Eek-A-Mouse The Very Best of Eek a Mouse

The Very Best of Eek a Mouse
19% OFF
Rating 4.6
8 ratings
16 copies available
List Price: $17.98
Sale Price: $16.18
CYBER SALE: $14.56 Limited Time Only
You Save: $3.42 (19% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  SHA 48001
Holiday Ordering Guidelines: Delivery in the US by December 24th
We cannot guarantee delivery in time for Christmas
But it's not too late for an e-mail Gift Certificate

Related products:

CD Details

  • Released: October 30, 1990
  • Label: Shanachie

Tracks:

  • 1.Anarexol
  • 2.Star, Daily News & Gleaner
  • 3.Noah's Ark
  • 4.Terrorist In The City
  • 5.Peeni Walli
  • 6.Wild Like A Tiger
  • 7.Wa-Do-Dem
  • 8.Do You Remember
  • 9.Sensee Party
  • 10.Stadium Hot
  • 11.Assassinator
  • 12.Christmas-A-Come

Product Description:

Photographer: Timothy O'Sullivan.
Unknown Contributor Role: Eek-A-Mouse.
A well-chosen compilation of Eek a Mouse's most popular '80s hits, The Very Best of Eek a Mouse is a solid set of early dancehall favorites, all of them built on the performer's pioneering "singjay" style -- not quite toasting, but not just singing, either -- and his utterly unique vocal talents, foremost being an inimitable high-pitched voice which found him elongating words with mock-Asian dialect and peculiar chants like "biddy beng beng" (a chant so identified with Eek a Mouse that it's printed on the cover of this album), like some kind of Jamaican Slim Galliard. Hits here include the spooky "Terrorists in the City," the sly humor and social commentary of "Anaerexol" and "Star, Daily News or Gleaner," and of course his 1982 breakthrough hit, "Wa-Do-Dem." All are essential, and there's little fat among the remaining tracks as well. This and the follow-up second volume are essential for fans and newcomers alike. ~ Stewart Mason

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.6
Based on 8 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:
Music Categories:
Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Eek-A-Mouse

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 127,113
  • UPC: 016351480125
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Top ranking titles in the Reggae genre: