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Khalid liberates sophomore album “Free Spirit”

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his sophomore studio collection online.

“Free Spirit” – featuring singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Tallk” and “Don’t Pretend” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Digi, Scribz Riley, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Stargate, John Hill, Emily Warren, Al Shux, D’Mile, Sarah Aarons, Hit-Boy, Disclosure, Murda Beatz, Doc McKinney, Charlie Handsome, DJ Dahi, and Sam Romans.

See the tracklisting for “Free Spirit” below.

(1) Intro / (2) Bad Luck / (3) My Bad / (4) Better / (5) Talk / (6) Right Back / (7) Don’t Pretend (featuring Safe) / (8) Paradise / (9) Hundred / (10) Outta My Head (with John Mayer) / (11) Free Spirit / (12) Twenty One / (13) Bluffin / (14) Self / (15) Alive / (16) Heaven / (17) Saturday Nights

 

Ella Henderson confirms new song title “Until You Love Me”

2 Apr

Ella Henderson has confirmed a new song title from her sophomore album.

“Until You Love Me” is slotted for inclusion on the British singer/songwriter’s second studio collection, which will arrive later this year via Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Atlantic Records UK.

The track was co-written by Rachel Furner alongside Jez Ashurst, whose credits also include Tom Walker’s “Blessings,” OneRepublic’s “Start Again,” Una Healy’s “Angel Like You,” Samantha Jade’s “Hurt Anymore,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “Panic Cord,” and Little Mix’s “Secret Love Song.”

Other musicians expected to appear on Henderson’s sophomore album are Jordan Riley, Trey Campbell, Casey Smith, Jake Gosling, Al Shux, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Paul O’Duffy, Josh Record, and The Stereotypes.

Released in 2014 via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music, Henderson’s debut studio collection “Chapter One” topped the UK Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Ghost,” “Glow,” “Yours” and “Mirror Man.”

Stream the audio clip for “Missed” below.

Khalid drafts Sam Romans, Hit-Boy for new promotional single “Self”

28 Mar

American singer/songwriter Khalid Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sam Romans (known by his stage name RØMANS), whose other credits include Craig David’s “Heartline,” Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Demi Lovato’s “Sober,” Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control,” and Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved.”

Production duties on “Self” were handled by Hit-Boy (born Chauncey Hollis), who is also responsible for Beyonce’s “Bow Down,” Kelly Rowland’s “Lay it On Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “Stronger,” Rihanna’s “Watch n’ Learn,” Nicki Minaj’s “Feeling Myself,” Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty,” and Tinashe’s “Joyride.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Khalid’s sophomore studio collection “Free Spirit” – featuring previous singles “My Bad,” “Better,” “Talk” and “Saturday Nights” – will arrive on April 5th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “American Teen” yields additional contributions from Stargate (Normani), Charlie Handsome (Sevyn Streeter), Jamil “Digi” Chammas (Arlissa), Denis Kosiak (Martin Garrix), Scribz Riley (Tove Lo), D’Mile (Lucky Daye), Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Lauren Jauregui) and Al Shux (Elle Varner).

Stream the audio clip for “Self” below.

Kamille teases new collaboration with Pharrell Williams

19 Mar

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has teased a new collaboration with Pharrell Williams.

“When @pharrell likes a song u wrote but u never got to tell him thank u,” Kamille posted to Instagram on Monday (March 18, 2019).

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “My Head’s a Mess” later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

She has also contributed to the next releases by Sam Smith, Tiesto, Lianne La Havas, Dan Caplen, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Dua Lipa, Mullally, Nick Jonas, Ray BLK, Stormzy, Liam Tomlinson, and Years & Years.

Besides Pharrell Williams, Kamille has also been in the studio with producers Goldfingers, Steve Mac, Fraser T. Smith, Invisible Men, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, T-Collar, Nana Rogues, Diztortion, Naughty Boy, Louis Bell, SG Lewis, Al Shux, Levi Lennox, Shama Joseph, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Emotional” below.

 

Plan B releases third album “Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose”

6 May

British singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer Plan B has released his third album under Warner Brothers Records.

“Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose” – featuring singles “In the Name of Man” and “Heartbeat” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Ill Manors” boasts contributions from Craze & Hoax, Jonny Coffer, Fred Gibson, Kwabs, Dom Search, Foy Vance, Al Shux, Kid Harpoon, Eric Appapoulay, Mojam Music, Stint, Kieron McIntosh, Tom Wright-Goss, Francis “Eg” White, John Hill, Arrow Benjamin, and Show N Prove.

Stream “Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose” below.

Ruth-Anne scheduled to release new music in 2018

31 Dec

Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, known mononymously as RuthAnne, is planning to release new music from her debut album in 2018.

Alongside record producers Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander, RuthAnne has co-penned songs for Jojo (“Too Little, Too Late”), Katharine McPhee (“Over It”) and Leona Lewis (“Perfection”).

Her extensive resume boasts additional songwriting works with Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”), Martin Garrix (“In the Name of Love”), Britney Spears (“Work Bitch”), Pixie Lott (“Broken Arrow”), Third Story (“G Train”), Jasmine V (“Jealous”), Zac Samuel (“Never Letting Go”), Nadine Coyle (“Running”), One Direction (“No Control”) and Alex & Sierra (“Little Do You Know”).

In addition to Steinberg and Alexander, RuthAnne has also teamed up with top producers including TMS, Julian Bunetta, Chris Braide, MNEK, John Ryan, Toby Gad, Axident, Lucas Secon, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Stephan Moccio, Malay, John Shanks, Alex Da Kid, Johnny Douglas, Two Inch Punch, Moon Willis, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Al Shux, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Love’s Just a Feeling” below.

Taya drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Alan Sampson for new collaboration

1 Nov

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has drafted Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Alan Sampson for a new collaboration.

Eyelar, who previously teamed up with Taya on the Toddla T-produced “Got Me Wondering” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Here with Me,” is known for co-penning Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Drowning in Champagne,” and Little Mix’s “Is Your Love Enough?”

Sampson, who also collaborated with Taya on the Anita Blay-penned “Skin,” is responsible for co-writing and / or co-producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Meanwhile, Taya’s current promotional single “When Ur Sober” – which was written by Emma Davidson-Dillon alongside Wayne Hector and Arnthor Birgisson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her self-titled mini-album features additional alliances with Diztortion (Rihanna), Mark Ralph (Era Istrefi), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Felix Snow (Selena Gomez), Al Shux (Plan B), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Anjulie Persaud (Cassie).

Stream the audio clip for “Got Me Wondering” below.