The subtle touches on the piano’s major keys exude a mellow, haunting, and earworm-inducing melodic sound that provides a captivating backdrop, delightfully complementing Rokeby’s soulful, heartfelt, and emotional vocals. As the lyrics unfold, they become increasingly familiar, striking a chord with their depth and resonance. Soon, it dawns on you that you are actually listening to a laid-back cover of one of music’s timeless classics, Haddaway’s 1993 “What is Love” delivered by none other than Rokeby, a budding male singer based out of London.

With a thoughtful and skillful emphasis on the major piano keys, Rokeby takes a listener on a captivating journey, taking a departure from the energetic dance vibe of the original into a soulful and introspective rendition that is swiftly and rightfully earning critical acclaim from music enthusiasts.

The gentle and dulcet piano keys create these melancholic undertones, setting a laid-back and chill atmosphere and inviting listeners to immerse themselves in its emotive depth. Rokeby’s soulful and expressive vocals breathe new life into the familiar lyrics, infusing them with heartfelt agony, longing, and authenticity.

While maintaining the core essence of the original, this cover adds a fresh perspective, offering a poignant interpretation that resonates on a deeply personal level. This cover is a mesmerizing blend of nostalgia and innovation, capturing the song’s timeless appeal while reinventing it for a new audience.

This heartwarming and soul-stirring rendition deserves high praise and comes highly recommended for music fans everywhere. If there’s a cover of this song that you need to listen to, it has to be this one. It’s different and equally compelling!

“What is Love” cover serves as a precursor to Rokeby’s upcoming EP, which promises to resonate with audiences worldwide, offering solace and touching hearts, souls, and minds in equal measure.

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