Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for acoustic version of new single “Heartline”

22 Oct

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with regular collaborator Fraser T. Smith for the acoustic version of his new promotional single “Heartline,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On David’s upcoming seventh studio collection “The Time is Now,” which is scheduled to arrive on 26 January via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records; Smith also co-wrote and produced four songs in the shape of “Going On,” “Love Me Like It’s Yesterday,” “I Know You” and “Somebody Like Me.”

In addition to the Sam Roman-penned/Jonas Blue-produced “Heartline;” the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” boasts further contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Kaytranada (Alicia Keys), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes), Steve Mac (Rita Ora) and Talay Riley (Nick Jones).

Meanwhile, fans of Fraser T. Smith’s works should keep an eye on the next releases by Raye, Amber-Simone, Dan Caplen, Angel Haze, Cosmo Pyke, Anne-Marie, Tom Grennan, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Dakota, Melissa Steel, Gabrielle, Liv Dawson, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, and Phoebe Ryan.

Stream the acoustic version of “Heartline” below.

Raye connects with Somewhere Else for new promotional single “Glue”

21 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has teamed with Canadian electronic music duo Somewhere Else for their new promotional single “Glue,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Composed of Billy Walsh and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese; Somewhere Else have also composed songs for Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Post Malone (“I Fall Apart”) and Majid Jordan (“Something About You”).

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her debut studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, she recently co-penned “Don’t Think About It” for Roc Nation signee Justine Skye alongside Sam Romans and TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Additionally, the “U Don’t Know Me” star has reportedly contributed to the next projects by Stefflon Don, Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Era Istrefi, Paloma Faith, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, Ray BLK, Louisa Johnson, and MØ.

Stream the audio clip for “Glue” below.

Rachel Platten shares new promotional single “Collide”

21 Oct

Rachel Platten has shared her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Cameron Jaymes of Christian music band Jaymes Reunion alongside Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Busbee (Gwen Stefani, Maren Morris) and Jason Evigan (Rita Ora, Britney Spears).

Platten’s upcoming studio collection “Waves” – featuring previous promotional singles “Broken Glass” and “Perfect for You” – will arrive on October 27th via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further songwriting contributions from Sean Douglas (Jason Derulo), Nate Cyphert (Kenzie May), Leland (Troye Sivan), Sam Martin (Colbie Caillat) and Mitch Allan (Jasmine Thompson).

On the production front, Platten has worked with StarGate (Pink), Jarrad Rogers (Ella Eyre), Ian Kirkpatrick (Dua Lipa), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Jonas Jeberg (Kylie Minogue) and Zach Skelton (Hailee Steinfeld).

Stream the audio clip for “Collide” below.

Majid Jordan enlist James Fauntleroy, Stargate for new promotional single “Body Talk”

21 Oct

Majid Jordan have unveiled their new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by group members Majid Al-Maskati and Jordan Ullman alongsise James Fauntleroy, whose notable credits include Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like,” Rihanna’s “Desperado,” Justin Timberlake’s “Take Back the Night,” Ciara’s “Love Sex Magic,” and Toni Braxton’s “Hero.”

Production duties on “Body Talk” were collectively handled by Ullman alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of StarGate, who are also responsible for Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Daya’s “New,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” Julia Michaels’ “Issues,” and Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes.”

Majid Jordan’s upcoming sophomore album “The Space Between” – featuring previous promotional singles “My Imagination,” “One I Want” and “Phases” – will arrive on October 27 via OVO Sound / Warner Brothers Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Body Talk” below.

Madison drafts Sarah Aarons, Fred Ball for new promotional single “Say it to My Face”

21 Oct

Madison Beer has announced the details for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Say it to My Face” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on November 3rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sarah Aarons, whose other credits include Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Demi Lovato’s “Lonely,” Alessia Cara’s “Stay,” Mabel McVey’s “Bedroom,” and Galantis’ “Tell Me You Love Me.”

Production duties on “Say it to My Face” were handled by Fred Ball, who is also responsible for Toni Braxton’s “Deadwood,” Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Astrid S’ “Does She Know,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” and Prince Charlez’s “Back Around.”

Beer’s upcoming debut album – featuring further songwriting contributions and productions from Warren “Oak” Felder, Paul “Phamous” Shelton, Madison Love, Zaire Kaolo, Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, King Henry, Rachel Furner, and Trevor Brown – is expected to arrive early next year via Access Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Melodies” below.

Liam Payne delivers new promotional single “Bedroom Floor”

21 Oct

Liam Payne has delivered his new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by fellow recording artists Charlie Puth and Lil Aaron alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Zara Larsson), Ammar Malik (Jessie Ware), Noel Zancanella (Shawn Mendes) and Steve Mac (Jess Glynne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Payne’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Ed Sheeran-penned “Strip That Down” and Hailee Steinfeld-assisted “Call You Mine” – is expected to arrive later this year via Hampton Records in partnership with Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Bibi Bourelly, Emily Warren, Andrew Watt, Sean “The Pen” Garrett, Marlon Roudette, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Scott Harris, Jaramye Daniels, Marlin “Hookman” Bonds, Talay Riley, and Samuel Preston.

On the production front, Payne has teamed up with Soulshock & Karlin, Pharrell Williams, Digital Farm Animals, Warren “Oak” Felder, Zaire Koalo, Nick Monson, DannyBoyStyles, and Ben Billions.

Stream the audio clip for “Bedroom Floor” below.

Keyshia Cole liberates new studio collection “11:11 Reset”

21 Oct

Keyshia Cole has liberated her new studio collection online.

“11:11 Reset” – featuring promotional singles “You,” “Incapable,” “Best Friend” and “Vault” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Elijah Blake, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Eric Dawkins, Marcella “Ms. Lago” Araica, Sam Hook, Tenisha Younger, Jeremih, and Rock City.

On the production front, Cole has worked with Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Edgar “JV” Etienne, Orlando Williamson, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Eric Hudson, Aaron Rogers, Damon Thomas, Kevin Randolph, Uforo “Bongo'” Ebong, Rashad Johnson, Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, and NOVAWAV.

Stream “11:11 Reset” below.