Hear Ella Mai’s acoustic rendition of “Not Another Love Song”

Recorded for Google’s new ‘Nest Audio Sessions’ series.

Ella Mai has shared a pensive acoustic performance of “Not Another Love Song,” as part of a new series from Google titled Nest Audio Sessions.

The reflective rendition does away with the layered backing vocals and striking beats of the original, instead pairing a delicate piano accompaniment from Omar Edwards with Mai’s crisp, fulsome vocals. “Deep end / Swimming in my feelings / I been here before / But it feels like I’m / Sinking,” Mai sings on the opening.

This latest offering follows Mai’s previous live performances of the song on Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Show Vol 2 concert, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and BET’s 2020 Soul Train Awards. A video treatment for the single also arrived in late October. Earlier this year, Mai made an appearance in the visual for her 2019 collaboration with Usher, “Don’t Waste My Time.”

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Listen to Ella Mai’s stripped-down rework of “Not Another Love Song” below:

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