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Natalie Prass Shares Video for “The Fire” and Covers Dionne Warwick’s “Deja Vu”

The Future and the Past Out Now via ATO

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Natalie Prass released a new album, The Future and the Past, back in June via ATO (it was our Album of the Week). Now she has shared a new video for “The Fire” and covered Dionne Warwick’s “Deja Vu.” Orson Whales (aka Alex Germanotta and Shahan Jafri) directed the video for “The Fire,” which was filmed in the remains of President’s Park, a now closed down open-air park outside Richmond, VA featuring the busts of different presidents. This is apropos, considering that The Future and the Past was rewritten in response to the 2016 election and President Trump’s victory. Prass’ cover of “Deja Vu” was done in a session for Spotify, where she also performed her own “Short Court Style.” Check out the video and Spotify session below, followed by Prass’ upcoming tour dates.

Pick up our new print issue (Issue 64) to read our exclusive interview with Natalie Prass and check out our photo shoot with her.

Previously Prass shared a video for The Future and the Past‘s first single, “Short Court Style” (which was one of our Songs of the Week), and also performed the song on Conan. Then she shared the album’s second single, “Sisters,” which a press release called a “feminist anthem.” “Sisters” was our #1 Song of the Week. Then she shared “Lost,” which was also one of our Songs of the Week, as well as a video where she performed “Lost” with a paired down orchestra or large string section at Montrose Recording, a studio in Richmond.

The Richmond-based singer/songwriter released her acclaimed self-titled debut album in 2015 via Spacebomb/StarTime International. She had a new album written and was ready to record it when Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential election, which led to Prass rewriting the album.

Prass had this to say about the album in the previous press release: “The record was ready to go, and then the election happened. I was devastated. It made me question what it means to be a woman in America, whether any of the things I thought were getting better were actually improving, who I am and what I believe in. I knew I would be so upset with myself if I didn’t take the opportunity to say some of the things that meant so much to me, so I decided to rewrite the record. I needed to make an album that was going to get me out of my funk, one that would hopefully lift other people out of theirs, too, because that’s what music is all about.”

As with her debut album, The Future and the Past was recorded in Richmond, VA with long-time friend and collaborator Matthew E. White at his Spacebomb Studios.

Also read our 2015 Pleased to Meet You Spotlight interview with Prass and our separate 2015 print magazine article on Prass.

Natalie Prass Tour Dates:

Sept 18 - Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
Sept 19 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Sept 20 - Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon*
Sept 21 - St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Sept 24 - Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey*
Sept 25 - Vancouver BC @ Fox Cabaret
Sept 26 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Sept 28 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s*
Sept 29 - West Hollywood, CA @ Troubadour
Sept 30 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah*
Oct 2 - Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar*
Oct 6 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 7 - Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard*
Oct 8 - Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
Oct 10 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge*
Oct 12 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival
Oct 13 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues - Bronze Peacock
Oct 14 - New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa*
Oct 16 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Oct 17 - Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight
Oct 18 - Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge*
Oct 19 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings
Nov 2 - Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
Nov 3 - Manchester, UK @ NOW WAVE
Nov 5 - Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
Nov 6 - Dublin, IE @ The Workman’s Club
Nov 7 - Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
Nov 8 - London, UK @ Electric Brixton
Nov 10 - Reykjavik, IS @ Iceland Airwaves 2018
Nov 11 - Kobenhavn K, DK @ Hotel Cecil
Nov 13 - Hamburg, DE @ Uebel & Gefahrlich
Nov 14 - Berlin, DE @ Bi Nuu
Nov 15 - Munich, DE @ orangehouse
Nov 16 - Dudlingen, CH @ Café Bad Bonn
Nov 18 - Cologne, DE @ Studio 672
Nov 19 - Brussels, BE @ Rotonde
Nov 20 - Paris, FR @ CAFÉ DE LA DANSE
Nov 21 - Utrecht, NL @ Ekko
Nov 23 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Super Bock em Stock Festival
Nov 24 - Madrid, Spain @ Sala Galileo Galilei
Jan 9 - Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre#
Jan 10 - Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater#
Jan 11 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall#
Jan 12 - Montreal, QC @ Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre#
Jan 15 - Portland, ME @ State Theatre#
Jan 17 - Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theatre#
Jan 18 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore#
Jan 19 - Boston, MA @ Wang Center#
Jan 23 - Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
Jan 24 - Washington, DC @ The Anthem#
Jan 25 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre#
Jan 26 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre#

# w/ Kacey Musgraves
* w/ Stella Donnelly

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