Cleo Sol presents an orchestrated masterpiece with the first of the four EP series that was recorded over the past four years.
With “Winter Songs” being among the first to be released today, Cleo Sol continues her love for classic melodies with a mixture of jazz, soul, and R&B. Produced by both Cleo and Inflo, who are known to produce the works of Michael Kiwanuka, Tom Odell, and The Kooks. We’re calling this a classic modern comeback for the singer who first came on the scene with
It’s perfectly cinematic Soul and Jazz with the first track “Why Don’t You”, which consists of heavily violins and traditional melodies heard from Eliza Fitzgerald and Minnie Ripperton with instrumentals and ethereal harmonies that are warm and soothing. You can consider the first track resonating the smooth but good vibes of a late night bar. She leaves a little interlude, in the end, making you get lost in the music.
The second track “Why Don’t You” takes us further with more theatrical R&B, before taking us with “Still Cold” embodies the beauty of Cleo Sol’s vocals with a 50s-inspired-Motown melody that has a twisted soul; pushing the singer’s vocals with versatility. The final track “Miles Song” has a straight up Motown-soul, especially the chorus which reminds us of the early seventies harmonies founded from the disco era. Sol brings attitudinal lyrics about a man with “…25 kids…”
We’re left speechless as to how perfectly crafted this EP is and has set Cleo Sol to commence a whole new standard as to what longevity music should sound like. Especially if you’re considering your sound to stand the test of time.