songs written and produced by Nasio Fontaine
P & C 2004 Santi Music, Ltd. Sublicensed to Sanctuary Records
and Mixed at Valhalla Studio, New York
Recording Engineer: James Gately
Mixing Engineers: James Gately and David "Rapid" Rowe
Mastering Engineer: Fred Kervorkian at Absolute Audio, New York
Release Date: September 28, 2004
"The most talented reggae artist on the planet." -
The Positive will catapult Nasio from Reggae’s margins to the forefront
of its conscious movement. Nasio may be the best non-Jamaican reggae
singer ever." - Reggaematic
From the island
of Dominica comes the new voice of reggae and roots music. Lovers of
reggae music throughout the world know Nasio’s name, his voice and his
conscious lyrics. He has been bringing his grass roots message of
revolution, positivism, and freedom to the people for more than a decade.
His three self-produced albums and many live performances have made him
the most talked about young reggae artist on the scene.
For the first
time, Nasio’s Living In The Positive is available worldwide and he will
take to the road to bring his message and music to an ever-growing
Living In The Positive
2. African Spirit
3. Herb And Loving
5. Black And Comely
6. New Song
7. Where We Belong
8. No Love
10. Riding On
11. Rise Up
12. Wolf Catcher
13. Under Attack
DRUMS: ROOSEVELT "DIGITAL" PAQUETTE
BASS: S. "ONE DROP" RICHARDS.
KEYBOARDS: SAMUEL MAXWELL AND OSBORNE "I FEEL" JOSEPH.
LEAD GUITARS: JAMES GATELY.
RHYTHM GUITAR / LEAD VOCALS: NASIO FONTAINE.
BACKGROUND VOCALS: BUNNY BRISSETT, KIM MILLER, ROOSEVELT "DIGITAL"
PAQUETTE, JAMES GATELY, SAMUEL MAXWELL, NASIO FONTAINE.
PERCUSSIONS: ROOSEVELT "DIGITAL" PAQUETTE AND NASIO FONTAINE
HARP: GARY SCHREINER
HORN SECTION: TRUMPET: KEVIN BACHELOR T.BONE: CLARK GAYTON SAX: JERRY JOHNSON
TENOR / SOPRANO AND SAX SOLOS: SYLVESTER "SLY" SCOTT
VOICE ON "RIDING ON": MAMA ROSE
WHISTLE ON "NEW SONG": NASIO
RECORDED AND MIXED AT VALHALLA STUDIO NEW YORK
RECORDING ENGINEER: JAMES GATELY
MIXING ENGINEERS: JAMES GATELY AND DAVID "RAPID" ROWE
MASTERING ENGINEER: FRED KERVORKIAN
MASTERED AT ABSOLUTE AUDIO NEW YORK
PRODUCED: NASIO FONTAINE
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: NASIO FONTAINE
ALL ACCOUSTIC DRUMS RECORDED AT WOMBAT STUDIO
BROOKLYN NEW YORK BY: JAMES GATELY AND ROSS BONADONNA
PHOTOGRAHS BY: SUSANNE MOSS
INNER SLEEVE PHOTOGRAPH BY: BUNNY BRISSETT
GRAPHICS BY: KEVIN WOODS DESIGNS
ALL SONGS WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY: NASIO FONTAINE
P 2004 & C 2004 Santi Music, Ltd.
Sublicensed to Sanctuary Records Group Inc.
under exclusive license from
Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Produced by: Nasio Fontaine
Mixed by Perry Margouleff and Chuckie (Neville Kelly) at PIE Studios
Mastered by Perry Margouleff at PIE Studios
Recording Engineer: Chuckie (Neville Kelly)
Drums: Cliff Simpson
Drum Programming: Chuckie (Neville Kelly)
Bass: One Drop Richards, Val Douglas, and Derrick Bourne
Lead Guitar: Joe Sansavarino
Background Vocals: Debra Cole and Shellene Thomas
Keyboards: Chuckie (Neville Kelly)
Lead Vocals and Rhythm Guitar: Nasio Fontaine
thanks to Saki
THANKS TO: PROFF SKANK, SYLVESTER "SLY"SCOTT, FRED
KERVORKIAN, KIM, BUNNY, ERIC JONES, ROSS BONADONNA, DAVID ROWE, GARY SCHREINER,
LINDIWE, DIGITAL, ABUDAH, TREVY AND FELICIA, BERNARD, ROSIE, CLAUDIA,
CATHERINE, STEVE AND LOUISE, KEVIN AND FAMILY, JOHNNY DREAD, BOOMSHAKA AND CREW,
SAVAGE AND FAMILY, ADONIAH, MYKAL SMITH, MAMA ELENA AND FAMILY, SUSANNE MOSS,
BABA RASHAN, MERVIN AND FAMILY, DR. FRANK AND FAMILY, PAULINA, NASHIDA AND
BROTHER "ITAL JOE" WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU! MARY AND FAMILY,
MELISSA BARTFIELD, "IFILL" AND FAMILY, CHUBBY AND THE "MIDNIGHT
GROOVERS" THANKS FOR YOUR INSPIRATION PETER AND THE "FOREIGN
EXCHANGE" CREW, ALL QUARTE BOIS MASSIVE AND CREW LIVE IT IN THE
SPECIAL THANKS TO: ALL HARD CORE REGGAE HEADS, HIGHER LOVE MUSIC,
STEPHANY AND RALPH LEDEE', HELEN FONTAINE
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