Natalie Shay – ‘And They Stare’

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Natalie Shay hasn’t let her age stand the way of success.

At just 16, Natalie has already won the Mayor of London GIGS: Big Busk – not once but twice; won Open Mic UK; won the Guardian Future 8 Music Award, 2014 and; racked up over 12,000 Twitter followers!

Now Natalie is set to release her single, ‘And They Stare’, on 6th November, with a performance at the invite only music industry night at London’s Metropolis Studios on November 3.

Natalie draws influence from Kate Nash, Mumford and Sons, and Snow Patrol, and with a stong voice and acoustic guitar, is impossible to restrict to one genre. Currently studying at the Brit School, and having been classically trained in guitar since the age of 5, Natalie has been writing and performing her own unique style of music since she was 12. She is also regular performer on the London circuit, often playing at the cities most iconic venues.

‘And They Stare’ is the perfect follow up to Natalie’s debut single, ‘Follow You Home’, which reached a high of Number 15 on the iTunes Singer Songwriter chart.

You can find Natalie online on Youtube, Twitter, Soundcloud, and Facebook.

‘And They Stare’ will be available for pre-order via iTunes on November 2.

About the author

Lisa has been writing for over 20 years, starting as the entertainment editor on her university newspaper. Since then she's written for Popwrapped, Maximum Pop, Celebmix, and ListenOnRepeat.

Lisa loves all good music, with particular fondness for Jedward and David Bowie. She's interviewed Edward Grimes (Jedward), Kevin Godley, Trevor Horn, Paul Young, Peter Cox (Go West), Brendan B Brown (Wheatus), Bruce Foxton (The Jam), among many many more. Lisa is also available for freelance writing - please email lisa@essentiallypop.com

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