Nathan Ball Live At Shepherds Bush Hall

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…“Racking up over 3 million streams on Spotify”

Racking up over 3 million streams on Spotify, alongside being played on BBC Radio 1, Triple J in Australia, KCRW in the US, and 3FM in Holland. Gaining support across media from the likes of The Independent, The Line Of Best Fit, Clash Magazine, EARMILK alongside festival appearances at The Great Escape, Boardmasters, Green Man, Secret Garden Party, 7 Layers, and Barn on the Farm during the. London based Singer songwriter Nathan Ball has started to become a ‘favourite sound’ where newcomers are concerned. You may have first become familiar with his music when he introduced his track ‘Cold Hands’ – Having harnessed his sound, Nathan is steadily growing into what may soon become a great career with shows booked up across the country, but it was his latest gig that had us all raving about this new artists.

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…“They all came to see Nathan”

Selling out Shepherds Bush Hall, Nathan Ball mastered his audience turning a somewhat distracted crowd into a audience whose absolute focus was Nathan. Although a slower paced start to the night with individuals filling the venue in greater capacity while the supporting acts Matt Wilson and Greta Isaac went on first, it was clear by the end of the night that they all came to see Nathan. As soon as the crowd were aware that Nathan was about to grace the stage the venue was officially packed! Once the venue dimmed into a pitch black room – heightening the anticipation – and the stage lights reemerged and Nathan arrived, the crowd erupted into the kind of applause that can make an entire building move.

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The band (Maxi on Guitar, Ollie on Keys, Will on drums Billy on Bass) opened with the infamous ‘Cold Hands’, reworked for the live show, which from this point on sent the entire venue insane with people that were unequivocally fans of Nathan Ball, knowing every song, save those from his new single, and not missing one lyric from his most popular songs to date. The share love that this audience had for this artists was duly noted as soon as ‘Right Place’ begun to play and Nathan Ball himself was unable to hide his awe for just how well reserved this relatively conservative and humble character was by the crowd, a crowd that now beckoned at his call.

Make no mistake Nathan Ball’s sound is “Big”, the band flawless, and his stage presence incredible. Every second you spend hearing this singer live you will only see the quality of his showmanship increase every time his voice is heard through the mic. And it’s always a bonus when the crowd demands that an artist resurface for one more song but Nathan Ball did not let his fans down! This new artists is beyond incredible live, turning his very serene tracks into an upbeat, fully energised, indie rock and massive live set. The stage only becoming yet another platform to show off just how talented he is.

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Photographer/Videographer: Harris Finazzi
Image Editor: Sophia Smith