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Kandace Springs confirms details for sophomore album

27 Jul

Kandace Springs has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer, songwriter, and pianist has christened her second studio collection “Indigo” and will release it on September 7th via Blue Note Records.

Current promotional single “Don’t Need the Real Thing” – which was written by Janelle Kroll and Jimmy Harry and produced by Karreim Riggins – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Soul Eyes,” Springs has also worked with songwriters and producers including Carl Sturken, Evan Rogers, Mark Batson, Jamie Hartman, and Terrace Martin.

See the tracklisting for “Indigo” below.

(1) Don’t Need the Real Thing / (2) Breakdown / (3) Fix Me / (4) Indigo (Pt. 1) / (5) Piece of Me / (6) 6 8 / (7) Indigo (Pt. 2) / (8) People Make the World Go ‘Round / (9) Unsophisticated / (10) Black Orchid / (11) Love Sucks / (12) The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face / (13) Simple Things

Kandace Springs drafts Jamie Hartman for new collaboration

7 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and pianist Kandace Springs has drafted British record producer and songwriter Jamie Hartman for a new collaboration.

Hartman recently co-wrote and produced “This City” for Sam Fischer alongside Lindy Robbins. The track appears on Fischer’s mini-album, “Not a Hobby,” out now via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Hartman’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Rag’n’Bone Man (“Human”), Jennifer Hudson (“Burden Down”), Christina Aguilera (“Army of Me”), Leon (“I Believe In Us”), Kygo (“Stargazing”), JP Cooper (“Passport Home”) and Kacy Hill (“Lion”).

Meanwhile, Springs is expected to release her next project – featuring further contributions from Terrace Martin – later this year via SRP / Blue Note Records.

The still-untitled collection follows 2016’s “Soul Eyes,” which was executive-produced by Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken and delivered contributions from Lindy Robbins, Greg Wells, and Jimmy Harry.

Stream the audio clip for “Too Good to Last” below.

Kandace Springs teases new collaboration with Terrace Martin

13 Jun

Kandace Springs has teased a new collaboration with Terrace Martin.

“In Hollywood working with @terracemartin on my second album,” the American singer, songwriter, and pianist tweeted on Monday (June 12, 2017).

Martin recently co-produced Kacy Hill’s “Like a Woman” alongside DJ Mustard and DJDS, as well as Kendrick Lamar’s “Loyalty” alongside DJ Dahi, Sounwave and Anthony Tiffith.

The German-French-African-American two-time Grammy Award winning artist and music producer is also known for his works with several prominent artists, such as Snoop Dogg, The Game, Busta Rhymes, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Wilson, Raphael Saadiq and YG among others.

Springs, on the other hand, is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via SRP / Blue Note Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Soul Eyes,” which featured productions and songwriitng contributions from Greg Wells (Katy Perry), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Jimmy Harry (Kylie Minogue), Evan Rogers (Christina Aguilera) and Carl Sturken (Kelly Clarkson).

Stream “Soul Eyes” below.

Kandace Springs debuts music video for new single “Thought it Would Be Easier”

29 May

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Kandace Springs has debuted the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter-pianist posted the visual clip for “Thought it Would Be Easier” to her Vevo channel on Friday (May 27, 2016).

Production duties on “Thought it Would Be Easier” – now available for download via iTunes – were handled by Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein (Lizz Wright, Melody Gardot, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Springs will release her first studio collection “Soul Eyes” on June 24 through Blue Note Records.

Other album contributors include Evan Rogers & Carl Sturken (Rihanna), Jesse Harris (Norah Jones), Lucie Silvas (Will Young), James Harry (Kylie Minogue), Lindy Robbins (Jason Derulo) and Greg Wells (Katy Perry).

Watch the music video for “Thought it Would Be Easier” below.

Kandace Springs confirms details for debut album “Soul Eyes”

9 Apr

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Kandace Springs has confirmed the details for her debut album.

The singer-songwriter christened her first studio collection “Soul Eyes” and will release it in the UK on July 1 via Decca Records and Blue Note Records.

Lead single “Soul Eyes” – featuring Terence Blanchard – is now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets.

Other musicians backing Springs on “Soul Eyes” are Evan Rogers (Rihanna, Christina Milian), Carl Sturken (Shakira, Christina Aguilera) and Jimmy Harry (Madonna, Kylie Minogue).

Peep the tracklisting below:

(1) Talk to Me / (2) Soul Eyes / (3) Place to Hide / (4) Thought it Would Be Easier / (5) Novocaine Heart / (6) Neither Old Nor Young / (7) Too Good to Last / (8) Fall Guy / (9) The World is a Ghetto / (10) Leavin’ / (11) Rain Falling

Kandace Springs teams up with Benny Cassette for debut album

19 Jun

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Singer/songwriter Kandace Springs has teamed up with Benny Cassette for her upcoming debut studio collection.

Cassette is known for producing Miguel’s “NWA” [RCA Records], Wynter Gordon’s “Bleeding Out” [Harvest Records], Mary Lambert’s “Secrets” [Capitol Records] and Stacy Barthe’s “Live for Today” [Motown Records].

The record producer and songwriter – real name Benedetto Rotondi – also contributed to the next projects by Lily Allen [Parlophone], Keri Hilson [Interscope], Elle Varner [RCA] and Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Springs is expected to release her first album later this year through SRP Records in partnership with Blue Note Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features other collaborations with Rodney Jerkins (Beyonce, Janet Jackson), Dan Wilson (Rae Morris, John Legend), Jack Splash (Solange, CeeLo Green) and Andre Harris (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

Watch the music video for “Love Got in the Way” below.

Kandace Springs works with Carmen Reece for debut album

1 Mar

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Kandace Springs has worked with Carmen Reece for her debut album.

Reece is known for co-writing Ariana Grande’s “Almost is Never Enough” [Republic Records], Teyana Taylor’s “Put Your Love On” [Def Jam Recordings] and Michelle Williams’ “Say Yes” f/ Beyonce & Kelly Rowland [eOne Music].

Her resume also includes works for Samantha Jade [Sony Music Entertainment Australia], Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records], Zendaya [Hollywood Records] and Little Mix [Syco Music / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, Springs’ first studio collection will be released later this year via SRP Records in partnership with Capitol Records and Black Note Records. The still-untitled project is executive produced by Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

On the songwriting and production front, the still-untitled project features further contributions from Rodney Jerkins, Andrea Martin, James Poyser, Stacy Barthe, Andre Harris, Dan Wilson, Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge and Jack Splash.

Watch Springs’ rendition of Jhene Aiko’s “The Worst” below.