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Jorja Smith liberates new promotional single “Fine Line”

8 Sep

Jorja Smith has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Fine Line” – which appears on the original motion soundtrack for Issa Rae’s hit TV series “Insecure: Season 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside regular collaborator Ed Thomas, whose other credits include Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Blonde’s “Higher Ground,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Sinead Harnett’s “Dollar Bill,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Production duties on “Fine Line” were handled by Bradford Ellis, who is also responsible for Anne-Marie’s “Karate,” Slo’s “Shut Out of Paradise,” Leona Lewis’ “One More Sleep,” Eva Lazarus’ “Bad News,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Without a Woman,” and Maisie Peters’ “Place We Were Made.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous singles “Teenage Fantasy,” “Beautiful Little Fools” and “On My Mind” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Felix Joseph (Abi Ocia), Joel Compass (Tinashe), Amanda Ghost (Laura Welsh), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Laura Dockrill (Foxes), Josh Record (Dua Lipa) and Two Inch Punch (Jessie Reyez).

Stream the audio clip for “Fine Line” below.

Jorja Smith announces new promotional single details

23 Aug

Jorja Smith has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “On My Mind” – featuring Preditah – as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 24 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written with Ed Thomas, whose resume boasts further works with Purple Ferdinand (“Birds”), Zak Abel (“Say Sumthin”), Kiah Victoria (“Cold War”), Maverick Sabre (“Falling Again”), Charli Taft (“Higher Ground”), Jacob Banks (“Witness”) and Sinead Harnett (“Dollar Bill”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring the Charlie Perry-assisted singles “Teenage Fantasy” and “Beautiful Little Fools” – is expected to arrive later this year.

On the still-untitled project, Smith has also worked with producers and songwriters including Felix Joseph (Elli Ingram), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), Amanda Ghost (Elle King), Illangelo (RAYE), Laura Dockrill (Dua Lipa), Josh Record (Pixie Geldof) and Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio).

Stream the audio clip for “Teenage Fantasy” below.

Elli Ingram announces new single details

3 Aug

Elli Ingram has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Table for Two” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on August 3rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Laura Dockrill, whose resume boasts further works with Jessie Ware (“Sweet Talk”), MNEK (“More than a Miracle”), Anne-Marie (“Karate”), Javeon (“Give Up”), Dua Lipa (“Blame”), Dornik (“Drive”), JONES (“Hoops”), Courage (“Looking For”) and Betsy (“Oh My”).

Production duties on “Table for Two” were handled by Felix Joseph, whose other credits include Abi Ocia’s “Konfyt,” Aquilo’s “Better Off without You,” Jorja Smith’s “Beautiful Little Fools,” Kwabs’ “Perfect Ruin,” Cosima’s “Hymns for Him,” Kevin Garrett’s “False Hope,” and Ray BLK’s “50/50.”

Ingram’s first full-length album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Amanda Ghost (Laura Welsh), Joel Compass (Mabel McVey), Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman (Tinashe), Bradford Ellis (Eva Lazarus), GRADES (Alina Baraz) and Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey).

Stream “The Doghouse” below.

KStewart unleashes new promotional single “Sex 4 Breakfast”

21 Jul

British singer/songwriter Kate Stewart, professionally known as KStewart, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

Produced by Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi of Canadian Electronic Caribbean Music production duo Banx & Ranx, the track was co-written by KStewart and her brother David Stewart alongside Adam Baptiste (Katy Perry), Grace Tither (Fleur East) and Ayak Thiik (Imani Williams).

KStewart’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “Hands,” “Be Without You,” “Ain’t Nobody” and “Keeping You Up” – is expected to arrive later this year via Cherry Jam Records in partnership with Warner Brothers Records UK.

For the still-untitled collection, KStewart has worked with producers Future Cut, Axident, Tre Jean-Marie, Luke Fitton, Joel Compass, GRADES, Mike “Scribz” Riley, Laconic, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, ADP, Richard X, Cutfather, Kasper Larsen, Jon Levine, Dallas K, LOSTBOY, and Electric.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Tom Aspaul, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Levi Lennox, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Caroline Ailin, Tom Havelock, Anita Blay, Clarence Coffee Jr., Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Janiak, Carmen Reece, Trey Campbell, Negin Djafari, and Amanda Ghost.

Stream the audio clip for “Sex 4 Breakfast” below.

Tinashe releases new digital album “Nightride”

5 Nov

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Tinashe has released her new digital album online.

“Nightride” – featuring singles “Company,” “Ride of Your Life” and “Party Favors” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Amongst the producers backing Tinashe on “Nightride” are The-Dream (Beyonce), Metro Boomin (Kanye West), Allen Ritter (Rihanna), Boi-1da (Drake), Vinylz (Jamie Foxx), Illangelo (Alicia Keys) and Joel Compass (FKA twigs).

The keenly-awaited project boasts further contributions from Nicola Roberts (Professor Green), Devonte Hynes (Solange), Amanda Ghost (Jordin Sparks), Scott Hoffman (Melanie Martinez) and Rosina Russell (K. Michelle).

Watch the short film for “Nightride” below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Amanda Ghost

16 Jul

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Amanda Ghost is an English singer, songwriter, record producer, music executive and former president of Epic Records.

Her debut album “Ghost Stories” – which was released in 2000 via Warner Brothers Records – delivered hit single “Cellophane” and spawned contributions from Lukas Burton, Sacha Skarbek, and Paul O’Duffy.

On the songwriting front, Ghost has co-penned hit singles for James Blunt (“You’re Beautiful”), Beyonce (“Beautiful Liar”), Shakira (“Gypsy”), Jordin Sparks (“Tattoo”), and Daniel Merriweather (“Red”).

Moreover, she recently co-wrote tracks for Lion Babe (“Impossible”), Laura Welsh (“Undiscovered”), Joel Compass (“Forgive Me”), Sub Focus (“Endorphins”), and Elle King (“Jackson).

Other artists Ghost has collaborated with are Jennifer Lopez (“Fresh Out the Oven”), Alexandra Burke (“Fear of Flying”), Brandy (“Romeo & Juliet”), Florence & the Machine (“Bedroom Hymns”), and Livvi Franc (“Hummingbird”).

Among the hitmakers Ghost has teamed up with throughout her career are Ian Dench, Cathy Dennis, Dave McCracken, Makeba Riddick, Emile Haynie, Mark Ronson, Devonte Hynes, Al Shux, Paul Epworth, Jonny Coffer, Pharrell Williams, Martin Terefe, Knox Brown, Future Cut, and Stargate.

Hope you’ll enjoy the following Spotify link dedicated to Amanda Ghost’s work!

Lion Babe premieres “Where Do We Go” music video

1 Feb

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Lion Babe have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The experimental soul duo posted the Luke Gilford-directed clip for “Where Do We Go” to their Vevo channel on Sunday (January 31, 2016).

“Where Do We Go” was co-written by group members Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman along with Anjulie Persaud (Kelly Clarkson, Madison Beer) and Robin Hannibal (Laura Welsh, Erik Hassle).

Production duties were handled by Mark Ralph, who is also responsible for AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control” [Island], Foxes’ “Wicked Love” [RCA], and Clean Bandit’s “Extraordinary” f/ Sharna Bass [Atlantic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lion Babe’s first studio collection “Begin” – featuring previous singles “Treat Me Like Fire,” “Jump Hi,” and “Impossible” – will hit stores on February 5 via Outsiders Record Music / Polydor Records.

Other album contributors include Amanda Ghost (Beyonce), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Pharrell Williams (Kelly Rowland), Makeba Riddick (Toni Braxton), Dave Sitek (Kelis), Andrew Wyatt (Bruno Mars), and Joel Compass (FKA twigs).

Watch the music video for “Where Do We Go” below.