Great sets close Capture Land tourMonday, December 21, 2015
BY HORACE HINES Observer reporter
MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — The curtains came down on the Capture Land Jamaica Tour Part 2 with sterling performances from Rastafarian ambassadors of roots, rock, reggae music at the Rafters Village on Sunday night.
Chronixx and his Zinc Fence Redemption band delivered a captivating performance, much to the delight of the patrons who trooped into the venue.
During the initial segment of his more than two-hour set, Chronixx set the venue ablaze with songs includingStart A Fyah,
They Don’t Know, andChampion.
He then displayed his romantic side as he reeled offGive Me a Try, Don’t Take My Love for Granted, All I Need is You, Somewhere, andSmile Jamaica. The selections elicited wild screams and cheers from the receptive audience.
The Spanish Town-born singer, who remained connected with his audience throughout his marathon spell, took time out to interact with them.
"Music is a healing. What you say, the treatment is nice? We are people of healing and a people of love, so mek we love them up Zinc Fence," said Chronixx.
"Falmouth, you are a beautiful people and we love you. Do you love reggae music?" he asked, to a resounding, "Yeah!!!"
He then kicked into the final portion of his stint, during which he delivered tracks includingGhetto People,Capture Land, Who Knows, and Here Comes the Danger.
The patrons reluctantly let go of the conscious reggae singer after his performance.
Prior to the headliner, Jesse ‘Small Axe’ Royal — a native of western Jamaica — also made his mark with a rousing set. His songs includedHotter the Battle, Greedy Babylon, Modern Day Judas, Finally,
However, the pace was earlier set by the roots band Pentateuch which delivered a riveting performance. Their set included
Black Face, Can’t Solve Crime, andKingston.
Prior to the closing show, the Capture Land Jamaica Tour stopped at the Jose Marti Technical High in Spanish Town and Manchester High School in Mandeville.
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