Natalie Evans Shares New Live Session Video “Movie”
New Album “Movements” due 3rd June 2022 via Small Pond Records
We first introduced Natalie Evans to our site back in 2015 and the journey this artist has been on throughout that time is simply extraordinary. Natalie continues to evolve as a musician, offering the most crucial of compositions and showcasing her talent on guitar, harp, and piano alongside the immersive vocal harmonies.
Next month will see the release of Natalie’s forthcoming 12-track record “Movements”, dropping 3rd June via Small Pond Records. Ahead of the album release, today we are thrilled to unveil a new live session video of “Movie”, the perfect insight into the forthcoming, flawless 12-track record.
“Movie”, the new live session perfectly captures the intimacy of this striking artist. Natalie gently picks the strings of the harp, the strings chime and resonate in the still environment, orchestrating the volatile atmosphere. That tender ambiance draws you into its complex current before Natalie’s delicate, sweet vocal harmonies deliver this raw lyrical journey. The listener, hanging on her every note. Whilst emotion oozes from every aspect of this composition, Natalie crafts this visionary piece, warm with a stirring motion. A journey that proudly utilizes the intimacy to sculpt the landscape, allowing fragility to become the ultimate hook. The live track may seem minimalist, but Natalie and the harp, together, create music with this harrowing backbone, filling the vision with endless affection, which in turn just captivates.
Natalie has perfected the ability to produce such atmospherical arrangements with a lasting effect. An artist that continues to draw on such pure attributes, all of which can be found on the forthcoming moving album “Movements”.
“The new album is titled ‘Movements’ because it has changes in feeling and energy throughout,” says Evans of the forthcoming album’s concept and title. “When I was first putting songs together for the album I had a lot of sad songs and I felt like an important part of me was missing from it, so I later added some songs to express that happy and fun side of myself. It makes a lot of sense to me, because emotions are not consistent, to at least have one album that goes through those movements, and I chose this to be that album.”
“I also went back to my roots a little during the pandemic and started missing gymnastics – my childhood obsession. So I spent a lot of time stretching and exercising, hoping to go back to it once things were safe again. As it happened I took up dancing instead for something new, but that also influenced the title.”
Forthcoming new album Movements was recorded in Hastings with producer Martin Ruffin who also worked on Evans’ previous releases, and was produced and mixed by Ruffin, and mastered by Aneek Thapar.
“I learnt so much making this album because it was the first time I demoed it out with full arrangements before entering the studio,” says Evans of the sessions. “It was a challenge I set myself and I also learnt a lot more about recording and mixing through this process – something I want to do more of as I continue writing. Another goal I set myself was to be able to write piano songs with vocals which I’d never done before, so there are quite a few of those on this album.”
Pre-order ‘Movements’ from Natalie Evans now: https://bit.ly/movements-YT
Driving Home Late
Between the Ground and Sky
Interlude (Back of My Mind)
Under the Moon
When You Leave
To Go On