September 2009 - Described as
"Messianic Roots Reggae from
Jerusalem", Yerubilee's "The Green
CD" could very well be seen as an
answer to Matisyahu's Hebrew Reggae that
gained popularity throughout the USA in the
SAYS: Yerubilee is a praise &
worship band from Jerusalem with a new sound
and a vision for lifting up the name of
Yeshua all around the world. Yerubilee is
connected to the 24/7/365 worship movement
and could be described as Messianic Hebraic
Christian praise and worship with heartfelt
singing, Davidic harp, and pop orchestra
supported by reggae rhythms.
name "Yerubilee" (pronounced
"yah-ROO-beh-lee") combines "Yerushalayim"
(Hebrew for Jerusalem) with
"Jubilee" to evoke scenes of
celebration and jubilation as the Holy City
prepares for the Messiah's soon return in
the clouds of heaven.
popular covers such as "We Want to See
Jesus Lifted High,"(by Doug Horley),
"Roni, Roni, Bat Zion" (David
Loden) and "Call on Jesus,"
(Nicole C. Mullen) along with choice
originals "By Your Wounds" and
"Wait on the LORD," set to one
drop, reggae, and rocksteady riddims.
Yerubilee's instrumentation combines
traditional bass-drums-guitar-keyboards with
jazzy horns, a super-sweet string section,
and electric Davidic harp whose design is
based upon findings from archeological digs.
Here is a short track by track summary of
Wait on the LORD: With glistening
harp and smooth vocals, this Teddy Chadwick
original takes its lyrics from Psalm 27 with
strong exhortation to be of good courage in
He Brought Us Out: More encouragement
for the faint of heart. No worries about no
giants, when you're on the LORD's side.
We Want to See Jesus Lifted High: I
bet you never heard this popular tune done
Hebraic reggae style before. Let's lift up
By Your Wounds: Original song, with
words from Isaiah 53: there's such a healing
power in this song!
Roni Roni Bat Zion: The popular
Israeli praise song from Zephaniah 3:14-17
which means "Rejoice daughter of Zion,
for the LORD has taken your
punishment." Flows directly into...
It Is Good: Another insanely popular
tune, by Paul Wilbur. Based on "The
Shabbat Psalm," Psalm 92. Check out the
horns and the string section.
Strong and Mighty: Psalm 24 in Hebrew
and English, by Teddy Chadwick. Features
prominent 10-string harp with tremelo.
With All I Am: A great song from
Hillsongs Australia, we figured it's never
been done this way before. Flows directly
Call on Jesus: The album finishes
with the famous Nicole C. Mullen song,
reminding us that yes, it's true: In Yeshua
all things are possible. HalleluJAH and