Published on 21 Mar 2013 | over 5 years ago
Boombastic is the third studio album released by Jamaican artist Shaggy. The album was released on July 11, 1995. The album sold over one million copies in the U.S., as well as selling 300,000+ in the UK. The album spawned five singles: "In The Summertime", a cover of a Mungo Jerry classic, "Boombastic", which peaked at #1 on the UK Singles Chart, at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #1 on the U.S. R&B chart, "Why You Treat Me So Bad?", the double A-side "Something Different" / "The Train Is Coming", and "Day Oh", which was released as a Japanese only single. "Boombastic" was used as the theme for a 1995 Levi's ad, which was directed by Michael Mort and Deiniol Morris. It was also used in the 2006 and 2007 films, respectively, Barnyard and Mr Bean's Holiday. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album
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