case you’ve wondered if real singers still exist, you’ll
find the answer in Will Preston. Will is a multitalented singer/songwriter
who possesses that rare quality that enables him to captivate all
audiences. His music is a sophisticated blend of R&B and Pop,
and the delivery is first class.
style is a throwback to days when perfect gentlemen reigned supreme.
With a silky smooth voice that glides effortlessly through each
note, Will is poised to become a major force in this business we
It is easy to
argue that he is a balladeer whose soulfulness is reminiscent of
greats like Sam Cooke, Donny Hathaway and Luther Vandross. In addition
to these A list artists, Will counts Brian McKnight, Stevie Wonder,
Gerald LeVert, and Fred Hammond among his favorites. “I love
music. If you ask me the same question tomorrow, the answer could
be more inclusive. I don’t think any single person has had
a predominant influence on my style. Rather, it’s a combination
of many singers that I’ve enjoyed over the years.”
With his debut
release, “It’s My Will”, Will takes us on an emotional
journey of love. From the ups to the downs and the in betweens,
he gently takes us through it all. When asked about the album’s
recurring theme, Will offers, “Love is something that we all
need and want. Nothing evokes a greater feeling than knowing that
you are loved.” Along with hit producer Funkeeboy, Will set
out to create an album that would be enjoyed for years to come.
“It was important for us to select songs with substance. If
we weren’t feeling a song we’d scratch it off the list
and move on. The vibe in the studio was great. We worked tirelessly
to create something that people will enjoy for a long time. I think
it really shows in the music.”
not only establishes Will as a great vocalist but as a credible
writer as well. He penned most of the songs on the album including
the title track “It’s My Will”. Will has managed
to recapture that time in music history when songs told a story.
Anyone who’s ever been in love will relate to these songs.
begins with the funky guitar driven track “My Love”.
You realize at that very moment you’re in for something special.
“Second Chance” is a dramatic ballad that deals with
someone pleading for another opportunity to make things the way
they were supposed to be, while the fiery “Afterplay”
reminds every man that true love is deeper than sex and physical
attraction. “It’s My Will” is an infectious mid
tempo ballad that’s sure to have you singing along. Will’s
flexibility as a singer is proven with the Caribbean flavored track
“The Letter”. “A Prayer for Me” is an explosive
ballad that pleads for understanding when it seems that two hearts
are drifting apart. Whether listening to the soulful “If Love
Says So” or enjoying the sensuous “See My Love”,
a duet with sultry Latin diva Leila, this release is sure to find
a permanent place in your collection.
With a lineup
that includes many other masterpieces, choosing a favorite will
be no easy task. You’ll soon discover the best kept secret
of our time. Ladies and gentlemen………….Will