‘Yardie’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: August 13, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Universal-Island Records will release a soundtrack album for Idris Elba’s feature directorial debut Yardie. The album features the songs from the movie by artists including Lord Creator, Yellowman, The Isley Brothers, Culture, Grace Jones, The Roots Radics, The Heptones, Skip Marley & more. The soundtrack will be released digitally on August 24, 2018 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A vinyl & CD version is also in the works. Yardie is directed by Elba and stars Aml Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham, Fraser James, Sheldon Shepherd and Everaldo Cleary. The crime drama is based on the cult novel by Victor Headley and centers on a young Jamaican named “D” who arrives in London in the early 1980s and unexpectedly discovers the man who assassinated his revered brother in Jamaica a decade earlier. The movie premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and will be released in British theaters on August 31. No word yet on a domestic release.

Here’s the track list of the album:

1. Kingston Town – Lord Creator (3:12)
2. Zungguzungguguzungguzeng – Yellowman (6:29)
3. Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner – Black Uhuru (5:48)
4. My Jamaican Guy – Grace Jones (6:01)
5. Work To Do – The Isley Brothers (3:12)
6. Holy Mount Zion- Culture (3:39)
7. Dedication to Dean Fraser & Nambo – The Roots Radics (3:44)
8. Revolution – Dennis Brown (4:08)
9. Prophecy – Fabian (3:56)
10. Satta Amassa Gana – The Abyssinians (3:41)
11. Book of Rules – The Heptones (3:32)
12. War Ina Babylon – Max Romeo & The Upsetters (4:52)
13. Marcus Garvey – Burning Spear (3:24)
14. Johnny Was – Skip Marley (7:50)