Nathaniel Preps New Single “You’re Beautiful”: Preview The Sexy Anthem

Mike Wass | February 6, 2014 5:47 pm

Nathaniel scored a massive hit in Australia last year with sparse soul ballad “You”. The emotion-drenched tune drew comparisons with Miguel (in part due to the singer’s soaring vocal), spent six weeks in the Oz top 10 and sold double platinum. Not bad for a guy who came sixth on X Factor.

The South African-born Aussie delivers more of the same soulful goodness on “You’re Beautiful”, which drops February 28. Another collaboration with hit songwriters/producers DNA, the song channels Prince with its ’80s R&B sound and sexy lyrics. If Nathaniel keeps this up, his imminent debut LP could be one of the year’s biggest surprises.

Nathaniel is streaming a thirty second preview of “You’re Beautiful” on his website. Check it out and share your thoughts in the comment below.

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