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London-born singer NAO is back with her third album ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful,’ the follow-up to her 2018 Grammy-nominated LP Saturn. Last year NAO kicked off her album with the release of her singles Woman and Antidote featuring Adekunle Gold. Those singles were then followed up by Messy Love and the album’s title track. In the 13 track LP, Nao covers all genres such as R&B, soul, gospel, funk, Afrobeats, and her scholastic roots in jazz, with guest appearances from Lucky Daye, Adekunle Gold, serpentwithfeet, and Lianne La Havas.

Check out the new album below.

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It’s been three years since NOA released her last album Saturn, now the singer/songwriter is ready to release the long-awaited follow-up ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful’ on September 24th. A few weeks after releasing the album title track, NOA is back again with her most stripped-down single titled “Wait.”


In the new song, NOA sings about the emotional hills of a relationship rather than running away from the overwhelming feelings. “Trying to run away is only human / But if we stay then we might make it home,” she sings during the chorus. Check out the new song and video below.


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NAO is official in album mode. Since dropping her new video for “Messy Love,” the British singer took yesterday to announce her upcoming album “And Then Life Was Beautiful,” the follow-up to her  2018 LP Saturn. NAO’s new album will feature guest appearances from serpentwithfeet, Lucky Daye,Adekunle Gold, and Lianne La Havas. With the announcement of her new LP, NAO has also unleashed the title track of her forthcoming project.

Check out her new song and album tracklist below.

And Then Life Was Beautiful: Tracklist

01 And Then Life Was Beautiful
02 Messy Love
03 Glad That You’re Gone
04 Antidote [ft. Adekunle Gold]
05 Burn Out
06 Wait
07 Good Luck [ft. Lucky Daye]
08 Nothing’s For Sure
09 Woman [ft. Lianne La Havas]
10 Better Friend
11 Postcards [ft. Serpentwithfeet]
12 Little Giants
13 Amazing Grace

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NOA is officialy back! After taking a brief hiatus due to pregnancy, the British star is gearing up to release her as-yet-untitled third studio album. Last year NOA gave us the single’s “Woman” featuring Lianne La Havas then she teamed up with Afrobeats star Adekunle Gold earlier this year for the track “Antidote.” and now she’s back with the third single from the impending album, “Messy Love”.

A few weeks after dropping the single NOA is back this week with the official video for Messy Love. Produced by D’Mile, NAO sings about leaving a toxic relationship after being divided on what to do. Check out the new clip below.

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After dropping her songs Antidote  and Woman featuring Lianne La Havas, East London singer-songwriter Nao has returned with with her new single “Messy Love” produced by D’Mile

While the song previously leaked and taken down quickly, NAO did not let her fans down as she officially released the new song yesterday. Messy Love is an ode to self-love, self-respect and choosing peace over the never-ending struggles of a detrimental relationship. Check out the new song below.

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While singer/songwriter NAO continues to work on her new album, the London born singer returns with another new track, this time linking up with Nigerian artist Adekunle Gold for their collaborative song titled “Antidote.”

“Antidote” is the remedy to 2020; it’s a song born out of lockdown which was something that affected everybody’s lives all over the world. Both Adekunle and I had daughters born weeks apart during this time, they lifted our vibrations and we wanted to share that good energy with the rest of the world. Said NAO before releasing the song.

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It’s been two years since we got any new music from UK songstress NAO. After giving birth to her daughter this year, the singer/songwriter has returned with her new single “Woman” featuring Lianne La Havas.

This is a song Lianne and I are so happy to put out. I believe this is the start of a new dawn where being a woman – esp a woman of colour – can & should be celebrated. This is our time! We all deserve to be celebrated. Said NAO before debuting the new track. “Woman” will be Nao’s first new song since her 2018 LP Saturn. Listen to the new track below.

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Nao performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 11, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR).

UK singer continues to share her flawless vocals as she recently appeared on NPR Tiny Desk series. Backed by her live band and background singers, NAO performed a more stripped down versions of her songs
“If You Ever,””Bad Blood,'””Orbit,” and “Make It Out Alive.”

“It’s about leaving adolescence and going into adulthood.” This crossing of the threshold that happens around your late 20s to early 30s is the inspiration for Saturn. Check out the performance below.

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If don’t know about NAO you’re definitely missing out!

Last fall NAO released her sophomore album Saturn, which featured her singles “Another Life Time and “Make It Out Alive”.NAO’s follow up album For All We Know showed that she is a prominent force in R&B.

Currently on the road supporting the LP, the East London singer has unleashed her live rendition of her songs Orbit and Saturn Live at AIR Studios.