Rob Lea, known for his work in the Queen tribute band Majesty, has released his debut EP, Stop What You’re Doing. The EP features five tracks, including “Freak,” “Summer in the Morning,” “Time of my Life,” “High,” and “Reflection,” and spans 18 minutes in length. Lea’s unique blend of indie pop with rock elements, reminiscent of Queen’s sound, shines through in each track.
The EP’s opening track, “Freak,” immediately draws listeners in with its catchy guitar riffs and upbeat tempo. Lea’s vocals soar over the instrumentation, creating a dynamic and engaging track that sets the tone for the rest of the EP. “Summer in the Morning” follows suit with its infectious melody and upbeat rhythm, evoking feelings of warmth and nostalgia.
“Time of my Life” is our favourite track from the EP, showcasing Lea’s more introspective side. The track’s melancholic lyrics are paired with a carefully crafted rhythm, creating a poignant and emotional experience for listeners. “High” picks up the pace once again, with its driving drumbeat and lively guitar riffs. The track’s catchy chorus and energetic instrumentation make it a standout track that redefines contemporary indie rock music.
The EP’s final track, “Reflection,” is a slower more intimate rendition of the artist’s thoughts. The soundtrack sees Lea return to his Queen tribute roots with its soaring vocals and grandiose instrumentation. The track is a fitting conclusion to the EP, with its epic sound and heartfelt lyrics leaving a lasting impression on listeners.
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Overall, Stop What You’re Doing is an impressive debut EP from Rob Lea. The EP’s upbeat energy and catchy melodies make it a perfect addition to any indie pop or rock playlist. Lea’s vocals are powerful and emotive, and his songwriting skills are on full display throughout the EP. Stop What You’re Doing would make a great soundtrack for a biographical movie or TV series like Catch Me if You Can and The Imitation Game, with its themes of self-reflection and personal growth resonating with viewers.
In conclusion, Rob Lea has successfully stepped into the limelight, (this time as himself) with Stop What You’re Doing. The EP showcases his talent as a singer-songwriter and proves that he has what it takes to stand on his own as a solo artist. Fans of indie pop, RnB, Soul and rock music, will find this EP to be an engaging and enticing endeavour. Stop What You’re Doing is a promising debut from the Blackpool artist with a bright future ahead of him.