WAILING SOULS - WILD SUSPENSE
The Jamaican reggae group The Wailing Souls was formed in 1965.
They released their debut album Wild Suspense through Island Records
in 1979, after their singles releases through Channel One became
Wild Suspense became a roots reggae stemple, renowned for
its staggering musicianship. The album contains a mix of Studio One
do-overs (such as “Row Fisherman” and “Feel the Spirit”), a handful of
self-productions with added horns (“Bredda Gravalicious”, “Very Well”)
and tunes by Rudolph “Garth” Dennis (“Slow Coach”) and George
“Buddy” Hayes (“Wild Suspense”). Wild Suspense, overall, contains a
reflective and thoughtful body of music, with beautiful harmony singing
and majestic instrumentation.