In the exhilarating panorama of Australian R&B and pop, Anirban Jee has been steadily solidifying his status as a tour de force, no small feat in an already crowded soundscape.
His trajectory of musical accolades speaks for itself—each new achievement dwarfing the one before, each track hitting closer to the elusive sweet spot of commercial appeal and nuanced artistry.
With his most recent release, How To Be You, Jee has not just raised the stakes, he’s effectively altered the game board.Riding on the coattails of past successes like his top 10 appearance in the 2014 Australian Songwriting Awards and the unassailable lead position in the 2015 contest for Undecided, Anirban Jee has been on a meteoric rise.
His apex in 2017 with Deep Down achieving international acclaim signalled that his artistic prowess had transcended continental boundaries. Will Above My Wish, his 2022 entry, didn’t just partake in the UK Songwriting Contest—it stormed in and secured a finalist position, amplifying his global resonance.
How To Be Youexudes a refined blend of contemporary funk and soul that seamlessly complements its R&B core. The craftsmanship of Steve Peach, the multi-platinum producer hailing from Sydney, is palpable in every beat and nuance. With each layered instrumentation, the song pushes Jee’s exceptional vocals further into the limelight, where they command attention.
‘‘ It’s this layered emotional texture that transforms a compelling auditory experience into a holistic life soundtrack, a sonic roadmap for anyone straddling the ever-fickle line between aspiration and realization.
What elevates How To Be You to an echelon of its own is not just its harmonious production, but the earnest and potent narrative that it unfolds. Anirban Jee reimagines the song as a tribute, a hat tip to the guiding lights in our lives—those mentors and tutors who pave the winding roads of our personal and professional odysseys. It’s this layered emotional texture that transforms a compelling auditory experience into a holistic life soundtrack, a sonic roadmap for anyone straddling the ever-fickle line between aspiration and realization.
Given his history of receiving robust airplay support across a plethora of significant media outlets—from the retail resonance of COLES RADIO and MOOD MEDIA IN-STORE to the national amplitude of FLOW FM NETWORK and ABC LOCAL—it would be easy to forecast How To Be You’sglobal impact.
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