Wiley – The Ascent (2013) Lyrics

The Ascent is the ninth studio album by English grime recording artist Wiley. The album was released on 1 April 2013, via Warner Music Group and Boy Better Know, after originally being slated to be released on 4 February and 11 March, respectively. The Ascent succeeds Evolve or Be Extinct which was released in January 2012. The album features a variety of experimental genres, varying from rap to grime. The lead single “Heatwave”, featuring Ms D was released on 27 July 2012, peaking at #1 on the UK Singles Chart — becoming Wiley’s first solo number one. The second single “Can You Hear Me? (Ayayaya)” featuring Skepta, JME and Ms D was released on 28 October 2012. The third single “Reload” featuring Chip and Ms D, was released on 24 February 2013, a month before the album release.


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