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Charlie Puth unleashes sophomore album “Voicenotes”

12 May

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has unleashed his sophomore studio collection online.

“Voicenotes” – featuring singles “Attention,” “How Long?,” “If You Leave Me Now,” “Change” and “Done for Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project yields songwriting contributions from Jacob Kasher, whose recent credits include Meghan Trainor’s “No Excuses,” Jason Mraz’s “Have it All,” Chromeo’s “Must’ve Been,” Zara Larsson’s “Either,” Liam Payne’s “Bedroom Floor,” and 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Want You Back.”

Other musicians backing Puth on the follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” are Frank-E, Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, Savan Kotecha, JRY, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, Ben Johnson, Fraser Chruchill, Rickard Goransson, James Alan, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Stream “Voicenotes” below.

Chromeo unwrap artwork, tracklisting for new album “Head Over Heels”

8 May

Chromeo have unveiled the artwork and tracklisting for their upcoming fifth album, “Head Over Heels,” out on June 15 via Last Gang Records.

Current promotional single “Bad Decision” – which was co-written by Annaliese Schiersch, Chelsea Lena, Morgan Taylor Reid, and Peter “Thief” Harding – will arrive on May 8 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” boasts further contributions from Jason Evigan (Rita Ora, Nick Jonas), Sean Douglas (Dua Lipa, Jason Derulo), Jacob Kasher (Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth), LunchMoney Lewis (Alina Baraz, Christina Aguilera) and Ammar Malik (The Weeknd, Ariana Grande).

See the tracklisting for “Head Over Heels” below.

(1) Must’ve Been (featuring DRAM) / (2) Don’t Sleep (featuring French Montana & Stefflon Don) / (3) One Track Mind / (4) Count Me Out / (5) Bad Decision / (6) Right Back Home to You (Interlude) / (7) Juice / (8) Just Friends (featuring Amber Mark) / (9) Slumming It / (10) Bedroom Calling, Part 1 / (11) Bedroom Calling, Part 2 (featuring The-Dream) / (12) Room Service

Florence and the Machine reveal artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album

7 May

Florence and the Machine have confirmed the details for their upcoming album.

The British indie rock band christened their fourth studio collection “High as Hope” and will release it on June 29 via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Hunger” – which was written by lead vocalist Florence Welch alongside Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr. – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” boasts further songwriting contributions from Andrew Wyatt (“No Choir”), Sampha (“Grace”), Jamie XX (“Big God”) and Brett Shaw (“South London Forever”).

See the tracklisting for “High as Hope” below.

(1) June / (2) Hunger / (3) South London Forever / (4) Big God / (5) Sky Full of Song / (6) Grace / (7) Patricia / (8) 100 Years / (9) The End of Love / (10) No Choir

Plan B releases third album “Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose”

6 May

British singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer Plan B has released his third album under Warner Brothers Records.

“Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose” – featuring singles “In the Name of Man” and “Heartbeat” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Ill Manors” boasts contributions from Craze & Hoax, Jonny Coffer, Fred Gibson, Kwabs, Dom Search, Foy Vance, Al Shux, Kid Harpoon, Eric Appapoulay, Mojam Music, Stint, Kieron McIntosh, Tom Wright-Goss, Francis “Eg” White, John Hill, Arrow Benjamin, and Show N Prove.

Stream “Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose” below.

Leon Bridges delivers sophomore album “Good Thing”

5 May

American singer, songwriter and record producer Leon Bridges has delivered his sophomore studio collection under Columbia Records.

“Good Thing” – featuring promotional singles “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand,” “Bad Bad News” and “Beyond” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Ricky Reed, whose resume boasts additional works with Meghan Trainor (“No”), Jessie J (“Burning Up”), Halsey (“Alone”), Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”), Kesha (“Hymn”), Jason Derulo (“Swalla”) and Christina Aguilera (“Unless it’s with You”).

Other musicians backing Bridges on the follow-up to 2015’s “Coming Home” are Nate Mercereau, Wayne Hector, Dan Wilson, Justin Tranter, Teddy Geiger, Zach Cooper, King Garbage, Steve Wyreman, and Niles City Sound.

Stream “Good Thing” below.

Charlie Puth unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “Voicenotes”

4 May

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming sophomore album, “Voicenotes,” which will arrive on May 11 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

Current single “The Way I Am” – which was produced by Puth and co-written by regular collaborator Jacob “JKash” Kasher – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ross Golan, Justin “Frank-E” Franks, John “JRY” Ryan, Johan Carlsson, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

See the tracklisting for “Voicenotes” below.

(1) The Way I Am / (2) Attention / (3) LA Girls / (4) How Long / (5) Done for Me / (6) Patient / (7) If You Leave Me Now / (8) Boy / (9) Slow it Down / (10) Change / (11) Somebody Told Me / (12) Empty Cups / (13) Through it All

Christina Aguilera unwraps artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album

3 May

Christina Aguilera has unveiled the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her eighth studio collection “Liberation” and will release it on June 15 via RCA Records.

Lead single “Accelerate” – featuring 2 Chainz and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Kanye West alongside Mike Dean (Grace Carter, Sky Ferreira) and Che Pope (Eminem, The Weeknd), “Accelerate” was also co-written by Tayla Parx (Chris Brown, Janelle Monae), Ilsey Juber (Yebba, Lykke Li), Bibi Bourelly (Rihanna, Selena Gomez) and Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce, Demi Lovato).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Lotus” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ricky Reed, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Audra Mae, Erik Hassle, Jon Bellion, LunchMoney Lewis, and Teddy Geiger.

See the tracklisting for “Liberation” below.

(1) Liberation / (2) Searching for Maria / (3) Maria / (4) Sick of Sittin / (5) Dreamers / (6) Fall in Line / (7) Right Moves / (8) Like I Do / (9) Deserve / (10) Twice / (11) I Don’t Need It Anymore / (12) Accelerate / (13) Pipe / (14) Masochist