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Icona Pop reunite with MSTR ROGERS for new single “Brightside”

15 Oct

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Icona Pop have confirmed the details for their new single online.

The Swedish duo – consisting of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – christened “Brightside” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on October 21 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Brightside” was co-written and produced by MSTR ROGERS, who previously teamed up with Icona Pop on the Fransisca Hall and Anjulie Persaud-penned “In the Stars” as well as “Someone Who Can Dance.”

The Australian hitmaker’s resume boasts further works with Ella Eyre (“If I Go”), Rebecca Ferguson (“I Hope”), Demi Lovato (“Fire Starter”), Neon Jungle (“So Alive”), Bea Miller (“Fire ‘N Gold”) and Delta Goodrem (“Not Me, Not I”).

Meanwhile, Icona Pop’s next studio collection under TEN Music Group reportedly delivers additional alliances with Patrik Berger (Carly Rae Jepsen), Noonie Bao (Dua Lips), Charli XCX (Selena Gomez), Tove Lo (Ellie Goulding), Jason Evigan (Britney Spears) and Sean Douglas (Enrique Iglesias).

Their previous album, 2013’s “This Is…Icona Pop,” peaked to number thirty six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “All Night,” “Just Another Night” and “I Love It.”

Watch the music video for “Just Another Night” below.

Icona Pop reunites with MSTR ROGERS for new single “Someone Who Can Dance”

25 Feb

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Icona Pop have debuted their new single online.

The Swedish electronic pop duo – composed of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – posted the audio clip for “Someone Who Can Dance” to their YouTube channel on Wednesday (February 24, 2016).

Production duties on “Someone Who Can Dance” were handled by MSTR ROGERS, who previously teamed up with Icona Pop on the Fransisca Hall and Anjulie Persaud-assisted “In the Stars.”

His other credits include Charli XCX’s “Doing It” f/ Rita Ora [Neon Gold], Bea Miller’s “Fire N Gold” [Hollywood], Ella Eyre’s “If I Go” [Virgin EMI], Rebecca Ferguson’s “I Hope” [Syco] and Neon Jungle’s “So Alive” [RCA].

Meanwhile, Icona Pop are scheduled to release the follow-up to 2013’s “This Is… Icona Pop” later this year through TEN Music Group and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Ricky Reed, Erik Hassle, Charli XCX, Justin Timberlake, Patrik Berger, Noonie Bao, and Sean Douglas.

Listen to the audio clip for “Someone Who Can Dance” below.

Icona Pop hits the studio with Justin Timberlake

18 Feb

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Icona Pop hinted at a new collaboration with Justin Timberlake.

“3 trolls in the studio @jtimberlake,” the Swedish pop electronic duo posted to their Twitter account on Wednesday (February 17, 2016).

Timberlake’s songwriting / production resume includes works for Madonna (“Miles Away”), Beyonce (“Blow”), Rihanna (“Rehab”), Ciara (“Love Sex Magic”), Leona Lewis (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Keri Hilson (“Slow Dance”), Esmee Denters (“Love Dealer”) and Britney Spears (“What It’s Like to Be Me”).

His last studio collection, 2013’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2,” topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Take Back the Night,” “Not a Bad Thing” and “Drink You Away.”

Meanwhile, Icona Pop – consisting of members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – are scheduled to release the follow-up to 2013’s “This Is… Icona Pop” later this year through TEN Music Group and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project delivers additional alliances with Ricky Reed (Meghan Trainor), Erik Hassle (Nick Jonas), Charli XCX (Selena Gomez), Patrik Berger (Santigold), Noonie Bao (Clean Bandit) and Sean Douglas (Madonna).

Watch the music video for “Not a Bad Thing” below.

Icona Pop unleash music video for new single ‘Just Another Night’

26 Nov

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Icona Pop have unleashed the music video for their new single online.

“Just Another Night” is lifted from the Swedish duo’s latest studio album, “This Is… Icona Pop,” out now via Warner Music Group / Big Beat / Atlantic Records.

The track was written by Ross Golan, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, Justin Parker and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin along with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate.

Video treatment was handled by Marc Klasfeld, whose credits include “Ooh La La” by Britney Spears [RCA Records], “Her Favorite Song” by Mayer Hawthorne [Republic Records] and “Go Gentle” by Robbie Williams [Island Records].

“This Is… Icona Pop” – which is now available for download via iTunes – features previous singles “I Love It” and “All Night,” as well as contributions from Jarrad Rogers, Shellback, Elof Loelv, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

Watch the video for “Just Another Night” below.

Icona Pop release music video for new single ‘All Night’

12 Sep

Icona Pop have released the music video for their new single online.

“All Night” – written by Brian Lee and Elof Loelv – marks the third promotional single from the group’s upcoming album, “This Is…Icona Pop,” out in the United States on September 24 via Warner Music Group / Big Beat Records.

The track serves as the follow-up to previous single “I Love It,” which peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

For the new collection, Icona Pop – consisting of members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – have also teamed up with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen / Daniel “Robopop” Omelio / Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin / Ross Golan / Nicole “Coco” Morier / and Karl “Shellback” Schuster.

Watch the Afdhel Aziz-directed clip below.

Icona Pop reveal official tracklisting for new album ‘This Is…’

29 Jul

Icona Pop have revealed the official tracklisting for their upcoming album.

The Swedish duo – consisting of members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – will release “This Is…” in the United Kingdom on October 7 via Warner Music Group / Big Beat Records / Atlantic Records.

The set will feature new single “All Night” as well as breakout hit “I Love It,” which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Album producers include Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Usher, Mariah Carey), Karl “Shellback” Schuster (Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Sia Furler, Neon Hitch) and Niles “Cyrano” Hollowell-Dhar aka The Cataracs (Dev, Enrique Iglesias).

Songwriters include Charli Aitchison (Britney Spears, Marina and the Diamonds), Nicole “Coco” Morier (Wynter Gordon, Sky Ferreira), Justin Parker (Lana Del Rey, Ellie Goulding), Ross Golan (Selena Gomez, Skylar Grey) and Elof Loelv (Rihanna, Mikky Ekko).

Icona Pop – This Is… [Official Tracklist]:
“I Love It” (featuring Charli XCX)
“All Night”
“We Got the World”
“Ready for the Weekend”
“Girlfriend”
“In the Stars”
“On a Roll”
“Just Another Night”
“Hold On”
“Light Me Up”
“Then We Kiss”

Icona Pop confirm new single ‘Just Another Night’

9 Jul

Icona Pop have confirmed the details of their new single.

The Swedish DJ duo will release “Just Another Night” as the next promotional single from their upcoming debut international album, out soon via Warner Music Group / Big Beat Records / Atlantic Records.

The track was written by Ross Golan (Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj), Justin Parker (Rihanna, Ellie Goulding), Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Sean Paul, Lana Del Rey), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyonce, Christina Milian).

Other musicians backing Icona Pop – consisting of members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – on the new collection are Karl “Shellback” Schuster (Usher, Carrie Underwood), Nicole “Coco” Morier (Wynter Gordon, Tom Jones), Charli Aitchison (Sky Ferreira, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike) and Niles “Cyrano” Hallowell-Dhar aka The Cataracs (Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias).