Rapper Alex Sawyer releases new single ‘Relapse’


Multi-genre singer, songwriter, rapper and producer Alex Sawyer has released his debut single, titled, “Relapse.” The single is the most eagerly anticipated and first official release from Sawyer to date, and stands to place him among the most popular singer-songwriters in the contemporary world of music. A track that mixes traditional urban poetry with elements of R ‘n’ B and electronica, Alex Sawyer’s “Relapse” is accessible by music fans of many genres. Sawyer is largely known for his screen personality. He has been acting since the age of 9 and writing music since the age of 11. He garnered international fame for his role as Alfie Lewis on Nickelodeon’s popular TV series, “House of Anubis,” which aired in 24 countries over the globe.

In addition to Sawyer’s own skills, “Relapse” features the considerable talents of singer/songwriter Tasie Lawrence. Lawrence was previously a member and lead songwriter in the Universal Island signed band, WooWoos, before deciding to take a deeper interest in her acting career and a more independent path in music.

Relapse” stands out among many other popular tracks in the rap genre in that its themes surround a commentary on the negative aspects of western society and are less focused on the hedonistic urban lifestyle. Its feel is brisk, cool and classy, with melodies that do not obstruct Sawyer’s rapping and beats that emphasize bass lines in a way that is more complex than is usual in hip hop. These bass lines are very much a leading force in the song, not merely an accessory to the kick drum. “Relapse” is a track that is certain to please fans of traditional rap, R ‘n’ B, hip-hop, house music, and other sub-genres of EDM.

Alex Sawyer’s multicultural ancestry is perhaps part of his diverse style and sound. He is Ghanaian, Finnish and English, and was born in Kent, England. His artistic interests are likewise mixed. Sawyer is currently living in England, however frequently spends time moving between London and Los Angeles to work on his music, acting, as well as filmmaking endeavours.

Relapse” (featuring Tasie Lawrence) is available online worldwide beginning 27 November 2013.

The single “Relapse” is distributed globally by MondoTunes (www.MondoTunes.com) and is available at iTunes for convenient purchase and download

MondoTunes (www.mondotunes.com) supplies the largest music distribution in the world and provides upstream services for many major labels in search of breakout artists. While most independent distributors reach only 45-50 retailers despite charging needless monthly and yearly fees, MondoTunes reaches over 750 retailers and mobile partners in over 100 world regions without any monthly or yearly fees.


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