|Upside Down 2020|
|Studio album by|
|Released||June 26, 2020|
|Label||Gargamel Music, Roc Nation|
|Buju Banton chronology|
Upside Down 2020 is reggae and dancehall artist Buju Banton's thirteenth studio album. It was released on June 26, 2020, through Gargamel Music and Roc Nation.The album is Buju's first release after his prison release.
The song "Unity" is featured on the FIFA 21 soundtrack.
Danny Schwarz of Rolling Stone gave the album four stars out of five, praising the album for its content by saying "from the political sermons tracks to the love songs, he sounds spry and engaged. It's like he never left."Damien Morris of The Guardian also gave the album four stars out of five, saying that Buju is "as good as he's ever been". Will Hodgkinson of The Times however gave the album a negative review, giving it two stars out of five by stating that the body of work is "beautiful moments, but not a great comeback."
|1.||"Lamb of God"||2:43|
|2.||"Yes Mi Friend" (featuring Stephen Marley)||4:14|
|5.||"Memories" (featuring John Legend)||4:01|
|6.||"Lovely State of Mind"||4:06|
|9.||"Cherry Pie" (featuring Pharrell Williams)||3:35|
|10.||"Beat Dem Bad"||3:22|
|11.||"Good Time Girl"||3:15|
|12.||"Call Me" (featuring Stefflon Don)||3:50|
|16.||"The World Is Changing"||3:54|
|US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)||3|
|US Reggae Albums (Billboard)||2|
|US Top Album Sales (Billboard)||27|
|US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)||23|
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