photos by Amanda Hatfield

"@NataliePrass put on an incredible show. I can still feel the swoons reverberating through my bones." - Joshua Calixto

"Welp, I literally carried @NataliePrass off stage at Rough Trade tonight." - Joe Saturday

"Natalie Prass is killing us softly tonight. She covered Janet's "Any Time, Any Place" and treated it like a biblical text and holy christ" - Ross Scarano

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Prass opened on the piano accompanied by her crackerjack band from the Spacebomb indie-soul stable, based in Richmond, Va., led by Trey Pollard on guitar. On songs like "My Baby Don't Understand Me," she was in complete control of the room, silences were truly silent, the typical Friday night chatter and bartender glass clanking seemed to disappear in the magic of the moment. After guiding the band through several groove-hooked numbers during which you could almost feel everyone in the room falling head over heels, Prass paused to joke about how she had been described as a Disney princess before grabbing the microphone for "It Is You." Lots of musicians hop down into the crowd and lots of them try to get more people to dance. But midway through her Disney audition, Prass went one further, hopping down to the floor and grabbing a guy to slow dance with to her own song as the band kept vamping, the crowd, feeling the moment, swaying along. [The House List]

Disney princess Natalie Prass released her buzzy, Matthew E. White-produced debut album on Spacebomb last month, and she just wrapped up her short tour in support of it over the weekend. That tour hit NYC on Friday (2/6) for a sold-out Rough Trade show. The above recap describes the show pretty well. Were you there? What did you think? Our pictures are also in this post.

Lady Lady, who later joined Natalie on stage for a cover of Patsy Cline's "I've Got Your Picture", and Small Wonder opened. Natalie also covered Janet Jackson's "Any Time, Any Place."

Since we last spoke, Natalie announced more dates, including runs with Ryan Adams, Son Lux, Hiss Golden Messenger, and San Fermin (no additional NYC shows yet). Those are listed, with more pictures and a video from Rough Trade, below...

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Natalie Prass -- 2015 Tour Dates
Feb 11 The Hotel Cafe Los Angeles, CA
Feb 13 El Rey Theater (w/ Hundred Waters) Los Angeles, CA
Feb 19 Brighton Dome (w/ Ryan Adams) Brighton, United Kingdom
Feb 21 Leicester De Montford Hall (w/ Ryan Adams) Leicester, United Kingdom
Feb 23 O2 Academy Glasglow (w/ Ryan Adams) Glasgow, United Kingdom
Feb 24 Usher Hall (w/ Ryan Adams) Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Feb 25 O2 Academy Leeds (w/ Ryan Adams) Leeds, United Kingdom
Feb 27 Eventim Apollo (w/ Ryan Adams) London, United Kingdom
Feb 28 Wolverhampton Civic (w/ Ryan Adams) Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Mar 01 Liverpool Guild of Students (w/ Ryan Adams) Liverpool, Uk
Mar 03 Opera House (w/ Ryan Adams) Cork, Ireland
Mar 05 Olympia (w/ Ryan Adams) Dublin, Ireland
Mar 06 Olympia (w/ Ryan Adams) Dublin, Ireland
Mar 09 Falconer Salen (w/ Ryan Adams) Frederiksberg, Denmark
Mar 10 Cirkus (w/ Ryan Adams) Stockholm, Sweden
Mar 12 USF Verftet (w/ Ryan Adams) Bergan, Norway
Mar 13 Sentrum Scene (w/ Ryan Adams) Oslo, Norway
Mar 21 Gasa Gasa (w/ Son Lux) New Orleans, LA
Mar 22 The Earl (w/ Son Lux) Atlanta, GA
Mar 26 Club Downunder (w/ Son Lux) Tallahassee, FL
Mar 27 Kings (w/ Son Lux) Raleigh, NC
Mar 28 Snug Harbor (w/ Son Lux) Charlotte, NC
Apr 15 The Broadberry (w/ Hiss Golden Messenger) Richmond, VA
Apr 16 The Mothlight (w/ Hiss Golden Messenger) Asheville, NC
Apr 17 The Haw River Ballroom (w/ Hiss Golden Messenger) Saxapahaw, NC
Apr 18 Phuzz Phest Winston Salem, NC
Apr 21 Rialto Theatre (w/ Ryan Adams) Tucson, AZ
Apr 23 Gruene Hall (w/ Ryan Adams) New Braunfels, TX
Apr 27 Ryman Auditorium (w/ Ryan Adams) Nashville, TN
Apr 28 Ryman Auditorium (w/ Ryan Adams) Nashville, TN
Apr 29 The High Watt Nashville, TN
May 08 The Sinclair (w/ San Fermin) Cambridge, MA
May 11 Lincoln Hall (w/ San Fermin) Chicago, IL
May 12 Triple Rock Social Club (w/ San Fermin) Minneapolis, MN
May 13 The Record Bar (w/ San Fermin) Kansas City, MO
May 14 The Luminary Center for the Arts (w/ San Fermin) St Louis, MO
May 18 Casbah (w/ San Fermin) San Diego, CA
May 19 Troubadour (w/ San Fermin) Los Angeles, CA
May 21 The Independent (w/ San Fermin) San Francisco, CA
May 24 Electric Owl (w/ San Fermin) Vancouver, Canada
May 25 Sasquatch! Festival Quincy, WA
Sep 04 End of the Road Festival Gardenstown, United Kingdom
Sep 05 End of the Road Festival Gardenstown, United Kingdom
Sep 06 End of the Road Festival Gardenstown, United Kingdom