I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash (1989)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the reggae  single, I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. The record was released in 1989, on the Epic. record label and has been reworked into the silhouette of a human eye and the sun inspired by the lyrics. “I can see clearly now the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It’s gonna be a bright (bright). Bright (bright) sunshiny day.”

A great framed gift for a friend or family member who is a fan of  Johnny Nash, Reggae, Upbeat songs, works as an optometrist in an opticians or has a special memory linked to the song.

Presented in a satin black box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: I Can See Clearly Now
Media Artist/s: Johnny Nash
Record Label: Warner Bros.
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1980s
Genre: Reggae

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Additional information about this Johnny Nash vinyl art.

Johnny Nash – The Artist

John Lester Nash Jr. (1940 – 2020) was an American singer-songwriter, best known in the United States for his 1972 hit “I Can See Clearly Now”. Primarily a reggae and pop singer, he was one of the first non-Jamaican artists to record reggae music in Kingston.

I Can See Clearly Now – The Song

‘I Can See Clearly Now’ is a song originally recorded by Johnny Nash. It was a single from the album of the same name and achieved success in the United States and the United Kingdom when it was released in 1972 and released again in 1989 in the UK, with a remix to promote Nescafe Coffee. It has been covered by many artists throughout the years, including a hit version by Lee Towers where it reached the Top 20 in 1982 charting at No. 19 and another hit version in 1993 by Jimmy Cliff, who re-recorded the song for the motion picture soundtrack of Cool Runnings. Issued on both 7″ and 12″ single formats, the 12″ single featuring an extended version of the song. The song is driven by bouncy lead keyboard work from Eddie Van Halen performed on an Oberheim OB-8. It was an international hit and help the albums success.

The Human Eye – The Shape

This record has been modelled into a human eye with the glimmer of a suns refection in the pupil. his was inspired by the songs lyrics “I can see clearly now the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It’s gonna be a bright (bright). Bright (bright) sunshiny day.”

 

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm

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