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Alessia Cara reunites with Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel for new single “Growing Pains”

12 Jun

Alessia Cara has announced the details for her new single.

The Canadian singer/songwriter (born Alessia Caracciolo) has christened “Growing Pains” as the first promotional cut from her sophomore album and will release it on June 15 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by regular collaborators Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel, who previously teamed up with Cara on singles “Here” and “Scars to Your Beautiful.”

Cara’s debut album, 2015’s “Know-It-All,” peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Her second studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Watch the music video for “Scars to Your Beautiful” below.

Alessia Cara enlists Ricky Reed for new collaboration

1 Nov

Canadian singer/songwriter Alessia Caracciolo, professionally known as Alessia Cara, has enlisted Ricky Reed for a new collaboration.

Ricky Reed (born Eric Frederic) recently produced and co-wrote “Who I Am” for Maroon 5 alongside Adam Levine, Ammar Malik, Teddy Geiger, Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis, John “JRY” Ryan, and Jacob “JKash” Kasher.

Other notable songwriting/production credits by Ricky Reed include Kesha’s “Bastards,” Bomba Estereo’s “Internacionales,” Meghan Trainor’s “No,” Dej Loaf’s “Changes,” Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts,” Jason Derulo’s “Get Ugly,” Halsey’s “Bad at Love,” Mary Lambert’s “Secrets,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$.”

Meanwhile, Cara is expected to release her sophomore studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled collection follows 2015’s “Know-It-All,” which peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Here,” “Wild Things,” and “Scars to Your Beautiful.”

Stream the audio clip for Ricky Reed’s “Good Vibrations” below.

Alessia Cara premieres “Wild Things” music video

8 Mar

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Alessia Cara has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Canadian singer-songwriter-guitarist posted the Aaron A-directed clip for “Wild Things” to her Vevo channel on Monday (March 07, 2016).

“Wild Things” was co-written by Sebastian Kole (Flo Rida, Jennifer Lopez) and Thabiso “Tab” Nkhereanye (Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige).

Production duties were handled by James “Malay” Ho, who also worked with Frank Ocean (“Lost”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), John Legend (“Green Light”) and Zayn Malik (“It’s You”).

Cara’s first studio collection “Know-It-All” – featuring previous single “Here” – is now available for download via Def Jam Recordings.

Other album contributors include Warren Felder (K. Michelle, Chris Brown), Andrew Wansel (Usher, Ariana Grande), Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo (Christina Milian, Sebastian Guy) and Alan Nglish (Ginny Blackmore, Livvi Franc).

Watch the music video for “Wild Things” below.

Alessia Cara announces new single “Wild Things”

26 Jan

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Alessia Cara has announced the details for her new single.

The Canadian singer/songwriter christened “Wild Things” as the second promotional cut from her debut album, “Know-It-All,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Def Jam Recordings.

“Wild Things” was co-written by Sebastian Kole (Flo Rida, Jennifer Lopez) and Thabiso “Tab” Nkhereanye (Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige).

Production duties were handled by James “Malay” Ho, whose other credits include Alicia Keys’ “One Thing” [RCA], Frank Ocean’s “Lost” [Def Jam], Tori Kelly’s “Talk” [Capitol], and John Legend’s “Green Light” [Columbia].

Commercial performance-wise, “Know-It-All” – featuring previous single “Here” – debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

That collection also delivered alliances with Warren Felder (Kehlani, Chris Brown), Andrew Wansel (Usher, K. Michelle), Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo (Christina Milian, Koda Kumi), and Alan Nglish (Ginny Blackmore, CeeLo Green).

Listen to the audio clip for “Wild Things” below.

Alessia Cara reveals debut album “Know-It-All” tracklisting

24 Oct

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Alessia Cara has revealed the tracklist for her upcoming debut album.

“Know-It-All” will hit stores and digital outlets on November 13 through Universal Music Group imprint Def Jam Recordings.

Lead single “Here” – which was co-written and co-produced by Sebastian Kole – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets. The track peaked to number twenty three on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Other album contributors include Warren Felder (Little Mix, Fleur East), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Elle Varner, Alicia Keys), Alan Nglish (Taio Cruz, Melanie Fiona) and Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo (Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy).

Peep the tracklisting for “Know-It-All” below.

(01) Seventeen / (02) Here / (03) Outlaws / (04) I’m Yours / (05) Four Pink Walls / (06) Wild Things / (07) Stone / (08) Overdose / (09) Stars / (10) Scars to Your Beautiful / (11) Here (2:00 AM Version) / (12) River of Tears / (13) My Song

Alessia Cara sets release date for debut album “Know-It-All”

22 Oct

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Alessia Cara has scheduled the release date for her debut album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter will drop “Know-It-All” on November 13 through Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Lead single “Here” – which was co-written and co-produced by Sebastian Kole – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets. The track peaked to number twenty three on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Other album contributors include Warren Felder (Usher, Chris Brown), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (K. Michelle, Little Mix), Alan Nglish (CeeLo Green, Melanie Fiona) and Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo (Christina Milian, Jessica Mauboy).

Watch the music video for “Here” below.

Alessia Cara releases debut EP “Four Pink Walls”

27 Aug

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Alessia Cara has released her debut EP online.

“Four Pink Walls” – featuring lead single “Here” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Def Jam Recordings.

In addition to “Here,” the mini-collection delivers four new cuts in the shape of “Seventeen,” “Outlaws” and “I’m Yours” and “Four Pink Walls.”

On the songwriting and production front, Cara has teamed up with Sebastian Kole (Flo Rida, Jennifer Lopez), Alan Nglish (CeeLo Green, Taio Cruz), Kuya Productions (Nicole Scherzinger, Jesse McCartney), Warren “Oak” Felder (Alicia Keys, Chris Brown) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Little Mix, Trey Songz).

It is also worth mentioning that the above mentioned songs will also be included on Cara’s forthcoming debut album, tentatively entitled “Know it All.” The highly-anticipated project is slated to hit stores in 2016.

Watch the music video for “Here” below.