In the world of music, few things are as exhilarating as discovering a fresh, unique voice that resonates deeply with your soul. Enter Will Brown, a rising American artist with roots deeply embedded in gospel, and a voice that carries the weight of his musical influences, including Whitney Houston, Brandy, and Sam Smith. With his latest offering, ‘The Walk Higher EP,’ Will Brown invites us on a transformative journey of liberation, resilience, and self-discovery.
From the moment you hit play on this EP, it’s clear that you’re in for something special. Will Brown’s mission with ‘The Walk Higher’ is nothing short of inspirational: “I want them to feel liberated; to feel free. Walk Higher is learning to react out of Love, rather than fear and emotions. Choosing to react out of Love allows you to change yourself and also assist in changing the world.” It’s a bold statement, and one that this EP effortlessly lives up to.
Born and raised in Kansas, Will Brown now splits his time between London and Los Angeles, and his global influences shine through in the music. The EP has already garnered over 400k streams, hitting #8 on the commercial club pop chart with the Zak Lloyd remix and #6 with The Wild remix, showcasing its appeal across a wide range of listeners.
The beauty of ‘The Walk Higher EP’ lies in its versatility. It’s a collection of songs that span the spectrum from infectious dance anthems to heartfelt ballads, all threaded together by the powerful messages and heartfelt emotion they carry. Each track is a testament to the importance of staying true to oneself, even in the face of adversity.
One standout track on this EP is ‘Mercy.’ It encapsulates everything that makes Will Brown’s music special. The vocals are soulful, emotive, and deliver the lyrics with an authenticity that cuts right to the core. The production is impeccable, creating an atmosphere that draws you in and keeps you hooked from start to finish.
The EP’s diversity shines through with the inclusion of two unreleased songs, ‘Dancing For Myself’ and ‘Surround You.’ ‘Dancing For Myself’ is an invitation to embrace the beats that resonate with your soul, letting every step and sway become a celebration of your unique spirit. On the other hand, ‘Surround You’ is a powerful ode to self-love and confidence, a reminder that validation from others is not needed when you radiate your own self-acceptance.
The production throughout ‘The Walk Higher EP’ is top-notch, with a seamless fusion of house and DJ remix vibes, coupled with Brown’s compelling vocals and a deep-rooted musicality that keeps you coming back for more. It’s an easy listen, one that effortlessly transports you into the world of Will Brown’s artistry.
Beyond the music itself, the EP also deserves praise for its stunning cover art. It captures the essence of the music, offering a visual representation of the liberation and resilience that ‘The Walk Higher’ represents.
In a musical landscape that often prioritizes superficiality over substance, Will Brown’s ‘The Walk Higher EP’ is a refreshing reminder of the power of music to inspire, uplift, and empower. It’s a testament to the artist’s commitment to spreading love and positivity through his craft, and it’s an EP that deserves a place in your playlist. So, take a step forward, embrace the journey, and let ‘The Walk Higher EP’ be your soundtrack to liberation and resilience. Will Brown is an artist on the rise, and his journey is one you’ll want to be a part of.