Yesterday, singer and actor Meat Loaf passed away. He was 74.

He’s being remembered today by entertainers and fans. Fans including … Mitt Romney. Many may have forgotten the moment that Romney and Meat Loaf performed together in a one-of-a-kind rendition of “America the Beautiful” during Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign:

But that memory will always hold a special place in Mitt Romney’s heart. The GOP senator paid tribute to Meat Loaf earlier today:

Awww.

An odd couple? Maybe on a surface level. But these two men clearly had a genuine respect for one another.

You genuinely love to see it.

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