Archive | July, 2019

Ross Golan liberates new single “Stay Positive”

20 Jul

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American singer/songwriter and host of “And the Writer Is …” Podcast Ross Golan has liberated his new single online.

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

The track was written by Golan and collectively produced by Nate Mercereau (Leon Bridge, Thomas Rhett) and Ricky Reed (Halsey, Rob Thomas).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Golan’s upcoming concept album, “The Wrong Man,” will arrive on July 26 via Interscope Records.

On the songwriting front, Golan is responsible for co-writing Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love,” Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” Nicki Minaj’s “Marilyn Monroe,” Pink’s “Barbies,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” and Jasmine Thompson’s “Old Friends.”

Stream the audio clip for “Stay Positive” below.

 

Sinead Harnett releases new single “Pulling Away” with Gallant

20 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has released her new single online.

“Pulling Away” – featuring Gallant – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Hayley Gene Penner, whose resume boasts additional works with Charlotte Lawrence (“Keep Me Up”), Sabrina Claudio (“Cross Your Mind”) and Lennon Stella (“Feelings”).

Production duties on “Pulling Away” were handled by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, who is also responsible for Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” Nao’s “Don’t Change,” Tei Shi’s “A Kiss Goodbye,” and Janelle Monae’s “Unbreakable.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Harnett’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “Chapter One” – featuring previous single “Leo Bear” (which was produced by Maths Times Joy) – is expected to arrive later this year.

On the still-untitled collection, the “She Ain’t Me” singer also worked with songwriters and producers including Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Alan Sampson, Loxe, Marlon Roudette, Hue Strother, Steve Mostyn, and Future Cut.

Stream the audio clip for “Pulling Away” below.

Eric Hudson teases new collaboration with H.E.R.

20 Jul

Eric Hudson has teased a new collaboration with H.E.R.

“Me and @hermusicofficial made a classic tonight! I brought my bass with me …#backtowork #shesagenius #classicsonly,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (July 19, 2019).

Hudson’s resume boasts works with Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), John Legend (“We Just Don’t Care”), Omarion (“Entourage”), Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Trey Songz (“Without a Woman”), Brandy (“Bring it Back”), Justin Timberlake (“Morning Light”), Mary J. Blige (“Why”) and August Alsina (“Benediction”).

Meanwhile, H.E.R.’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Racks” (which was co-written by fellow recording artist Tiara Thomas and collectively produced by Jeff Gitty, Ronald “Flippa” Colson and Ali P) – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Andre Harris, Prgrshn, LunchMoney Lewis, MNEK, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Priscilla Renea, Stint, Hue Strother, D’Mile, Varren Wade, Ambre, Trey Campbell, Bryan Michael Cox, Stacy Barthe, Neff-U, Supa Dups, and The Stereotypes.

H.E.R. also provided guest vocals on the track “I Don’t Want Your Money,” taken from the Ed Sheeran’s latest studio collection, “No. 6 Collaborations Project,” which is out now via Atlantic Records. The track was written by Sheeran alongside Joe Reeves, Fred Gibson, and Paul “Nineteen85” Jefferies.

Stream the audio clip for “I Don’t Want Your Money” below.

 

Amanda Reifer teams up with Charlie Heat for new single “Bang Bang”

20 Jul

Bajan singer/songwriter Amanda Reifer has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by Charlie Heat (real name Ernest Brown), whose other credits include Christina Aguilera’s “Accelerate,” Kanye West’s “All Day,” Madonna’s “Holy Water,” Tommy Genesis’ “100 Bad,” Sevyn Streeter’s “Prolly,” and Travis Scott’s “Piss on Your Grave.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Reifer’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional  singles “Haunt You,” “Ransom” and “Girl Like Me” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further contributions from Banx & Ranx (Ella Eyre, Kiana Lede), Diztortion (Sasha Keable, Hailee Steinfeld) and Supa Dups (Mary J. Blige, John Legend).

Stream the audio clip for “Bang Bang” below.

 

Mutya Keisha Siobahn reunite for new music

19 Jul

Mutya Keisha Siobhan have reunited in the studio for new music.

The British girl group – composed of members Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghey – have released their last single “Flatline” in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records. The Devonte Hynes-produced cut peaked to number fifty on the UK Singles Chart.

Their song “Love in Stereo,” which was written by the trio alongside Hannah Robinson and Richard X, appears on Bananarama’s latest studio collection, “In Stereo,” now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

As the the original line-up of Sugababes, the trio’s debut album “One Touch” dropped in November 2000 via London Records. The critically-acclaimed collection debuted at number twenty-six on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Overload,” “Run for Cover,” “New Year” and “Soul Sound.”

While Buchanan has not released a solo album as-of-yet, Donaghy released two albums in the shape of “Revolution in Me” (2003) and “Ghosts” (2007). Buena’s solo album “Real Girl” was released in 2007 via Island Records UK.

That project featured lead single “Real Girl,” as well as contributions from Salaam Remi, Wayne Wilkins, Nina Woodford, Johnny Douglas, Angela Hunte, Felix Howard, Pam Sheyne, Ali Tennant, and Francis “Eg” White.

Watch the music video for “Flatline” below.

 

Beyonce unleashes new album “The Lion King: The Gift”

19 Jul

Beyonce has released her new project online.

“The Lion King: The Gift” – which was inspired by Disney’s new version of the classic film – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Curated and produced by Beyonce, the highly-anticipated collection features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Jessie Reyez, and Blue Ivy Carter.

Among the musicians who contributed to the album are Labrinth, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Raye, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Stacy Barthe, Diplo, Sounwave, Akil King, Starrah, Biopolar Sunshine, Kaydence, Nija Charles, and Nova Wav.

Stream “The Lion King: The Gift” below.

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “Language”

19 Jul

Tori Kelly has shared her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Kelly alongside Audra Mae (Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson) and Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Janelle Monae).

Production duties on “Language” were handled by regular collaborator Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”).

Kelly’s upcoming album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring previous singles “Sorry Would’ve Gone a Long Way” and “Change Your Mind” – is scheduled to arrive on August 9th via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields further alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Wayne Hector, Fabienne, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Language” below.