Songwriting and singing since the age of 16, Iwan Rheon was lead singer in The Convictions until leaving the band to pursue his acting career. In 2010, he recorded his first solo work, Tongue Tied EP, at RAK Studios in London, produced by Jonathan Quarmby and Kevin Bacon. An accomplished 4 track release with acoustic guitar and voice, the EP was released digitally in June 2010. He returned to RAK Studios, in April 2011, to record his second EP Changing Times, again produced by Quarmby and Bacon, with the addition of 3 backing musicians. Changing Times was released on 10 October 2011. In a February 2012 radio chat with AWAL OnAir Radio, Rheon announced that he was currently working on a full-length album.
On 7 April 2013, Rheon released his third EP Bang!Bang! and on 9 April 2013, released the music video for the title track.
During summer 2013, Rheon began uploading on Instagram photos of himself as he recorded his first full-length album, due out in 2014.