (Horns), Erica Iji (Vocals), Steve Marshall (Guitar, Keys and Programming), Mark Mason (Bagpipes) and Sheridan Tandy (Temple Bells). The album was recorded at State of Mind Studio in Somerset, England, One East Recording, New York City and Scratch’s place in Switzerland. Thanks also to Yohei Goto (engineer, NY), Pierre De Beauport (KR’s guitar tech), Carlon Scott (production assistant to George Clinton) and Shaunna Hall (engineer for George Clinton). The album was produced by John Saxon for State of Emergency Limited and mastered by John Dent at Loud Mastering..
Review: “Few musical geniuses this side of Sun Ra are as eccentric and self-mythologizing as Lee "Scratch" Perry, the Jamaican producer, performer and DJ whose pioneering work helped shape punk, dub and rap. As far as being out there goes, Perry's latest album, his umpteenth in a career that spans four decades, never fails to disappoint. Equal parts Dadaism and Rastafarianism, Perry's woozy meanderings might not be for everyone, but the abundance of natural soul evident here, from the slinky Afro-beat of "Scratch Is Alive" to the echo-laden dub of "Jealousy," is undeniable.” Washington Post, Bill Friskics-Warren