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Zac Samuel drafts Kyla for new promotional single “Play it Cool”

18 Aug

British record producer and songwriter Zac Samuel has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Play it Cool” – featuring Kyla – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The co-written by Emma Davidson-Dillon alongside TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes), who are also responsible for Ghosted’s “Get Some,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Birdy’s “Wild Horses,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” and Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows.”

Samuel’s upcoming project – featuring the Taya & Moon Willis-assisted “Never Letting Go” – is expected to arrive later this year via Jasmine Music in partnership with PMR Records and Polydor Records.

Meanwhile, fans of TMS’s songwriting and production works should keep an eye on the next releases by Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Craig David, RAYE, Imani Williams, Louis Tomlinson, Paloma Faith, Becky Hill, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Zak Abel, Era Istrefi, and Rihanna.

Stream the audio clip for “Play it Cool” below.

Diztortion writes songs for Rihanna’s upcoming album

17 Aug

Diztortion has been enlisted for Rihanna’s upcoming ninth album.

Born Raoul Lionel Chen, The Dutch-Surinamese record producer and songwriter’s resume boasts works with Taya (“Deeper”), Sasha Keable (“Put Your Love on Me”), Melissa Steel (“I’ll Be There”), Ina Wroldsen (“Mad Love”), Craig David (“For the Gram”) and Sigma (“Redemption”).

Among the fellow songwriters and producers Diztortion has collaborated with are Nicola Roberts, Felix Snow, Hayley Warner, Al Shux, Audra Mae, Tom Havelock, Katie Pearlman, Zac Poor, Niara Scarlett, Arnthor Birgisson, Eyelar, Cass Lowe, Ayak Thiik, MNEK, Tanya Lacey, and Levi Lennox.

Meanwhile, Rihanna’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Anti” is expected to arrive later this year via Westbury Road Entertainment in partnership with Roc Nation Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Jessie Ware, Louisa Johnson) and Rachel “RAYE” Keen (Mabel McVey, Ray BLK).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Be There” below.

Liv Dawson confirms details for new promotional single

6 Aug

Liv Dawson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Olivia Ellen Dawson) christened “Painkiller” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming project under Method Records.

Co-written with James Hatcher and Andy Clutterbuck of UK electronic music duo Honne; “Painkiller” is scheduled to arrive on August 11 via via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring previous singles “Somewhere Good” and “Last Time;” Dawson’s next project reportedly boasts further contributions from Knightstarr (Craig David), Frances (Meghan Trainor), Sam Romans (John Legend), Lucy Taylor (Dua Lipa), Max McElligott (John Newman) and TMS (Becky Hill).

Stream the audio clip for “Somewhere Good” below.

Jess Glynne reunites with Ghosted for new collaboration

25 Jul

Jess Glynne has reunited with Ghosted for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production trio (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Glynne on the Wayne Hector-assisted “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” which topped the UK Singles Chart in August 2015.

Composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Ghosted’s resume boasts further works with Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”), Birdy (“Wild Horses”), Emeli Sande (“Highs & Lows”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Body Language”), Madison Beer (“Melodies”), Sinead Harnett (“She Ain’t Me”) and Fleur East (“Gold Watch”).

The trio’s current promotional single “Get Some” – featuring guest vocals from singer/songwriter Kamille – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed contributors Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Ed Sheeran, the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Toby Gad (Daya), Sam Romans (Kristian Galva), Jax Jones (Selena Gomez), RAYE (Mabel McVey), Starsmith (Foxes), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Steve Mac (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Alina Baraz) and Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore).

Watch the music video for “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself” below.

Kamille connects with Ghosted for new promotional single “Get Some”

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, mononymously known as Kamille, has connected with UK songwriting and production trio Ghosted for their new promotional single “Get Some,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Ghosted (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Kamille on other songs performed by Little Mix (“I Love You”), Fleur East (“Gold Watch”), Ella Henderson (“Empire”) and Sigma (“Find Me”).

In addition to working on their upcoming debut project under Polydor Records, Ghosted have also contributed to the next albums by Rihanna, Zak Abel, Ellie Goulding, Craig David, Becky Hill, Nick Jonas, Era Istrefi, Louis Tomlinson, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, and Taya.

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Dantae Johnson (Aston Merrygold) and Goldfingers (John Newman).

stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Louis Tomlinson delivers new single “Back to You” with Bebe Rexha, Digital Farm Animals

21 Jul

Louis Tomlinson has delivered his new single online.

“Back to You” – featuring fellow recording artist Bebe Rexha and UK record producer Digital Farm Animals – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Tomlinson alongside Sarah Blanchard (Imani Williams, Jasmine Thompson), Pablo Bowman (Zak Abel, Becky Hill) and Richard Boardman (Clean Bandit, Gorgon City).

Production duties on “Back to You” were handled by Digital Farm Animals, who also contributed to the next projects by Chromeo, Fifth Harmony, Liam Payne, Anne-Marie, Conrad Sewell, KStewart, Louisa Johnson, Kat Dahlia, Grace Carter, Noah Cyrus, John Newman, Taya, Rita Ora, and Marlon Roudette.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tomlinson’s first studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Syco Music (UK) and Epic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from TMS (Rihanna), Kamille (The Script), Sam Romans (Kristian Galva), Hayley Warner (Jojo), LunchMoney Lewis (Charlie Puth), Skylar Grey (Kehlani) and Jason Evigan (Nick Jonas).

Listen to the audio clip for “Back to You” below.

Era Istrefi drafts French Montana for new single “No I Love Yous”

18 Jul

Era Istrefi has announced the title for her new single.

The Kosovo-Albanian recording artist (born Era Istrefaj) christened “No I Love Yous” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

The French Montana-featuring track, which was co-written by Chloe Angelides and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard alongside Lukas “Lulou” Loules and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund, is scheduled to arrive on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to “Bonbon” and the Felix Snow-produced “Redrum,” “Home With You” (co-written by RAYE and co-produced by Big Taste) and “Sapphire” (co-written by Sam Romans and produced by TMS) are among the other tracks slotted for inclusion on Istrefi’s debut album.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Will Simms, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Linnea Sodahl, Jesse Saint John, and Sarah Hudson.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.