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Nakhane has unveiled his transcendent new song ‘New Brighton’, which features guest vocals from ANOHNI. ‘New Brighton’ see’s Nakhane and ANOHNI distinctive and powerful vocals combine for a truly vibrant and celebratory track, that perfectly showcases Nakhane’s impeccable songwriting.
‘New Brighton’ is taken from You Will Not Die: Deluxe Edition, an extended version of his acclaimed 2018 album You Will Not Die First released in March 2018, You Will Not Die was written as Nakhane embarked on a new life. Having renounced his conservative Christian upbringing in South Africa, Nakhane embraced his sexuality, writing openly and honestly about the pain, as well as the joy, of being black and openly queer. An outspoken LGBTQ trailblazer, Nakhane’s intelligence and charm saw him profiled by the likes of GQ, i-D, Guardian and Observer, as well as being chosen as one 2018’s Dazed 100
You Will Not Die: Deluxe Edition is set to be released on February 22nd via BMG and available to pre-order now.