Mike Di Lorenzo’s latest single “Holding All My Love” featuring Anna Moore, is a bold and brilliant homage to the golden era of 90’s R&B, pop, and dance. From the very first note, this track will transport you back to a time when music was cool, edgy, and soulful all at once. It’s a perfect modern throwback that manages to capture the essence of the genre’s heyday while adding its own distinctive twist. One of the standout elements of this track is its production, which is both stylish and slick. The beat is crisp and clean, the melody is catchy and infectious, and the textures are broad and rich. It’s a perfect showcase for Mike Di Lorenzo’s impeccable composition and playing skills, which have been honed over years of experience in the music industry.
And what really sets “Holding All My Love” apart is Anna Moore’s stunning vocal performance. With a voice that’s dazzlingly beautiful and soulful to the core, Moore injects every note with raw emotion that cuts straight to the heart. Her delivery is pitch-perfect and her timing is impeccable, creating a sense of intimacy and vulnerability that’s impossible to resist.
Her voice is filled with passion, her distinctive satiny grit, wringing the sentiment from every single word, without ever overwhelming. Naturally, Anne Moore’s smooth, clear-as-a-bell voice matches well with the silky-smooth production.
For all its throwback vibes, there’s something undeniably fresh and cutting-edge about “Holding All My Love.” Mike Di Lorenzo’s musical magic pours its groove out of every single nook and cranny of the track, infusing it with an enchanting vibe that’s impossible to resist.
It’s this sophisticated groove, that serves as the perfect framing device for Anna’s vocalizations and lyricism, which are nothing short of breathtaking. The basslines bounce with effervescent buoyancy, the keys shimmer and slide, while the percussion elegantly drive the momentum. The result is a vibrant palette, both seductive and uplifting.
“Holding All My Love” is a wonderfully breathy and sultry song, which builds smartly in the chorus and allows Mike Di Lorenzo to add and subtract instruments to manipulate the nuance of the song during its varying segments.
The song is a precision-crafted tour de force, with Mike focused in on his intent to present Anna Moore’s vocal talent not just as viable, but as undeniable. Which is no surprise, considering Mike’s most recent 2022 album “What We Need” also featured Anna Moore, on the title track and other songs.
The album “What We Need” also showed off world-class pop singer and media sensation Sonna Rele, Multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Joel Kibble of the vocal group Take 6, along with exceptional contributions from vocalists Denise Stewart, CaiNo with Frank Elmo on saxophone.
The album has placed 4 tracks in the top ten Smooth Jazz Global Listener Countdown (the world’s only smooth jazz singles chart decided by listeners), including the title track sitting at #1 for 3 consecutive weeks.
All in all, Mike Di Lorenzo and Anna Moore have created something truly special with “Holding All My Love.” It’s a timeless sound that people still love to this very day, and with good reason. The song manages to be both nostalgic and forward thinking at the same time. With its gorgeous grooves, emotional lyricism, and unforgettable vocal performance, “Holding All My Love” is a must-listen for anyone who loves great music.