Nash McGrew – 16 Year-Old Phenom Drops New Single ‘Across The Room’

Nash McGrew

Nash McGrew is an emerging singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who made his debut in 2022 with the single “Can’t Get Above”. That track introduced a 16 year-old savant with an insightful lyrical style and keen pop sensibilities.  He wrote and recorded his first song at on piano 14, despite never having taken a lesson.

The young singer posted that first tune online and it blew up.  A musical career was born. Since then, the talented teen has released seven singles. His music has connected with fans of all ages around the world.

“Across The Room ” is the brand new single from Nash McGrew, released worldwide via all major streaming services on February 15, 2023. The track opens on a solo piano floating on an ethereal cloud of reverb. Nash steps to the mic with his tale of love and confusion. Soon a lo-fi electronic beat drops. As the song progresses McGrew raps and sings of an unexpected reunion.

"This is an emotional song about two past lovers running into each other at a party. They end up bringing up old feelings. I wanted listeners to feel that heartache and reflection."
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Nash McGrew

Check out “Across The Room” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Dive playlist, or listen on your favorite streaming service. We had the chance to chat with Nash. Read his answers to our 8 questions below. Follow the links at the end of this article to connect with the artist.

8 Questions with Nash McGrew

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Where are you from?


How long have you been making music?

I’ve been making music for 2 years now.  

Who are the musicians involved in your project?

Just me.

Who are your biggest musical influences?

Ed Sheeran, Billy Joel, Billie Eilish, Bruno Mars

What inspired you to create this project?

My personal experiences of love & heartache.

What are your plans for the future (musically)?

I would like to have a lifelong career performing in music.  

Is there anything else you would like to say?

Thank you for writing an article about me & my music.  It is a great opportunity & I am very thankful.  Everyone, go check out my new song.  “Across The Room” by: Nash McGrew