Natalie Prass – “My Baby Don’t Understand Me”
“My Baby Don’t Understand Me” is the opening track on Natalie Prass’ self-titled album, and what an opening it is. Prass, a member of Jenny Lewis’ backing band, recorded the album at Matthew E. White’s Spacebomb studio in Richmond, and the crew of musicians they rallied rounded out her deeply vulnerable, Joni Mitchell-esque folk-pop with orchestral grandeur. This thing gobsmacked me when I first heard it, so let it gobsmack you too.
Here’s her previously released “Why Don’t You Believe In Me?” and “Bird Of Prey” too: