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"Walls Fall Down
" is a rock and reggae
Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady.Reggae is based...
-influenced song performed by Canadian
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band Bedouin Soundclash
Bedouin Soundclash is a Canadian band currently based in Toronto. Their sound can be described as reggae and ska.-History:The band's current lineup consists of vocalist and guitarist Jay Malinowski, and bassist Eon Sinclair with Sekou Lumumba on drums. Their debut album, Root Fire, released in 2001...
. The song was written by Jay Malinowski
Jay Malinowski is the vocalist and guitarist for the Canadian reggae group Bedouin Soundclash.At the age of 16 he played his first show. He met the group's future bassist Eon Sinclair while attending Queen's University, and they decided to form their own band which reflected the music they both...
, Eon Sinclair and Pat Pengelly, and produced by Margaret Joy and Darryl Jenifer for the band's third album Street Gospels
"St. Andrews" is the second single released from Bedouin Soundclash's album Street Gospels. It includes guest vocals from Alexisonfire's Wade MacNeil....
(2007). The song was released as the album's first single
In music, a single or record single is a type of release, typically a recording of fewer tracks than an LP or a CD. This can be released for sale to the public in a variety of different formats. In most cases, the single is a song that is released separately from an album, but it can still appear...
in August 2007. According to HMV, the album was a #1 best-seller in Canada soon after its release.
"Walls Fall Down" reached number one on the MuchMoreMusic countdown, number two on CFNY's Thursday 30, and number six on the Canadian Hot 100
The Canadian Hot 100 is a music singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine which ranks songs in Canada. The chart debuted in the Billboard issue dated June 16, 2007 and was made available for the first time via their online services on June 7, 2007...
chart. The song proved popular on Canadian radio, peaking at number twenty on the BDS Airplay chart.
Formats and track listings
UK CD single
- "Walls Fall Down" – 2:31
- "Gunships" – 2:50
|CFNY Thursday 30
|Canadian Hot 100