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Years & Years unleash sophomore album “Palo Santo”

6 Jul

British synthpop band Years & Years – composed of members Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Türkmen – have released their sophomore studio collection online.

“Palo Santo” – featuring singles “Sanctify” and “If You’re Over Me” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” Years & Years have reunited with producers Mark Ralph, Greg Kurstin, Kid Harpoon, and Two Inch Punch.

Other album contributors are Grades, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Alex Hope, Jesse Shatkin, Steve Mac, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Palo Santo” below.

Jess Glynne unveils title, release date, tracklisting for sophomore album

29 Jun

Jess Glynne has confirmed the details for her sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Always in Between” and will release it on September 21 via Atlantic Records UK.

Lead single “I’ll Be There” – which was co-written by Kamille and produced by Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen of The Electric and Starsmith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Toby Gad, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Ed Sheeran, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, James Newman, Steve Mac, and Bastian Langebaek.

See the tracklisting for “Always in Between” below.

(1) Intro / (2) No One / (3) I’ll Be There / (4) Thursday / (5) All I Am / (6) See Me on Top / (7) Never Let Me Go / (8) Broken / (9) Hate / Love / (10) Won’t Say No / (11) Rollin’ / (12) Never Mind

Rudimental confirm details for third album

25 Jun

Rudimental have confirmed the details for their upcoming album.

The British drum and bass band – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, DJ Locksmith and Piers Agget – have christened their third studio collection “Toast to Our Differences” and will release it on September 7th via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Let Me Live” – featuring Major Lazer, Anne-Marie, and Mr. Eazi – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” boasts further guest appearances from Jess Glynne, Dan Caplen, Raye, Maverick Sabre, Yebba, Kevin Garrett, Shungudzo, James Arthur, Raphaella, Maleek Berry, Ladysmith, and Chronixx.

See the tracklisting for “Toast to Our Differences” below.

(1) Toast to Our Differences / (2) Let Me Live / (3) Walk Alone / (4) These Days [Skit] / (5) These Days / (6) Sun Comes Up / (7) 1by1 / (8) Last Time / (9) No Pain / (10) No Pain / (11) Scared of Love / (12) Summer of Love / (13) They Don’t Care About Us / (14) Do You Remember / (15) Leave it for Now / (16) Adrenaline

Teyana Taylor liberates sophomore album “K.T.S.E.”

23 Jun

Teyana Taylor has liberated her sophomore album online.

“K.T.S.E.” – which is an acronym for “Keep That Same Energy” – is now available is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “VII” marks the final of five weekly albums produced by Kanye West in the “Wyoming Sessions,” following Pusha T’s “Daytona,” West’s “Ye” and “Kids See Ghosts” with Kid Kudi, and Nas’ “Nasir.”

On the highly-anticipated project, Taylor has also worked with producers and songwriters including Rodney Jerkins, Eric Bellinger, Mike Dean, Che Pope, Noah Goldstein, Mark Batson, Uforo Ebong, BoogzDaBeast, and Nova Wav.

Stream “K.T.S.E.” below.

Bebe Rexha unleashes debut album “Expectations”

23 Jun

Bebe Rexha has unleashed her debut album online.

“Expectations” – featuring singles “I Got You,” “Meant to Be,” “Ferrari,” “2 Souls on Fire” and “I’m a Mess” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Rexha on “Expectations” are Lauren Christy, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Scott Harris, Emily Warren, Jacob Kasher, Nathalia Marshall, Lance Shipp, Rachel Kennedy, and Josh Miller.

Album producers are The Monsters & Strangerz, Jason Evigan, Hit-Boy, Andrew Wells, David Garcia, Captain Cuts, Jussifer, Aaron Zuckerman, Louis Bell, Ali P, Robot Scott, Dre Pinckney, Willshire, and The Stereotypes.

Stream “Expectations” below.

Priscilla Renea delivers sophomore album “Coloured”

22 Jun

Priscilla Renea has delivered her sophomore album online.

“Coloured” – featuring singles “Family Tree,” “Gentle Hands,” “Land of the Free” and “Let’s a Build a House” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Dollhouse” yields contributions from Neff-U, Ashley Gorley, Brett James, Supa Dups, Frank Romano, Marti Fredrikson, Kevin Kadish, Curtis “Sauce” Wilson, and Honorable Cnote.

As a songwriter, Renea has penned songs for Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Wake Me Up”) and Rihanna (“California King Bed”).

Stream “Coloured” below.

Ariana Grande unwraps artwork for new album “Sweetner”

19 Jun

Ariana Grande has unwrapped the artwork for her upcoming fourth album, “Sweetner,” which will arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Current promotional single “No Tears Left to Cry” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Savan Kotecha, Max Martin and Ilya Salmanzadeh – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Grande’s previous studio collection, 2016’s “Dangerous Woman,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Side to Side” and “Into You.”

Watch the music video for “No Tears Left to Cry” below.