A MOMENT IN TIME

A tribute to Usain Bolt

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This is a post promoting our newly composed JAMAICAN NATIONAL ANTHEM that celebrates the incredible performances and the achievements of Usain Bolt.

You can probably still remember watching USAIN showing the competition his heels and bringing home a bag-full gold medals.

Take a quick listen to our melodic tribute, this is our ‘MOMENT IN TIME’ tribute song.

This cool jazzy roots tune (that’s still being polished and coated with lavish amounts of love and musicality), thanks and exalts Usain and our esteemed Jamaican athletes for the stylee in which they represented our little ‘ISLAND IN PARADISE’……Wasn’t it just awesome…..Give me an Amen?

The song was written and produced by RAY CARLESS & bad-ass reggae bass playing session man & producer COLIN MCNEISH. The vocals on the track was performed by UK rapper WATUSI87 with Emzee Haywoode supporting on backing vocals.

The inspiration for this MOMENT IN TIME tribute arrived approximately over 8 years ago after some shocking/insane performances on the running track by the trio of Usain and two of his his fellow Jamaican athletes who crossed the line in 1st 2nd & 3rd places in the 200 metres in Berlin’s 2009 World Championships…

On that account….. 123 ARGUMENT DUN?

A rap/vocal mix will be featured on the upcoming Ray Carless & Club Skaaville Allstar EP that will soon to be available on vinyl and cd as well as from most online music outlets. Accompanying tracks include songs from the upcoming Ray Carless & Club Skaaville Allstars album. (More info on its way).

This is an inspirational piece of roots reggae-jazz fusion that was composed as a properly anthemic reminder  of a memorable, relentless, magical and enduring real-time Moment In Time ……….

We hope that you full-joy this our ‘Moment in Time’.

Thinking Out Loud

Available here now

There’s A Reason

Here is a snippet of our new track filmed at Notting Hill recently…

COMING SOON: the new release from Ray Carless’ brand new JIRPS&S DEBUT SESSIONS featuring the RAY CARLESS & LINDEL LEWIS Production of the HI-TENSION classic hit ‘THERE’S A REASON’.

Vocals by Reggae Crooner MICHAEL GORDOB and solo by the original HT’s original sax man PATRICK MCLEAN.

LOOK OUT FOR: A new cut of my 80’s smash hit ‘TARANTULA WALK’

Below is my track ‘Thinking Out Loud’ available on CD Baby and a video shot in Ghana of our version of ‘Grazy Waltz’.

Ray Carless


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Cymande’s official website here

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Cymande at Xjazz 2016, Berlin (by Philipp Jester)

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2017 has become a year that will forever be engraved in our memories and as the year draws to a close we as a community still face an uphill struggle for justice against seemingly insurmountable odds. We must continue to grow, open new doors and create new paradigms for the future in peace, love and unity.

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THIS VIDEO is our 2017 Christmas Prezzy to USAIN BOLT to remind both him and the rest of his fans worldwide how deeply he's embedded in our hearts.......We're huge fans of Usain and we strive to ensure that his achievements will remain at the forefront of sporting history for decades to come.

Big up our featured rapper Watusi87 Emzee, Haywoode, my daughter Annabella, Navrika and her Note By Note Students, the musicians playing on the track, co-producer & co-writer Colin McNiesh, mix & mastering engineer by Lindel Lewis, video editor Mike Mckenzie DrumCamFilms and all the others who contributed to making the music as well as the video....

Merry Christmas and a fantastic 2018 forwards you all...
#Usainbolt

www.raycarless.com

Thanks to my online friends for your kind responses to our musical tribute to Usain..Just a few days ago, Hi-Tension sax man Patrick McLean kindly turned my attention to a very nice musical and heart-warming tribute to Obama. That video very meaningful and very well put together. It reminded me of some inspirational reasons that had led me to produce this musical dedication to Usain Bolt......

Both men have had incredible journeys.

Usain brought a massive amount of interest and excitement into our lives during his career and i've made it my duty to pass on the love and knowledge that we have of Usain to our grandchildren so that they can do the same to their grandchildren and so forth....

Usain's presence is already badly missed in the athletics world and the wider media...He stands in history on the shoulders of previous sporting greats like Jesse Owens, Bobby Morrow, Jim Hines, Don Quarrie, Alan Wells, Linford Christie, Carl Lewis, Donovan Bailey, Maurice Greene and Asafa Powell (to mention a few..... Usaun 'Lightening' Bolt...You are worthy and still the champ (in our hearts of hearts)....

Please pass on.. ... #UsainBolt
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THIS VIDEO is our 2017 Christmas Prezzy to USAIN BOLT to remind both him and the rest of his fans worldwide how deeply he's embedded in our hearts.......We're huge fans of Usain and we strive to ensure that his achievements will remain at the forefront of sporting history for decades to come.

Big up our featured rapper Watusi87 Emzee, Haywoode, my daughter Annabella, Navrika and her Note By Note Students, the musicians playing on the track, co-producer & co-writer Colin McNiesh, mix & mastering engineer by Lindel Lewis, video editor Mike Mckenzie DrumCamFilms and all the others who contributed to making the music as well as the video....

Merry Christmas and a fantastic 2018 forwards you all...
#Usainbolt

www.raycarless.com

Thanks to my online friends for your kind responses to our musical tribute to Usain..Just a few days ago, Hi-Tension sax man Patrick McLean kindly turned my attention to a very nice musical and heart-warming tribute to Obama. That video very meaningful and very well put together. It reminded me of some inspirational reasons that had led me to produce this musical dedication to Usain Bolt......

Both men have had incredible journeys.

Usain brought a massive amount of interest and excitement into our lives during his career and i've made it my duty to pass on the love and knowledge that we have of Usain to our grandchildren so that they can do the same to their grandchildren and so forth....

Usain's presence is already badly missed in the athletics world and the wider media...He stands in history on the shoulders of previous sporting greats like Jesse Owens, Bobby Morrow, Jim Hines, Don Quarrie, Alan Wells, Linford Christie, Carl Lewis, Donovan Bailey, Maurice Greene and Asafa Powell (to mention a few..... Usaun 'Lightening' Bolt...You are worthy and still the champ (in our hearts of hearts)....

Please pass on.. ... #UsainBolt
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