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By Alissa Arunarsirakul // March 1, 2021
Natalie Oaks is the newest addition to the UK neo-soul scene, and she’s ready to convince you of why she deserves a spot on your coveted radar. Born in Ghana, raised in Britain, Oaks finds inspiration in timeless R&B and countless old school records, which is definitely evident in her nostalgic soundscape. Now that she’s made her breathtaking debut, it’s about time you familiarize yourself with Oaks and her dreamy new single, “One of A Kind.”
After one listen of “One of A Kind,” Oaks’ gorgeously gravelly vocals stay in our ears, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Quite frankly, Oaks is unknowingly on her way to redefining neo-soul as we know it, so you should definitely hop aboard this speedy train. If the honeyed lyrics aren’t already enough to reel you in, Oaks’ irresistible charisma will certainly get the job done.
On “One of A Kind,” Natalie Oaks shared,
“I prioritized making the lyrics reflect my feelings at the time, but presenting it in a way that anyone could tune in to with ease.”