Tag Archives: Capitol Records

Banks releases new studio collection “III”

13 Jul

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American singer/songwriter Jillian Banks, known mononymously as Banks, has delivered her new studio collection online.

“III” – featuring promotional singles “Gimme,” “Look What You’re Doing to Me” and “Contaminated” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Tim Anderson, Hudson Mohawke, Kito, BJ Burton, Paul Epworth, Sohn, Trey Campbell, Kevin Garrett, Alejandro Chal, Miguel, Aaron Forbes, Simon Christensen, and Tala.

Stream “III” below.

Sam Smith confirms details for new single “How Do You Sleep?”

10 Jul

Sam Smith has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened “How Do You Sleep?” as his next promotional cut and will release it on July 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Sam Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Stream the audio clip for “Dancing With A Stranger” below.

 

Tori Kelly reveals details for new album “Inspired By True Events”

28 Jun

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Tori Kelly has revealed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Victoria Loren Kelly) christened her next studio collection “Inspired by True Events” and will release it on August 9 via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “Sorry Would Go A Long Way” – which was co-written by Bruno Major and produced by Jimmy Napes – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Tori Kelly drafts Bruno Major, Jimmy Napes for new single “Sorry Would Go a Long Way”

26 Jun

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has announced the details for her new single.

“Sorry Would Go a Long Way” is scheduled to arrive on June 28 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Bruno Major, whose resume boasts additional works with SG Lewis (“Times We Had”), Liv Dawson (“Somewhere Good”), Aquilo (“The Road Less Wandered”), Eliza (“Alone & Unfraid”) and Sarah Close (“Perfect After All”).

Production duties on “Sorry” were handled by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing With a Stranger,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful,” and Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” – featuring previous single “Change Your Mind” – is expected to drop later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Change Your Mind” below.

Tori Kelly premieres music video for new single “Change Your Mind”

7 Jun

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Tori Kelly has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Zack Sekuler-directed clip for “Change Your Mind” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (June 7, 2019).

The track was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” Alicia Keys’s “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Lianne La Havas’s “Wonderful,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” and Ray BLK’s “Doing Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Change Your Mind” below.

Katy Perry announces new single “Never Really Over”

28 May

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Katy Perry has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Never Really Over” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 31 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Leah Haywood and Daniel James of Dreamlab alongside Hayley Warner (Calum Scott, Tori Kelly), Farrago (Jojo, Selena Gomez) and Zedd (Maren Morris, Ariana Grande).

Perry’s most recent studio collection, 2017’s “Witness,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Chained to the Rhythm,” “Bon Appetit” and “Swish Swish.”

Stream the audio clip for “365” below.

 

Mae Muller enlists Jimmy Napes for new single “Anticlimax”

20 May

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Mae Muller has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “Anticlimax” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 24 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Tori Kelly’s “Change Your Mind,” Sam Smith’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” Alicia Keys’s “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Lianne La Havas’s “Wonderful,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” and Ray BLK’s “Doing Me.”

Meanwhile, Muller’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Two Inch Punch, Naughty Boy, Caroline Ailin, Ed Thomas, Bastian Langebaek, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Max Wolfgang, Lostboy, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Rubel, Marlon Roudette, and Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Busy Tone” below.