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Wil Key - Globetrotter: Side A FLAC album

Wil Key - Globetrotter: Side A FLAC album
Performer: Wil Key
Title: Globetrotter: Side A
Released: 23 Jul 2018
Label: Larimar Records
Country: USA & Europe
Style: Contemporary R&B
Catalog #: LA-0004
Genre: Funk and Soul
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 493
Formats: CD, Album
FLAC size: 1691 mb
MP3 size: 2265 mb


2Ride The Wave6:29
3Red Light7:14
4Open Your Eyes7:12
6Let The Music Take Me7:02
8Got So Far To Go7:48
9Worldwide Suite9:23
10A Million Miles Away6:29


  • Bass GuitarCecil Thomas, Jr (tracks: 8), Mario Guarini (tracks: 5), Maurice Ellis (tracks: 1, 9), Raymond McKinley (tracks: 3,11)
  • DrumsEdoardo Tancredi (tracks: 5), Gordon Campbell (tracks: 11), Isaih Williams-Dismuke (tracks: 8), Reggie Johnson (tracks: 8), Tony Austin (tracks: 1,9), Vincent Fossett Jr. (tracks: 6,10)
  • Electric GuitarJairus Mozee (tracks: 11), Kendall Gilder (tracks: 11), Yohei Nakamura (tracks: 8)
  • EngineerCaleb Songer (tracks: 6), Jennifer Ruffalo (tracks: 1), Juan Carlos Fernández Puerta (tracks: 9), Lucca Ricci (tracks: 3), Mike Coromina (tracks: 11), Rob Delgadillo (tracks: 8), Taylor McCoy (tracks: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11), Tommaso Cancellieri (tracks: 5)
  • GuitarDarrell Crooks (tracks: 1,9)
  • KeyboardsAndrae Alexander (tracks: 8)
  • Lead VocalsAndre Washington (tracks: 11), Candace Coles (tracks: 11), Maritri Garrett (tracks: 8), Ramona Dunlap (tracks: 1)
  • Lead Vocals, Backing VocalsAngela Coleman (tracks: 8,11), Benjamin Bush (tracks: 5), L. Young (tracks: 8,11), Laura Key (tracks: 11), Skyler Jordan (tracks: 8,11), Vince Durrell (tracks: 11)
  • Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Synthesizer, Electric Guitar, Engineer, Composed ByWil Key (tracks: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
  • Mastered ByDom "Magic" Irie (tracks: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
  • Mixed ByJoel Numa (tracks: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
  • Photography – Cristian Coronado, Penny Ozinga
  • RapJuice E.T. Hugo (tracks: 4)
  • SaxophoneJeff Clayton (tracks: 1)
  • Soprano SaxophoneRastine Calhoun (tracks: 5)
  • Translated BySebastian Gosnell (tracks: 9)
  • TrumpetWilliam Artope Jr. (tracks: 3)
  • Voice ActorCece K. (tracks: 9), Keeniatta Baird (tracks: 3), Nadia Turner (tracks: 1), Warren Killebrew (tracks: 4)


Soul singer and multi-instrumentalist, Wil Key, has traveled the world to write and record his latest release which is aptly entitled “Globetrotter (Side A).” The album, which includes 11 new original songs, is the fourth studio release for the artist who has worked with a wide variety of international talent for the project. Each song on the new CD was either written, recorded (or both) in a different country of the globe.
The project has been in the works for over 4 years and has taken the artist to over 11 different countries including Norway and Ireland, where Key wrote and recorded in the British Isles. He also traveled to several parts of Australia and to places as remote as Vanuatu and Fiji which are known for their lush green landscape and underwater treasures. Key says that the title of the project, “Globetrotter” is actually two-fold in that it refers not only to the different places it was written and recorded, but also to the sonic footprint of the songs themselves which, like the famed Harlem basketball stars, reach back to the sounds and writing styles of the late 70s and 80s when artists like Stevie Wonder & Prince were at their peak. In fact, the closing song on the CD, “D.O.V.E.S” is actually a tribute to the music of the late Prince and features several musicians and singers who have worked directly with that artist himself including bassist Raymond McKinley (Sheila E.) and guitarist Jairus Mozee (BJ the Chicago Kid).
For the album, Key has enlisted a large and diverse ensemble of talent from several different countries and musical backgrounds. For “Red Light,” an upbeat, funk song about an Italian dancer working in Europe, Wil tapped African-born singer Keeniatta “Empress K” Baird (Italian Idol) to play the title role. The song was partially recorded on the tiny island of Ischia, Italy, off the coast of Naples, earlier this year. On another song, “Marena,” Spanish jazz singer and voice-over actor, CeCe K., is featured. Vocalist Ramona Dunlap (Pieces of a Dream), premier Italian bassist Mario Guarini (Vinnie Caliutta) as well as the engineering talents Grammy-winner Joel Numa (Christina Aguilera, Pharrell, Madonna) are also heard on the project. The project is part of a larger collection of songs that will continue with a second CD release entitled “Globetrotter (Side B),” due out in late 2019. Wil performed a short set of the new material, Thursday, June 7 at the Gibson Theater in Beverly Hills. For the full line up of musical talent featured on the CD and to hear more about the project, head over to


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