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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.

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 Will 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.

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.

Arca announces details for new album

23 Feb

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Arca has announced the details for his new album.

The Venezuelan electronic producer, consultant, mixing engineer and DJ – real name Alejandro Ghersi – christened his third studio collection “Reverie” and will release it on April 7 via XL Recordings.

The highly-anticipated project – featuring lead promotional single “Piel” – follows the critically-acclaimed “Mutant,” which was named amongst Pitchfork’s top 50 albums of 2015.

On the songwriting and production front, Arca’s resume boasts works with Kelela (“A Message”), FKA twigs (“Papi Pacify”), Bjork (“Mouth Mantra”), Kanye West (“New Slaves”) and Frank Ocean (“Mine”).

Listen to the audio clip for “Piel” below.