Soulful Singer Jonathan McReynolds Performs Powerful Acoustic Version of Single 'Pressure' on BC NEWS [VIDEO]

Jeannie LawSep 09, 2015 11:03 AM EDT

Soulful gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds stopped by the BREATHEcast studio as he's gearing up to release his sophomore album Life Music: Stage Two, on Friday, September 18, to performed a flawless acoustic rendition of his new single titled, "Pressure."

Watch performance below:

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The album features the singles "Pressure," and "Gotta Have You," McReynolds has mixed a wonderful group of sounds on his album, melding acoustic, gospel, pop sounds and more with powerful lyrics.

He collaborated with producers and artists that include India.Arie, Chuck Harmony, Claude Kelly, Warryn Campbell, PJ Morton, Derek Minor, DJ Camper and Israel Houghton.

The lead single "Gotta Have You" continues to garner wide attention, with airplay across Gospel, Urban, Urban AC and Rhythmic radio stations.

"I wrote my first album as a college student. This second album, as a college teacher. My life has changed - different pressures, more revelation, more musical ideas," McReynolds said in a press release. "The one thing that hasn't: my approach to songwriting. Still aiming to be transparent and genuine. Message first."

Since his first release Life Music, which featured the singles "No Gray," "I Love You," and "Lovin' Me," the Dove and Stellar Award-nominated artist has not slowed down. He was showcased as a BET Music Matters artist, performing at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, BET Celebration of Gospel, the Stellar Awards, and the Essence Festival, where he's returned to perform at the 2015 Essence Festival's For the Love of R&B Superlounge.

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