1-sided 12" produced by Nottz backed with etching by Freegums. 

The vocal & instrumental of “I Need You” are both on one side of this single. The flip side contains an etching by Miami illustrator Freegums, who we hooked up with a couple months back for the Mayer Hawthorne x Huf T-shirt & song collaboration. The record is packaged in plastic with a 12×12 insert.

Mayer Hawthorne explains the story behind this record:

“I met Nottz at Nightlife's Dilla Tribute in L.A. and we just kept in
contact. I had always been a fan of Nottz since the 90s. He sent me a bunch
of beats and at first I had no idea what to do with any of them, but
eventually it hit me. I sang a hook for him on his album as well.

The song is a cover of a cat named Otis Leavill which is one of my all time
fav soul sides, but relatively unknown 45. I don't think Nottz even knew it.
I actually even made up some of the words because no one could make out what
he said in the original. ha!

When Nottz sent me that batch – that particular beat stood out. It had the
same chord progression as the Otis Leville, so I just went with it.”

Download MP3: Mayer Hawthorne – I Need You 128 kbps

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