Alfie Zappacosta – Unspoken (ALMA Records/UMC): This just-released new single is the second one taken from the Edmonton-based pop-rock veteran’s new album, Saved, coming on Feb. 5.
Unspoken is a tender romantic ballad, with Zappacosta’s honeyed vocals depicting a truly fulfilling love – “a trust unbroken, no words can describe.” Muted trumpet, keyboards, and crisp acoustic guitar provide perfectly complementary accompaniment. A tune highly deserving of commercial radio play.
The Juno-winning, platinum-selling artist is now in the fifth decade of his career, and advance listens to Saved confirm this is an artist at the top of his game, as a singer, a songwriter and producer. There is that rich soaring voice that ….