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Melissa Steel teams up with Wretch 32 for new single “You Love Me?”

1 Jul

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Melissa Steel has announced the title for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “You Love Me?” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album.

“You Love Me?” – featuring Wretch 32 – follows previous single “Kisses for Breakfast,” which peaked to number ten on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Steel will release her first studio collection later this year through Disturbing London and Atlantic Records.

Album collaborators include Knox Brown (Emeli Sande, Mary J. Blige), MNEK (Madonna, Kylie Minogue), Harmony Samuels (Ciara, Kelly Rowland), Sam Romans (John Legend, AlunaGeorge) and Chris Loco (Raye, Ella Eyre).

Watch the “Kisses for Breakfast” music video below.

Ella Eyre unveils artwork for new single “Good Times”

29 Jun

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Ella Eyre has unveiled the official artwork for her new single online.

“Good Times” is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album, “Feline,” out soon through Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Production duties on “Good Times” – available for download from August 14 – were handled by Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie of British drum and bass duo Sigma, who previously teamed with Eyre on hit single “Changing.”

The new track serves as the follow-up to previous promotional cut “Together,” which peaked to number twelve on the UK Singles Chart.

In addition to Sigma, Eyre’s debut album “Feline” boasts additional alliances with  Chris Loco (Tori Kelly, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Mikky Ekko, Sam Smith), Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora, Charli XCX) and Greg Wells (Adele, Colbie Caillat).

Furthermore, Eyre has contributed to the second studio collection by British drum and bass band Rudimental. “We the Generation” will hit stores and digital outlets on September 18 through Major Tom’s Music and Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Together” below.

Raye creates new music with Jin Jin, Bless Beats

23 Jun

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British singer/songwriter Raye has recorded new material with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Gareth “Bless Beats” Keane.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for hit singles “Drunk and Incapable” by Krishane f/ Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records] and “Not Letting Go” by Tinie Tempah f/ Jess Glynne [Parlophone Records].

Meanwhile, Raye – real name Rachel Keen – is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features productions from Labrinth (Rihanna, Lianne La Havas), Chris Loco (Kylie Minogue, Rita Ora), Wayne Wilkins (Beyonce, Cheryl Cole) and Knox Brown (Emeli Sande, Sinead Harnett).

On the songwriting front, Raye co-wrote “All Cried Out” for Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield of UK deep house production duo Blonde. The Alex Newell-assisted track debuted at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “HOTBOX” below.

Ella Eyre announces new single “Good Times”

17 Jun

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Ella Eyre has announced the title for her new single.

The British singer and songwriter christened “Good Times” as the next promotional cut from her forthcoming debut album “Feline.”

“Good Times” serves as the follow-up to previous single “Together,” written by Eyre – real name Ella McMahon – along with John Martin, Michel Zitron and Chris Young. The track peaked to number twelve on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Feline” is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on August 14 via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records

The highly-anticipated CD boasts further alliances with Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Jessie Ware), Future Cut (Little Mix, Conor Maynard) and Starsmith (Ellie Goulding, Jess Glynne).

Furthermore, Eyre has contributed to the upcoming sophomore album by UK drum and bass band Rudimental. “We the Generation” will be available for download from September 18 through Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Together” below.

Melissa Steel debuts new song “You’re Wrong”

11 Jun

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Melissa Steel has debuted a new song online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “You’re Wrong” to her official YouTube channel on Thursday (June 11, 2015).

“You’re Wrong” will be included on the Steel’s upcoming debut album under Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Lead single “Kisses for Breakfast” – which was written by Lea-Anna Gallimore and produced by Derrick “Wundah” Cyrus – is now available for download via iTunes. The track peaked to number ten on the UK Singles Chart.

On the songwriting front, Steel’s first studio collection features alliances with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Jess Glynne, Aston Merrygold), Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande, Teyana Taylor) and Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo, Kylie Minogue).

Album producers include Knox Brown (Emeli Sande, Mary J. Blige), Harmony Samuels (Ciara, Kelly Rowland), MNEK (Rudimental, Becky Hill), Kane Beatz (Krishane, Tinie Tempah) and Chris Loco (Sinead Harnett, Ella Eyre).

Listen to the audio clip for “You’re Wrong” below.

 

Karen Harding drafts Knox Brown for debut album

10 Jun

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Karen Harding has drafted Knox Brown for her upcoming debut album.

Brown is responsible for co-writing and producing Mary J. Blige’s “Whole Damn Year,” taken from her latest album “The London Sessions” [Capitol Records].

He also worked with top songwriters including Emeli Sande (Katy Perry, Alesha Dixon), Jin Jin (Moko, Little Mix), Laura Dockrill (Javeon, Jessie Ware), MNEK (Madonna, Kylie Minogue) and Bibi Bourelly (Rihanna, Labrinth).

Meanwhile, Harding is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through Method Records and Capitol Records.

Lead single “Say Something” is now available for download via iTunes. The track peaked to number seven on the UK Singles Chart.

Other producers backing Harding on the still-untitled CD are Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Craig David), Richard “Biff” Stannard (Fleur East, Leona Lewis), Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Ella Eyre) and Jimmy Napes (Disclosure, Sam Smith).

In related news, fans of Knox Brown’s production work should peep the next releases by Jess Glynne [Atlantic Records], Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI Records], Raye [Polydor Records] and Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records].

Watch the music video for “Say Something” below.

Raye unleashes music video for new single “Alien”

4 Jun

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Raye has unleashed a new music video online.

The British singer and songwriter posted the Lily Dizdar-directed clip for “Alien” to her official YouTube channel on Thursday (June 04, 2015).

Production duties on “Alien” were handled by Chris Loco, whose other credits include Professor Green’s “Lullaby” f/ Tori Kelly [Virgin EMI Records] and Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger Than Ever” [Columbia Records].

The Avelino-assisted track is also slotted for inclusion on Raye’s upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Other producers backing Raye on the still-untitled project are Wayne Wilkins (Jordin Sparks, Leona Lewis), Knox Brown (Mary J. Blige, Emeli Sande) and Labrinth (Conor Maynard, Jess Glynne).

Meanwhile, fans of Loco’s production works should look out for the next projects by Ella Eyre [Virgin EMI], Melissa Steel [Syco], Becky Hill [Parlophone], Bipolar Sunshine [Polydor] and Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI].

Watch the music video for “Alien” below.

Raye collaborates with Knox Brown for debut album

3 Jun

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Raye is making new music with Knox Brown.

“#LittleSister @arayeofcolours #Life #Studio,” Brown posted to his Instagram account on Wednesday (June 03, 2015).

The record producer and songwriter is responsible for Mary J. Blige’s “Whole Damn Year,” taken from her latest album “The London Sessions.”

Brown’s extensive resume includes further collaborations with Emeli Sande [Capitol], Jess Glynne [Atlantic], MNEK [Virgin EMI], Joel Compass [Polydor], Natalia Kills [Interscope] and Melissa Steel [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her first studio collection later this year under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional alliances with Chris Loco (Tori Kelly, Rita Ora), Wayne Wilkins (Keri Hilson, Natasha Bedingfield) and Labrinth (Conor Maynard, Lianne La Havas).

On the songwriting front, Raye co-penned “All Cried Out” for Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield of UK deep house production duo Blonde. The Alex Newell-assisted track debuted at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “HOTBOX” below.

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.

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