A smart mix of old-time riddim from respected area reggae musicians lays the rootsy foundation for Jones's own conscious lyrics and soulful singing. This is reggae as you remember it from back in the day. "Torchbearer" is a worthy tribute to Bob Marley, Jones's most obvious influence. The joyous "Fulla Vibes" and the reflective "How High the Sky" exude infectious optimism, while the soaring harmonies on "Care (Why Don't We?)" bring an air of freshness that's too often missing from contemporary reggae.