Singer-Songwriter Karen Willough Brings Holiday Cheer With New Release “You Know I Have Angels”
Always full of surprises, Karen Willough brings us holiday cheer with her new release “You Know I Have Angels” (“Yo tengo ángeles”). “You Know I Have Angels” is in true Flamenco style. The song’s infectious rhythm and brass rivals José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” for top spot as multilingual Holiday song.
“I have so many Mexican and Spanish fans, I was excited to record a song in this style.” – Karen Willough
The video “You Know I Have Angels” shines a spotlight on our everyday angels. The angels in the song are not only celestial beings, but also the ordinary people around us who save us everyday.
"You Know I Have Angels” To Air On National Indie Radio
“You Know I Have Angels" will be airing on National Indie Radio (WNIR) commencing December 1st through December 31st as part of BWH Music Group’s Holiday Radio Special. WNIR features the best independent artists in the world and is part of the highly selective and nationally renowned BWH Music Group platform. The Holiday Radio Special will feature original holiday songs as well as covers by exceptional independent artists. Station information can be found at National Indie Radio’s website.
Willough wrote the lyrics and music to “You Know I Have Angels.” Billboard charting producer Michéal Castaldo produced “You Know I Have Angels.” The song was recorded at studios in New York, Chicago, Toronto (Canada), and Rome (Italy).
“You Know I Have Angels” is now available and major digital outlets including: Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon.
About Karen Willough
Classically trained, Willough completed her undergraduate education at the College of New Rochelle She then went to New York University for graduate studies in Psychology. She quickly discovered that Psychology was not for her and tried an assortment of jobs while continuing to study music and pursuing a career in songwriting. After living on another continent and traveling to over 25 countries, Willough finally returned to where she belongs - the world of music.
In the Netherlands, Willough sang with Capella Sint Jan for several years before returning to the U.S. Since 2012, Willough has been singing with Chicago’s prestigious Mount Carmel Morning Choir under the direction of Paul French. She also studies and works with the incomparable Beckie Menzie, who introduced her to the world of cabaret.
Willough made her solo debut with “Tra le tue Braccia.” It was followed by the duet "World Without You" with Chicago jazz musician Michael Jones who plays trumpet on the song.
Willough's first EP, Scrumptious, includes a swing version of “Whispering,” a tune most notably recorded by Paul Whiteman in 1920, as well as a sultry rendition of the 1975 Orleans song “Dance with Me.” The title track, “Truly Scrumptious” comes from the enchanting film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” The song also features a flugelhorn solo by Caleb Mitchell, a graduate of the prestigious music program at DePaul University.
For more information on Karen Willough, please visit her website.
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