MUSIC FOR YOUR EARS | REVIEW Serenity by Rohan Solomon

Rohan Solomon is a multi-talented musician, singer/songwriter, producer, audio
engineer, teacher, and vocal coach who has made a name for himself both in India and
internationally. He gained recognition as the frontman and lead singer of the iconic alt-
rock band Cyanide based in Delhi. After moving to New York City in 2015, he
ventured into music production and had the opportunity to work with renowned artists
such as Toni Braxton, John Legend, and Anderson Paak, among others. Notably, he
contributed to a Grammy-winning song during his time there.
Since returning to India in 2019, Rohan has released a trilogy with his band By
Chance and followed it up in 2020 with three successful singles. His single Victoria’s
Secret reached No. 2 on the World Indie Music Charts and Euro Indie Music Charts,
showcasing his talent and appeal to a global audience.
Currently, Rohan focuses on producing independent artists and label artists
through his production studio in New Delhi, called Synergy Audio Productions.
Additionally, he teaches aspiring musicians and vocalists through his online school,
Synergy Audio Institute, imparting his knowledge and expertise. As a producer some of
his most notable contributions include Kiara Chettri’s Grammy-submitted single Why
and Aditi Iyer’s global radio charting single Deleted Your Number. His versatility as a
musician and producer shines through, further establishing his talent and expertise in the
music industry.
One of Rohan’s latest tracks, Serenity, stands out for its calming and
introspective nature. The song incorporates elements of folk, American, and country
music, featuring sombre and melancholic tones with a ray of hope. The orchestral
arrangements, along with the bass and guitars, add depth to the composition and
enhance the overall atmosphere. The accompanying music video for Serenity depicts
Rohan seeking rest and rejuvenation in a picturesque mountain cabin located in the
foothills of the Himalayas. The video captures the essence of the song, portraying
serene landscapes and peaceful moments. Rohan is seen going about his day, doing
yoga, drinking coffee, eating breakfast and spending time with friends, all in the
wonderful background of the mountains. He shows the importance of enjoying activities
and stepping back from the rat race and mayhem of modern life. Musically, Serenity
shows Rohan’s well-constructed lyrics, warm guitar melodies, and passionate vocals,
creating a soothing and meditative experience for listeners.
Overall, Serenity is a song that invites listeners to take a break and find peace in
a chaotic world. Its soothing and introspective qualities make it an ideal choice for
moments of relaxation and tranquillity. Rohan Solomon’s musical prowess, coupled
with his ability to deliver heartfelt performances, makes Serenity a track with immense
potential and universal appeal.

Review made by Lucy Cicioni | Promoted by Musik & Film, MAF Music Promotion