Tre Williams And The Revelations In Concert

fromWXPN

Hear The Complete Show

40 min 39 sec
 

Set List

"Let's Straighten It Out"

"Graceful Bow"

"Everybody Knows"

"Because of You"

"I Don't Want to Know"

"Heavy Metal Blues"

"Stay Free"

"Ain't No Love"

Tre Williams of The Revelations 300

Tre Williams of The Revelations. courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption courtesy of the artist

The work of a six-man collective fusing hip-hop, funk and gritty soul, The Revelations' seven-song Deep Soul EP blends the sounds of the bluesy rural South and gritty urban streets. Led by Tre Williams, the group crafts a sound that's timeless and undeniably energetic. Click the link above to hear The Revelations perform live in concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Styled after a modern-day Otis Redding, Williams has used his church-choir and R&B background — not to mention his four-octave range — in high-profile contributions to records by the likes of Petey Pablo and Nas. His band's other five members are similarly experienced, with ties to names such as Mary J. Blige, Kanye West and Raphael Saadiq.

Purchase Featured Music

Deep Soul

Purchase Music

Purchase Featured Music

Album
Deep Soul
Artist
The Revelations/Tre Williams
Label
Decision
Released
2009

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

 

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.