Revalation blazes with 'Like Yesterday'
With a name like Revalation, you know that this reggae artiste is intent on shaking up the world with his unique brand of reggae music.
The singer's breakout single, Like Yesterday, has been doing well in Jamaica, popping up on the Jamaica Music Countdown charts at number 18, and also hitting the top 10 of the reggae chart in Costa Rica. Radio stations in Germany, France, and the UK have also added the lovers rock single to their playlists.
"The feedback has been incredible so far, so we will be shooting a video for the song in Atlanta and St Thomas, US Virgin Island (USVI) soon to step up the promotion," the singer said.
The song is the lead single of his soon-to-released EP that will be distributed digitally by Zojak Worldwide.
As a youth growing up in the Virgin Islands, reggae music was a form of solace for Revalation in turbulent times.
"My name was given to me by my brother because he said in the world of reggae music, you will be unique, none like me before, and none like me after," he said.
With a mantra of "thought provoking messages," the studio became a natural canvass to paint portraits of Revalation's life and experiences. On the strength of his debut album Serious Matters, he developed a decent fan base, doing a number of shows in the USVI, British Virgin Islands, St Croix, and Tortola, sharing the stage with reggae's biggest stars.
Revalation will be doing a tour alongside reggae artiste Pressure of Busspipe Records in November, "Pressure is like my family, I actually did two songs with him on my first album," he said.