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Anderson .Paak has been on the road with Bruno Mars supporting his stellar 2016 album Malibu but he recently delivered a great gift for his fans. On Monday (Aug. 7), the singer-drummer premiered his smooth ballad “Automatic” on Julie Adenuga’s Beats 1 radio show. The new song also features Australian producer/singer Ta-Ku who’s singing the hook.
Over mellow horns, melodic keyboards and head-nodding drum patterns, Anderson details his personal struggles in a relationship.
“Hey won’t you spare my eyes / Your shine is blinding / My hands are too weak to hold that pure cup / Sip to lethal is this pure luck / Or perfect timing / God is smiling / As are you and I both hands interlocked / Souls intertwined with balance and signs your / Numbers and science / Chemistry is popping but nothing is perfect,” he sings on the second verse.
Anderson also collaborated with Ta-Ku back in 2014 on his debut album, Venice. If you want to hear more from Anderson .Paak, check out his NxWorries Yes Lawd! project with producer Knxwledge. Check out their latest video for “Scared Money,” in which they pay homage to 2002 cult classic film, Paid in Full.
Here are the remaining tour dates to catch Anderson .Paak on tour.
Aug. 8: Washington, D.C. | Verizon Center
Aug. 9: Charlotte, N.C. | Spectrum Center
Aug. 14: Las Vegas, Nev. | JEWEL Nightclub
Aug. 19: Austin, Texas | Frank Erwin Center
Aug. 20: Dallas, Texas | American Airlines Center
Sep. 1: Las Vegas, Nev. | JEWEL Nightclub
Oct. 6: Memphis, Tenn. | Shelby Farms Park
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