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AAA Music | 13 August 2020

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The Good Natured New Single release!

| On 05, Aug 2010

Having salvaged her Grandma’s 1980’s Yamaha keyboard, Home Counties girl Sarah McIntosh- aka The Good Natured– grabbed everyone’s attention. Her first self-produced EP “Warriors” (2009) was an outpouring of emotion: a magical electronic introduction to her music. A year later, having been triumphed by the likes of Radio 1’s Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens, and heralded by The Sunday Times as the new Kate Bush, McIntosh sat her A-levels and split up with her boyfriend. With these changes she found a whole new inspiration to write.

Fans old and new will be excited to hear the first product of this- the single “Your Body Is A Machine”- when it is released on July 5th. Here, to powerful effect McIntosh sets her raw emotion to a hypnotic beat. She somehow manages to pack a powerful punch whilst her vocals remain hauntingly composed. In ‘Your Body is a Machine’ The Good Natured riles against broken promises, narcissism and mindless hedonism: “We are influenced by our self love and benevolence. Narcissism is overwhelming.”

Lyrically and musically, McIntosh displays a maturity far beyond her teenage years. McIntosh is unafraid to explore the human psyche in relation to her own experience. Her direct approach and honesty, coupled with a home-grown British quirkiness, makes The Good Natured an exciting, unique and compelling discovery. She has a natural ability to transport leftfield musical influences and dark teenage emotions and dark electronic aesthetics referencing to artists such as Japan and David Sylvain.

Your Body Is A Machine was written by McIntosh and produced by Dan Foat and Nathan Boddy (Delphic, I Blame Coco). The single features remixes by Zebra & Snake, Body Language, Aspirins for My Children, Radioproof and Baby Monster. The Zebra & Snake remix is featured on the Kitsune Maison compilation released April 26th with already radio support from Huw Stephens, Grimshaw and Kissy Sell Out, BBC Radio 1.
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