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NOW OUT! "YaHWeH volume 1"

 

It’s been a few years in the making and thank God we finally have the very first of the YaHWeH album series. The “YaHWeH” album series, so far, comprises of 49 songs I have received of the Holy Spirit for this generation. A lot could be said about these songs, however, listening to and experiencing first hand, the inspiration in these songs would accomplish much more than a thousand words. As it is not possible for me at this point to produce, record and release all 49 songs in one go, I am led to break this album series into extended play (EP) albums. Each of the EPs would most likely have 7 songs but nothing is cast in stone yet. So, here we go with the very first one subtitled “YaHWeH volume 1”.

Central Theme of the YaHWeH Album Series:
Before I delve into a few important details about “YaHWeH volume 1”, I’d like to give a brief background to the central theme of this album series. By the Spirit, I titled this album “YaHWeH” even before I received and penned the first song in the series. At first, I thought it was just meant to be a working title but over the past few years I have been receiving revelations of this WORD. These revelations are constantly deepening and widening to the extent that if I were to record just one more album, I would have titled it “YaHWeH”. I have come to understand, among other truths that “YaHWeH” is the WORD... The same Omnipotent, Omniscient and Omnipresent WORD... The same indescribable WORD that manifested in the person of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ... The same WORD that manifests as the Holy Spirit in us... The same Divine Essence that created all that could be perceived as being... The same WORD that is the ground source and sustenance of all being... It is this same WORD that inspire the songs I write and the music I make... It is this same WORD and the awesome Power it bears that I guarantee you would encounter in a subtle and special way as you listen to every song in the “YaHWeH” album series. By the Spirit, this same WORD and ITs eternally potent power can be recorded and transmitted through SOUND and Music. This is exactly what I’ve always been about... And exactly what I am yet doing with this “YaHWeH” album series. It is my earnest desire and prayer that you, with an open heart receive a special impartation of this power as you listen to the songs contained in this album series. Blessings!

“YaHWeH volume 1” Album:
As mentioned earlier, “YaHWeH vol.1” album is the first EP from the “YaHWeH” album series. It is a collection of 7 songs with an approximate total playback length of 33 minutes. Following EP track order, the songs include the following titles:

1. YaHWeH (featuring Buchi)
2. No Greater Love
3. Nothing Without You
4. Jehovah -Idi Ebube (featuring ADA)
5. Feels Like Heaven
6. Amen Amen
7. Hashem

Style, Influences and Special Appearances:
This EP album is predominantly Soft Rock with nuances of other music genres. The title track “YaHWeH” is Roots-Rock-Reggae, so expect some red, gold and green on this title track... And "tah...rah", the song features one of the Reggae music legends of our time, BUCHI. Track 4, “Jehovah - Idi Ebube” is an extensive remake of a classic Igbo worship song. It comes in a fusion of soft rock and ethnic-folk styles. In this song, I featured yet another shinning star in Contemporary Christian Music, ADA. You should hear her beautiful delivery as she joins me on this classic. Track 5, “Feels Like Heaven” is an Ethnic Ballad with contemporary delivery. The song sways softly with rhythmic accents of ethnic percussive instruments blending with happy acoustic guitar strums and backing electric guitars. The refrain bears lyrics and melody from another Igbo gospel classic composed by Geetee Onwuka, my Dad and mentor. So in a way, this particular track is special to me. Track 7, “Hashem” is a symphonic rock instrumental featuring flutes, Bagpipes and other solo wind instruments. This inspired instrumental track features musical influences from Western and Eastern cultures. The remaining tracks 2, 3, and 6: “No Greater Love” , “Nothing Without You”, and “Amen” are finely rendered in my classic soft rock style on a whole new level. In fact, these tracks are better listened to than talked about. EnJOY!

What These Seven Songs Will Do For You:
A lot of work went into the process of producing the first seven songs of this album series, spiritually, mentally and materially. Several hours, running into weeks and months spent perfecting these songs to be the best they could. But then, it is not just about the musicality or the excellence of talent and skills. My aim has always been to come out with a pleasing musical sound that carries the anointing of the Holy Spirit. The kind of sound that carries the eternal life force of the WORD to bless my audience on all levels. The kind of music that is wholesome, pleasurable and of value, spiritually, mentally, emotionally and materially. As far as that goes, and by the Spirit, I can guarantee certain things about these seven songs:

These songs will bless you and minister the presence of the Holy Spirit to your spirit, soul and body.

Irrespective of where you are, at work, home or in transit, and even when you are not paying particular attention to the sounds, these songs will subtly charge your aura and atmosphere with this beautiful and awesome presence of the Holy Spirit.

The music of these songs will help you tune into the spirit and the lyrics will help you release the energy of Faith in your heart. The lyrics of the songs contain the power of the WORD and as you meditate on them, you release the Faith energy in the words and set them to work for you in any of life’s situations.

I recommend these songs for your personal worship and meditation sessions. Good enough, most of the lyrics are in first-person expressions, so you can easily personalize the songs.

Also, the music recording techniques as well as the acoustic mastering details of these songs are such that they output a more pleasurable, soothing and stress relieving sound to the listener. And this is irrespective of the playback device, be it a Hi-Fi Home Theater, a Laptop computer, iPad/Tablet, iPod or just a smart phone with regular headphones. (Please observe volume recommendation when listening to music).

So then. ENJOY and have a nice time listening to "YaHWeH volume 1". Please do not forget to help us spread the word about this album to your friends on social media and also share your experience with the songs on our website: www.iykeonka.com/contact1

 

Comments

Your songs are inspiring and spirit-lifting. Thank you for heeding the call. Stay blessed
God bless u bro...ain't tired of listening 2ur songs...u are a blessing 2 mankind.. hope 2work with u soon! IYKE ONKA! IYKE ONKA!! IYKE ONKA!!!
Ka sir! your work has always inspired me. I hope to meet with you someday.More grace
Thank you Bro! we have waited this long for your new lunch.
 

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