Arthur Nery dropped a new single titled “o ninanais”.
Said song premiered midnight Friday, February 17. It is the much-awaited new song from the R&B singing star.
Arthur Nery veers away a bit from his usual lo-fi flavored R&B sounds and dabbles in some jazzy sounds on this piano-driven love song. The R&B star who spent much of 2022 performing behind his monster-hit “Pagsamo.” To date, the song has over 133 million streams on Spotify.
Over at YouTube, the official “Pagsamo” videos have reached more than 120 million views.
“Isa Lang,” Arthur’s previous single, also became a hit with more than 87 million streams on Spotify and its official videos reaching more than 50 million views on YouTube. 2022 also saw his first solo sold out show at the New Frontier Theatre. Arthur Nery wrote and arranged “o ninanais” and co-produced it with Su Ganade and frequent collaborator Axel Fernandez.
The new single features real strings as recorded by violinists Lea Rodriguez, Bryan Matias, Sophia Chua and cellist Vanette Villanueva. Studio musicians include Ian Fajarito on piano, guitarist Miguel Mejia and bassist Mike Bayas. The visualizer for “o ninanais” is on YouTube.
An official music video for the song is forthcoming.