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Mollie King reunites with Xenomania’s Brian Higgins for new single “Hair Down”

27 Aug

Mollie King has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hair Down” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who previously teamed up with King as part of The Saturdays on “All Fired Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Some of his other notable credits include Girls Aloud’s “Something New,” Alesha Dixon’s “The Boy Does Nothing,” Sugababes’ “Red Dress,” Melanie Blatt’s “Do Me Wrong,” Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s Okay,” Kylie Minogue’s “Giving You Up,” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Mr. Bright Eyes.”

King’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott), The Rascals (Kelly Rowland), Electric (Imani Williams), Red Triangle (Fleur East), Cutfather (Ella Henderson), KIN (Tamera Foster) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, King has worked with Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Tayla Parx (Liza Owen), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Grace Barker (Rita Ora), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Britt Burton (Jessie J) and Nina Nesbitt (Olivia Holt).

Watch the music video for “Back to You” below.

Kesha releases new album “Rainbow”

11 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kesha Rose Sebert, known mononymously as Kesha, has released her new studio collection online.

“Rainbow” – featuring promotional singles “Praying,” “Woman,” “Hymn” and “Learn to Let Go” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Cara Salimando (Ella Henderson), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld), Stephen Wrabel (Ellie Goulding) and Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani).

On the production front, Kesha has worked with Ricky Reed (Meghan Trainor), Stuart Crichton (Kylie Minogue), Drew Pearson (Michelle Branch), Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift) and Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey).

Stream “Rainbow” below.

Kesha delivers new promotional single “Hymn”

3 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kesha Rose Sebert, known mononymously as Kesha, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Hymn” – which was collectively produced by Eric “Ricky Reed” Frederic and Jonny Price – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Kesha alongside Cara Salimando, whose resume boasts further works with Grace Mitchell (“Kids Ain’t Alright”), Dua Lipa (“Begging Me”), Hey Violet (“I Can Feel It”), Whissell (“Pain of Love”), Sabrina Carpenter (“White Flag”), Cheryl (“Telescope”) and Qulinez (“Rising like the Sun”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kesha’s upcoming third album “Rainbow” – featuring previous promotional singles “Praying,” “Woman” and “Learn to Let Go” – is scheduled to arrive on August 11 via Kemosabe Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Hymn” below.

Grace Mitchell releases new single “Come Back for You”

15 Jul

American singer/songwriter Grace Mitchell has released her new single online.

“Come Back for You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Martin Johnson, whose other credits include Hunter Hayes’ “Yesterday’s Song,” Pentatonix’s “Sing,” Elle King’s “America’s Sweetheart,” Olly Murs’ “Beautiful to Me,” Christina Perri’s “Human,” and Jason Derulo’s “The Other Side.”

Mitchell’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Kids (Ain’t All Right”) – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Leland (Selena Gomez), Julie Frost (Beyonce), Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Andrew Watt (Rita Ora), Emily Warren (Sean Paul) and Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons).

On the production front, Mitchell has worked with Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift), Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Fraser T. Smith (Stormzy), Jesse Shatkin (Anne-Marie), Kid Harpoon (Shakira), Illangelo (Raye), Jussifer (Jojo), Dallas K (Pixie Lott) and Alex Hope (Troye Sivan).

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

Rudimental unleash new promotional single “Sun Comes Up”

30 Jun

British drum and bass band Rudimental – composed of members Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget, and Leon “DJ Locksmith” Rolle – have unleashed their new promotional single online.

“Sun Comes Up” – featuring James Arthur – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and co-produced by Cass Lowe, whose other credits include Snakehips’ “Cruel,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Niia Rocco’s “Girl Like Me,” Hey Violet’s “Pure,” and Astrid S’s “Such a Boy.”

Fans of Lowe’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Meanwhile, Rudimental are expected to drop the follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Jim Eliot, Andrew Jackson, and Camille “Kamille” Purcell.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sun Comes Up” below.

Rudimental announce details for new single

21 Jun

Rudimental have announced the details for their new single.

The British drum and bass band – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget, and DJ Locksmith – have christened “Sun Comes Up” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 30 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The James Arthur-featuring track was co-written by Cass Lowe, whose other credits include Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Shola Ama’s “Boyfriend,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Felix Jaehn’s “Hot2Touch,” Niia Bertino’s “Girl Like Me,” Kwabs’ “Make You Mine,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “The House We Never Built,” and Hey Violet’s “Pure.”

Lowe has also contributed to the next projects by Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, Astrid S, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Meanwhile, Rudimental are expected to drop the follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Jim Eliot, Andrew Jackson, and Camille “Kamille” Purcell.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Dua Lipa liberates self-titled debut album

3 Jun

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has liberated her debut album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “Thinking About You,” and “Room for 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the album are Lindy Robbins, Cara Salimando, Sarah Hudson, Skyler Stonestreet, Caroline Ailin, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Lauren Christy, Emily Warren, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Rick Nowels, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Gerard O’Connell, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Greg Wells, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Tom Neville, Andrew Wyatt, Emile Haynie, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Ian Kirkpatrick, Francis “Eg” White, James Flannigan, Bill Rahko, Jon Levine, and TMS.

As a songwriter, on the other hand, the “Scared to Be Lonely” star’s resume boasts works for Annalisa (“Used to You”), The Chainsmokers (“Wake Up Alone”) and Molly Kate Kestner (“Thank You Very Much”).

Stream “Dua Lipa” below.