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Maroon 5 release new studio collection “Red Pill Blues”

3 Nov

American pop rock band Maroon 5 – composed of members Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar – have released their sixth studio collection online.

“Red Pill Blues” – featuring singles “Don’t Wanna Know,” “Cold,” “What Lovers Do” and “Help Me Out” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “V” was executive-produced by Jacob “JKash” Kasher, whose recent songwriting credits include Charlie Puth’s “How Long,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This,” and PRETTYMUCH’s “Would You Mind.”

Other producers backing Maroon 5 on “Red Pill Blues” are Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Cirkut (Ava Max), Noah Passovoy (Katy Perry), Diplo (Madonna), John Ryan (Colbie Caillat), TMS (Emeli Sande), Ben Billions (Alina Baraz), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Ricky Reed (Alessia Cara) and Benny Blanco (Halsey).

On the songwriting front, Maroon 5 have worked with Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Alex Aiono), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Camila Cabello), Justin Tranter (Nick Jonas), Julia Michaels (Tinashe) and Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes).

Stream “Red Pill Blues” below.

Jessie Ware unleashes third studio collection “Glasshouse”

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessica Ware, has unleashed her third studio collection online.

“Glasshouse” – featuring productions from previous collaborators Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Dave Okumu, and Jamie Scott – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”), Julia Michaels (“Hearts”), Shungudzo (“Your Domino”) and Model Child (“Love to Love”).

Other album songwriters include Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld) and Samuel Preston (Olly Murs).

“Glasshouse” also boasts productions from Starsmith (Molly Kate Kestner), Julian Bunetta (Ella Henderson), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), John Ryan (Niall Horan), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Stint (Demi Lovato) and Fred Ball (Rihanna).

Stream “Glasshouse” below.

Charlie Puth unleashes music video for new single “How Long”

19 Oct

Charlie Puth has unleashed the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “How Long” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and record producer’s YouTube channel on Thursday (October 19, 2017).

Written by Puth alongside regular collaborators Jacob “JKash” Kasher and Justin “DJ Frank-E” Franks; “How Long” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth’s sophomore studio collection “Voice Notes” – featuring previous promotional single “Attention” – will arrive on January 19 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Andrew Watt, Chloe Angelides, Ammar Malik, Eskeerdo, Sean Douglas, and Ilsey Juber.

Among the producers expected to appear on “Voice Notes” are Benny Blanco, Ian Kirkpatrick, Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, Breyan Isaac, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Watch the music video for “How Long” below.

Jessie Ware unveils acoustic version of new promotional single “Hearts”

17 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

The acoustic version of “Hearts” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Ware alongside Julia Michaels (Pink, Gwen Stefani), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Charli XCX, James Blunt) and Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Anne-Marie, Jessie Reyez).

Ware’s third album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight,” “Selfish Love” and “Alone” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman, Alexandra “Shungudzo Kuyimba” Govere, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Ross Golan, Sarah Aarons, and Ed Sheeran.

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith, Bastian Langebaek, Andrew Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Stint, Happy Perez, Cashmere Cat, Julian Bunetta, Fred Ball, Sacha Skarbek, and John “JRY” Ryan.

Stream the audio clip for “Hearts” below.

Jessie Ware shares music video for new promotional single “Alone”

13 Oct

Jessie Ware has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Alone” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (October 12, 2017).

The track – which was co-written by Sarah Aarons and collectively produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya and Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Ware’s upcoming album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight” and “Selfish Love” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman (Dan Caplen), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Louisa Johnson), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Nina Nesbitt (Jasmine Thompson), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Julia Michaels (Pink) and Ed Sheeran (Liam Payne).

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith (Joel Compass), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Andrew Wansel (Usher), Benny Blanco (Kacy Hill), Happy Perez (Miguel), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Sacha Skarbek (Charlotte OC) and John “JRY” Ryan (Harry Styles).

Watch the music video for “Alone” below.

Charlie Puth liberates new promotional single “How Long”

6 Oct

Charlie Puth has liberated his new promotional single online.

“How Long?” – which was co-written by regular collaborator Jacob “JKash” Kasher – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth’s sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring lead single “Attention” – will arrive on January 19, 2018 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Andrew Watt, Chloe Angelides, Ross Golan, Ilsey Juber, Ammar Malik, Julia Michaels, Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo, Sean Douglas, Breyan Isaac, Justin Tranter, and Wayne Hector.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Benny Blanco, Ian Kirkpatrick, Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the audio clip for “How Long?” below.

Charlie Puth teams with Benny Blanco for new collaboration

26 Sep

Charlie Puth has teamed up with Benny Blanco for a new collaboration.

The American record producer (born Benjamin Levin) recently helmed “Selfish Love” for British singer/songwriter Jessie Ware alongside regular collaborators Happy Perez and Cashmere Cat.

Blanco’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Lana Del Rey (“Love”), Miguel (“Going to Hell”), Halsey (“Now or Never”), Ed Sheeran (“Castle on the Hill”), Camila Cabello (“Crying in the Club”), Avicii (“Lonely Together”) and Jhene Aiko (“Never Call Me”).

Meanwhile, Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring lead promotional single “Attention” – will arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further productions from Ian Kirkpatrick, Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

As a songwriter, Puth has co-penned Liam Payne’s next single “Bedroom Floor” alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher, Aaron Jennings, Noel Zancanella, and Steve Mac. The track will arrive on October 20th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additionally, Puth co-penned “Lips on You” for Maroon 5’s upcoming sixth album under 222 Records and Interscope Records alongside Adam Levine, Jacob “JKash” Kasher and fellow recording artist Julia Michaels.

Stream the audio clip for “Attention (Remix – featuring Kyle)” below.