Slow-burning soul singer and high school friend of Matthew E. White Natalie Prass filled in our Getting To Know You questionnaire as we listened to her self titled debut album of sleepy beauty


Natalie Prass lives in Nashville, and you can tell. Her eponymous debut album – released this month via Matthew E. White’s (a high school friend of Prass’) label Spacebomb – is a sure-fire sleeper hit of American white soul akin to Dusty Springfield. It’s music that conjures the great plains of the United States, and the comfortable, slow pace of the great outdoors. We asked her to fill in our Getting To Know You questionnaire, and she kindly obliged.

The best piece of advice you’ve been give

The silent example from my mom to always be kind.

Your favourite word

I really like when the Apparently Kid says “apparently”.

Your pet-hate

Bad attitudes.

If you could only eat one food forever, it would be…

Vegetarian pho.

The worst job you’ve had

Could be worst or best.  I dressed up as Lady Liberty for Liberty Tax one tax season.

The film you can quote the most of

Spaceballs word for word.

Favourite place in the world

Anywhere my dog, Marvin, is. 

Your style icon

Somewhere between Jane Birkin and Lords of Dogtown.

The one song you wished you’d written

Walk On By.

The most famous person you’ve met

Bill Murray.

The thing you’d rescue from a burning building

If nothing was alive and stuck, I would then rescue my sketchbooks.

The worst date you’ve been on

I’ve been lucky to not have gone on any too terrible of dates.

Your guilty pleasure

Cool ranch Doritos.

The worst birthday or Christmas present you’ve received

Sabaro gift card.

The characteristic you most like about yourself

I love adventuring out and trying new things

Your hidden talent

I’m an ex tap dancer. Still have a few moves up my sleeve.

Your favourite item of clothing

Currently my Kiss tour T-shirt from ’79.

Your biggest disappointment

I got accepted to a creative writing summer program at the University of Virginia and I didn’t go because it was my last summer before college. Still think about that one.

The celebrity that pisses you off most even though you’ve never met them

I try to be open and not pay too much attention to people that annoy me.

Who would play you in a film of your life?

Mia Farrow.

What talent do you wish you had?

I still wish I was an astronaut.


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