Natalie Shay’s ‘Yesterday’ Is An Ode for Realizing You Can Do Better: Premiere

Natalie Shay is introducing herself to the world one tune at a time — together with the brand new "Yesterday," premiering completely under.

The observe is the 19-year-old British singer-songwriter's third single, following "This Feeling" and "Perfume." Shay tells Billboard that she has "hundreds completely different songs with hundreds completely different folks, engaged on all them directly." And she's completely comfortable to allow them to come out in serial trend.

"I’m unsure if I'm on the stage the place I can put out an album and have each observe be appreciated," Shay, who's releasing her songs independently, explains. "I believe if I can do a single I can focus loads on the tune and have loads folks hear it and construct a rapport and get folks genuinely . Every time I do a single it appears to get me much more a following and much more occurs, so for now it really works fairly effectively. We'll see what occurs with the following one, and if I wish to do one thing like an EP or an album I'll give it some thought then."

Shay created "Yesterday" with "This Feeling" collaborator Pete Dowsett and calls it "one these woman energy songs" drawn from private expertise. "It's about getting concerned with somebody and kind realizing midway via that you simply like this particular person however they don't such as you the best way you want them, and nothing's ever gonna occur," Shay says. "The tune explains that you simply understand, 'I can do higher than this. I'm higher than this as an individual.'" The tune's buoyant, anthemic pop really feel, with a lightweight melodic similarity to Ed Sheeran's "The A Team," is consultant the type music she's after.

"This is the sound I actually like, what I wish to do going ahead," Shay, a graduate the BRIT performing arts faculty, affirms.

Shay shall be releasing a video for "Yesterday" and has her first main headlining present deliberate for Feb. 2 at Thousand Island in North London. "I'm excited however actually confused," she says with amusing. She's additionally wanting throughout the pond and hoping to make some inroads in North America earlier than too lengthy. "I actually wish to do it correctly if I'm going to return," Shay says. "The first time needs to be helpful. I don't wish to come and never know what I'm doing, so when it feels proper I'd love to return over."