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Emeli Sande liberates new mini-album “Kingdom Coming”

3 Nov

Emeli Sande has liberated her new mini-album online.

“Kingdom Coming” – featuring six new songs including “Soon,” “Love Not War,” “Higher,” “Deep” and “Starlight” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels” also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Craze & Hugo (Ria Ritchie, Maverick Sabre), Rachet (Stormzy, Wretch 32), Shakaveli (Mary J. Blige, James Arthur), Billy Walsh (Raye, Camila Cabello) and Illangelo (Tinashe, Majid Jordan).

On the songwriting front, Sande recently co-penned Naughty Boy’s “Once Chance to Dance” alongside fellow recording artist Sam “RØMANS” Roman and UK production duo Mac & Phil (aka Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh).

Stream “Kingdom Coming” below.

Raye connects with Somewhere Else for new promotional single “Glue”

21 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has teamed with Canadian electronic music duo Somewhere Else for their new promotional single “Glue,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Composed of Billy Walsh and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese; Somewhere Else have also composed songs for Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Post Malone (“I Fall Apart”) and Majid Jordan (“Something About You”).

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her debut studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, she recently co-penned “Don’t Think About It” for Roc Nation signee Justine Skye alongside Sam Romans and TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Additionally, the “U Don’t Know Me” star has reportedly contributed to the next projects by Stefflon Don, Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Era Istrefi, Paloma Faith, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, Ray BLK, Louisa Johnson, and MØ.

Stream the audio clip for “Glue” below.

Emeli Sande reveals tracklisting, release date for new project

15 Oct

Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming mini-album, “Kingdom Coming,” which will arrive on November 3rd via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “Starlight” – which was produced by Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” Sande has also worked with Craze & Hoax (Kwabs, Maverick Sabre), Rachet (Stormzy, Wretch 32), Wesley Muoria-Chaves (Grace, Tom Walker), Shakaveli (Mary J. Blige, Naughty Boy).

See the tracklisting for “Kingdom Coming” below.

(1) Soon (f/ Dave East) / (2) Love Not War / (3) Higher (f/ Giggs) / (4) Deep / (5) Starlight (Acoustic) / (6) Kingdom Coming (f/ Wretch 32)

Alina Baraz releases new promotional single “Buzzin'”

29 Sep

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Alina Baraz has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis, whose other credits include Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Meghan Trainor’s “Watch Me Do,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Ain’t Your Mama,” Sabina Ddumba’s “Not Too Young,” Jessie J’s “Burnin’ Up,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$.”

Production duties on “Buzzin” were handled by Ben Billion$, who is also responsible for G-Eazy & Kehlani’s “Good Life,” The Weeknd’s “Party Monster,” Beyonce’s “6 Inch,” Kelly Rowland’s “I Remember,” Future’s “Low Life,” Travis Scott’s “Pray 4 Love,” BANKS’ “Judas,” and Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This.”

Baraz’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional single “Electric” – reportedly boasts further alliances with Grades (Ella Mai), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Illangelo (Emeli Sande). Tayla Parx (Janelle Monae), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys) and Scribz Riley (Gabi Wilson).

Stream the audio clip for “Buzzin” below.

Emeli Sande confirms details for new mini-album

24 Sep

Emeli Sande has confirmed the details for her upcoming EP.

The Scottish singer/songwriter has christened her first mini-album “Kingdom Coming” and will release it on November 3 via Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “Starlight” – which was co-written and produced by Carolo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Kingdom Coming” reportedly boasts further alliances with Rachet (Stormzy, J Hus), Vicky Akintola (Grace Sewell, Clare Maguire), Stephan Moccio (Fergie, The Weeknd) and Mark Batson (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Sande’s last studio collection, 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned promotional singles including “Hurts,” “Breathing Underwater,” “Garden” and “Highs & Lows.”

Stream the audio clip for “Starlight” below.

Emeli Sande teams with Illangelo for new single “Starlight”

20 Sep

Emeli Sande has released her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Starlight” were handled by Illangelo (born Carlo Montagnese), whose other credits include Alicia Keys’s “In Common,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends,” Katy Perry’s “Pendulum,” Romeo Santos’s “Sin Filtro,” and Tinashe’s “Party Favors.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s upcoming mini-album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Hurts,” “Breathing Underwater,” and “Highs & Lows.”

Stream the audio clip for “Starlight” below.

Jorja Smith liberates new promotional single “Fine Line”

8 Sep

Jorja Smith has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Fine Line” – which appears on the original motion soundtrack for Issa Rae’s hit TV series “Insecure: Season 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside regular collaborator Ed Thomas, whose other credits include Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Blonde’s “Higher Ground,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Sinead Harnett’s “Dollar Bill,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Production duties on “Fine Line” were handled by Bradford Ellis, who is also responsible for Anne-Marie’s “Karate,” Slo’s “Shut Out of Paradise,” Leona Lewis’ “One More Sleep,” Eva Lazarus’ “Bad News,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Without a Woman,” and Maisie Peters’ “Place We Were Made.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous singles “Teenage Fantasy,” “Beautiful Little Fools” and “On My Mind” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Felix Joseph (Abi Ocia), Joel Compass (Tinashe), Amanda Ghost (Laura Welsh), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Laura Dockrill (Foxes), Josh Record (Dua Lipa) and Two Inch Punch (Jessie Reyez).

Stream the audio clip for “Fine Line” below.