RAYE teams with Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Fred Ball for new collaboration

2 May

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, professionally known as RAYE, has teamed with Evan “Kidd” Bogart and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

Bogart previously co-wrote songs for Madonna (“Ghosttown”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Rihanna (“S.O.S.”), Leona Lewis (“Happy”), Jesse McCartney (“My Baby”), Fleur East (“Love Me or Leave Me Alone”), Jason Derulo (“It Girl”) and Demi Lovato (“I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me”).

The American music executive, television producer, music publisher and songwriter has also contributed to the next projects by ZZ Ward, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kyla Smith, Rudimental, Bethany Noel Mota, DAKOTA, Katie Pearlman, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Jess Glynne, Karen Harding, Mads Langer, Georgia Ku, Alice Chater, Ella Eyre, and Lizzo.

Fred Ball, on the other hand, is known for co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” All Saints’ “Puppet on a String,” BETSY’s “Time,” Little Mix’s “Boy,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Synchronized,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” and Una Sands’ “Seventeen.”

Fans of the Roc Nation signee should also look out for the next releases by Jessie Ware, MØ, Karen Harding, DAGNY, Ella Henderson, ALMA, Carly Rae Jepsen, Sigrid, Macy Maloy, L Devine, Era Istrefi, Taya, Sinead Harnett, and Lao Ra.

As mentioned in earlier posts, RAYE is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Furthermore, she continues to write songs for other acts/artists including Rudimental [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Ellie Goulding [Interscope], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Era Istrefi [Ultra / Neser Music] and Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s / Asylum].

Stream Raye’s 2016 mini-album “Second” below.

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