Tag Archives: Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere

Little Mix reveal details for new album “LM5”

16 Oct

Little Mix have revealed the details for their upcoming album.

The British quartet – composed of Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall, and Perrie Edwards – have dubbed their fifth studio collection “LM5” and will release it on November 16 via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

Lead promotional single “Woman Like Me” – which was written by Jess Glynne alongside Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days,” Little Mix have also worked with producers Electric, Chris Loco, Goldfingers, Martin Sjolie, Youthonix, Jez Ashurst, Rice N’ Peas, Fred Ball, TMS, Captain Cuts, Tre Jean-Marie, MNEK, Red Triangle, Freedo, Yei Gonzalez, and Banx & Ranx.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on “LM5” are Kamille, Jenna Andrews, Plested, Shungudzo, Casey Smith, JHart, Sarah Hudson, Nija Charles, Boy Matthews, James Newman, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jessica Agombar, Patrick Patrikious, Sinead Harnett, Rachel Furner, Justin Tranter, Michael Pollack, Johan Franson, Shakka, Iain James, and Chelcee Grimes.

Stream the audio clip for “Woman Like Me” below.

 

MØ releases new promotional single “Imaginary Friend”

21 Sep

Danish singer/songwriter Karen Ørsted, professionally known as MØ, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Noonie Bao alongside Billy Walsh and Illangelo, who are also responsible for Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Majid Jordan’s “Something About You,” and Emeli Sande’s “Starlight.”

MØ’s upcoming sophomore album “Forever Neverland” – featuring previous singles “Nostalgia,” “Sun in Our Eyes” and “Way Down” – is scheduled to arrive on October 19 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Cara Salimando, Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, Sarah Aarons, Madison Love, Jaramye Daniels, and Charli XCX.

On the production front, MØ has worked with Stint, Frank Dukes, Scribz Riley, John Hill, Diplo, King Henry, Hudson Mohawke, What So Not, James Flannigan, MantraBeats, and Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Imaginary Friend” below.

Shungudzo releases new promotional single “Paper”

31 Aug

Shungudzo has released her new promotional single online.

“Paper” – which was collectively produced by John “JRY” Ryan and Tinashe “Bantu” Sibanda – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As a songwriter, Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) has penned songs for 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 Tinashe (“Eat You Up”).

The Zimbabwean/French/Native-American artist has also collaborated with producers including Youthonix, Patrik Berger, MNEK, Warren “Oak” Felder, TMS, Levi Lennox, Stint, and Kerry Brothers Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “Paper” below.

Liza Owen signs worldwide publishing deal with Reservoir Media Management

15 Jul

Liza Owen has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Reservoir Media Management, which also houses fellow songwriters including Ali Tamposi, Carla Marie Williams, Ina Wroldsen, and Lauren Christy.

The British-Cambodian singer/songwriter recently co-penned “16 Steps” for Martin Jensen and Olivia Holt alongside Tamposi, John “JRY” Ryan, and AFTERHRS (aka Andrew Haas and Ian Franzino).

Owen’s promotional singles “Better with Me,” “Don’t Call Me Baby” and “Fallin” are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her resume boasts additional works with songwriters/producers including Goldfingers, Chloe Angelides, Teddy Geiger, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Tayla Parx, Big Taste, Steph Jones, Julian Bunetta, Shungudzo, Danny Parker, Ilsey Juber, Knighstarr, Sarah Hudson, and Steve Mac.

Stream the audio clip for “Better With Me” below.

Rudimental confirm details for third album

25 Jun

Rudimental have confirmed the details for their upcoming album.

The British drum and bass band – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, DJ Locksmith and Piers Agget – have christened their third studio collection “Toast to Our Differences” and will release it on September 7th via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Let Me Live” – featuring Major Lazer, Anne-Marie, and Mr. Eazi – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” boasts further guest appearances from Jess Glynne, Dan Caplen, Raye, Maverick Sabre, Yebba, Kevin Garrett, Shungudzo, James Arthur, Raphaella, Maleek Berry, Ladysmith, and Chronixx.

See the tracklisting for “Toast to Our Differences” below.

(1) Toast to Our Differences / (2) Let Me Live / (3) Walk Alone / (4) These Days [Skit] / (5) These Days / (6) Sun Comes Up / (7) 1by1 / (8) Last Time / (9) No Pain / (10) No Pain / (11) Scared of Love / (12) Summer of Love / (13) They Don’t Care About Us / (14) Do You Remember / (15) Leave it for Now / (16) Adrenaline

Little Mix collaborate with Cheat Codes for new single “Only You”

22 Jun

Little Mix have collaborated with American DJ trio Cheat Codes for their new single “Only You,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Digital Farm Animal and Cheat Codes member Trevor Dahl alongside Richard Boardman and Pablo Bowman of The Six.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix are scheduled to release their fifth album later this year via Syco Music (US) and Columbia Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days” reportedly delivers contributions from Justin Tranter, Shungudzo, Michael Pollack, Kamille, Johan Fransson, Casey Smith, Boy Matthews, Jenna Andrews, Martin Sjolie, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Only You” 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.