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The Viceroys: We Must Unite (Trojan)

Edwin Pouncey, Sounds, 20 March 1982

THE CULT phenomenon, as with other realms of popular music, is also almost predominantly featured in the world of reggae. The Viceroys, a mysterious trio of harmonious singer/songwriters whose long established career has produced only a handful of singles, became part of just such an institution, their reputation riding along on the basic fact that the music they managed to make was a unique and special blend that shone above the competition.

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