Rob Vickers is no stranger to a studio or a stage, having performed professionally all around the world for the last 25 years as an ambassador for all facets of Irish entertainment. “I’ve designed myself and my musical cross generational the same AS Elton John, Billy Joel, PAUL McCartney, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen and many of the guest artists that have stood the test of time. They had no rules just a love for good music and sharing it with the world. Rob Vickers re-release of his independently released debut festive hit ‘Christmas All Over Again’ went straight into the top 10 Hotpress Magazines Ultimate Irish Christmas Songs of All Time and has garnered critical acclaim through online blogs and play-listing internationally.
Kiss Me Like That has all the chart-topping ingredients with his clever catchy melodies and chorus hooks interwoven into the fabric of the song along with the big band powerhouse brass sound that is making a welcomed return on mainstream music produced for the likes of Adele and Billie Eilish a sound that has been heard on countless hit records. Throughout the song Robs infectious energy and his mastery of his vocals is ever present like so many well know legendary artists to the modern chart-topping acts of today.
Speaking about the thought process behind the song Rob stated the following. “We now know more then ever how much a simple kiss can mean and so easily be taken for granted after such distance emotionally and figuratively we have all endured after the last 2 years in the world. Like the lyrics in the song a simple kiss has such power of connection to the human construct “It fills your heart down to your soul”
The message in the song is that Love is eternal, it’s spiritual it uplifting it breaks all boundaries timeless forever unwavering and true. The same as our human resolve. Kiss me like that was recorded in studio with an all-star band with such Irish musical pedigree of Michal Kulbaka the new guitarist with Brian Downey of Thin Lizzy fame to music luminaries like David Hayes musical director of THE VOICE TV show Ireland, Musical Director of international show Riverdance & guest conductor with RTE concert orchestra also Ronan Dooney the Commitments & The Glen Hansard band and international Producer & Engineer Yanko Genov sessions from oblivion series RTE 2XFM.