Focused on Rome Alexander’s mesmerizing skillset of tender vocals and penetrating, honest lyrics, “A Song For Mama” reflects a 21st century perspective of love and relationships – in this case a love for a mother – weaving a seamless balance between modern and classic R&B. This 22-year-old Pittsburgh native is one of those artists who you know is going to set your life on fire with his music. It’s never frilly or empty and his voice is smooth as fine silk. “A Song For Mama” is love in its purest form on every level. You’ll have a sway in your soul and an over whelming good feeling in your heart while listening to this.
If there is ever one song you could listen to and truly feel the connection with the words, then “A Song For Mama” would be it. Rome Alexander has taken this Boyz II Men classic and really found an angle to paint a man’s feelings towards a loving mother, capturing that intimate sentiment every son would want to express, but hardly ever does, for some reason or another. Alexander says exactly what you wish to say to your mama…in a better way than you could.
Alexander’s got it all – the good looks, the charm, and the musical talent to perform heartfelt songs that are an inspiration to the soul. Put all of these attributes together and you end up with one fine track. On “A Song For Mama”, Rome Alexander emerges sounding as polished and experienced as an R&B veteran, with a voice as smooth as cream and a strong sense of rhythm. This is clear, clean and eloquent music from a clean cut guy. A really nice change from the usual market tendencies!
Great songs are universal, and a great song can transcend time and speak to people all over the world. A great song can be interpreted in so many different ways and still communicate emotionally. That’s what Rome Alexander achieves with his superb reading of this cover track. Indeed, “A Song For Mama” is a testament to the transcendent properties of classic song craft by its original writer, BabyFace, as well as a vehicle for the performing talents that will eventually make Rome Alexander a popular and respected vocalist in contemporary rhythm and blues.
Rome Alexander is donating 50% of the sales proceeds from the song to a great non-profit organization named Safe Mothers Safe Babies (“SAFE”). SAFE does tremendous work for mothers and families in Uganda. Find out more about the website here http://www.safemotherssafebabies.org/