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Kelela confirms debut album “Take Me Apart”

14 Jul

Photo Credit: Campbell Addy

Kelela has announced the title of her debut album.

The Ethiopian-American singer and songwriter has christened her first studio collection “Take Me Apart” and will release it later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As per ASCAP’s ACE Repertory, the title track was co-written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Executive-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), the follow-up to 2015’s “Hallucinogen” reportedly boasts further contributions from Dev Hynes (Solange, Jessie Ware), Paul Epworth (Ray BLK, FKA twigs), Blue May (Denai Moore, Clare Maguire) and Arca (Kanye West, Frank Ocean).

Watch the music video for “Rewind” below.

Kenzie May teams up with Felix Joseph for new collaboration

29 Apr

British singer/songwriter Kenzie May has recorded new music with Felix Joseph.

The record producer, songwriter, photographer, and art director is known for his works with Abi Ocia (“Konfyt”), Jorja Smith (“Beautiful Little Fools”), Cosima (“Hymns for Him”), Kwabs (“Perfect Ruin”), Ray BLK (“50/50”), Elli Ingram (“Canna Butter Kisses”), Birdy (“Take My Heart”) and JJ (“City Lights”).

May, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut project – featuring promotional single “Never Find Another” – later this year.

Among the other musicians May has worked with are Future Cut, Hannah Yadi, Blue May, KiTo, Natalia Hajjara, GRADES, Phil Cook, BURNS, Matt Parad, Nylo, Joel Compass, Nate Cyphert, Mike “Scribz’ Riley, Lucas Secon, Josh Wilkinson, Francis “Eg” White, and Cass Lowe.

On the songwriting front, May – born Mackenzie Bryant – has penned songs for Dua Lipa (“Worst Enemy”), FTSE (“Float”), Bronze Whale (“Hear Me”), Dionne Bromfield (“Get Loose”) and Race Banyon (“Surface”).

Listen to the audio clip for “Never Find Another” below.