VILI V Releases New Album “In Daddy’s Arms Again” featuring the single ‘Constellation High’

With a blend of soulful roots rock and singer-songwriter genres, Vili V has masterfully crafted his inspiring new album “In Daddy’s Arms Again”.  The collection of songs echoes with themes of resilience, hope, and unwavering spirit. His soul-stirring music serves as a beacon of light, reminding listeners to never give up, even in the face of adversity. The album highlights Vili’s personal journey through moments of rejection, illness, and setbacks. With these life experiences, his mission is to bring healing and comfort through the power of music.
In his latest single “Constellation High,” life unfolds as a metaphorical train hurtling down the tracks, symbolizing the inevitable trajectory of our existence. Within this rhythmic voyage, Vili V’s lyrics beautifully convey a steadfast commitment to faith, weaving a narrative of longing and aspiration. The idea of a “constellation high” introduces a spiritual dimension, representing a yearning for our eternal home and divine blessings. This musical odyssey is enriched by an A-team of musicians, including Juno Award-winning pianist Jesse O’Brien, seven-time CCMA guitar player of the year Wendell Ferguson, acclaimed bassist Mark McIntyre, and the skilled drummer Sean O’Grady.  The fusion of rock ‘n’ roll, gospel and rockabilly  propels the narrative forward, while Vili V’s soulful vocals infuse the composition with hope, joy, and an infectious rhythm. “Constellation High” is more than a song; it’s an inspiring musical ride that resonates with the human spirit. Check it out YouTube here:

Vili V’s musical journey has been filled with notable milestones. From the early days of singing in church and local competitions, he quickly rose to prominence, achieving a spot in the top 10 of the YTV Achievement Awards in 1996. In 1999, his talent transcended borders as he embarked on a captivating tour across Europe, New York, British Columbia, Tennessee, and Quebec. Despite his rapid ascent, Vili remained dedicated to his education, completing his college studies in jazz and classical applied music in 2000. His exceptional songwriting skills have garnered recognition from the esteemed UK Songwriting Contest. He has graced renowned stages and festivals across North America, and he has shared the spotlight with esteemed artists such as the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, country legend George Hamilton IV, and three-time Grammy winner Walter Ostanek. Vili V has also performed in shows featuring Glass Tiger frontman Alan Frew, hip-hop artist Maestro Fresh Wes, cast of the HBO series “The Sopranos,” and Elvis Presley’s original vocal group, The Jordanaires.

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The 2003 release of Vili V’s first original album, “Indigo Blue,” solidified his place in the music industry. Garnering both fan and critical acclaim, his smooth sound and compelling lyrics enchanted audiences, attracting a diverse following. The album’s success caught the attention of EMI Music Canada, leading to a distribution deal and catapulting Vili into the spotlight. His music even reached the Cannes International Film Festival in 2005 when it was featured in the independent film “The Kiss?”.
Over the course of his career, Vili V has continued to inspire audiences with his heartfelt performances and soul-stirring compositions. His song, “Mama’s Hands,” featured on the album “The Journey,” illustrates his ability to capture powerful emotions and tell poignant stories. In 2021, the accompanying music video for “Mama’s Hands” resonated with viewers worldwide, amassing thousands of views on social media platforms.
In his latest album, “In Daddy’s Arms Again,” Vili V’s artistic vision shines through. Anchored by the thrilling featured song “Constellation High,” this collection of songs represents a fusion of roots rock, singer-songwriter melodies, gospel-infused rockabilly, and country-styled gems. Addressing a range of compelling themes, including love, mental health, storytelling, faith, social issues, heartbreak, and personal victories, the album promises to be a powerful and transformative musical experience. The teaser release from “In Daddy’s Arms Again,” titled “Tupelo Rhythm”, garnered rave reviews with its release in late 2023, as well as airplay in countries across the world including Italy, France, Canada, the U.S., U.K., Spain, Portugal, New Zealand, Brazil, Israel, Australia, the Netherlands,  Mexico, Singapore, Greece, Germany and more.
Vili V offers solace, hope, and a reminder that, no matter the challenges we face, the power of music through God’s guidance can uplift and lead us on our journey.