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Clay (Original)

Type: Official
Writers: Grace VanderWaal, Autumn Rowe
Times Performed: 31
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Notes

"I was originally going to make it like ”you’ve moulded me into who I am today” but that's like saying that they actually impacted, so then it became the entire opposite like of not being clay and not having any impact from other people". (Interview at the Perfectly Imperfect Launch Party 5-Dec-2016)

Grace loves “Clay” but don’t like singing it any more, She compares it to an artist’s relations to her first painting, “they were good, but you have improved and maybe discovered your style more, with your more recent paintings, my new paintings are more my style now, I am not embarrassed by the old ones, because they brought me to where I am, but I use different colours now, I use different methods now” (Grace on an IG live from home 20-Mar-2020)



Performances

2016.09.13 AGT Finals (Dolby Theatre) AGT
2016.09.17 Celebrity Fan Festival Pre-Emmys party (Hollywood American Legion Post)
2016.09.23 Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC Studios)
2016.10.27 AGT Live Concert (The PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino) AGT First performance of the second verse of the song
2016.10.28 AGT Live Concert (The PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino) AGT Almost complete (bit of the end missing)
2016.10.29 AGT Live Concert (The PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino) AGT
2016.10.30 AGT Live Concert (The PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino) AGT
2016.12.14 Horizon Media Holiday Party (Hammerstein Ballroom)
2017.05.05 Freddie Porter Scholarship Fund Beefsteak Dinner (Three Saints Orthodox Church Cultural Centre)
2017.05.21 Valley Hospital Benefit Concert (Ramapo High School)
2017.06.15 Sony Music Labels 2017 Newcomer Convention (Private event) (Zepp Hall) Part of (38s) 
2017.06.17 Spotify "Kimono" Event (Spotify offices)
2017.06.17 Perfectly Imperfect release event (Tower Records) Fragmemt (13s) from 0:24 (Facebook video, so no timestamps) 
2017.07.06 Shops At Nanuet Concert Series (Shops At Nanuet ) Part of (55s)
2017.07.16 Starkey Hearing Foundation So the World May Hear Awards Gala (River Centre) Part of (1m) composed of several clips
2017.10.14 Austin City Limits (week 2) (Zilker Park)
2017.11.05 The Troubadour Just the Beginning Tour
2017.11.13 Irving Plaza Just the Beginning Tour
2017.11.15 Park West Just the Beginning Tour
2018.01.20 Private Acoustic Concert (Bean Runner Cafe) Beginning of song is missing. Taken up front from the left side. At a few songs Jenni's (the recorder) voice (singing along) is quite clear ;-). 
2018.02.05 The Sinclair Just the Beginning Tour
2018.02.07 9:30 Club Just the Beginning Tour Almost complete
2018.02.09 Cannery Ballroom Just the Beginning Tour
2018.02.10 Terminal West Just the Beginning Tour Part (1m3s of)
2018.02.12 Warehouse Live Just the Beginning Tour With fans sing-along in the beginning
2018.02.13 Trees Just the Beginning Tour
2018.02.16 Bluebird Theatre Just the Beginning Tour
2018.02.20 Slim's Just the Beginning Tour Two short posts on Instagram
2018.02.22 Hawthorn Theatre Just the Beginning Tour Part of (1m) 
2018.02.23 Neumos Just the Beginning Tour
2018.06.13 Budwesier Stage Evolve Tour (Imagine Dragons)

Reviews, Reactions etc.

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Behind the songBrief clip of Grace providing some background too the song
Use in movies, TV-shows etc, Animated series "Next Gen"

Singles & Albums

Release Date Record Type Track
2016-12-02Perfectly ImperfectEP2
2016-12-02Perfectly Imperfect (Walmart Version)EP2
2017-05-24Perfectly Imperfect (Japanese version)EP2

Lyrics


Covers and Remixes

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