Well Conscious

by I Fi meets Askan Vibes

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RIGHT OR WRONG (I FI) A rush hour come, And you see the people run in Some ups & downs but you know Natty keep on running You coulda old coulda young You coulda weak coulda strong And you know you coulda get right or wrong “Right or wrong” And though the time might ruff Make we cool it now man And though the livin’ is ruff Make we chill it now man One time, Two time, Come make we chill make we chill ya Cool come make we cool make we rule ya Hold on when you hear me Cool down when you hear me Dem mussi ina dem water Dem mussi ina dem water woy! Man get vex, woman get vex Cooh deh natty dread you mussi get some flex Man get vex, woman get vex Don’t double trouble woy! Ease off the situation Come ya make we talk to the people Don’t screw your pretty faces people Ride on, trod a mount Zion Talk and groove with the people Got to tell you say, me no want screw face around y’all! And though the time might ruff, Make we cool it now man And though the livin’ is ruff Make we chill it now man Well if a Gideon come, Shouldn't follow people worrying… Man a struggle, Wonder how the people dem surviving... You coulda setup a plan, well step it now man, Uptown Downtown a yard and abroad, Come make we chill it now Lord a make me tell you seh 'fi gather right now. And though the time might ruff, Make we cool it now man And though the livin’ is ruff Make we chill it now man Hold on when you hear me Cool down when you hear me Dem mussi ina dem water Dem mussi ina dem water woy! Man get vex, woman get vex Cooh deh natty dread you mussi get some flex Man get vex, woman get vex Don’t double trouble woy! Ease off the situation Come ya make we talk to the people Don’t screw your pretty faces people Ride on, trod a mount Zion Talk and groove with the people Got to tell you say, me no want screw face around y’all! And though the time might ruff, Make we cool it now man And though the livin’ is ruff Make we chill it now man
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CLAY AND WATER (I FI) “Well man me seh me waan see Unity U.NI.TY … Right ya so man! Tired a the old bag a ting The man dem cyan talk together” Too much talk as I would seh See dem a fight dung deh so See dem a trouble dung deh so Ah so we forward ever, backward never hey! “A serious ting no man” I and I come fi unify, nah come fi divide Tell it to dem! Satan made outta fire Natty dread was made outta clay and water Tell me why you ruff so? Natty dreadlocks come ya fi cool ya Don't disturb our unity Come mek we structure a better kinda livity Don't you ever trouble our livity Come mek we set it up and mek it ina unity Wha make you talk so ruff? Hey? Wha make you act so tuff? I wanna know, tell you really wanna know Wha mek you act so? Me seh you shouldn't talk if you wanna go trouble, Tell you Natty dread him haffi trod well humble I ain't no fool, Dread him cool Really gonna tell you 'bout the Golden Rule Whole heap a water cool evil fire Woy Natty dread him haffi come 'round the corner Whole heap a water cool evil fire Jah send I thru! Satan made outta fire Natty dread was made outta clay and water Tell me why you ruff so? Natty dreadlocks come ya fi cool ya Don't disturb our unity Come mek we structure a better kinda livity Don't you ever trouble our livity Come mek we set it up and mek it ina unity Me nah go wrestle with a breda! Come mek we all stick together! Come mek we all get together! Uhuh You chuck up yourself if you trouble me You say me chuck up my own if I trouble thee Come mek we reason together! I say mek we all talk together! Yuno? You nuh fi fight one another… Serious ting no bother tell dem no lie Well ain't no troublemaker when you see the I around Coo deh Natty dread an make me tell it to the I Well the youth dem see you as an example man so you got to be conscious you see it? Conscious! Satan made outta fire Natty dread was made outta clay and water Tell me why you ruff so? Natty dreadlocks come ya fi cool ya Don't disturb our unity Come mek we structure a better kinda livity Don't you ever trouble our livity Come make we set it up and mek it ina unity Say so! Wha meek you ruff so? Say so! Wha meek you tuff so? Say, say, say so! Come ya Natty dread a mek we shout it so, hey! Say so! “Say so!” Wha mek you ruff so?
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WALK AND TALK (I FI) Time well ruff and crucial yaw… Man a tell dem star… Brrrrrrr…. A long time now we better come dung together Come mek we walk and talk A long time see seh sound a play round the area Come mek we reason and walk Tcho! If we try a ting come mek we do it right But if we sing a song come mek we sing it right Well mek me tell you seh you haffi shine it bright Shine your light Dreadlocks man so me sing Sir Shine your light Dreadlocks man! A long time now we better come dung together Come mek we walk and talk A long time see seh sound a play round the area Come mek we reason and walk ya See me bredda could ask to me sister So we tan ah so we stay Sir! Seh me sister ask to me muma U.N.I.T.Y whe we waaan! U.N.I.T.Y whe we waan Natty dread Cos A long time now we better come dung together Come mek we walk and talk! Seh! Come meek we walk and talk! She wha? Come meek we walk and talk! Awoah…Bomshudelidudelidelideli Waaaah! If we try a ting come mek we do it right But if we sing a song come mek we sing it right Well mek me tell you seh you haffi shine it bright Shine your light dreadlocks man I tell you Shine your light Dreadlocks man! Longtime now natty dread sing a song Come mek we gather and come A longtime now natty dread sing a song Sing a song seh we got to gather round, So! People shoulda gather round! Come mek we reason and walk! Come mek we walk and talk! Come ya natty dread a mek we gather round deh so Mek me tell you seh we walk and talk Come mek we walk and talk Woyoy! Well time has come and is very crucial z'I would seh Come dung together natty dread Come dung together natty dread
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Talking Dub 03:29
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WHAT YOU GONNA SAY (I FI) Time has come now Don't be partial Don't judge the people woy Cyaan hold we down any longer Cyaan hold we down Cyaan hold we down any longer We're moving on Cyaan hold we down any longer Cyaan hold we down Cyaan hold we down any longer We're moving on Don't put a judgment on another one Nothing is unclean in its own self Mankind, make up your mind Make up your mind! Don't put a block on a brother or a sister. Noway! Don't put a stumbling blocks at all … What you gonna say When another man suesue 'pon you? What you gonna do When people will talk about you? What you gonna say When another man suesue 'pon you? What you gonna do? What you gonna say? Cyaan push we down any longer Cyaan push we down Cyaan hold we down any longer Cyaan hold we down Cyaan push we down any longer We're moving on … We're moving on! Oh well, ooh yeah, hey Let the youth dem buss, Help the youth dem first What you gonna say When another man suesue pon you? What you gonna do When people will talk about you? What you gonna say When another man suesue pon yourself? What you gonna say? What you gonna do? Cyaan hold we down any longer Cyaan hold we down Cyaan hold we down any longer We're moving on Don't put a block on a brother or a sister. Noway! Don't put a stumbling blocks at all … Stumbling blocks … no way ... no way …
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Recorded & Mixed at Vineyard Studio by Askan Vibes.

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released October 14, 2019

Lyrics written by I Fi.
All instruments played by Askan Vibes except on "Walk And Talk", trombone by Lix and kette by I Fi.

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Askan Vibes Ustaritz, France

Askan Vibes is a studio project born by the love of Roots Reggae & Dub music from the 70’s. As a multi-instrumentalist, Askan Vibes composes himself his riddims in his own studio "Vineyard Studio", where he collaborates and records various singers and musicians. His first productions were released on Vineyard Records, label that he founded.
Askan Vibes works also with other labels and artists.
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