Nick Jonas Performs “Close” On BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge: Watch

June 1, 2016 By Jordan Miller

Jonas injects a casual coolness while he sings in falsetto.


UPDATE: BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge uploaded a video of his performance of “Close.”


Nick Jonas performed a smooth cover of Zara Larsson’s “Lush Life” during his appearance on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge.

Thirsty? Same.

Jonas stripped away the quirky zest in the Swedish singer’s hit single, injecting it with a casual coolness and an acoustic accompaniment while he sang in falsetto.

“I’m a big fan of what she’s been putting out, and her vibe is just great,” Jonas said of Larsson. “‘Never Forget’ is one of my favorite songs of this last year. And then ‘Lush Life’ just feels like something that I was able to kind of flip with my band; give it a different vibe and have some fun with it.”

Listen here:

Don’t think you’d escape a Nick Jonas post without a mention of his new song, “Close,” which he also seamlessly performed:

And finally, here’s Nick’s homo-****** (my opinion) cover of EW magazine.


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