Melbourne has gifted the music scene with a fresh and innovative queer talent by the name of Qeeran. With the release of his debut album “IN RETROSPECT,” from his self-produced, written, mixed, and mastered 9-track project, Qeeran sets the tone for an immersive and reflective musical experience.
Qeeran’s sound can be best described as a fusion of alternative R&B and neo-soul, offering listeners a delicately woven tapestry of emotion, vulnerability, and self-exploration. “IN RETROSPECT” draws you in from the first track with its gentle and soothing male vocals, evoking a sense of familiarity and warmth.
As you delve into the heart of this album, Qeeran invites you on a deeply personal journey through a timeline of experiences. From migration to love and heartbreak, and from inner growth to self-love, the raw and poignant storytelling embedded within the lyrics is relatable to anyone who has faced struggles and triumphs in life.
The production of “IN RETROSPECT” showcases Qeeran’s talent in balancing intricate instrumentals with the simplicity of his lyrics. The velvety layers of sound create a relaxing, introspective atmosphere that allows listeners to sink into the ebb and flow of his emotive vocals. The subtle, echoing beats, paired with the hauntingly beautiful piano melodies, weave a dreamy soundscape that transcends traditional genre boundaries.
As a queer artist, Qeeran adds a unique and necessary perspective to the music world, drawing from his life experiences to create a truly authentic sound. The themes explored in “IN RETROSPECT” will resonate with many listeners, regardless of their background, as they reflect on their own personal journeys and growth.
“In Retrospect” can be compared to the soul-stirring works of artists such as James Blake and Frank Ocean, while still standing out with its own unique flair. Qeeran’s willingness to delve into vulnerability and honest self-expression places him among the ranks of these innovative creators.
“IN RETROSPECT” is a beautifully crafted, delicate, and reflective piece that sets the stage for Qeeran’s entrance into the world of music. We can’t wait to hear more from this tremendously talented Melbourne-based musician, Qeeran, who is primed to make a lasting impression on the alternative R&B and neo-soul scene with his distinctive voice and alluring sound.