Opulous Introduces Wailing Souls Extensive Catalog To OVAULT

Opulous
6 min readOct 12, 2023

We are thrilled to introduce the legendary catalog of Wailing Souls to the ever-growing list of hits in OVAULT!

Wailing Souls stand as one of the most iconic reggae bands and one of the longest-running reggae bands in history. Their music has left an indelible mark on the reggae and roots music scene worldwide, serving as a wellspring of inspiration for generations of reggae artists.

OVAULT has proudly partnered with this legendary band, securing a share of their extensive catalog of over 150 tracks, which spans decades. This catalog includes three Grammy-nominated studio albums: “All Over the World” (1992), “Psychedelic Souls” (1998), and “Equality” (2000) and so much more. It’s a treasure trove of hits that has consistently generated revenue for decades, with tracks even featured in blockbuster films like the iconic ‘Cool Runnings.’

As a quick recap, OVAULT is a unique Music Fungible Token (MFT) that offers access to music collections from top streaming catalogs, all within a single token. It serves as your gateway to participate in music catalog, allowing you to leverage your cryptocurrency in one of the most stable real-world assets: music.

Opulous is paving the way for music as a Real-World Asset (RWA) in Web3, with MFTs like OVAULT leading the charge. We’re providing our community with exclusive opportunities to participate in the music industry, and this is just the beginning.

Holding OPUL is pivotal to unlocking everything within the Opulous ecosystem.

The exclusive pathway to access our upcoming OVAULT sale, set to arrive in the coming weeks, is through an OVAULT early access pass, attainable by staking OPUL and applying for the pass via our Raffles. New raffles go live every Friday, so get your OPUL ready and don’t miss out!

We have previously announced the addition of the legendary Sheila E to the roster of luminaries joining OVAULT. Now, it’s time to delve deeper into the world of Wailing Souls, explore their captivating story, discover highlights of their catalog in OVAULT, and learn how to secure your early access pass to the OVAULT sale before anyone else.

Introducing the legendary Wailing Souls

Wailing Souls are nothing short of reggae royalty. With a history that stretches back to the late 1960s, they have played an instrumental role in shaping the sound of reggae and have become one of the genre’s most iconic and respected acts.

With a career spanning over half a century, Wailing Souls have released numerous albums, each a testament to their exceptional talent. Their music has resonated not only with reggae fans but also with listeners around the world. It’s no surprise that they’ve achieved a cult-like following.

Their prowess in reggae has not gone unnoticed, earning them three Grammy nominations. These nods from the music industry’s highest honor testify to the band’s immense talent and profound influence.

Wailing Souls’ music has not only dominated the airwaves but also graced the silver screen. Their tracks have been featured in films, and one of their standout moments was the inclusion of their music in the beloved and iconic movie ‘Cool Runnings.’ This film showcased their music to a global audience, further cementing their place in reggae history.

Their extensive catalog spans decades and includes a wealth of hits, each with its unique charm and message. Wailing Souls have consistently produced music that transcends time, and their work continues to inspire new generations of reggae artists.

Incorporating Wailing Souls’ catalog into OVAULT is a significant milestone, providing an opportunity for fans old and new to immerse themselves in their legendary sound and storied history.

Let’s take a look at some of the fantastic catalog that will feature in OVAULT!

Music Catalog Included in OVAULT

Opulous is thrilled to partner with Wailing Souls, introducing their long-standing and legendary catalog to participate in OVAULT. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights:

All Over the World (1992)

The album “All Over the World” earned the band a Grammy nomination, a testament to the quality of their work. With infectious melodies and socially conscious lyrics, this album captivated audiences worldwide, cementing its place in reggae history.

Psychedelic Souls (1998)

“Psychedelic Souls” not only garnered a Grammy nomination but also showcased the band’s ability to evolve and experiment while staying true to their roots. The album’s fusion of reggae with elements of other genres set it apart and demonstrated the band’s innovative spirit.

Equality (2000)

“Equality” marked another Grammy nomination, reaffirming the band’s standing in the reggae world. Even in the new millennium, Wailing Souls was still producing music that resonated with fans and critics alike.

Cool Runnings and Iconic Soundtracks

One of the standout moments in Wailing Souls’ career was their contribution of their hit track ‘Jah Jah Give Us Life to Live’ for the soundtrack of iconic film ‘Cool Runnings.’ Based on the true story of Jamaica’s first bobsled team, the movie became a cult classic and introduced the band’s music to a whole new audience.

The infectious rhythms and uplifting melodies of Wailing Souls’ songs perfectly complemented the film’s feel-good spirit, leaving an indelible mark on pop culture.

The inclusion of Wailing Souls’ catalog in OVAULT is a celebration of their storied past and a recognition of their enduring legacy. With hits that have garnered Grammy nominations and soundtracks that have graced beloved films, their music continues to inspire and unite people across the globe. It’s a catalog that has stood the test of time, and now, it’s available for you to explore and enjoy in a whole new way through OVAULT.

Hear from Wailing Souls about their excitement to join OVAULT:

Are you ready to secure your spot in OVAULT? Discover how in the next steps.

How To Get Early Access To OVAULT

OVAULT is your gateway to unlocking a fantastic selection of music catalogs.

Holding OPUL is crucial for OVAULT participation, and the only way to ensure you can secure OVAULT is by obtaining an early access pass.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Stake your OPUL in the OPUL Staking Pool.
  2. Earn one daily raffle ticket for every ten OPUL staked. The more OPUL you stake, the more raffle tickets you earn!
  3. Apply for an early access pass in Raffles.

Check out our walkthrough here for a complete guide to participating in Opulous raffles.

The Countdown To OVAULT Is Here!

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of Wailing Souls’ extensive legendary catalog to OVAULT, and the future looks bright!

Next, we’re gearing up for an exciting promotional campaign driving us towards the launch of OVAULT. Get ready as we intensify our efforts to raise awareness and build excitement for our most exciting Music Fungible Token (MFT) to date.

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