Troi Irons shares music video for new single “Call Me”

20 Sep

Troi Irons has shared the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Call Me” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (September 13, 2017).

Irons wrote “Call Me” alongside German record producer Christian “Crada” Kalla, whose resume boasts additional works with Clare Maguire (“Freedom”), Ella Eyre (“Make You Love Me”), Jordin Sparks (“Left … Right”), Bibi Bourelly (“What If”) and Emeli Sande (“Friend of a Friend”).

Irons’s debut mini-album “Turbulence” – featuring additional productions from XSDTRK, Devrim Karaoglu, Sandy Chila, Ryan Marrone, and Neff-U – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Call Me” below.

Nina Nesbitt unveils music video for new single “The Best You Had”

20 Sep

Nina Nesbitt has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The Scottish singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “The Best You Had” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (September 19, 2017).

Nesbitt co-wrote “The Best You Had” with British record producer Jordan Riley, who also contributed to the next projects by Calum Scott, Mabel McVey, Ella Henderson, Becky Hill, L Devine, Sarah Close, Grace Carter, Dakota, Hannah Jane Lewis, KStewart, Chloe Leone, and Mullally.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Nesbitt’s upcoming sophomore studio collection – featuring previous single “The Moments I’m Missing” – is expected to arrive later this year via Cooking Vinyl Records.

On the songwriting front, Nesbitt co-penned “Slow Me Down” for Jessie Ware’s third album “Glasshouse” alongside Norwegian record producer Fred Ball and fellow recording artist Samuel Preston (more commonly known as Preston).

Watch the music video for “The Best You Had” below.

Zak Abel enlists Fred Ball for new collaboration

20 Sep

Zak Abel has enlisted Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

The Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling record producer and songwriter is known for his works with Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississipi”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”), Astrid S (“Does She Know”) and Una Sands (“Seventeen”).

Ball’s resume boasts additional alliances with songwriters including Shaznay Lewis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Roses Gabor, Andrew Jackson, Natalia Hajjara, Arrow Benjamin, Bibi Bourelly, Iain James, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Joseph Angel, Livvi Franc, Sam Dew, Nina Woodford-Wells, and Ed Drewett.

Meanwhile, Abel is scheduled to release his debut album “Only When We’re Naked” on October 6th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

Among the musicians backing Abel on the album are Fred Cox (Dan Caplen), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Sky Adams (Kylie Minogue), Danny Shah (Imani Williams), Ed Thomas (Jorja Smith), Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams), Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs) and Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith).

As a songwriter, Abel (born Zak David Zilesnick) co-wrote “I’ll Be Gentle” for Paloma Faith’s upcoming fourth album “The Architect” alongside Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of UK production team TMS (also known by their stage name Ghosted).

Stream the audio clip for “Only When We’re Naked” below.

Kara Marni premieres music video for new single “Golden”

20 Sep

Kara Marni has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Golden” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 15, 2017).

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Sebastian Kole (born Coleridge Tillman), whose other credits include Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Stanaj’s “Ain’t Love Strange,” Jada Grace’s “Believe,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Bridges.”

Production duties on “Golden” were handled by The Invisible Men (aka Jon Shave, George Astasio and Jason Pebworth), who are also responsible for Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Bebe Rexha’s “No Broken Hearts,” Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy,” Britney Spears’s “Pretty Girls,” and Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via First Access Entertainment / Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Maths Time Joy (Liza Owen), Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie), Pantha (Emeli Sande), Fred Cox (Dan Caplen), Lostboy (Nina Nesbitt), Ollie Green (Stephen Puth), MNEK (Dua Lipa), Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, Marni has worked with Andrea Martin (Jordin Sparks), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Charli XCX), Amy Wadge (Mahalia), Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Meghan Trainor), Lauren Aquilina (Tamera Foster), Grace Tither (Ella Eyre) and Fabienne Holloway (Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Golden” below.

Emeli Sande teams with Illangelo for new single “Starlight”

20 Sep

Emeli Sande has released her new promotional single online.

“Starlight” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Starlight” were handled by Illangelo (born Carlo Montagnese), whose other credits include Alicia Keys’s “In Common,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends,” Katy Perry’s “Pendulum,” Romeo Santos’s “Sin Filtro,” and Tinashe’s “Party Favors.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s upcoming mini-album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Hurts,” “Breathing Underwater,” and “Highs & Lows.”

Stream the audio clip for “Starlight” below.

Ella Mai drafts Caroline Ailin, Grades for new collaboration

19 Sep

Ella Mai has drafted Norwegian singer/songwriter Caroline Ailin and British record producer Grades for a new collaboration.

Ailin is known for co-writing Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Olivia Holt’s “History,” Rachel Platten’s “Hey Hey Hallelujah,” and Tulecco’s “Creative.”

Meanwhile, Grades (born Daniel Traynor) is responsible for producing Nao’s “Bad Blood,” Tinie Tempah’s “Text from Your Ex,” Sinead Harnett’s “Still Miss You,” Khalid’s “Winter,” and Tove Lo’s “Lies in the Dark.”

Mai, on the other hand, is expected to release her next project – boasting further contributions from Diztortion and Tre Jean-Marie – later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records.

Her current mini-album “Ready” – featuring the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “She Don’t” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “She Don’t” below.

Paloma Faith teases new collaboration with Sia Furler

19 Sep

Paloma Faith has teased a new collaboration with Sia Furler.

“Super happy that you are all loving my collaboration with the amazing @Sia #Warrior. Coming soon on my new album …” the British singer/songwriter posted on Twitter.

Sia’s recent songwriting credits include Zayn Malik’s “Dusk Till Dawn,” Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club,” Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Halsey’s “Devil in Me,” and Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud.”

The Australian artist’s last album, “This is Acting,” was released in 2016 via Puzzle Monkey Records in partnership with Sony Music’s RCA Records. That collection peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Alive” and “Cheap Thrills.”

Meanwhile, Faith’s current promotional single “Cry Baby” – which was written with Cleo Tighe, Lindy Robbins, and Finlay “Starsmith” Dow-Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming fourth studio collection, “The Architect,” is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), Francis T. Smith (Maverick Sabre), Jake Gosling (Nina Nesbitt), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Knox Brown (Jess Glynne) and TMS (Craig David).

Stream the audio clip for “Cry Baby” below.