|Throw Down Your Arms|
|Studio album by|
|Released||4 October 2005|
|Studio||Tuff Gong Studios and Anchor Studios in Kingston, Jamaica|
|Length||CD 1: 47:27|
CD 2: 48:09
|Label||Chocolate and Vanilla|
|Producer||Sly and Robbie|
|Sinéad O'Connor chronology|
Throw Down Your Arms is Sinéad O'Connor's seventh studio album, and her first reggae album. O'Connor sings cover versions of classic roots reggae songs, with production by Sly and Robbie.
The album was recorded in Kingston, Jamaica at Tuff Gong Studios and Anchor Studios in 2004 and released by Chocolate and Vanilla on 4 October 2005. 10 per cent of the profits went to support Rastafari elders in Jamaica.
|CD 1 (Original versions)|
|1.||Jah Nuh Dead||3.20|
|5.||Y Mas Gan||3.49|
|8.||Prophet Has Arise||4.26|
|10.||Throw Down Your Arms||4.02|
|CD 2 (Dub versions)|
|1.|| Micah 4:1-5 about the Kingdom come and "swords into plowshares" |
with last line reading: "All the peoples walk each in the name of their Gods."
|2.||Jah Nuh Dead||3.12|
|6.||Y Mas Gan||3.51|
|9.||Prophet Has Arise||4.24|
|11.||Throw Down Your Arms||4.12|
The original songs were recorded by the following Jamaican reggae artists:
The Japanese version of the CD also includes:
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)||67|
|French Albums (SNEP)||26|
|Irish Albums (IRMA)||17|
|Italian Albums (FIMI)||73|
|US Independent Albums ( Billboard )||36|
|US Reggae Albums ( Billboard )||4|
*sales figures based on certification alone
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