'A voice to die for' - John David, producer (Echo and the Bunnymen, The Charlatans)
'Great songs with such a sad voice' - Justin Hayward, Moody Blues.
'Rob Lear, a criminally underrated singer-songwriter…there’s a rare depth and beauty to his songs that suggest if they were ever heard in a wider context, he’d be a household name' - Dave Owen, South Wales Echo, 2011.
'Rob Lear is an artist with undoubted quality, which shines throughout… Rob Lear commands a great respect as an artist. This is backed up in the skilful ability to write likeable, catchy and bouncy tunes that make you sit up and smile and want to hum along' - Plugged in Magazine
'One of the best singer song writers around' - Greg Haver, producer (Manic Street Preachers, Cerys Matthews, Catatonia, Melanie C, KT Tunstall )
In praise of 'Let It Go':
'Let It Go' has texture that surpasses all.. Because of its beauty and ambiguity, it’s a set of songs where you’ll find something new amongst the chords and notes with each play, carrying itself as a formidable force.' - Plugged In Magazine, Issue 17, 2013
'Let It Go' is a collection of personal songs, slickly produced and featuring a high standard of musicianship.. Rob Lear’s music is sincere, and he can certainly write a song - MRU, Album Reviews.