Archive | October, 2017

Kara Marni drafts Laura Dockrill, Ollie Green for new collaboration

31 Oct

British singer/songwriter Kara Marni has drafted Laura Dockrill and Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

Dockrill’s songwriting resume boasts works with Anne-Marie (“Karate”), MNEK (“More than a Miracle”), Elli Ingram (“Table for Two”), Javeon (“Give Up”), Dornik (“Drive”), Jessie Ware (“Small Talk”) and Courage (“Wild at Heart”).

Meanwhile, Green is known for co-penning and/or producing cuts performed by Frances (“Love Me Again”), Alex Newell (“Devilish”), Freya Ridings (“Maps”), Jones (“Indulge”), Leo Kalyan (“Daydream”), Alan Walker (“Tired”), John Gibbons (“Sunglasses in the Rain”) and Gavin James (“Hearts on Fire”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming project – featuring the Sebastian Kole-penned / Invisible Men-produced lead single “Golden” – is expected to arrive early next year via Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Amy Wadge, Lauren Aquilina, Fabienne, Trey Campbell, Autumn Rowe, Grace Tither, Mullally, Steph Jones, Andrea Martin, Rachel Furner, Eyelar, Kingsley Brown, Maegan Cottone, Grace Barker, and Frances.

In addition to The Invisible Men, Marni has also worked with producers including Mac & Phil, Chris Loco, Lostboy, Maths Time Joy, Pantha, Fred Cox, Laconic, Joel Compass, Aston Rudi, and MNEK.

Watch the music video for “Golden” below.

Chris Brown releases new studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon”

31 Oct

Chris Brown has released his new studio collection online.

“Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring promotional singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Everybody Knows,” “Privacy,” “Hope You Do,” and “Pills & Automobiles” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The physical edition of the album – which boasts songwriting contributions from Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, JHart, and Daecolm Holland – will arrive on November 3rd via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Royalty,” Brown has also enlisted producers including A1, Scott Storch, Hitmaka, Polow Da Don, Soundz, Moon Willis, Sean Momberger, Pip Kembo, T-Collar, Scribz Riley, Frank Dukes, Boi-1da, Syk Sense, Keyz, Tommy Brown, JMIKE, Cameron Wallace, ADP, and Laney Stewart.

Stream “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” below.

Majid Jordan premiere music video for new single “Body Talk”

30 Oct

Majid Jordan – composed of Majid Al-Maskati and Jordan Ullman – have premiered the music video for their new promotional single online.

The visual clip for “Body Talk” was posted to the Canadian R&B duo’s YouTube channel on Monday (October 30, 2017).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Body Talk” was co-written by James Fauntleroy alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of StarGate.

Majid Jordan’s sophomore album “The Space Between” – featuring previous promotional singles “My Imagination,” “One I Want” and “Phases” – is out now via OVO Sound / Warner Brothers Records.

Watch the music video for “Body Talk” below.

Kamille confirms details for debut mini-album

30 Oct

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has christened her debut mini-album “My Head’s a Mess” and will release it on November 17th via Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Body” – which was co-written and produced by Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“My Head’s a Mess” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ritual, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Two Inch Punch, BullySongs, Fred Ball, Dantae Johnson, and MakeYouKnowLove.

As a songwriter, Kamille has contributed to the next projects by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, Tamera Foster, and 5 After Midnight.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Camila Cabello reunites with Louis Bell, Billy Walsh for new collaboration

30 Oct

Camila Cabello has reunited with Billy Walsh of electronic music duo Somewhere Else and “Havana” co-writer Louis Bell and for a new collaboration.

Bell’s resume boasts additional works with Selena Gomez (“Wolves”), Post Malone (“Rockstar”), Justine Skye (“Lost Me”), Madalen Duke (“Hitlist”), Watt (“Burning Man”), DJ Snake (“Let Me Love You”), Kygo (“It Ain’t Me”), Conrad Sewell (“Remind Me”) and Justin Bieber (“Hit the Ground”).

Meanwhile, Walsh is responsible for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Elijah Blake’s “Live Till We Die,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello is expected to release her upcoming debut album “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving” – featuring promotional singles “Crying in the Club,” “I Have Questions” and “OMG” – later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Max Martin (Adele), Savan Kotecha (Britney Spears), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Taylor Swift), Ricky Reed (Kesha), Andrew Wansel (Jessie Ware), Ed Sheeran (Anne-Marie), Ryan Tedder (Beyonce) and Zach Skelton (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for Somewhere Else’s “All the Way” below.

Bebe Rexha taps Lauren Christy, DJ Mustard for new song “Naughty”

29 Oct

Bebe Rexha has shared a new song online.

The audio clip for “Naughty” was posted to the American-Albanian singer/songwriter’s SoundCloud channel on Saturday (October 28, 2017).

The track was co-written by regular collaborator Lauren Christy, whose other credits include Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” Enrique Iglesias’ “Tonight (I’m Loving You),” Leona Lewis’ “Your Hallelujah,” Jason Derulo’s “Breathing,” Melanie C’s “All About You,” and Kelly Clarkson’s “I Forgive You.”

Production duties on “Naughty” were handled by DJ Mustard, who is also responsible for Demi Lovato’s “Lonely,” Kacy Hill’s “Like a Woman,” Ella Mai’s “Anymore,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Keyshia Cole’s “She,” Britney Spears’ “Mood Ring,” Justine Skye’s “Collide,” and Tinashe’s “2 On.”

Rexha’s current mini-album “All Your Fault: Part 2” – featuring promotional singles “That’s It,” “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody)” and “Meant to Be” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Naughty” below.

Raye enlists Jin Jin, Fraser T. Smith for new promotional single “Decline”

28 Oct

Raye has announced the details for her new promotional single.

The British singer/songwriter (real name Rachel Keen) christened “Decline” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming project under Polydor Records and will release it on November 3rd via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by regular collaborator Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, whose other credits include Yebba’s “Evergreen,” Jonas Blue’s “We Could Go Back,” Kiesza’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Dom McAllister’s “Only One,” Little Mix’s “Grown,” and Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand.”

Production duties on “Decline” were handled by Fraser T. Smith, who is also responsible for Stormzy’s “Blinded by Your Grace,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Calum Scott’s “Rhythm Inside,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” and Craig David’s “Heartline (Acoustic).”

As mentioned in earlier posts, 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 Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It” alongside fellow recording artist RØMANS and UK production team TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Raye also provided guest vocals on “Glue” by Canadian electronic music duo Somewhere Else, which is composed of record producer Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese and songwriter, fashion stylist, and designer Billy Walsh.

Stream the audio clip for “Glue” below.