2017 has already seen infectious new music drop from Aston Merrygold, but today Aston unleashes his official second single, Precious’featuring Shy Carter (Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo, Charlie Puth, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw), and Grammy Award winning beatboxer Rhazel (former member of The Roots).
The uplifting vibe of Precious is reflected in the sun-soaked video, shot in California and directed by Damien Sandoval. Nostalgic 90s vibes are distinct, whilst Aston oozes a contemporary Fresh Prince quality in the colourful, feel-good visual. The track mixes mellow guitar grooves, and Merrygolds soothing vocals to create everyones newest summer jam. Precious is intimate, exemplifying how affectionate love songs should be written. While subtle and simple in its production, its Merrygolds lyrics and spotless vocals that make Precious so pristine. The official video for Precious was shot in L.A whilst Aston was out in the U.S working on the EP. The visuals also feature American Actress and Entrepreneur Gina Rivera.
The single follows on from the platinum debut single ‘Get Stupid’, the Prince-inspired One Night in Paris, the electrifying upbeat “Show Me“, high-octane electro-pop smashl Aint Missing, You, and the spine tingling ‘Too Late , Astons foray into ballad territory, which was co-written with Sam Romans ( Kwabs, Alicia Keys, Lapsley) Precious will be the lead track from the forthcoming Precious EP, which is a collection of brand new music. The tracks to make up the body of work include new cuts Distraction, The Favourite, When a Woman Breaks a Mans Heart and You, Me & The Moon