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Marina confirms details for fourth album “Love + Fear”

17 Feb

Marina has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Welsh singer/songwriter, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, has christened her fourth studio collection “Love + Fear” and will release it on April 26 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Lead promotional single “Handmade Heaven” – which was produced by New Zealand hitmaker Joel Little – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Captain Cuts, Noah Breakfast, James Flannigan, Alex Hope, Jason Evigan, Sarah Hudson, Joe Janiak, Big Taste, and Jesse St. John.

See the tracklisting for “Love + Fear” below.

Love (Disc One) – (1) Handmade Heaven / (2) Superstar / (3) Orange Trees / (4) Baby / (5) Enjoy Your Life / (6) True / (7) To Be Human / (8) End of The Earth / Fear (Disc Two) – (9) Believe in Love / (10) Life is Strange / (11) You / (12) Karma / (13) Emotional Machine / (14) Too Afraid / (15) No More Suckers (16) Soft To Be Strong

 

Marina teams with Joel Little for new single “Handmade Heaven”

10 Feb

Welsh singer/songwriter Marina Diamandis, known mononymously as Marina, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was produced by Joel Little, who is also responsible for Lorde’s “Royals,” Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever it Takes,” Shawn Mendes’s “Youth,” Ruth B’s “If This is Love,” Daya’s “Safe,” Kesha’s “This is Me,” Bebe Rexha’s “The Way I Are,” Lennon Stella’s “La Di Da,” and Khaled’s “Young, Dumb & Broke.”

Marina’s upcoming fourth studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Froot,” is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Captain Cuts, Noah Breakfast, James Flannigan, Alex Hope, Jason Evigan, Sarah Hudson, Joe Janiak, Big Taste, and Jesse St. John.

Watch the music video for “Handmade Heaven” below.

 

Zhavia Ward releases new promotional single “100 Ways”

12 Dec

Zhavia Ward has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Ward alongside Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Alina Baraz, Ella Henderson), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Liza Owen), Warren “Oak” Felder (Dinah Jane, Alessia Cara), Trevor Brown (Kehlani, Fleur East) and William Simmons (Demi Lovato, Bea Miller).

Ward’s upcoming debut project under Columbia Records reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Eyelar, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sam Romans, and Amy Allen.

On the production front, Ward has worked with Benny Cassette, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, Malay, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Rob Knox, Stint, Tushar Apte, Snakehips, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper.

Stream the audio clip for “100 Ways” below.

Jojo enlists Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox for new collaboration

1 Nov

American singer/songwriter Joanne Levesque, professionally known as Jojo, has enlisted Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Mariah Carey’s “Don’t Forget About Us,” Usher’s “Burn,” Janet Jackson’s “Nothing,” Chante Moore’s “Straight Up,” Monica’s “Love All Over Me,” and Tamar Braxton’s “Get None.”

Dupri and Cox have also worked with Alicia Keys (“Girlfriend”), Faith Evans (“Tru Love”), Tamia (“Still”), Whitney Houston (“Never Give Up”), Christina Milian (“Girl Like Me”), Nivea (“Parking Lot”) and 3LW (“Feeling You”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection early next year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly yields additional alliances with Billy Steinberg, Diana Gordon, Chris Loco, Natalie Dunn, D’Mile, Caroline Ailin, Kyle Shearer, ADP, Iain James, Digital Farm Animals, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Big Taste, Nick Monson, Alex Hope, and Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen.

Watch the music video for “When Love Hurts” below.

Years & Years unleash sophomore album “Palo Santo”

6 Jul

British synthpop band Years & Years – composed of members Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Türkmen – have released their sophomore studio collection online.

“Palo Santo” – featuring singles “Sanctify” and “If You’re Over Me” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” Years & Years have reunited with producers Mark Ralph, Greg Kurstin, Kid Harpoon, and Two Inch Punch.

Other album contributors are Grades, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Alex Hope, Jesse Shatkin, Steve Mac, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Palo Santo” below.

Troye Sivan drafts Ariana Grande for new single “Dance to This”

12 Jun

Troye Sivan has drafted Ariana Grande for his new single “Dance to This,” which will arrive on June 13th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Sivan (real name Troye Mellet) alongside Leland (Sabrina Carpenter, Andy Grammer), Noonie Bao (Tinashe, Katy Perry) and Oscar Holter (Pink, Christina Aguilera).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sivan is scheduled to release his sophomore album “Bloom” – featuring previous singles “My My My” and “The Good Side” – on August 31st via EMI Australia and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blue Neighborhood” delivers additional songwriting contributions from Ariel Rechtshaid, Jack Antonoff, Oscar Gorres, Peter Svensson, Bram Inscore, Alex Hope, and Jam City.

Watch the music video for “My My My!” below.

Zhavia Ward enlists Shungudzo for new collaboration

9 Jun

Zhavia Ward has enlisted Shungudzo for a new collaboration.

The Zimbabwean/French/Native-American singer-songwriter (also known as Alexandra Govere) recently co-wrote and provided guest vocals on Rudimental’s “Toast to Our Differences,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Shungudzo’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Touch”), Alina Baraz (“I Don’t Even Know Why Though”), Victoria Monet (“Wish I Never Met You”), Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Jessie Ware (“Your Domino”) and The Chainsmokers (“It Won’t Kill Ya”).

Meanwhile, Ward’s upcoming debut album is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertianment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields further contributions from Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown, Zaire Kaolo, Paul E. Phamous, Benny Cassette, Jenna Andrews, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Jin Jin, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, and Malay.

Stream the audio clip for “Toast to Our Differences” below.