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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.

JONES releases new promotional single “Something Bout Our Love”

1 Nov

British singer/songwriter Cherie Jones-Mattis, known mononymously as JONES, has released her new promotional single online.

“Something Bout Our Love” – which was co-written by Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers and Mark “TIEKS” Tieku – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

JONES’ sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin” is expected to arrive early next year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Laconic (Tom Grennan), Ollie Green (Kara Marni), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Arnthor Birgisson (Enrique Iglesias), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Lostboy (Mabel McVey), Ed Harcourt (James Bay) and Sky Adams (Zak Abel).

On the songwriting front, JONES has worked with Wayne Hector (Rita Ora), Laura Dockrill (Jessie Ware), Danny Shah (Imani Williams), Lucy “Pawws” Taylor (Dua Lipa), Max McElligott (Joy Crookes), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Lauren Aquilina (Tamera Foster).

Stream the audio clip for “Something Bout Out Love” below.

Ina Wrolden unveils new promotional single “Strongest”

27 Oct

Ina Wroldsen has unveiled her new promotional single online.

“Strongest” – which was collectively produced by regular collaborator Arnthor Birgisson and Björn Engelmann – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Wroldsen’s debut project – featuring further contributions from Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh of UK songwriting and production duo Mac & Phil – is expected to arrive early next year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

On the songwriting front, Wroldsen recently co-penned Zara Larsson’s “Symphony,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Ego,” Tinie Tempah’s “Text from Your Ex,” Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye,” Anne-Marie’s “Alarm,” Sofia Carson’s “Love is the Name,” and Olly Murs’ “Better Without You.”

Stream the audio clip for “Strongest” below.

Paloma Faith unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “The Architect”

22 Sep

Paloma Faith has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming fourth album “The Architect,” which will arrive on November 17 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / RCA Records Label.

Lead single “Crybaby” – which was co-written with Lindy Robbins, Cleo Tighe, and Finlay “Starsmith” Dow-Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” boasts additional songwriting alliances with fellow recording artists including Sia Furler (“Warrior”), Zak Abel (“I’ll Be Gentle”) and John Newman (“Till I’m Done”).

Other album contributors are Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Britney Spears), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Knox Brown (Jess Glynne), Eg White (Maverick Sabre), Arnthor Birgisson (Raye), Carla Marie Williams (Beyonce), Wayne Hector (Olly Murs), Klas Ahlund (Robyn) and TMS (Craig David).

See the tracklisting for “The Architect” below.

(1) Evolution / (2) The Architect / (3) Guilty / (4) Crybaby / (5) I’ll Be Gentle (featuring John Legend) / (6) Politics of Hope / (7) Kings and Queens / (8) Surrender / (9) Warrior / (10) ‘Til I’m Done / (11) Lost and Lonely / (12) Still Around / (13) Pawns / (14) WW3 / (15) Love Me As I Am / (16) Power to the Peaceful / (17) Tonight’s Not the Only Night / (18) My Body / (19) Price of Fame

Mabel hits the studio with Pawws, The Electric

21 Sep

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has teamed with Pawws and The Electric for a new collaboration.

Pawws (born Lucy Helene Taylor) has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, The Electric (composed of Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen) are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Fifth Harmony’s “Don’t Say You Love Me,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’s “Love You More,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

Mabel’s current mini-album “Bedroom” – featuring the Marlon Roudette-penned / John “JD” Reid-produced “Finders Keepers” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming debut studio collection under Polydor Records reportedly boasts alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Raye (Anne-Marie), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya), Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Grades (Ella Mai) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Finders Keepers” below.

Arnthor Birgisson teases new collaboration with Birdy

14 Sep

Arnthor Birgisson has teased a new collaboration with Birdy.

“Enjoyed being the Piano Man today with @birdyinstagram,” the Icelandic/Swedish songwriter and record producer posted to Instagram on Wednesday (September 13, 2017).

Birgisson recently co-wrote “When Ur Sober” for British singer/songwriter Taya alongside Emma Davidson-Dillon and Wayne Hector. The Diztortion and Mark Ralph-produced cut is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Birgisson’s extensive resume boasts further works with Ina Wroldsen (“Lay it On Me”), Shontelle (“Impossible”), Tove Styrke (“Ego”), Leona Lewis (“My Hands”), Kim Cesarion (“Naked”), Tiaan (“Devil’s Touch”), Jennifer Lopez (“Play”), Selena Gomez (“Write Your Name”) and 5 After Midnight (“Up in Here”).

Birdy, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth studio collection – featuring additional alliances with Johan Gustafson, Grades, Jennifer Decilveo, – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Her previous album, 2016’s “Beautiful Lies,” peaked to number four on the UK Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Wild Horses,” “Keeping Your Head Up,” “Words” and “Hear You Calling.”

Watch the music video for “Wild Horses” below.

Taya unleashes new promotional single “When Ur Sober”

18 Aug

British singer/songwriter Taylor Ann Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“When Ur Sober” – featuring Yxng Bane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Boasting co-production duties from Diztortion (Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson) and Mark Ralph (Amber Mark, Zara Larsson); “Sober” was co-written by Wayne Hector (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Enrique Iglesias) and Emma Davidson-Dillon (Jasmine Thompson, Zac Samuel).

Taya’s upcoming debut mini-album – featuring previous singles “Deeper,” “Got Me Wondering” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – is scheduled to arrive on September 1st via Atlantic Records UK.

Other producers backing Taya on the self-titled project are George Reid (Raleigh Ritchie), Felix Snow (Katy Perry), Jonas Jeberg (Chris Brown) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Lianne La Havas).

On the songwriting front, Taya has worked with Karen Poole (Dua Lipa), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Anjulie Persaud (Nicki Minaj), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Mabel McVey).

Stream the audio clip for “When Ur Sober” below.