Sydney, Australia based singer/songwriter/rapper Nick de la Hoyde newest installment ‘Love Takes Time’ is a sultry electronic track that bends the line between pop and future, showcasing Nick’s evolution into a very capable pop artist. In the lyric, Nick’s yearning for love turns into the realization that love truly does takes time and can’t be forced. Nick’s delicate falsetto sits upon a bed of mallets before crescendoing to an intense swelling of synth and percussion in the choruses.
Upon release, Love Takes Time received immediate adds to Australia’s biggest networks – Southern Cross Austereo and Nova national for nights, as well adds to KIIS FM’s show ‘Planet OZ’ and Kyle & Jackie O’s syndicated radio show ‘The A-List’. In addition, to date Love Takes Time has also seen adds across 17 markets in the USA resulting in 4 consecutive top 40 prints on the Billboard BDS Top 40 Indicator Chart. In New Zealand, Love Takes Time has been added to Auckland’s largest station Mai FM
Love Takes Time sent 4 weeks on the Billboard BDS Top 40 Indicator chart. This follows on from previous releases, Changing, By My Side and The Longest Way, which all charted in the USA on either Mediabase Top 100 or BDS Indicator charts. Nick has also featured on Shazam’s (AU) Future Hits (#6) & Australian Top 100.
The official music video to Love Takes Time – sponsored by Red Bull & Beats By Dre) and premiered on Billboard – is closing in on it’s first 100k views and taking Nick’s combined channel streams to over 1 million. Love Takes Time has also been added to The Edge TV in New Zealand for rotation. Video premiers in the past have included MTV for Never Gonna Beg For It and Channel V for Changing, whilst By My Side won the mtvU Freshman competition.
Check it out below as it continues to grow.