The Los Angeles-based electronic music artist and producer NATIIVE has just returned with his latest single “Need You Now.”
Following the mesmerizing “Try Again” alongside Kwesi, “Need You Now” is the second single from NATIIVE’s debut EP, Good For Now, which is slated for release on July 7th, 2023.
An emotive deep house cut with progressive sensibilities, “Need You Now” is driven by intricate melodic work, highly-textured drums, and a vocal collaboration that elevates the track to new heights. Perfectly expressing the essence of love and longing, NATIIVE lays down a stunning piano progression as the foundation of the song, while equipping the instrumental with groovy basslines and dreamy synths for a captivating arrangement that transports listeners to a realm of emotional depth.
NATIIVE crafted “Need You Now” over the winter with summer memories in mind. Serving as a powerful representation of NATIIVE’s artistic direction, the track is the perfect teaser for the young artist’s forthcoming EP, striking a fine balance between dance music and dark pop.
Take a listen to “Need You Now” below.
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Ever since he launched his project back in 2018, producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist NATIIVE has been making a name for himself by blending house, pop, and hip-hop to create a fresh yet familiar sound. In addition to his own music, which draws influence from the likes of RÜFÜS DU SOL, Fred again.. and TSHA, NATIIVE has refined his skills by writing for major players in the industry. His forthcoming EP, Good For Now, will be a notable milestone in his career, introducing listeners to a new sonic chapter while showcasing his growth as an artist and producer.