Tag Archives: Chris Loco

Raleigh Ritchie announces details for new mini-collection

2 Dec

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Raleigh Ritchie has announced the details for his new EP.

The British actor, singer, songwriter christened his next mini-collection “Mind the Gap” and will release it on December 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Mind the Gap” includes five new songs in the shape of “Motions,” “Sicko,” “Liability,” “StraitJacket” and current single, “Unicorn Loev.”

The project also reunites Ritchie – real name Jacob Anderson – with regular collaborators Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Camille Purcell), Paul Herman (Dido, Izzy Bizu) and Justin “SumPunk” Broad (Corinne Bailey Rae, Jessie J).

Listen to the audio clip for “Unicorn Loev” below.

Justine Skye premieres “U Don’t Know” music video

22 Nov

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Justine Skye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “U Don’t Know” – featuring Wizkid – to her Vevo channel on Monday (November 22, 2016).

“U Don’t Know” was co-written by Jaramye Daniels (Jidenna, Teyana Taylor) and Kevin Garrett (Beyonce, James Blake), with production from Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Camille Purcell) and Moon Willis (Taya, Zac Samuel).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye is currently recording her upcoming debut project under Roc Nation Records and will release it in 2017.

Watch the music video for “U Don’t Know” below.

 

Emeli Sande unleashes “Garden” music video

14 Nov

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Emeli Sande has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Scottish singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Garden” – featuring Jay Electronica and Aine Zion – to her Vevo channel on Monday (November 14, 2016).

Production duties on “Garden” were handled by regular collaborator, Chris Loco, who also teamed up with Sande on “Breathing Underwater,” “Somebody,” “Babe,” “Give Me Something” and “Easier in Bed.”

His extensive resume boasts further works with Rita Ora (“Shine Ya Light”), Kylie Minogue (“Fine”), Raleigh Ritchie (“Stronger Than Ever”), Leona Lewis (“I to You”), Ella Eyre (“Two”) and RAYE (“Bet U Wish”).

Sande’s second studio collection “Long Live the Angels” – featuring lead single “Hurts” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” delivers additional alliances with Mac & Phil (Ava Lily), TMS (Era Istrefi), Wayne Hector (Anne-Marie), Jonny Coffer (Ella Henderson), Mojam (Fleur East) and Naughty Boy (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “Garden” below.

Emeli Sande liberates new album “Long Live the Angels”

11 Nov

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Emeli Sande has liberated her sophomore album online.

“Long Live the Angels” – featuring singles “Hurts,” “Garden” and “Breathing Underwater” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Evens” reunites Sande with regular collaborators Naughty Boy (Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith), Mojam (Fleur East, Ella Eyre) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue).

Other album contributors include TMS (Olly Murs, Carly Rae Jepsen), Jonny Coffer (Beyoncé, All Saints), Wayne Hector (Jess Glynne, Diana Gordon) and Mac & Phil (Ava Lily, James Morrison).

On the songwriting front, Sande’s extensive resume boasts works with Alicia Keys (“Kill Your Mama”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Rihanna (‘Half of Me”), Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Leona Lewis (“Sugar”) and Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”).

Listen to “Long Live the Angels” in its entirety below.

Emeli Sande premieres “Breathing Underwater” music video

10 Nov

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Emeli Sande has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Scottish singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Breathing Underwater” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (November 09, 2016).

Production duties on “Breathing Underwater” were handled by regular collaborator, Chris Loco, who also teamed up with Sande on “Garden,” “Somebody,” “Babe,” “Give Me Something” and “Easier in Bed.”

Loco’s extensive resume boasts further works with Etta Bond (“All of My Love”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Katharine McPhee (“Only One”), Ella Eyre (“Gravity”) and Sinead Harnett (“Rather Be With You”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second studio collection “Long Live the Angels” – featuring lead single “Hurts” – will arrive on November 11 via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Mac & Phil, TMS, Wayne Hector, Jonny Coffer, Mojam, and Naughty Boy.

On the songwriting front, Sande recently co-wrote “Kill Your Mama” for fellow recording artist, Alicia Keys. The track appears on Keys’ latest album, “HERE,” now available for via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Breathing Underwater” below.

Taya enlists Tom Havelock, Al Shux for new single “Deeper”

4 Nov

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Taya has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Tom Havelock, whose other credits include Sinead Harnett (“Say What You Mean”), Ben Haenow (“Brother”), Kwabs (“Forgiven”) and Ginny Blackmore (“Right Spot”).

Production duties on “Deeper” were handled by Al Shux, whose resume boasts further works with BANKS (“Fuck With Myself”), Elle Varner (“Oh What a Night”), Cheryl (“Hummingbird”) and Leona Lewis (“Sugar”).

Meanwhile, Taya is expected to release her debut EP of the same name – featuring previous singles “Got Me Wondering,” “Fingerprints” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – on November 18 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Taylor Fowlis – recently provided guest vocals on Redlight’s “Here With Me” [Atlantic Records] and Zac Samuel’s “Never Letting Go” [Polydor Records].

She has also recorded new music with the likes of Diztortion, Nicola Roberts, Chris Loco, Ina Wroldsen, Digital Farm Animals, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Howard Lawrence, Starsmith, Chiara Hunter, James Newman, Maiday, and Parker Ighile.

Listen to the audio clip for “Deeper” below.

Tamera Foster teams up with Parker Ighile for new collaboration

28 Oct

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Tamera Foster has teamed with Parker Ighile for a new collaboration.

Ighile recently produced six songs on Australian singer-songwriter GRACE’s debut album “FMA” including “Hope You Understand,” “You Don’t Own Me,” “From You,” “Feel Your Love” and “Song Cries and Amens.”

His other include Rihanna (“What Now”), Ariana Grande (“Piano”), Jessie J (“Do It Like a Dude”), Delta Goodrem (“Heart Hypnotic”), Angel (“Wonderful”), Chipmunk (“Oopsy Daisy”) and Nicki Minaj (“Four Door Avantador”).

Fans of Ighile’s work should also look out for the next projects by Ella Henderson [Syco], Imani Williams [Sony Music], Taya [Atlantic] and M.O [Polydor].

Meanwhile, Foster is expected to release her first studio collection in 2017 via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Naughty Boy (Emeli Sande), Swizz Beatz (Alicia Keys), Mojam (Sam Smith), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre), Happy Perez (K. Michelle) and MNEK (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “So Beautiful” below.