Archive | July, 2019

Hamzaa confirms details for new “Phases” EP

26 Jul

Hamzaa has confirmed the details for her new EP.

The British singer/songwriter (born Cassandra-Malika Hamza) has christened her second mini-collection “Phases” and will release it on August 9th via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

The highly-anticipated project – featuring five songs in the shape of “Sunday Morning,” “Home,” “Hard to Love,” “Unlucky” and “Someday” – delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Grades, Dayyon Alexander, Rykeyz, Levi Lennox, Britten Newbill, Dan Parry, and Laconic.

Hamzaa’s current promotional single “London” – which was co-written and produced by Ollie Green – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “London” below.

Kara Marni drafts RuthAnne for new collaboration

26 Jul

British recording artist Kara Marni has drafted RuthAnne for a new collaboration.

The Irish singer/songwriter (born Ruth-Anne Cunningham) is known for penning Jojo’s “Too Little, Too Late,” Katharine McPhee’s “Over It,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Leona Lewis’ “Perfection,” Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch,” Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands,” and John Legend’s “No Place Like Home.”

RuthAnne’s current promotional single “Superman” – which she co-wrote with Dave Richardson and Justin Osuji – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional singles “Move,” “Lose My Love” and “Opposite” – is expected to arrive later this year via Access Records.

On the follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough,” Marni has also worked with songwriters and producers including The Invisible Men, Autumn Rowe, Jay Mooncie, Chiara Hunter, Dayyon Alexander, Harloe, and Culture x Tones.

Stream the audio clip for “Superman” below.

 

Dinah Jane reunites with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for new single “SZNS”

26 Jul

Dinah Jane has released her new single online.

“SZNS” – featuring A Boogie Wit da Hoodie – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, who previously teamed up with Jane on singles “Heard It All Before” and “Retrograde.”

Rotem’s production resume boasts additional works with Chris Brown (“Wobble Up”), Rihanna (“S.O.S.”), Leona Lewis (“Better With Time”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Nicki Minaj (“Marilyn Monroe”), Ciara (“Level Up”), Enrique Iglesias (“Move to Miami”) and Charlie Puth (“Dangerously”).

Jane’s upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from The Electric, Amy Allen, Rob Knox, Victoria Monet, Sam Fischer, and Michelle Buzz – is expected to arrive later this year via HITCO.

Stream the audio clip for “SZNS” below.

Justine Skye liberates new promotional single “Maybe”

24 Jul

Justine Skye has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Maybe” – which was written by Skye alongside Josh Werner and Fai Khadra – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Maybe” were handled by Dre Skull (real name Andrew Hershey), who is also responsible for Mabel’s “Bad Behaviour,” Lily Allen’s “What You Waiting For,” Santigold’s “Crashing Your Party,” Wiz Kid’s “Daddy Yo,” Tkay Maidza’s “Follow Me,” and Popcaan’s “Silence.”

Skye’s debut studio collection, 2018’s “Ultraviolet,” was released through Roc Nation Records. The album featured the singles “U Don’t Know” (featuring Wizkid), “Back For More” (featuring Jeremih) and “Don’t Think About It” (produced by TMS and co-written by Raye and Sam Romans).

She also provided guest vocals on the tracks “Good for You” and “Take It Back,” taken from Blood Orange’s latest album, “Angel’s Pulse,” which is out now via Domino Recording Company.

Stream the audio clip for “Maybe” below.

 

Hamzaa teams up with Stint, Trey Campbell for new collaboration

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Cassandra-Malika Hamza, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has teamed up with Trey Campbell and Stint for a new collaboration.

Campbell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Banks (“Look What You’re Doing To Me”), Ella Mai (“Found”), Adam Lambert (“Two Fux”), Bebe Rexha (“Atmosphere”), Maad (“Black Ice”), Guy Sebastian (“Stay In Bed”), Inna (“Heaven”) and Black Saint (“Don’t Wreck My Holiday”).

Meanwhile, Stint (born Ajay Bhattacharyya) is responsible for producing Sinead Harnett’s “Pulling Away,” Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Nao’s “Don’t Change,” Tei Shi’s “A Kiss Goodbye,” and Janelle Monae’s “Unbreakable.”

Hamzaa’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Emile Haynie, Dayyon Alexander, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Fred Cox, MNEK, Iain James, and Tre Jean-Marie – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Her current promotional single “London” – which was co-written and produced by Ollie Green – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “London” below.

 

Bishop Briggs enlists John Newman, Jonny Coffer for new single “Tattooed On My Heart”

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sarah McLaughlin, known professionally as Bishop Briggs, has released her promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist John Newman, whose other credits include Paloma Faith’s “‘Til I’m Done,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Charlie Wilson’s “New Addiction,” Jessie J’s “Fire,” Olly Murs’ “Stick With Me,” and Panic at the Disco’s “Dancing Is Not a Crime.”

Production duties on “Tattooed On My Heart” were handled by Jonny Coffer, who is also responsible for Beyonce’s “Freedom,” Rita Ora’s “Girls,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Skin,” Fall Out Boy’s “Hold Me Tight Or Don’t,” Jess Glynne’s “Broken,” Emeli Sande’s “Sweet Architect,” and Naughty Boy’s “Runnin’ (Lose It All).”

Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional single “Champion” (which was co-written by K. Flay and produced by Joel Little) – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Tattooed On My Heart” below.

Mabel taps Marlon Roudette, Dre Skull for new single “Bad Behaviour”

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Marlon Roudette, whose other credits include Sinead Harnett’s “Unconditional,” Louisa Johnson’s “Road to Rome,” Siobhan Donaghy’s “Twist of Fate,” Nadia Rose’s “Airplane Mode,” Wiley’s “My One,” and Jax Jones’ “Ring Ring.”

Meanwhile, production duties on “Bad Behaviour” were handled by Dre Skull, who is also responsible for Drake’s “Too Much,” PartyNextDoor’s “Not Nice,” Lily Allen’s “What You Waiting For,” Santigold’s “Crashing Your Party,” Wiz Kid’s “Daddy Yo,” Tkay Maidza’s “Follow Me,” and Popcaan’s “Silence.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming debut album “High Expectations” – featuring previous singles “Mad Love” and “Don’t Call Me Up” – is scheduled to arrive on August 2nd via Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Bad Behaviour” below.