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Craig David enlists Cathy Dennis for new collaboration

22 Nov

Craig David has enlisted Cathy Dennis for a new collaboration.

The former British recording artist is known for co-writing Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” Britney Spears’s “Toxic,” Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl,” Janet Jackson’s “Island Life,” Rachel Stevens’ “Sweet Dreams My LA Ex,” Livvi Franc’s “Automatik,” and Spice Girls’ “Bumper to Bumper.”

Dennis has also worked with producers including Stargate, Greg Kurstin, Scott Storch, Devonte Hynes, Mark Ronson, Greg Wells, Jack Splash, Rick Nowels, Christopher Braide, Guy Chambers, Harvey Mason Jr., and Future Cut.

Besides regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith, Craig David has also worked on new music with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

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

Craig David hits the studio with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett

15 Nov

Craig David has teamed up with Naughty Boy and Ed Drewett for a new collaboration.

“Blessed day writing with my brothers @craigdavid and @eddrewett can’t wait for you all to hear what we have created, some songs are made with pure magic in the air, and I’m grateful for this song and for our conversations,” Naughty Boy posted to Instagram on Thursday (15 November 2018).

Besides previously working with David on “Going On” and “Couldn’t Be Mine,” Drewett is also responsible for co-writing Jonas Blue’s “Polaroid,” Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do It Anyway,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” and Olly Murs’s “Hand on Heart.”

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy’s production resume boasts works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), James Arthur (“Supposed”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”) and Cheryl Cole (“Craziest Things”).

As mentioned on earlier posts, David has recently worked on new music with Nile Rodgers, Jin Jin, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

His last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Going On” below.

Olivia releases debut promotional single “Reason to Stay”

26 Oct

British singer/songwriter Olivia Deano, known mononymously as Olivia, has released her debut promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Olivia and Glen Roberts alongside Bastian “Carassius Gold” Langebaek, who is also responsible for Jessie Ware’s “Midnight,” Olivia Nelson’s “Up All Night,” Jess Glynne’s “All I Am,” and Jones’ “Waterfalls.”

Olivia’s upcoming project, for which no release date is scheduled as-of-yet, reportedly yields further contributions from Jimmy Napes, Max Wolfgang, Alan Sampson, Fred Cox, Ed Thomas, Courage, and Felix Joseph.

Stream the audio clip for “Reason to Stay” below.

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Illangelo, Doc McKinney

13 Sep

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has teamed up with Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese and Martin “Doc” McKinney for a new collaboration.

Illangelo is responsible for producing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Majid Jordan’s “Something About You,” Katy Perry’s “Pendulum,” and The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends.”

Meanwhile, Doc McKinney’s production resume boasts works with John Legend (“Wanna Be Loved”), Drake (“The Ride”), Santigold (“Outside the War”), The Weeknd (“Starboy”), Future (“Low Life”) and M.I.A. (“Exodus”).

Besides writing songs on the next projects by Little Mix and Louise Redknapp, Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring the Grades-produced lead single “Body” – later this year via all digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut, Paul E. Phamous, Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, J Mills, Monro, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Hue “SoundzFire” Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Future Cut

31 Aug

Sinead Harnett has recorded new music with Future Cut.

The British songwriting and production duo – composed of Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola – have previously helmed songs for Maxine Ashley (“Happy With or Without You”), RuthAnne (“Take My Place”), Whinnie Williams (“Too Strong”), Littke Mix (“How Ya Doing?”) and Stooshe (“Black Heart”).

Future Cut have also collaborated with songwriters including Andrea Martin, Kara DioGuardi, Lindy Robbins, Wayne Hector, Nicole Morier, Shaznay Lewis, Chelcee Grimes, James Fauntleroy, Amanda Ghost, Traci Hale, Jo Perry, Claude Kelly, Erika Nuri, Makeba Riddick, Amy Wadge, and Cathy Dennis.

Besides writing songs on the next projects by Little Mix and Louise Redknapp, Harnett is expected to release her next project – featuring the Grades-produced lead single “Body” – later this year via all digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Marlon Roudette, Alan Sampson, J Mills, Monro, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Hue Strother, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, and Rodney Jerkins.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Future Cut’s works!

Craig David teams up with Yungen for new single “Intimate”

31 Aug

British singer/songwriter Craig David has teamed up with fellow UK rapper Yungen for his new single “Intimate,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track, taken from Yungen’s upcoming project under Sony Music Entertainment UK, was co-written by Talay Riley and collectively produced by Tre Jean-Marie and Amish “ADP” Patel.

Since the release of his seventh album “The Time Is Now” earlier this year, David has been in the studio with producers including Laconic, James Hype, Fraser T. Smith, Nile Rodgers, Alan Sampson, and Banx n Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Intimate” below.

Sinead Harnett premieres “Body” music video

12 Jul

Sinead Harnett has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Johnny Mourgue-directed clip for “Body” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (July 12, 2018).

Co-written and produced by regular collaborator Daniel “Grades” Traynor; “Body” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Harnett’s next project reportedly yields further alliances with Maths Time Joy, J Mills, Alan Sampson, Marlon Roudette, Hue Strother, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, and Stint.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.