SoMo made big waves in early 2014 with panty-droppin’ R&B anthem “Ride”, scoring his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 and generating major buzz for his self-titled debut LP (due April 8) on Republic Records. The 26-year-old kindly uploaded the whole album to his SoundCloud today and it’s a heady hit of emotionally-charged blue-eyed soul.
Fans of Joseph Somers-Morales‘ (his real name) debut single will find a handful of similar sex jams (“We Can Make Love” comes to mind) but he shows a softer side with moving ballads (“I Do It All For You”) and switches up the tempo with slick club bangers like “Fire”. There are definitely shades of early Robin Thicke but the singer, who first came to fame covering hits on YouTube, displays enough versatility and raw talent to hold his own. Listen to SoMo’s LP after the jump.
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