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ROBERT LEE

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Period

1967 - current

Genre

reggae, zang

Robert Lee

Singer of Jamaican origin who moved to Rotterdam in 1999. Lee recorded the album In Fine Style with Postmen frontman Anonymous Mis.
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Instruments

zang

Former members

Remon Stotijn   producer
Ifie Abdoelgafoer   gitaar

Mentioned in the biography of

2001   Postman

Biography Robert Lee

Singer of Jamaican origin who moved to Rotterdam in 1999. Lee recorded the album In Fine Style with Postmen frontman Anonymous Mis.

1985 - 1998

Robert Lee is born in the Waterhouse district of Kingston, Jamaica in 1967. He starts his singing at a very early age at school and in the church choir. He makes his record debut in 1985 on the compilation album Super Power, which is produced by King Jammy. He scores several small hits in Jamaica. Despite the fact that his songs also end up on several well-known compilation albums, his isn't very successful. He then decides to leave the tough Jamaican dancehall scene and move to Birmingham, England, where he gets a job as an electrician.

1999 - 2001

During a visit to the Wow Pow studio in Rotterdam Lee runs into Anonymous Mis, frontman of Dutch reggae band Postmen. Mis persuades him to move to Rotterdam. Lee writes the song Fawaka, which is included on Postmen's second album Revival. He also joins the band on stage every now and again. With Anonymous Mis he starts recordings for his debut album.

Postmen

2002

Lee is starting to make quite a name. He performs in the Dutch clubs and at various festivals. In March his first single, No One Cares comes out (Virgin). His debut album, In Fine Style, is released in September. The album is produced and co-composed by Postmen frontman Anonymous Mis. In Fine Style is an excellent reggae album, which gets good press reviews. In November it is announced that Lee will receive an Essent Music Award.

Discography Robert Lee

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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Robert Lee - No One Cares
Robert Lee - No One Cares
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