This 25th anniversary collectors’ edition is a compilation of reggae artist Andru Branch’s singles, recorded between 1996 and 2020, available here: www.halfwaytree.ca/music
Award-winning and Juno-nominated Canadian recording artist Andru Branch is releasing his collection of singles on April 20th. Celebrating 25 years since he founded his reggae band Halfway Tree back in 1995, the album is a compilation of recordings made between 1996 – 2020.
The Singles features some of Jamaica’s most celebrated musicians, including bass players Aston “Family Man” Barrett, Chris Meredith and Studio One pioneer Brian “Bassie” Atkinson, as well as Alvin “Seeco” Patterson, Earl “Chinna” Smith, Bobby Ellis and Everald Gayle. From “Ease Off The Pressure”, which sat at number one for four months on CBC’s Galaxie Radio, to Branch’s underground hit “My Jamaican Weed”, the album features guitarist John Parker and is rich with world-class horn players including Nick Fisher, Martha Kelly and Sean Webber. Full bio and discography available at www.halfwaytree.ca