Prolific producer Wole Oni has revealed in a recent interview that he will be releasing his debut single this April, after about 3 decades in music production. The new single titled “Cover Me Lord” has been over 6 months in the making and has over 150 people who contributed to the production, on it.
“I’m releasing this as a first from the series of my collection which will be my giving back to the public…
I have been working on this one for the past six months [because] I had to bring in different sounds including 25 different percussion, flute, nylon, steel, acoustic guitar, the piano, electric bass, electric guitar, different sonic sounds, a hundred-man choir and 4 lead singers.
We also used about 8 different languages including English, Yoruba, Ibibio, Ibo, Hausa, Chinese, French and Spanish. As a matter of fact, I have over 150 people on this song.” – Wole Oni said.
“Cover Me Lord” will be released on the 15th of April 2015. The song – according to Wole Oni – has been with him since his childhood days, it was recorded in about four different places across the world including London, Ireland, Nigeria and more. The song also has Nigerian-American actress Brycee Adiah Bassey as the narrator.
Wole Oni is credited for hits including Midnight Crew’s “Igwe”, Tosin Martins’ “Olo Mi”, Lara George’s “Ijoba Orun”, Onyeka Onwenu’s “Peace Song” and many more. He is the founder and CEO of Instinct Productions and Wole Oni Music Productions (WOMP).