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Kelela unleashes new promotional single “Frontline”

17 Sep

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

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

The track was co-written with Robert William Boston alongside Sam Dew (Zayn Malik, Taylor Swift), Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira) and Jack “Jam City” Latham (Haim, Rosie Lowe).

Kelela’s upcoming debut album “Take Me Apart” – featuring lead promotional single “LMK” – will arrive on October 7th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional alliances with Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Rostam Batmanglij), Arca (Bjork, FKA twigs), Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Al Shux (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Frontline” below.

Sigrid teams up with Noonie Bao for new collaboration

23 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has teamed up with Noonie Bao for a new collaboration.

Born Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius, the Swedish recording artist’s resume boasts songwriting works with Camila Cabello (“OMG”), Katy Perry (“Save as Draft”), Charli XCX (“Doing It”), Zedd (“Stay”), MØ (“Final Song”), Tove Styrke (“Four Elements”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“Run Away with Me”).

Bao’s current promotional singles “Reminds Me;” co-written with BURNS and Linus Wiklund, and “Sorry Not Sorry,” co-written with Wiklund and Leather Ghost, are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Sigrid is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut (Whinnie Williams), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Ritual (Dua Lipa), Fred Ball (Nina Nesbitt), Electric (Imani Williams), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Al Shux (Taya) and Patrik Berger (Robyn).

Stream Noonie Bao’s 2015 mini-collection “Noonia” below.

Taya unleashes new promotional single “When Ur Sober”

18 Aug

British singer/songwriter Taylor Ann Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“When Ur Sober” – featuring Yxng Bane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Boasting co-production duties from Diztortion (Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson) and Mark Ralph (Amber Mark, Zara Larsson); “Sober” was co-written by Wayne Hector (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Enrique Iglesias) and Emma Davidson-Dillon (Jasmine Thompson, Zac Samuel).

Taya’s upcoming debut mini-album – featuring previous singles “Deeper,” “Got Me Wondering” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – is scheduled to arrive on September 1st via Atlantic Records UK.

Other producers backing Taya on the self-titled project are George Reid (Raleigh Ritchie), Felix Snow (Katy Perry), Jonas Jeberg (Chris Brown) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Lianne La Havas).

On the songwriting front, Taya has worked with Karen Poole (Dua Lipa), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Anjulie Persaud (Nicki Minaj), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Mabel McVey).

Stream the audio clip for “When Ur Sober” below.

Lianne La Havas shares music video for “Tokyo”

10 Aug

Lianne La Havas has shared a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the Ravi Dhar-directed clip for “Tokyo” to her YouTube channel on Wednesday (August 09, 2017).

The track was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, whose resume boasts further works with Sara Bareilles (“Islands”), Birdy (“Blown Apart”), Rebecca Ferguson (“I Choose You”), Kandace Springs (“Chosen”), Pixie Geldof (“Escape Route”), Lea Michele (“Don’t Look Down”), Paloma Faith (“Flood”) and Bat for Lashes (“In Your Bed”).

Havas’ current studio collection “Blood” – featuring singles “Unstoppable” and “What You Don’t Do” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Is Your Love Big Enough?” boasts additional contributions from Al Shux (Kelela), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius), Di Genius (Tanika), Shea Taylor (Bridget Kelly), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys), Howard Lawrence (Frances) and Mark Batson (Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Tokyo” below.

Kelela reveals artwork for debut album “Take Me Apart”

1 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, mononymously known as Kelela, has revealed the artwork for her debut album “Take Me Apart,” featuring lead promotional single “LMK,” which is expected to arrive on October 19 via Cherry Coffee Music / Warp Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the title track was co-written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Executive-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen), the highly-anticipated project boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Paul Epworth (Adele, FKA twigs), Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius, Bridget Kelly), Nguzunguzu (M.I.A., Le1f) and Arca (Kanye West, Frank Ocean).

Stream “Hallucinogen” below.

Kelela confirms debut album “Take Me Apart”

14 Jul

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Kelela has announced the title of her debut album.

The Ethiopian-American singer and songwriter has christened her first studio collection “Take Me Apart” and will release it later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As per ASCAP’s ACE Repertory, the title track was co-written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Executive-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), the follow-up to 2015’s “Hallucinogen” reportedly boasts further contributions from Dev Hynes (Solange, Jessie Ware), Paul Epworth (Ray BLK, FKA twigs), Blue May (Denai Moore, Clare Maguire) and Arca (Kanye West, Frank Ocean).

Watch the music video for “Rewind” below.

Sigrid delivers music video for new single “Plot Twist”

8 Jul

Sigrid has delivered the music video for her new single online.

The Norwegian singer/songwriter (born Sigrid Solbakk Raabe) posted the visual clip for “Plot Twist” to her Vevo channel on Friday (July 07, 2017).

The track, which follows the Martin Sjolie-produced “Don’t Kill My Vibe,” was written by Sigrid alongside George and Henry Flint of songwriting and production duo The 23rd.

Sigrid’s upcoming project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut (Ella Eyre), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Electric (Little Mix), Fred Ball (Rihanna), Laconic (Antigoni Buxton), Joe Janiak (Snakehips), Al Shux (Leona Lewis) and Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Plot Twist” below.