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Lyra Tells a Compelling Love Story with ‘Rooftops’

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In a melodic journey through the heart, Lyra, unveil their latest creation, ‘Rooftops’, a lyrical narrative woven with the threads of love and resilience.

Lyra – Rooftops

Inspired by an eclectic mix of musical luminaries including Olivia Dean, Stevie Wonder, Don Broco, Polyphia, Lily Moore, Tom Misch, Cory Wong, and Amy Winehouse, Lyra’s sonic palette spans across soul, pop, and R&B genres, resulting in a captivating fusion of styles.

Their musical prowess has graced prestigious stages across the UK, including notable venues such as The Bedford and The Spice of Life. Furthermore, Lyra has garnered significant attention from BBC Introducing, securing coveted accolades like ‘Track of the Week’.

Following the tremendous success of their previous track, Medusa, which has amassed over 16,000 streams since its release in September, Lyra continues to captivate audiences with their latest offering, Rooftops. This new single represents a pinnacle in their songwriting journey, delving into the complexities of love amidst adversity.

Within the lush soundscape of Rooftops, listeners are drawn into a poignant narrative where the protagonist grapples with the inevitability of closure to embrace new beginnings. It’s a theme that resonates deeply, rendered with emotional depth and sincerity.

The composition itself is a tapestry of enchanting melodies and infectious rhythms. From the joyful piano chords to the evocative delayed guitar passages, every element serves to immerse the listener in a blissful reverie. The lead vocals soar with passion and conviction, intertwining seamlessly with the mesmerising guitar riffs, creating an unforgettable sonic experience.

As the song builds to its climax, the bridge introduces a surprising interplay of stomps, claps, and celestial vocals, leading to a triumphant finale. Rooftops stands as a testament to Lyra’s artistic maturity and unwavering commitment to pushing creative boundaries.

“Rooftops is a brilliant amalgamation of dazzling musicality and on-point production.”

With each release, Lyra continues to evolve, inviting listeners on a journey of discovery and introspection. Rooftops heralds a new chapter in their musical odyssey, promising an exciting future filled with artistic brilliance.

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Words Javier Rodriguez