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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.

Ella Eyre teams with Olly Murs for new single “Up”

4 Dec

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Ella Eyre has shared a new performance video online.

The British singer/songwriter posted an exclusive live performance of “Up” – with Olly Murs – to her YouTube page on Wednesday (December 03, 2014).

“Up” is lifted from Olly Murs’ fourth album, “Never Been Better,” now available for download via iTunes (UK) in partnership with Syco Music and Epic Records.

The track – which originally features vocals from Demi Lovato – was written by Maegan Cottone and Wayne Hector along with Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen and Peter Wallevik.

Meanwhile, Eyre’s highly-anticipated debut studio collection “Feline” will be released in early 2015 via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Album contributors include Richard Stannard (Gabrielle, Kylie Minogue), Jarrad Rogers (Charli XCX, Becky Hill), Two Inch Punch (Miguel, Jessie Ware), Chris Loco (Kwabs, Emeli Sande) and Paddy Byrne (Paloma Faith, Sinead Harnett).

Watch the exclusive live performance of “Up” below.

Laura Welsh unveils new single “Ghosts” artwork

27 Nov

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Laura Welsh has unveiled the official artwork for her new single online.

“Ghosts” is lifted from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming debut album, “Soft Control,” out in the United Kingdom on January 19 via Outsiders Recorded Music Limited in partnership with Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Welsh wrote “Ghosts” with Jonathan “Jony Rokstar” Lipsey, who is also responsible for Kylie Minogue’s “Heart Beat Rock” [Parlophone Records] and Sugababes’ “Follow Me Home” [Polydor Records].

Production duties on “Ghosts” were handled by Greg Kurstin, whose extensive resume also includes works for Beyonce (“Standing on the Sun”), Sia (“Chandelier”), Pink (“Try”) and Katy Perry (“Double Rainbow”).

As previously reported, “Soft Control” will feature further collaborations with Amanda Ghost (Shakira, Jordin Sparks), Chris Loco (Leona Lewis, Emeli Sande) and Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes (Solange, Jessie Ware).

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

Raye enlists Chris Loco for new song “Bet U Wish”

25 Nov

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Raye has unveiled a new song online.

The up and coming singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Bet U Wish” to her official SoundCloud page on Tuesday (November 25, 2014).

Production duties on “Bet U Wish” were handled by Chris Loco, whose recent credits include The Veronicas’ “Always” [Sony Music Entertainment Australia] and Professor Green’s “Lullaby” f/ Tori Kelly [Virgin EMI Records].

The track is lifted from Raye’s debut mini-album, which can be downloaded for free from her website (www.rayesongs.com).

In related news, fans of Loco’s work should look out for the next releases by Emeli Sande [Capitol Records], Bipolar Sunshine [Polydor Records], Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI Records] and Say Lou Lou [Columbia Records].

Listen to “Bet U Wish” below.

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