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Nick Jonas: Last Year Was Complicated

Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 10 October 2016

IN EARLY April, a piano bar in one of Westminster's swankiest hotels played host to a preview of one of the most highly awaited pop albums of the year.  Amidst a selective crowd of media, Nick Jonas took to the bar's small stage to somewhat shyly introduce five songs from his sophomore release, Last Year Was Complicated. The grandiose setting seemed almost incongruous with the meticulously produced and highly accessible selection of tracks premiered. With influences and collaborations as wide-ranging as Michael Jackson and Big Sean, the youngest Jonas brother's second solo offering is bound to contain something to appeal to every listener. "I'm excited to build it from the ground up once again," he says.

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