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Bipolar Sunshine debuts new single “Daydreamer”

20 Nov

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Bipolar Sunshine has debuted his new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Daydreamer” to his official YouTube page on Wednesday (November 19, 2014).

“Daydreamer” was produced by SBTRKT along with Fraser T. Smith, whose recent credits include Kimbra’s “Goldmine” [Warner Bros. Records], Katy B’s “Still” [Columbia Records] and Sam Smith’s “Not in That Way” [Capitol Records].

The track will be available for download from January 26, 2015 via iTunes (UK) in partnership with Aesthetic Recordings and Polydor Records.

As previously reported, the first studio collection by Bipolar Sunshine – born Adio Merchant – is expected to hit stores during the first quarter of 2015.

The still-untitled project will feature collaborations with Eg White (Mary J. Blige, James Blunt), Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Professor Green), Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs, Rebecca Ferguson) and MNEK (Rudimental, Joel Compass).

Listen to “Daydreamer” below.

Laura Welsh confirms debut album “Soft Control”

16 Nov

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Laura Welsh has confirmed the details for her debut album.

The singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Soft Control” and will release it on January 19, 2015 via Outsiders Recorded Music Limited in partnership with Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current single “Break the Fall” – which was written by Laura Welsh along with Amanda Ghost and Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other album contributors include Liam Howe (Foxes, Marina Diamandis), Chris Loco (Sinead Harnett, Emeli Sande), Dev Hynes (Solange, Jessie Ware), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars, Lana Del Rey) and Ian Dench (Beyonce, Joel Compass).

Peep the tracklisting for “Soft Control” below.

“Soft Control”
“Ghosts”
“Break the Fall”
“Unravel”
“God Keeps”
“Cold Front”
“Hardest Part” (featuring John Legend)
“Still Life”
“Breathe Me In”
“Call to Arms”
“Hollow Drum”

Laura Welsh confirms new single “Ghosts”

14 Oct

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Laura Welsh has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter dubbed “Ghosts” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album on Outsiders Recorded Music / Polydor Records.

“Ghosts” was written by Laura Welsh along with Jonathan Lipsey, whose resume includes works for Kylie Minogue (“Heart Beat Rock”), Sugababes (“Follow Me Home”) and Gabriella Cilmi (“Every Morning”).

Welsh previously provided vocals on hit single “Here for You,” taken from Gorgon City’s debut album “Sirens,” out now via Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records. The MNEK-assisted track peaked at number 7 on the UK Singles Chart.

Her as-yet-untitled studio collection reportedly boasts further collaborations with Amanda Ghost, John Legend, Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes, Chris Loco, Emile Haynie, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, and Robin Hannibal.

Watch the music video for “Break the Fall” below.

Tori Kelly hits the studio with Taylor Parks, The Stereotypes

9 Oct

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Tori Kelly is making new music with Taylor Parks and The Stereotypes.

Notable songwriting credits by Parks include Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$” [Syco Music / Epic Records], Ariana Grande’s “My Everything” [Republic Records] and Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good” [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, The Stereotypes are responsible for co-writing and producing “Rhythm of Love” by Danity Kane [Mass Appeal], “Beg for It” by Chris Brown [RCA Records] and “Good Love” by Mary J. Blige [Geffen Records].

As previously reported, Kelly is prepping for her upcoming first studio collection under Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

She recently provided guest vocals on hit single “Lullaby” by British rapper Professor Green. The Ina Wroldsen-assisted / Chris Loco-produced track peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Kelly’s as-yet-untitled LP reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Pharrell Williams, Ed Sheeran, Rodney Jerkins, Chelcee Grimes, Fraser T. Smith, Claude Kelly, Chuck Harmony, and Oren Yoel.

Watch Tori Kelly’s acoustic rendition of “Lullaby” below.

Emeli Sande hits the studio with David Guetta

5 Oct

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Emeli Sande is making music with David Guetta.

There’s been no word on what the pair worked on last night, or whether the session was intended for a future Guetta release or Sande’s second LP.

Guetta’s last single, the Sam Martin-assisted “Lovers on the Sun,” debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

The French trance DJ and music producer will release his sixth studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

Sande, meanwhile, is currently putting the final touches on her second album. The still-untitled LP serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events,” which featured hit singles including “My Kind of Love” and “Next to Me.”

For the highly-anticipated project, Sande has teamed up with Naughty Boy (Bastille, Ed Sheeran), Chris Loco (Laura Welsh, Sinead Harnett), Jonny Coffer (Sam Smith, Gorgon City) and Syience (Beyonce, John Legend).

Fans of Sande’s poignant songwriting should look out for the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], Alicia Keys [RCA Records], Mary J. Blige [Capitol Records] and Jess Glynne [Atlantic Records].

Watch the music video for David Guetta’s “Lovers on the Sun” below.

Bipolar Sunshine hints at new collaboration with Francis “Eg” White

3 Oct

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Bipolar Sunshine has hinted at a new collaboration with Francis “Eg” White.

White is a British musician, songwriter and producer. He is primarily known for his work with successful commercial pop acts such as Adele [XL Recordings], Florence Welch [Island Records] and Sam Smith [Capitol Records].

Some of White’s songwriting and production credits include “Therapy” by Mary J. Blige [Capitol Records], “Disappointed” by Chloe Howl [Columbia Records] and “You My Everything” by Ellie Goulding [Polydor Records].

Bipolar Sunshine, meanwhile, is currently prepping for the release of his debut LP on Aesthetic Recordings / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts contributions from Chris Loco (Daley, Tori Kelly), Fraser T. Smith (Lily Allen, Celine Dion), Kid Harpoon (Shakira, Christina Perri) and Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding, Rebecca Ferguson).

Watch the music video for “Where Did the Love Go” below.

Bipolar Sunshine hits the studio with Chris Loco

1 Oct

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Bipolar Sunshine is making new music with Chris Loco.

There’s been no word on what the pair worked on last night, or whether the session was intended for another artist or Sunshine’s debut album.

Loco – born Chris Crowhurst – recently co-wrote and produced Professor Green’s “Lullaby,” which features vocals from singer/songwriter Tori Kelly. The track peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

His resume also includes works for Laura Welsh [Polydor Records], Kwabs [Atlantic Records], Ella Eyre [Virgin EMI Records], Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records], Emeli Sande [Capitol Records] and Leona Lewis [Island Records].

Bipolar Sunshine, meanwhile, is currently prepping for the release of his debut LP on Aesthetic Recordings / Polydor Records.

The yet to be titled studio collection reportedly boasts collaborations with Fraser T. Smith (Liam Bailey, Rita Ora), Kid Harpoon (Eliza Doolittle, Jessie Ware) and Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding, Sinead Harnett).

Listen to “Future (Part 1)” – featuring GoldLink – below.

Professor Green, Whinnie Williams debut new song “Can’t Dance Without You”

22 Sep

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Professor Green has debuted a new song online.

BBC Radio 1 posted an exclusive live performance of the Whinnie Williams-assisted “Can’t Dance Without You” to its official YouTube page on Monday (September 22, 2014).

The track was co-written by Lilly Allen along with Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS, who also worked with Little Mix [Syco Music], Olly Murs [Epic] and Ella Eyre [Virgin EMI].

Professor Green’s current single “Lullaby” – which features vocals from Tori Kelly – peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

His latest album “Growing Up in Public” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The follow-up to 2011’s “At Your Convenience” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco (Kwabs, Laura Welsh), Ina Wroldsen (Shakira, Madison Beer) and Mojam Music (Emeli Sande, Jess Glynne).

Watch the performance video for “Can’t Dance Without You” below.

Ella Eyre hits the studio with DJ Fresh

13 Sep

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Ella Eyre is making music with DJ Fresh.

There’s been no word on what the pair worked on last night, or whether the session was intended for a future DJ Fresh release or Eyre’s debut album.

DJ Fresh’s last single “Make You Bounce” – which features vocals from Little Nikki – debuted at number ten on the UK Singles Chart.

The electronic music producer’s resume also includes works for Ellie Goulding [Polydor Records], Rita Ora [Columbia Records], Liam Bailey [Flying Buddha Records] and Girls Aloud [Fascination Records].

Meanwhile, Eyre is currently putting the final touches on her upcoming debut album with Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Comeback” – which was written by Eyre along with Alexander Kronlund, Oscar “OZGO” Goerres and Ilya “KnocDown” Salmanzadeh – will be available for download from September 28 via iTunes (UK).

Other musicians backing Eyre on her as-yet-untitled LP are Chris Loco (Professor Green, Tori Kelly), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran) and Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers (Becky Hill, Rebecca Ferguson).

Watch the music video for Sigma’s “Changing” below. The Paloma Faith-assisted track was written by Ella Eyre and Wayne Hector along with Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Peter “Merf” Kelleher and Benjamin Kohn of TMS.

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Chris Loco

12 Sep

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Sinead Harnett has recently recorded new material with Chris Loco.

The British hitmaker – born Chris Crowhurst – is known for co-writing and producing works for Ella Eyre [Virgin EMI Records], Laura Welsh [Polydor Records], Emeli Sande [Capitol Records] and Kwabs [Atlantic Records].

Some of his notable credits include “Lullaby” by Professor Green f/ Tori Kelly [Virgin EMI Records], “Fine” by Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records] and “Shine Ya Light” by Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Columbia Records].

Harnett, meanwhile, is currently working on her upcoming first studio collection, which is expected to be released in early 2015 via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled LP serves as the follow-up to 2014 EP “N.O.W,” which spawned two smash singles in the shape of “Never Too Far” and “Paradise.”

In addition to Loco, Harnett’s debut album reportedly boasts further contributions from Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding, Mikky Ekko), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, The Saturdays) and Mojam (Jess Glynne, Leona Lewis).

Watch a live performance of “Paradise” below.

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