Tag Archives: Chris Loco

Sinead Harnett teams with Cass Lowe for new song “Anywhere But Here”

27 May

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Sinead Harnett has unveiled a new song through her SoundCloud channel.

“Anywhere But Here” is slotted for inclusion on the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album under Virgin EMI Records.

Harnett wrote “Anywhere But Here” along with Cass Lowe, whose resume includes further works with Cheryl Cole [Polydor Records], Joel Compass [Outsiders Recorded Music] and Shane Filan [Capitol Records].

Current single “She Ain’t Me” will be available for download from June 14 via iTunes and all other digital outlets. The track was co-written by Iain James (Ella Henderson, Olly Murs) and produced by TMS (Labrinth, Emeli Sande).

Other musicians backing Harnett on her debut album are Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake), Knox Brown (Jess Glynne, Mary J. Blige) and Justin Parker (Rihanna, Ellie Goulding).

Listen to the audio clip for “Anywhere But Here” below.

Chris Loco hints at new collaboration with Javeon

26 Mar

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Chris Loco has hinted at a new collaboration with Javeon.

“Sick day w @Javeon,” the British record producer and songwriter posted to his Twitter account on Wednesday (March 25, 2015).

Loco recently co-wrote and co-produced “Nothing but a Heartbeat” for Say Lou Lou. The Karen Poole-assisted track appears on the pop duo’s debut album, “Lucid Dreaming,” out on April 6 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

His other songwriting and production credits include Professor Green’s “Lullaby” f/ Tori Kelly [Virgin EMI Records], Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger Than Ever” [Columbia Records] and Rita Ora’s “Shine Ya Light” [Columbia Records].

He also contributed to the next projects by Raye [Polydor Records], Elijah Blake [Def Jam Recordings], Kwabs [Atlantic Records], Ella Eyre [Virgin EMI Records], Bipolar Sunshine [Polydor Records] and Emeli Sande [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Javeon’s first studio collection is expected to be released later this year under 70HZ Recordings in partnership with PMR Records.

Album contributors are Fraser T. Smith (Adele, CeeLo Green), Laura Dockrill (Jessie Ware, Karen Harding), Tourist (Jimmy Napes, Sam Smith), MNEK (Madonna, Kylie Minogue) and Craze & Hoax (Mary J. Blige, Pixie Lott).

Watch the music video for “Give Up” below.

Chris Loco hints at new collaboration with Elijah Blake

13 Mar

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Chris Loco has hinted at a new collaboration with Elijah Blake.

“Workin on a lil sumin sumin w the homey @SirElijahBlake this morning,” the British record producer and songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (March 10, 2015).

Loco previously worked with Rita Ora (“Shine Ya Light”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Kylie Minogue (“Fine”), Raleigh Ritchie (“Stronger Than Ever”), Etta Bond (“Feels Like”) and Professor Green f/ Tori Kelly (“Lullaby”).

He also contributed to the next projects by Emeli Sande [Capitol Records], Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI Records], Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records], Bipolar Sunshine [Polydor Records] and Becky Hill [Parlophone Records].

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Meanwhile, Blake – born Sean Fenton – is scheduled to release his debut album, tentatively entitled “Songs About Melody,” later this year via Universal Music Group imprint Def Jam Recordings.

Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson serves as the executive producer for the keenly-awaited project. The legendary Hip-Hop & R&B record producer is also overseeing the careers of Snoh Aalegra [Epic Records] and Jhene Aiko [Def Jam Recordings].

Other musicians backing Blake on “Songs About Melody” are Happy Perez (Mariah Carey, Frank Ocean), Pharrell Williams (Madonna, Justin Timberlake) and Two Inch Punch (Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Strange Fruit” below.

Laura Welsh releases debut album “Soft Control”

10 Mar

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Laura Welsh has released her debut album online.

“Soft Control” – featuring hit singles “Hollow Drum,” “Ghosts,” “Break the Fall” and “Cold Front” – is now available for download via iTunes (UK) in partnership with Outsiders Recorded Music Limited and Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, the project boasts alliances with Amanda Ghost (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez), Ian Dench (Jordin Sparks, Alesha Dixon), John Legend (Fergie, Keyshia Cole) and Dev Hynes (Tinashe, FKA twigs).

Album producers are Greg Kurstin (Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars, Lykke Li), Liam Howe (Ellie Goulding, Lana Del Rey), Chris Loco (Melissa Steel, Becky Hill) and Scott Hoffman (Kylie Minogue, Chris Brown).

Peep the songwriting credits for “Soft Control” below.

“Soft Control”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Amanda Ghost, Liam Howe).

“Ghosts”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Jonathan Lipsey).

“Break the Fall”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Amanda Ghost, Scott Hoffman).

“Unravel”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Devonte Hynes).

“God Keeps”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Amanda Ghost, Scott Hoffman, Emile Haynie).

“Cold Front”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Amanda Ghost, Robin Hannibal).

“Hardest Part” [featuring John Legend]
Written By: (Laura Welsh, John Legend, Robin Hannibal).

“Still Life”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Robin Hannibal).

“Breathe Me In”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Amanda Ghost, Robin Hannibal).

“Call to Arms”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, James New, Josef Page).

“Hollow Drum”
Written By: (Laura Welsh, Amanda Ghost, Ian Dench).

Laura Welsh unveils new song “Undiscovered”

11 Feb

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Laura Welsh has unveiled a new song online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Undiscovered” to her official Vevo page on Tuesday (February 10, 2015).

“Undiscovered” was written by Welsh along with Amanda Ghost (Shakira, Jennifer Lopez), Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes (Sky Ferreira, FKA twigs) and John Legend (Keyshia Cole, Stacy Barthe).

The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Universal Music Group imprint Republic Records.

The star-studded collection boasts further guest appearances from Beyonce [Columbia Records], Sia [RCA Records], Ellie Goulding [Polydor Records], Jessie Ware [Island Records] and The Weeknd [Republic Records].

Meanwhile, Welsh’s debut album “Soft Control” is scheduled for release in the UK on March 9 under Outsiders Recorded Music and Polydor Records.

In addition to previous promotional cuts “Break the Fall” and “Ghosts,” the highly-anticipated LP spawns alliances with hit producers Greg Kurstin (Kelly Clarkson, Lana Del Rey) and Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Rita Ora).

Listen to “Undiscovered” below.

Kwabs confirms debut album “Love + War”

4 Feb

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Kwabs has confirmed the details for his upcoming debut album.

The singer/songwriter christened his first studio collection “Love + War” and will release it on 18 May via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Current single “Perfect Ruin” – which was co-written by Luke Potashnick and Martin Brammer and produced by Felix Joseph – is now available for download via iTunes (UK).

The track follows previous promotional cut, the Jonny Lattimer-assisted / TMS-produced “Walk,” which topped the German Singles Chart.

Other musicians backing Kwabs on “Love + War” are Fraser T. Smith (Leona Lewis, Celine Dion), Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie, Professor Green) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Lana Del Rey, Elle Varner).

Watch the music video for “Perfect Ruin” below.

Say Lou Lou debut new single “Nothing But a Heartbeat”

4 Feb

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Say Lou Lou have debuted their new single online.

The Australian-Swedish duo – consisting of twin sisters Miranda Anna and Elektra June Kilbey-Jansson – posted the audio clip for “Nothing But a Heartbeat” to their SoundCloud channel on Tuesday (February 03, 2015).

“Nothing But a Heartbeat” was co-written by Karen Poole, whose other credits include Giorgio Moroder’s “Right Here, Right Now” f/ Kylie Minogue [RCA Records] and Lily Allen’s “As Long As I Got You” [Parlophone Records].

Production duties were handled by Chris Loco, who is also responsible for Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger Than Ever” [Columbia Records] and Professor Green’s “Lullaby” f/ Tori Kelly [Virgin EMI Records].

As mentioned in previous posts, Say Lou Lou’s debut album “Lucid Dreaming” will be released later this year via Columbia Records.

The keenly-awaited LP features further productions and songwriting contributions from Richard X (Kelis, Will Young), Hannah Robinson (The Saturdays, Lana Del Rey) and Liam Howe (Sophie Ellis Bextor, FKA twigs).

Listen to “Nothing But a Heartbeat” below.

Ina Wroldsen premieres music video for new single “Aliens (her er jeg)”

11 Jan

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Ina Wroldsen has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Norwegian singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Aliens (her er jeg)” to her official Vevo page on Thursday (January 08, 2015).

“Aliens (her er jeg)” was produced by Steve Mac, who also teamed with Wroldsen on songs performed by Shakira (“Empire”), Cover Drive (“That Girl”), The Wanted (“I Found You”) and Little Mix (“We Are Who We Are”).

On the songwriting front, Wroldsen recently co-penned “Lullaby” for British rapper Professor Green. The Tori Kelly-featuring / Chris Loco-produced track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Her resume also includes works for Britney Spears (“He About to Lose Me”), Leona Lewis (“My Hands”), Cher Lloyd (“Bind Your Love”), Madison Beer (“Melodies”), James Arthur (“Recovery”) and Shontelle (“Impossible”).

Watch the music video for “Aliens (her er jeg)” below.

Melissa Steel works with Harmony Samuels for debut album

8 Jan

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Melissa Steel has worked with Harmony Samuels for her upcoming debut album.

“UK stand up for @MelissaSteel !! Session with my sis all week has been awesome. Watch out for this young rising star” the British record producer and songwriter posted on his Instagram account on Wednesday (January 07, 2014).

Samuels is known co-writing and producing songs for Jennifer Hudson (“Think Like a Man”), Sevyn Streeter (“I Like It”), Kelly Rowland (“Put Your Name on It”), Brandy (“Without You”) and Tamar Braxton (“Let Me Know”).

He also contributed to the next releases by Jojo [Atlantic Records], Ciara [Epic Records], Gabi Wilson [RCA Records], Pia Mia [Interscope Records], LeToya Luckett [Entertainment One Music Group] and Avery Wilson [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, Steel is confirmed to release her first studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project features alliances with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Autumn Rowe, Chris Loco, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sam Romans, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Tre Jean-Marie and Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor.

Current single “I Loved You” – a collaborative joint with deep house production duo Blonde (consisting of Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield) – peaked to number seven on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “Drunk and Incapable” below.

Sam Romans hints at new collaboration with Melissa Steel

5 Jan

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Sam Romans has hinted at a new collaboration with Melissa Steel.

“January 5th, here we go. First stop @MelissaSteel” the British singer/songwriter posted on his official Instagram page.

Romans is known for providing guest vocals on Naughty Boy’s single “Home.” The track appears on the music producer’s debut album, “Hotel Cabana,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Virgin EMI Records.

On the songwriting front, Romans co-wrote Olly Murs’ “We Still Love” [Syco Music / Epic Records] and Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt” [Geffen Records].

Meanwhile, Steel is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project features further productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco, Autumn Rowe, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor, and Tre Jean-Marie.

Lead single “Kisses for Breakfast” is now available for download via iTunes. The reggae-tinged track peaked at number ten on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for Naughty Boy’s “Home” below.

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