New Track: Keeper – Olivia Nelson

OLIVIA NELSON is back with her third single ‘Keeper’, taken from her EP, ‘Back To You’, set for release on 30th August.

Continuing a flawless run of narrative singles, ‘Keeper’ sees Olivia musing on her ex’s new relationship. “It’s a message to his new girlfriend. A warning of what’s potentially to come,” she explains. Underpinned by a heavy funk rhythm section, ‘Keeper’ is a perfect encapsulation of Olivia’s uptempo R&B.

The UK’s promising talent is set to perform on the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds Festival this year, followed by her own headline show at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen in London, UK on October 15th.

Have a listen to ‘Keeper’ below:

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Song of the Day: Cherry Chapstick – Olivia Nelson

OLIVIA NELSON shares her latest single ‘Cherry Chapstick’, taken from her forthcoming ‘Back To You’ EP, set for release this August.

With an already-established knack for narrative lyricism, the singer’s latest single tells the story of two people meeting at a party. “It’s about that moment when you can feel love blossoming,” she explains.

‘Cherry Chapstick’ follows ‘No Answer’ as the second track to be taken from her forthcoming ‘Back To You’ EP, a collection which showcases Olivia’s unique blend of her formative motown and contemporary soul influences with future-facing production and modern twists.

Since the release of Olivia’s debut, she’s gathered a swell of support across the UK media including champions at Radio 1 and 1xtra, and press including Notion, Push, BEAT and Complex where she was tipped as a rising star to watch for 2019. Her earliest recordings stand tall with streaming figures in their millions and her captivating live show solidifies her status as one of British R&B’s most exciting new talents.

Listen to ‘Cherry Chapstick’ below: