Legendary Jamaican Artist, Burning Spear, announced the official release date of the first single from their new studio album, after 13 years since its last premiere. Early october, Spear began telling her Facebook followers about an upcoming single and recently confirmed the release of the song "Mommy" for him. 12 November 2021.
This new production is the first single from the long awaited album "No Destroyer", which was first announced in early 2011 and it will be his most recent studio production after the Grammy-winning album "Jah Is Real." (released in august 2008).
In an interview conducted by the artist in April of this year, Spear shared some exciting news about the single., the album and even about returning to the stage again:
“The fans, people will actually be able to hear a little more Burning Spear musically. […] I think it's the right time to release the album and I'm ready too. The time may be right and if I'm not ready, then it won't work “. […] I'm excited to release the album and also excited to release a single from the album so people can feel how it sounds.. It's a good album, a strong disk, that speaks of many good things. I'm ready!”, reported the international media Reggaeville about said interview.
Burning Spear's last tour was in August 2010 when he did four shows in four days in Holland. Since then he only did individual shows, nine concerts in total during the last 11 years. The last one was in 2016 in Los Angeles, California, at the annual Reggae Night concert (Hollywood Bowl).
While the presentation of 2016 it was announced as Spear's last concert in California, It seems that fans in that city and in other countries will have the opportunity to enjoy Burning Spear live again in the future., This was revealed during the interview he had with the New York-based WPKN radio program Rockers Arena.
“One thing I'm not going to promise people is touring. I don't think I'll do it again, go on tour for months, weeks. But if everything has been fine with me, I'll use my discretion and think about maybe doing a little show here and there. Maybe a show in France, maybe a show in england, Holland, California. The last show will take place in New York “.
They already know! Reggae music lovers can prepare for the premiere of the new single "Mommy" next 12 of November, waiting for his new album "No Destroyer", which will be released soon. The single is now available to pre-order on Apple Music, and you can even listen to a short snippet. here.