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Mary Lambert confirms new single “Ribcage”

14 Apr

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Mary Lambert has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Ribcage” – featuring Angel Haze – as the next promotional single from her debut album “Heart on My Sleeve.”

Production duties on “Ribcage” were handled by regular collaborators Benny Cassette (Miguel, Sevyn Streeter) and Eric Rosse (Maroon 5, Sara Bareilles).

“Heart on My Sleeve” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Secrets” and “So Far Away” as well as additional songwriting contributions from Mozella – is now available for download via Itunes in partnership with Capitol Records.

Watch the music video for “Secrets” below.

Polly A. announces new project “Ghetto Gold Dream”

24 Dec

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Polly A. has announced the title for her upcoming project.

The singer/songwriter – real name name Meleni Smith – christened her next collection of songs “Ghetto Gold Dreams” and will release it early next year.

“Ghetto Gold Dreams” serves as the follow-up to “Distorted Fairy Tales,” which features the Matrax-produced / Frankie Storm-assisted single “Nature.”

As a songwriter, Polly A. penned songs for Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”), Natasha Bedingfield (“Happy”), Selena Gomez (“Bang Bang Bang”), Angel Haze (“No Bueno”), J. Cole (“Crooked Smile”) and Kat Dahlia (“Mirror”).

Her resume also includes works with hitmakers Stargate (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Toby Gad (Madonna, John Legend), Salaam Remi (Usher, Jordin Sparks), Boi-1da (Tinashe, Kelly Rowland) and Syience (Beyonce, Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Nature” below.

Polly A. unveils new mini-album “Distorted Fairy Tales”

11 Dec

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Polly A. has unveiled her new mini-album online.

The singer/songwriter – born Meleni Smith – posted “Distorted Fairy Tales” to her official SoundCloud page on Wednesday (December 10, 2014).

“Distorted Fairy Tales” is preceded by lead single “Nature,” which was written by Meleni Smith and Frankie Storm along with Scott “ScottISHH” Carter, Dame “Haze” Hayes and Ali Prawl of production team The Matrax.

Other contributors on “Distorted Fairy Tales” are Reginald “Syience” Perry, Arturo Ayers, Julien “JDot” Cross, Danny King, and Marc Cary.

As a songwriter, Polly A. recently co-wrote “Summer Dealer” for Canadian singer/songwriter Ben Stevenson along with hit producer Happy Perez.

Her extensive resume also includes works for Kat Dahlia (“Clocks”), Angel Haze (“No Bueno”), Selena Gomez (“Bang Bang Bang”), J. Cole (“Crooked Smile”), Natasha Bedingfield (“Happy”) and Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”).

Peep the songwriting credits for “Distorted Fairytales” below.

“Nature”

Written By: (Meleni Smith / Frankie Storm / Scott “Scottishh” Carter / Dame “Haze” Hayes / Ali Prawl).

“You (Blowin’ in the Wind)

Written By: (Meleni Smith / Kat Dahlia / Danny King for ENRMS).

“Just a Man”

Written By: (Meleni Smith / Arturo Ayers / Marc Cary).

“In the Name of Love”

Written By: (Meleni Smith / Reginald “Syience” Perry).

“Red Balloons”

Written By: (Meleni Smith / Julien “JDot” Cross).

LuvBug, Joel Compass unveil new single “Revive (Say Something)”

20 Nov

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LuvBug have unveiled their new single online.

The British production team – consisting of members Marvin Humes, The White N3rd and JKAY – posted the audio clip for “Revive (Say Something)” to their official YouTube page on Tuesday (November 18, 2014).

“Revive (Say Something)” – featuring vocals from singer/songwriter Joel Compass – will be available for download from January 25 via iTunes (UK) in partnership with Global Talent Records and Polydor Records.

The track was co-written by MNEK, whose resume also includes works for Rudimental (“Spoons”), Little Mix (“Nothing Feels Like You”), Bondax (“All I See”), TIEKS (“Sing That Song”) and Becky Hill (“Losing”).

LuvBug’s previous promotional cut, the Talay Riley-assisted “Resonance,” peaked at number thirteen on the UK Singles Chart.

Their as-yet-untitled debut album is confirmed to boast further guest appearances from Angel Haze [Island Records], Kaleem Taylor [Ministry of Sound Recordings] and All About She [Atlantic Records].

Listen to “Revive (Say Something)” below.

Polly A. debuts new single “Nature”

15 Nov

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Polly A. has debuted her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Nature” to her official Reverb Nation page on Friday (November 14, 2014).

“Nature” marks the first promotional cut from artist’s upcoming project, “Distorted Fairy Tales,” which is expected to be released later this year.

As a songwriter, Polly A. – born Meleni Smith – has penned songs for Alicia Keys [RCA Records], Selena Gomez [Interscope Records], J. Cole [Columbia Records] and Natasha Bedingfield [Phonogenic / Epic Records].

Some of her more recent songwriting credits include “Summer Dealer” by Ben Stevenson [Frostbyte Media], “Money Party” by Kat Dahlia [Epic Records] and “No Bueno” by Angel Haze [Island Records].

Watch an exclusive behind the scenes clip for “Nature” below.

Frankie Storm debuts new mixtape “The Calm”

7 Oct

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Frankie Storm has debuted her new mixtape online.

The R&B singer/songwriter posted “The Calm” to her official SoundCloud page on Monday (September 29, 2014).

“The Calm (The Mixtape)” serves as the prelude to her first studio collection, “The Storm is Coming.”

Storm previously co-wrote songs for Britney Spears [RCA Records], Ciara [Epic Records], Angel Haze [Island Records] and Kat Dahlia [Epic Records].

Some of her notable songwriting credits include “Don’t Stop the Music” by Rihanna [Def Jam Recordings], “Lightweight” by Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records] and “Can You Hear Me” by Enrique Iglesias [Republic Records].

Listen to “The Calm” below.

Frankie Storm announces new mini-album “The Storm is Coming”

18 May

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Frankie Storm has announced the title of her upcoming debut EP.

The singer/songwriter – born Tawanna Dabney – has christened her new collection “The Storm is Coming” and will release it later this year.

Among the tracks slotted for inclusion on the highly-anticipated mini-album are “The Cure is Love” and “Shooter.”

Frankie’s extensive songwriting resume includes works for Britney Spears [RCA Records], Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], Ciara [Epic Records], Enrique Iglesias [Republic Records] and LeToya Luckett [eOne Music].

Some of her recent credits include “Sing About Me” by Angel Haze [Republic Records], “Mirror” by Kat Dahlia [Vested in Culture / Epic Records] and “Lightweight” by Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records].

Listen to “The Cure is Love” below.

Rudimental, Becky Hill premiere ‘Powerless’ music video

29 Jan

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Rudimental have premiered the music video for their new single online.

“Powerless” – which features vocals from Parlophone recording artist Becky Hill – marks the seventh promotional single from the British electronic quartet’s debut album, “Home,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to Becky Hill, “Home” boasts further guest appearances from Foxes [RCA Records], Ella Eyre [Virgin Records], Sinead Harnett [Black Butter Records], Emeli Sande [Capitol Records] and Angel Haze [Island Records].

The group – which consists of songwriters and producers Piers Agget, Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, and Leon “DJ Locksmith” Rolle – have already started the process of recording their upcoming sophomore album.

Among the artists expected to appear on the still-untitled LP are MNEK [Virgin Records], Ed Sheeran [Asylum Records], John Newman [Island Records], Lianne La Havas [Atlantic Records] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor Records].

Watch the David Edwards-directed clip below.

Angel Haze shoots ‘Battle Cry’ music video with Frank Borin

19 Jan

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Angel Haze has completed shooting the music video for her new single “Battle Cry” with Frank Borin, who previously teamed up with the artist on “No Bueno.”

Other notable videography credits by Borin include “Show Me Love (America)” by The Wanted [Island Records], “Somebody to Die For” by Hurts [Sony Music UK], and “Halfway Gone” by Simple Plan [Geffen Records].

“Battle Cry” serves as the second promotional single from Angel Haze’s debut album, “Dirty Gold,” out now via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The track was co-written by Sia Furler and Greg Kurstin, who are also responsible for “Standing on the Sun” by Beyonce Knowles [Columbia Records] and “Double Rainbow” by Katy Perry [Capitol Records].

“Dirty Gold” boasts further contributions from James “Malay” Ho (Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean), Wynter Gordon (Ciara, Mary J. Blige), Jake Gosling (Paloma Faith, Ed Sheeran) and Frankie Storm (Rihanna, Kat Dahlia).

Watch the music video for “Echelon (It’s My Way)” below.

Angel Haze drafts Greg Kurstin for debut album ‘Dirty Gold’

6 Jun

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American hip hop artist Angel Haze has drafted the production services of Greg Kurstin for her upcoming debut album, “Dirty Gold,” scheduled to be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The hitmaker is known for co-writing and producing singles such as “Standing on the Sun” by Beyonce Knowles [Columbia Records], “True Love” by Pink [RCA Records] and “The Hands I Hold” by Bo Bruce [Mercury Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next albums by The Bird and the Bee [Blue Note Records], Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records], Mikky Ekko [RCA Records], Bonnie McKee [Epic Records], Neon Hitch [Reprise Records], Katy Perry [Capitol Records] and Lily Rose Cooper [Parlophone Records].

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated collection by Haze – real name Raykeea Wilson – is expected to feature additional productions from The Invisible Men: Jon Shave, George Astasio & Jason Pebworth (Iggy Azealia, Rita Ora) and Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Britney Spears, Cheryl Cole).