NAWAS RELEASE NEW SINGLE – “WHO ARE YOU” – TODAY ON HARVEST RECORDS
June 9th, 2017 – (Hollywood, CA) – Electronic-pop/R&B trio NAWAS release a new single – “Who Are You” – today via all digital partners. “Who Are You” was produced by Tim Anderson (Twenty One Pilots/Banks/Halsey/Solange), who co-wrote the track with vocalist-songwriter Jake Nawas and Mozella. LISTEN HERE.
“Who Are You” is the follow-up to the Nashville-based band’s tracks “So Low,” which hit the Top 10 on Hype Machine, “Wrong,” which peaked at No. 1 on Hype Machine and the recently released “Make It Work.” SPIN said the “dense, sparkly track” found “the medium between Prince’s androgynous melodies and Calvin Harris’ euphoric bangers,” while Kick Kick Snaresaid “this hip-hop infused banger tip-toes through R&B, hip-hop, and pop effortlessly” and called it “another success in their running reel of brilliant genre-defying releases.”
NAWAS, which is Jake Nawas, guitarist Ben McDaniel, and drummer Joey Gonzales, are fast approaching one million combined streams and have received airplay on Beats 1 and inclusion in Spotify’s New Music Friday, Weekly Buzz, Discover Weekly, and Fresh Finds. Their sound is influenced by the likes of Kanye West, Prince, D’Angelo, and Justin Timberlake, with a foundation that celebrates both classic songwriting and innovative production. Nawas’ smooth R&B vocals which The FADER deems “bewitchingly androgynous,” rich instrumentals, and tightly woven concept-based lyrics have found fans among tastemakers and music lovers alike. NAWAS are currently at work on their debut EP for Harvest Records.
“‘Wrong’ is a dense, sparkly track featuring heavy bass and fluid guitar riffs that find the medium between Prince’s androgynous melodies and Calvin Harris’ euphoric bangers”
“‘So Low’ is beautifully produced with smooth beats and an R&B-esque tempo. The direct, contemplative lyrics are delivered in (Jake Nawas’) bewitchingly androgynous falsetto.”
“(NAWAS is) primed and ready to rattle speaker systems.”
“(‘Wrong’ is) gritty, dirty, and electrifying…and it’s sure to have you feeling lit.”
“With low-down synths, eclectic guitar, and crystalline bells, this hip-hop infused banger tip-toes through R&B, hip-hop, and pop effortlessly…”Wrong” serves as another success in their running reel of brilliant genre-defying releases.”