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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.

Sinead Harnett hints at new collaboration with Iain James

17 Dec

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Sinead Harnett has hinted at a new collaboration with Iain James.

James recently served as vocal producer for Ella Henderson’s debut album, “Chapter One,” out now via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music. The studio collection debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

His songwriting resume includes works for Emeli Sande (“Read All About It”), Little Mix (“Wings”), Misha B (“Do You Think of Me?”), Craig David (“Officially Yours”), A*M*E (“Heartless”) and Leona Lewis (“One More Sleep”).

Meanwhile, Harnett is expected to release her yet-to-be-titled debut album next year via Virgin EMI Records. The Universal Music Group imprint is also home to artists including MNEK, Ella Eyre, Tanika, and Corinne Bailey Rae.

Among the musicians backing Harnett on the LP are Chris Loco (Kylie Minogue, Rita Ora), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake), Two Inch Punch (Miguel, Jessie Ware) and Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding, Lana Del Rey).

Watch the music video for Rudimental’s “Baby” – featuring guest vocals from MNEK & Sinead Harnett – below.

Bipolar Sunshine shares music video for new single “Daydreamer”

17 Dec

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Bipolar Sunshine has shared the music video for his new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Daydreamer” to his official Vevo page on Sunday (December 14, 2014).

“Daydreamer” – produced by Fraser T. Smith and SBTRKT – will be available for download from January 25 via iTunes (UK).

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album under Aesthetic Recordings and Polydor Records.

Other musicians backing Bipolar Sunshine on the still-untitled LP are Chris Loco (Kwabs, Raleigh Ritchie), Jonny Lattimer (Ella Eyre, Rebecca Ferguson), Francis “Eg” White (Adele, Sam Smith) and Kid Harpoon (Shakira, Jessie Ware).

Watch the music video for “Daydreamer” below.

Ella Eyre reveals debut album “Feline” tracklisting

15 Dec

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Ella Eyre has revealed the official tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Ella McMahon – is scheduled to release “Feline” in the UK on February 28, 2015 via Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Comeback” – which was written by Eyre along with Ilya “KnocDown” Salmanzadeh, Alexander Kronlund and Oscar “OZGO” Goerres – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Feline” yields further alliances with Chris Loco (“Fall Down”), Two Inch Punch (“Deeper”), Jarrad Rogers (“If I Go”), Paddy Byrne (“Home”), Starsmith (“Don’t Follow Me”), Steve Robson (“Alone Too”) and Jonny Lattimer (“Restart”).

Peep the official tracklisting for “Feline” below.

“Comeback”
“Don’t Follow Me”
“If I Go”
“Two”
“Everyone Goes Your Way”
“All About You”
“Home”
“Fall Down”
“Something Good”
“Alone Too”
“Worry”
“Typical”

Deluxe Edition:

“Waiting All Night” (with Rudimental)
“Deeper”
“Restart”
“Time”

Laura Welsh unleashes “Ghosts” music video

14 Dec

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Laura Welsh has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Ghosts” to her official Vevo page on Thursday (December 11, 2014).

“Ghosts” was co-written by Jonathan Lipsey and produced by Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Taylor Swift’s “I Wish You Would” [Big Machine Records] and Beyonce’s “Standing on the Sun” [Columbia Records].

The track is lifted from Welsh’s debut studio collection, “Soft Control,” out on January 19, 2015 via Outsiders Recorded Music and Polydor Records.

Album contributors include Amanda Ghost (Shakira, Jennifer Lopez), Chris Loco (Kwabs, Becky Hill), Devonte Hynes (Solange, FKA twigs), Scott Hoffman (Chris Brown, Joel Compass) and Ian Dench (Alesha Dixon, Jordin Sparks).

Watch the music video for “Ghosts” below.

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