REDS Ft. Delhi Sultanate - Fever Comrade Bant Singh, Delhi 3 months ago   03:14

Artist: REDS Ft. Delhi Sultanate & Begum X
Title: FEVER
Label: Liondub International
Catalog #: LNDB-019
Format: Vinyl 12" / Digital
Release Date: 7 MARCH 2014
Video by Zacharie Rabehi & Begum X
Remixes by: Marcus Visionary, Mungos Hi Fi, Von D & The Dirty Dubsters

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out on LionDub International. Fresh interpretation of the Stalag riddim by East London's REDS and Indian vocalist Delhi Sultanate. Fever features remixes from Canada's jungle don Marcus Visionary, the inimitable Mungos Hi Fi out of Scotland, Dublin's Dirty Dubsters and one of France's dubstep legends, Von D. The bouncy original from the pair falls close to a dancehall feeling, with understated and low-mixed drums dropping away to accentuate the bounding bass rhythm and the center-stage vocal performance. The old-school jungle style of Marcus Visionary comes through strongly in his rolling remix, which revels in the rush of tumbling drums and blasts of mid-range bass. Mungos Hi Fi give this release a solid reggae re-lick with new sound clash style vocals from Delhi Sultanate and sweet choruses from longtime collaborator Begum X out of India. This particular Mungos riddim released earlier in 2013 to great acclaim featuring vocals from none other than Soom T on her "Bong Bong' anthem. The Dirty Dusters offer up a unique, Euro dancehall twist on their high energy remix. Full vocals and simple, yet, catchy grooves wind up the track in a unique style. From his rich past on labels like Argon, Black Acre, and Boka, it would be expected that Von D give an altogether more contemporary treatment, and fittingly he reduces the tempo, ups the atmospherics, and brings in brutal walls of battering bass in half-step time for the smokers in the room while leaving most of the vocals, which were so present in the other mixes, on the cutting room floor. The transformative ending to this widely-varied EP gives balance and range to the release and presents a strong debut offering for REDS and Delhi Sultanate as Liondub International continues its charge towards new territory for 2014.

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Fever - burn'em em em em make them run for the thermometer / hotter than the water weh boil in a mi geezer / badder than anopheles mosquito weh give them di malaria / a sound get bad up - beg fi di anasticia / bring the news like al jazeera / send them ina di morgue we send them deep down ina di freezer / co co cold cold

my sound it have the city pan lock / bare dubplates and heavy tunes
we ago drop/ commercialists dem all a flip up and flop/ real sound a real sound and idiot ah idiot / remember: sound no make sense - if the selectors no deh behind it / when junior reid said: sound no make sense - if the selector no deh behind it / let me tell you weh some
real sound mean / man a reprezent and we nah sell out fi di cream / plus we're down with jungle jal and zameen / strictly reggaematical soldiers on my team / remember sound no make sense / we beg nothing from them / problem from the root to the fruit to the stem /
reggaematical truths for the youths them and if a sound try test - we gwine execute them / badang bang a billie bang/ shalalalalal law /
shaalalalalalalala law/

Ricky Trooper:

Delhi Sultanate:
Fever - burn'em em em em make them run for the thermometer / hotter
than the water weh boil in a mi geezer / badder than anopheles moscito
weh give them di malaria / a sound get bad up - beg fi di anasticia /
bring the news like al jazeera / send them ina di morgue we send them
deep dung ina di freezer / co co cold cold

we ya say?

Comments 16 Comments

lakshmanarao kona
What a voice!!!!
Hardik Solanki
Sound like shaggy
Angel Sk
Rub a duuuub! Coooooool riddm!!
Dhanish Kapoor
I couldn't understand many of the word's but this song is damn good👍👍😍😍
Aditya Chaudhary
0:04 computer pussy?!!!
Aditya Chaudhary
this be lit!!
Ivan Chupis
One Love from Thailand! I got that record it's wicked!
Mustafa Ali khan
can any one plz post the lyrics of this
Don Goliath
Respect from Guyana
Jeremy Iker
Just... epic.
Mi love di vibes in EVERY way!  Empresspect due...  
First class tune!!
madddness! respect bredda
Alex K
Big tune... especially Marcus on the remix.  My ears thank you
Full support from us!
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Comrade Bant Singh, Delhi REDS Ft. Delhi Sultanate - Fever 3 months ago   03:17

Everyday, we read new reports of scams operating at the highest levels of government that run into thousands of crores while multitudes are left to hustle for the very basics of life -- food, clothes and shelter. While Delhi Sultanate verse speaks of the sorrow of a state waging war against its own people and names some of the many politicians with 'Swiss bank' accounts, Comrade Bant warns of a time when injustice has crossed the critical threshold and the people have united and risen up in anger -- "Those who (Government) made false promises are now trembling / The will to tell the truth has awakened across the nation."
As we speak, in many parts of the country people have risen up in arms and in most cases the state has responded with yet more violence while root causes remain unaddressed. Time and time again, peaceful protests such as Irom Sharmila's ten year hunger fast, fall on deaf ears and receive little media attention, while violent uprisings grab the headlines.