Natalie Prass

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Natalie Prass
Natalie Prass at Hillside Festival 2015.jpg
Prass performing at the 2015 Hillside Festival (Guitar is a Crucianelli Elite G-502V)
Background information
Born (1986-03-15) March 15, 1986 (age 32)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
OriginRichmond, Virginia
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboard
LabelsStartime International, Spacebomb Records
Associated actsCHERUB, Jenny Lewis
Websitenatalieprass.com

Natalie Jean Prass (born March 15, 1986[1]) is an American singer-songwriter from Richmond, Virginia. Her self-titled debut album was released on January 27, 2015, through Spacebomb and Columbia Records.

Biography[edit]

Natalie Prass was born in Cleveland, Ohio.[1] She lived in Los Angeles for a short time before moving to Virginia Beach when she was around three or four.[2] She began writing songs when she was in the first grade, and formed a band with Matthew E. White in the eighth grade.[3] She attended Frank W Cox High School.[4] After high school, she went to Berklee College of Music for a year before transferring to Middle Tennessee State University in 2006.[4] There she enrolled in a songwriting program. She released an EP, Small & Sweet, in 2009 and a second EP, Sense of Transcendence, in 2011.[2] After auditioning with a video demo recorded on her iPhone, she started her career as a keyboardist for Jenny Lewis’ touring band.[4]

On January 27, 2015, Prass released her eponymous debut album on Spacebomb and Columbia Records.[5] It was recognized as one of the Best New Albums by music review website Pitchfork.[6] The album was produced by Matthew E. White and Trey Pollard at Spacebomb Records in Richmond, Virginia.[3]

Natalie appeared on the British music television show, Later... with Jools Holland, Episode 324 airing on Palladia, April 17, 2015.[7]

On October 23, 2015, Prass announced a new EP, Side by Side, set to be released on November 20. It features two live tracks from her self-titled LP and three live covers.[8]

On February 26, 2018, Prass released the single, "Short Court Style". Her second album The Future and the Past was released on June 1, 2018.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected details
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Heat.

[9]
US
Folk

[10]
US
Ind.

[11]
US
Rock

[12]
BEL
(FL)

[13]
NLD
[14]
SCO
[15]
UK
[16]
UK
Indie

[17]
Natalie Prass 6 11 46 114 96 74 50
The Future and the Past
  • Released: June 1, 2018[19]
  • Label: ATO
  • Format: CD, digital download, LP, streaming
10 29 157 50 118 9
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

EPs[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected details
Title Album details
Small & Sweet
  • Released: April 4, 2009
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: CD
Sense of Transcendence
  • Released: November 15, 2011[20]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Side by Side
  • Released: November 20, 2015[21]
  • Label: Spacebomb, Columbia
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak positions Album
US
AAA

[22]
BEL
(FL)
Tip

[13]
"Any Time, Any Place"[23] 2014 Non-album single
"Why Don't You Believe In Me" 2015 77 Natalie Prass
"Bird of Prey"[24] 74
"Short Court Style"[25] 2018 32 14 The Future and the Past
"Lost"[26]
"Sisters"[27]
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featuring artist, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Cool Out"[28]
(Matthew E. White featuring Natalie Prass)
2016 Non-album single

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"All"[29] 2013 Cherub MoM & DaD
"Red Face Boy"[30] Howard Ivans Red Face Boy EP
"Both Sides Now"[31] 2014 Alva Leigh In Nashiville EP
"The Way to Love Me"[32] 2016 Gabe Dixon Turns to Gold
"Watch My Back"[33] Cocoon Welcome Home

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Songspace. "Daily Discovery: Natalie Prass, "Never Over You"". American Songwriter. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Valish, Frank. "Pleased to Meet You Spotlight: Natalie Prass". Under The Radar. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Syme, Rachel. "Natalie Prass Escapes Nashville". The New Yorker. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c Graves, Kirk Walker. "Rising: Natalie Prass". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  5. ^ Terry, Josh. "Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Best New Albums". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  7. ^ http://www.locatetv.com/tv/later-with-jools-holland/season-46/9124997
  8. ^ Strauss, Matthew. "Natalie Prass Covers Grimes, Simon & Garfunkel, Anita Baker on New EP Side by Side". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 30, 2015.
  9. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  10. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Americana/Folk Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  12. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Rock Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  13. ^ a b "Discografie Natalie Prass". Ultratop. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  14. ^ "Discografie Natalie Prass". Dutch Charts (Medien Hung). Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  15. ^ Peaks in Scotland:
  16. ^ "Natalie Prass | full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  17. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50: 8 June 2018 – 14 June 2018". Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  18. ^ "Natalie Prass by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  19. ^ "The Future and the Past by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  20. ^ "Sence of Transcendence – EP by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  21. ^ "Side By Side (Live at Spacebomb Studios) – EP by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  22. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart history: Triple A". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  23. ^ "Any Time, Any Place – Single by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  24. ^ "Bird of Prey by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  25. ^ "Short Court Style by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  26. ^ "Lost by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  27. ^ "Sisters by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  28. ^ "Cool Out (feat. Natalie Prass) by Matthew E. White on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  29. ^ "All (feat. Natalie Prass) by Cherub on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  30. ^ "Red Face Boy (feat. Natalie Prass) [Dub] by Howard Ivans on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  31. ^ "In Nashville by Alva Leigh on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  32. ^ "The Way to Love Me (feat. Natalie Prass) by Gabe Dixon on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  33. ^ "Welcome Home by Cocoon on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.

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