Natalie Prass
Prass performing at the 2015 Hillside Festival
Background information
Birth nameNatalie Jean Prass
Born (1986-03-15) March 15, 1986 (age 35)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
OriginVirginia Beach, Virginia
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, piano, guitar, tambourine
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

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 years old.[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 and The Governor's School for the Arts.[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. In July 2018, she was announced as one of the supporting acts on Kacey Musgraves' "Oh, What a World Tour".[9]

Discography

Studio albums

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

[10]
US
Folk

[11]
US
Ind.

[12]
US
Rock

[13]
BEL
(FL)

[14]
NLD
[15]
SCO
[16]
UK
[17]
UK
Indie

[18]
Natalie Prass 6 11 46 114 96 74 50
The Future and the Past
  • Released: June 1, 2018[20]
  • 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

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[21]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Side by Side
  • Released: November 20, 2015[22]
  • Label: Spacebomb, Columbia
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Singles

As lead artist

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

[23]
BEL
(FL)
Tip

[14]
"Any Time, Any Place"[24] 2014 Non-album single
"Why Don't You Believe In Me" 2015 77 Natalie Prass
"Bird of Prey"[25] 74
"Short Court Style"[26] 2018 32 14 The Future and the Past
"Lost"[27]
"Sisters"[28]
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured artist

List of singles as featuring artist, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Cool Out"[29]
(Matthew E. White featuring Natalie Prass)
2016 Non-album single

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"All"[30] 2013 Cherub MoM & DaD
"Red Face Boy"[31] Howard Ivans Red Face Boy EP
"Both Sides Now"[32] 2014 Alva Leigh In Nashiville EP
"The Way to Love Me"[33] 2016 Gabe Dixon Turns to Gold
"Watch My Back"[34] Cocoon Welcome Home

References

  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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 18, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ Strauss, Matthew. "Natalie Prass Covers Grimes, Simon & Garfunkel, Anita Baker on New EP Side by Side". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 30, 2015.
  9. ^ Kim, Michelle. "Kacey Musgraves Announces Tour With Soccer Mommy and Natalie Prass". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Americana/Folk Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  12. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  13. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart History: Rock Albums". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  14. ^ a b "Discografie Natalie Prass". Ultratop. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  15. ^ "Discografie Natalie Prass". Dutch Charts (Medien Hung). Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  16. ^ Peaks in Scotland:
  17. ^ "Natalie Prass | full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  18. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50: 8 June 2018 – 14 June 2018". Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  19. ^ "Natalie Prass by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  20. ^ "The Future and the Past by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  21. ^ "Sence of Transcendence – EP by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  22. ^ "Side By Side (Live at Spacebomb Studios) – EP by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  23. ^ "Natalie Prass Chart history: Triple A". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  24. ^ "Any Time, Any Place – Single by Natalie Prass on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  25. ^ "Bird of Prey by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  26. ^ "Short Court Style by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  27. ^ "Lost by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  28. ^ "Sisters by Natalie Prass on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  29. ^ "Cool Out (feat. Natalie Prass) by Matthew E. White on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  30. ^ "All (feat. Natalie Prass) by Cherub on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  31. ^ "Red Face Boy (feat. Natalie Prass) [Dub] by Howard Ivans on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  32. ^ "In Nashville by Alva Leigh on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  33. ^ "The Way to Love Me (feat. Natalie Prass) by Gabe Dixon on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  34. ^ "Welcome Home by Cocoon on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved May 31, 2018.