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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.

Jessie Ware unveils acoustic version of new promotional single “Hearts”

17 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

The acoustic version of “Hearts” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Ware alongside Julia Michaels (Pink, Gwen Stefani), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Charli XCX, James Blunt) and Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Anne-Marie, Jessie Reyez).

Ware’s third album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight,” “Selfish Love” and “Alone” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman, Alexandra “Shungudzo Kuyimba” Govere, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Ross Golan, Sarah Aarons, and Ed Sheeran.

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith, Bastian Langebaek, Andrew Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Stint, Happy Perez, Cashmere Cat, Julian Bunetta, Fred Ball, Sacha Skarbek, and John “JRY” Ryan.

Stream the audio clip for “Hearts” below.

Noah Cyrus shares acoustic performance of “Almost Famous”

10 May

Noah Cyrus has shared a new performance video online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the acoustic rendition of “Almost Famous” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 09, 2017).

The track was co-written by Ilsey Juber, whose other credits include Hey Violet’s “Guys My Age,” Britney Spears’ “Man on the Moon,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Nick Jonas’ “Unhinged,” Beyonce’s “All Night,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Jake Miller’s “Overnight,” and K. Michelle’s “If It Ain’t Love.”

Production duties on “Almost Famous” were handled by Dan Wilson, who is also responsible for Adele’s “Someone Like You,” John Legend’s “You and I (Nobody in the World),” Pink’s “The Great Escape,” Taylor Swift’s “Come Back … Be Here,” Foxes’ “Devil Side,” and LeAnn Rimes’ “Borrowed.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Labrinth-assisted “Make Me (Cry)” and the Digital Farm Animals-produced “Stay Together” – will arrive later this year via Ron Perry’s Songs Music Publishing and Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Watch the acoustic live performance of “Almost Famous” below.

Dua Lipa shares acoustic performance of “Genesis”

16 Apr

Dua Lipa has shared a new song online.

The British singer/songwriter posted an exclusive acoustic performance of “Genesis” to her YouTube channel on Saturday (April 16, 2017).

The track was co-written by Sarah Hudson (Katy Perry, Ella Henderson), Ferras Al-Qaisi (Idina Menzel, Ricky Martin), Clarence Coffee Jr. (Olly Murs, Jake Miller) and Andreas “Axident” Schuller (Justin Bieber, Thomas Rhett).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa’s self-titled album will be released on June 2 via Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Kenzie May, Chelcee Grimes, Laura Dockrill, Karen Poole, Emily Warren, Noonie Bao, Lindy Robbins, Camille Purcell, Whitney Phillips, Jin Jin, Ilsey Juber, Amy Wadge, MoZella, Jenna Andrews, Ed Drewett, Iain James, Jacob Attwooll, Andrew Jackson, and JHart.

Dua Lipa’s upcoming single “Lost in Your Light” – featuring guest vocals from fellow recording artist Miguel – will arrive on April 21 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa co-wrote “Used to You” for Annalisa alongside Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, as well as “Wake Up Alone” for The Chainsmokers alongside Emily Warren, Scott Harris, and Andrew Taggart.

Watch the acoustic performance of “Genesis” below.

Wilkinson, Karen Harding share new single “Sweet Lies” acoustic performance

19 Oct

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Wilkinson has shared a new performance video online.

The British drum and bass music producer posted an acoustic performance of “Sweet Lies” to his Vevo channel on Wednesday (October 19, 2016).

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

The track was co-written by Wilkinson and the song’s featured vocalist Karen Harding alongside Jess “SLO” Mills (Etherwood, Emelie Ester) and Bradford Ellis (Anne-Marie, Rebecca Ferguson).

“Sweet Lies” also marks the first promotional cut from Wilkinson’s upcoming studio collection under Ram Records and Virgin EMI Records.

Watch the acoustic performance of “Sweet Lies” below.

Foxes shares acoustic performance of new song “Scar”

25 Feb

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Foxes has shared a new performance video online.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Louisa Allen – posted an acoustic rendition of “Scar” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 23, 2016).

“Scar” was co-written by JP Saxe along with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Foy Vance), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Zendaya), Antonio “Tony” Dixon (Justin Bieber) and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes (Chris Brown).

Foxes’ latest studio collection “All I Need” – featuring singles “Body Talk,” “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” “Amazing” and “Better Love” – is now available for download via Epic Records (UK) and RCA Records (US).

Watch the acoustic performance of “Scar” below.

Sevyn Streeter shares “Just Being Honest” acoustic performance

24 Feb

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Sevyn Streeter has shared a new performance video online.

The singer-songwriter posted an acoustic rendition of “Just Being Honest” to her YouTube channel on Tuesday (February 23, 2016).

“Just Being Honest” was co-written by Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Tamar Braxton) and Mansur Zafr (Monica, Jessica Mauboy).

Sevyn’s latest mini-collection “Shoulda Been There, Part 1” – featuring “Boomerang” and the Chris Brown-assisted “Don’t Kill the Fun” – is now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets.

Watch the acoustic performance of “Just Being Honest” below.