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Rita Ora delivers sophomore studio collection “Phoenix”

24 Nov

Rita Ora has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Ora has worked with songwriters including Ed Sheeran, Ali Tamposi, Georgia Ku, Lotus IV, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Brian Lee, Noonie Bao, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Among the producers who contributed to the album are StarGate, Jimmy Napes, Andrew Watt, Digital Farm Animals, Julian Bunetta, Louis Bell, Ben Billions, John Ryan, Sam Romans, Fred Gibson, Sir Nolan, Jonny Coffer, Ali Payami, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Steve Mac, and Rudimental.

Stream “Phoenix” below.

Rita Ora shares new promotional single “Cashmere”

20 Nov

Rita Ora has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by regular collaborators Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi and Andrew Watt, who previously worked with Ora on singles “Anywhere,” “Lonely Together,” “For You” and “Girls.”

Production duties on “Cashmere” were handled by Julian Bunetta and John Ryan, who are also responsible for Rudimental’s “These Days,” Jess Glynne’s “Never Let Me Go,” Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands,” Harry Styles’ “Two Ghosts,” and Jessie Ware’s “Finish What We Started.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album “Phoenix” will arrive on Novmber 26th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further contributions from Steve Mac, Ed Sheeran, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, Jimmy Napes, Louis Bell, Digital Farm Animals, Jonny Coffer, Ilsey Juber, Sir Nolan, and Ben Billions.

Stream the audio clip for “Cashmere” below.

Rita Ora confirms details for sophomore album “Phoenix”

19 Sep

Rita Ora has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Phoenix” and will release it on November 23 via Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project features singles “Girls,” “For You,” “Your Song,” “Lonely Together” and “Anywhere,” as well as unreleased cuts “Summer Love,” “Let You Love Me,” “Cashmere,” “First Time High,” and “Velvet Rope.”

On the follow-up to 2012’s “Ora,” Rita has also collaborated with songwriters/producers including Invisible Men, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Andrew Watt, Sir Nolan, Digital Farm Animals, Jonny Coffer, Louis Bell, Steve Mac, Ed Sheeran, Ben Billions, Jimmy Napes, Sam Romans, and Rudimental.

Watch the music video for “Girls” below.

Liam Payne drafts Soulshock & Karlin for debut album

16 Apr

Liam Payne has drafted Soulshock & Karlin for his debut solo album.

The Danish production and songwriting duo – composed of Carsten Schack and Kenneth Karlin – are known for helming Monica’s “Before You Walk Out of My Life,” Whitney Houston’s “Heartbreak Hotel,” Toni Braxton’s “I Love Me Some Him,” Tracie Spencer’s “It’s All About You (Not About Me),” Alesha Dixon’s “Breathe Slow,” Jojo’s “Leave (Get Out),” Fantasia’s “Truth Is,” Jamelia’s “DJ,” Solange’s “Sandcastle Disco,” and Cheryl’s “Happy Hour.”

Soulshock & Karlin’s extensive resume boasts further works with top songwriters including Andrea Martin, Cathy Dennis, Lindy Robbins, Makeba Riddick, Kandi Burruss, Tamara Savage, Shamora Crawford, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Priscilla Renea, Heavynn Lumpkins, Wayne Hector, Harold Lilly, Mischke Butler, Claude Kelly, Rico Love, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, and Lil Eddie.

Meanwhile, Payne is expected to release his first studio collection later this year via Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande), Digital Farm Animals (John Newman), Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher), Zaire Koalo (Chris Brown), Nick Monson (Selena Gomez), DannyBoyStyles (Charlie Puth) and Ben Billions (The Weeknd).

Fans of Soulshock & Karlin, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Nico & Vinz, K. Michelle, Sophia Black, and new Danish artist MAYA, who is signed to the duo’s recently-launched Souljam Publishing.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Soulshock & Karlin’s work!