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Taya drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Alan Sampson for new collaboration

1 Nov

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has drafted Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Alan Sampson for a new collaboration.

Eyelar, who previously teamed up with Taya on the Toddla T-produced “Got Me Wondering” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Here with Me,” is known for co-penning Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Drowning in Champagne,” and Little Mix’s “Is Your Love Enough?”

Sampson, who also collaborated with Taya on the Anita Blay-penned “Skin,” is responsible for co-writing and / or co-producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Meanwhile, Taya’s current promotional single “When Ur Sober” – which was written by Emma Davidson-Dillon alongside Wayne Hector and Arnthor Birgisson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her self-titled mini-album features additional alliances with Diztortion (Rihanna), Mark Ralph (Era Istrefi), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Felix Snow (Selena Gomez), Al Shux (Plan B), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Anjulie Persaud (Cassie).

Stream the audio clip for “Got Me Wondering” below.

Plan B unleashes new promotional single “Heartbeat”

26 Oct

British hip hop recording artist and producer Plan B (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew) has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Heartbeat” – which was co-written with fellow recording artist Kwabena Adjepong (professioanlly known as Kwabs) and collectively produced by Al Shux, Dom Search, and Show N Prove – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Plan B’s upcoming third album – featuring the Foy Vance-assisted / Mojam Music-produced lead single “In the Name of Man” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Heartbeat” below.

Plan B teams up with Kwabs, Al Shux for new promotional single “Heartbeat”

20 Oct

Plan B has announced the details for his new single online.

The British hip hop recording artist and producer (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew) christened “Heartbeat” as his next promotional cut and will release it on October 25 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong (professionally known as Kwabs), who previously teamed up with Plan B on “Pray for Love.”

Production duties on “Heartbeat” were handled by regular collaborator Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh, whose resume boasts additional works with Lianne La Havas (“What You Don’t Do”), Will Heard (“I Better Love You”), Kelela (“Take Me Apart”) and Erik Hassle (“If Your Man Only Knew”).

Plan B’s upcoming third album – featuring the Foy Vance-assisted / Mojam Music-produced lead single “In the Name of Man” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

In addition to Kwabs’ “Pray for Love,” Plan B has co-written and/or produced cuts for Paloma Faith (“Other Woman”), Denai Moore (“Blame”), Kano (“This is England”) and Paloma “Delilah” Stoecker (“Only You”).

Stream the audio clip for “Pray for Love” below.

Sigrid teams up with Emily Warren, Martin Sjolie for new collaboration

17 Oct

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Emily Warren and record producer Martin Sjolie for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

Meanwhile, Sjolie’s resume boasts works with Rae Morris (“Unfold”), Sam Smith (“This is Love”), Ella Henderson (“Regardless”), Max George (“Miracle”), Janice Kavander (“Secrets”), Guy Sebastian (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Charlotte OC (“In Paris”), Nathan Sykes (“Good Things”) and Raye (“Love Song”).

Sigrid, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring the Sjolie-produced “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and the 23rd-assisted “Plot Twist” – early next year via Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Noonie Bao, Justin Parker, Sasha Sloan, Ritual, Joe Janiak, Fred Ball, Arrow Benjamin, Laconic, Jonny Coffer, Tom Havelock, Al Shux, and Patrik Berger, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Poking Holes” below.

Kelela liberates new promotional single “Blue Light”

5 Oct

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, known mononymously as Kelela, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Blue Light” – which was co-written by Nia Andrews, Sam Dew, Alex “Bok Bok” Sushon, and Asma Maroof – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Blue Light” were collectively handled by Marc “Dubbel Dutch” Glasser alongside Alex “Bok Bok” Sushon, Ariel Rechtshaid, Terror Danjah, and Asma Maroof of of Nguzunguzu.

Kelela’s debut album “Take Me Apart” – featuring previous singles “LMK,” “Frontline” and “Waitin” – will arrive on October 6th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Arca (FKA twigs), Talay Riley (Craig David), Kingdom (Dawn Richard), Jeremiah Raisen (Charli XCX), Boots (Deradoorian) and Al Shux (Lianne La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Blue Light” below.

Kelela delivers new promotional single “Waitin”

4 Oct

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, known mononymously as Kelela, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Waitin” – which was written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole and Dean Bein – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Waitin'” were collectively handled by regular collaborators Jack “Jam City” Latham alongside Ariel Rechtshaid (Charli XCX, Kylie Minogue) and Kwes (Solange Knowles, Eliza Doolittle).

Kelela’s debut album “Take Me Apart” – featuring previous singles “LMK” and “Frontline” – will arrive on October 6th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Arca (Bjork), Sam Dew (Bridget Kelly), Talay Riley (Craig David), Kingdom (Dawn Richard), Jeremiah Raisen (Sky Ferreira), Boots (Kesha) and Al Shux (Elle Varner).

Stream the audio clip for “Waitin” below.

Kelela unleashes music video for new single “LMK”

30 Sep

Kelela has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the Andrew Thomas Huang-directed clip for “LMK” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 09, 2017).

The track – which was written by Kelela alongside Asma Maroof of Nguzunguzu and Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelela’s upcoming debut album “Take Me Apart” – which was executive produced by regular collaborators Ariel Rechtshaid and Jam City – will arrive on October 7th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting alliances with fellow recording artists including Mocky (“Enough”), Romy Madley Croft (“Jupiter”), Nia Andrews (“Blue Light”) and Sabina Sciubba (“Altadena”).

Other musicians backing Kelela on “Take Me Apart” are Arca (Frank Ocean), Sam Dew (Taylor Swift), Kingdom (Dawn Richard), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Boots (FKA twigs) and Al Shux (Lianne La Havas).

Watch the music video for “LMK” below.