Lovers of singer Mikey Spice will be happy to know that he has seemingly finished his hiatus and is prepared to make a statement in a huge way. The multi-instrumentalist and consummate performer has a defining, electronic musical expertise in retailer for fans, occur Sunday, at an function which will double as a live performance and an album launch. Dubbed Live In Kingston: Are You Ready?, the name incorporates both equally the efficiency and the album title.
It’s been six yrs due to the fact Mikey Spice dropped an album, and this will mark the 2nd time in eight yrs that the artiste, who also has a base in Florida, is accomplishing in Jamaica. And he is eagerly anticipating stepping on phase and sharing this undertaking with his particular people today. “This album is called Are You Ready? and it’s heading genuinely superior,” Mikey Spice shared with The Gleaner. “It was not on the desk for a even though, actually, and when we did it, we did not even have a prepare. We just went into the studio and all I know is that we had fantastic musicians. And that generally will make a variance. We just threw points all around and they landed in some attention-grabbing corners,” he claimed.
Mikey Spice, whose actual name is Michael Johnson, wears numerous hats on Are You Ready? – singer, songwriter, musician and producer. He described that at the stop of the undertaking, which was recorded fully in Kingston, there had been more than 20 tracks, which was actually plenty of to do a double CD. Having said that, the determination was taken to find thirteen and conserve the many others for the abide by-up album. “This album is deliberate. It is a statement album. We wished to present me, not any one beside me or all around me,” he claimed of Are You Ready?, which is a kind of return of Mikey Spice and doesn’t incorporate any collabs.
Among the the music are favourites this kind of as his blockbuster strike, the sultry Follow What You Preach, Born Once more and I Am … I Stated, the title track from his previous album. Other tracks on the list are Everyone, Ali Ali Oh, Are You Ready?, For The Excellent Time, Just A Smile (Smiling Deal with), Never Get Me Down and New Day.
For Sunday’s virtual showcase, which receives under way at the Significant Yard Studios in Kingston at 3 p.m. Jamaica time/four p.m. EST and nine p.m. British isles, the Rastafarian Spice wishes his fans to be “engaged with some soul-looking vibes that will enable you translate your hopes into reality”.
Spice included that he is “excited at the possibility that this results in and accomplishing it in Kingston is even much more thrilling. This is genuinely for my fans who have stuck with me from the beginning until now. I hope they will be genuinely influenced.”
The ten-item on line occasion is manufactured and directed by DreadanddreaD and will be broadcast on VP Records’ YouTube and Mikey Spice’s Vevo channel.
Are You Ready? is dispersed by VPAL and is out there on all electronic platforms.