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Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Intermission”

26 Aug

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Intermission” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore studio collection and will release it in September via iTunes.

Production duties on “Intermission” were handled by Shakil “Shakaveli” Ashraf, who also worked with the likes of Naughty Boy (“Pardon Me”), James Arthur (“Flyin”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), and Krept & Konan (“Messages”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande will release her second album later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Mojam, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “My Kind of Love” below.

RAYE releases new mini-collection “Second”

11 Aug

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British singer-songwriter RAYE – real name Rachel Keen – has released her new mini-collection “Second” via iTunes in partnership with Polydor Records.

Current single “I, U, Us” was written by RAYE along with Charlotte “Charli XCX” Aitchison, Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius and Frederick “FRED” Gibson.

Other musicians backing RAYE on “Second” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Tell Me,” “Ambition” and “Distraction” – are BloodPop (Tinashe, Justin Bieber) and Knox Brown (Mary J. Blige, Emeli Sande).

On the songwriting front, RAYE co-wrote Blonde’s hit single “All Cried Out” along with Cass Lowe and Lucas Secon. The Alex Newell-featuring track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

She also worked with top musicians including Jonny Coffer, Sampha, Chris Loco, Stacy Barthe, Illangelo, Jimmy Napes, Labrinth, Two Inch Punch, Arnthor Birgisson, Jonny Lattimer, MNEK, Jin Jin, Bless Beats, and Wayne Wilkins.

Listen to the audio clip for “Distraction” below.

RAYE confirms details for new single

9 Aug

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RAYE has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Rachel Keen – christened “I, U, US” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming project.

“I, U, US” was written by RAYE along with Charlotte “Charli XCX” Aitchison, Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius and Frederick “FRED” Gibson.

RAYE’s forthcoming collection, tentatively entitled “Back 2 the Winter,” is expected to arrive later this year through Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, RAYE co-wrote Blonde’s hit single “All Cried Out” along with Cass Lowe and Lucas Secon. The Alex Newell-featuring track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

She also worked with top musicians including Sampha, Emeli Sande, Chris Loco, Stacy Barthe, Illangelo, Jimmy Napes, Labrinth, Two Inch Punch, Arnthor Birgisson, BloodPop, Jonny Lattimer, Knox Brown, and Wayne Wilkins.

Watch the music video for “HOTBOX” below.

Sinead Harnett releases new mini-collection online

8 Aug

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Sinead Harnett has released her new EP online.

The self-titled mini-collection – featuring lead single “If You Let Me” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Rinse Recordings.

Amongst the musicians backing Harnett on the follow-up to 2014’s “N.O.W.” are GRADES (NAO, Sasha Keable), Snakehips (Tinashe, Zayn Malik), Chris Loco (Kwabs, Emeli Sande), and KAYTRANADA (AlunaGeorge, Craig David).

The British songbird is also known for providing guest vocals on tracks released by Disclosure (“Boiling”), Wiley (“Walk Away”), Rudimental (“Treading on Water”), and Nick Brewer (“Never Say Never”).

On the songwriting front, Harnett co-wrote Blonde’s 2014 single “Higher Ground” along with regular collaborator Ed Thomas.

Watch the music video for “If You Let Me” below.

Dua Lipa drafts Lauren Christy, Jon Levine for new single “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)”

31 Jul

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Dua Lipa is gearing up to release a brand new single in September.

The British singer-songwriter christened “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” as the fifth promotional cut from her upcoming self-titled debut album.

“Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” was written by Dua Lipa along with Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha, Iggy Azalea) and Jon Levine (Rachel Platten, Leona Lewis).

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s first studio collection – featuring previous singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance” and “Hotter Than Hell” – is scheduled to arrive on February 10, 2017 via Warner Brothers Records.

Other album songwriters include Andrew Wyatt, Lucy Taylor, Talay Riley, Chelcee Grimes, Karen Poole, Laura Dockrill, Sarah Hudson, Camille Purcell, Noonie Bao, Emily Warren, JHart, Iain James, Ed Drewett, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has teamed up with TMS, Emile Haynie, Greg Wells, Josh Record, Two Inch Punch, Chris Loco, Digital Farm Animals, BloodPop, Sacha Skarbek, Adam Argyle, and Jayson DeZuzio.

Watch the music video for “Last Dance” below.

Taya teams up with Redlight for new single “Here With Me”

1 Jul

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Singer/songwriter Taya has teamed up with producer-composer Redlight for his new single “Here With Me.”

The track is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Lobster Boy Limited and Atlantic Records.

It was co-written by Taya – real name Taylor Fowlis – along with Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Taya is expected to release her first studio collection later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Laura Dockrill, Ina Wroldsen, Karen Poole, Nicola Roberts, Maiday, Tom Havelock, and James Newman.

On the production front, Taya has enlisted Chris Loco, Starsmith, Al Shux, George Reid, Howard Lawrence, Parker Ighile, and Digital Farm Animals.

Listen to the audio clip for “Here with Me” below.

Dua Lipa hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco

24 May

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Dua Lipa has recorded new material with Chris Loco and Emily Warren.

Loco is known for producing and co-writing tracks performed by Raleigh Ritchie (“Stronger Than Ever”), Maverick Sabre (“Give Me Love”), Rita Ora (“Shine Ya Light”), Emeli Sande (“Easier in Bed”) and Leona Lewis (“I to You”).

Meanwhile, Warren’s songwriting resume boasts works for Becky Hill (“Back to My Love”), Astrid S (“Jump”), Melanie Martinez (“Soap”), Jessie J (“Masterpiece”) and Shawn Mendes (“Aftertaste”).

Dua Lipa, on the other hand, is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring previous singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance” and “Hotter Than Hell” – later this year through Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Greg Wells, Kid Harpoon, BloodPop, Two Inch Punch, BURNS, Christopher Baran, Jayson DeZuzio, Knox Brown, Josh Record, Banx & Ranx, and TMS.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has teamed with JHart, Ed Drewett, Andrew Wyatt, Talay Riley, Iain James, Chelcee Grimes, Laura Dockrill, Karen Poole, Andrew Jackson, Sarah Hudson, and Noonie Bao.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.

Becky Hill debuts new single “Back to My Love”

30 Apr

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Becky Hill has debuted her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “Back to My Love” – featuring Little Simz – to her SoundCloud channel on Thursday (April 28, 2016).

The track was co-written by Emily Warren, whose other credits include Jessie J’s “Masterpiece” [Republic], Shawn Mendes’ “Aftertaste” [Island] and Fifth Harmony’s “Them Girls Be Like” [Epic / Syco Music].

Production duties on “Back to My Love” were handled by Noah Breakfast, who also worked with the likes of Ellie Goulding [Polydor], Tory Lanez [Interscope], Jeremih [Def Jam] and Santigold [Atlantic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hill is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through her own record label Eko Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from MNEK (Beyonce), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), GRADES (NAO), Kara DioGuardi (Christina Aguilera), Chris Loco (Emeli Sande) and Tom Aspaul (AlunaGeorge).

Listen to the audio clip for “Back to My Love” below.

Raye shares new single “Distraction”

7 Apr

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Raye has debuted her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Rachel Keen – posted the audio clip for “Distraction” to her Vevo channel on Monday (April 04, 2016).

“Distraction” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Raye along with the songs produced Frederick “FRED” Gibson.

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Raye’s upcoming mini-collection, “Back2Winter,” which is scheduled for release later this year through Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Her full-length debut album, on the other hand, reportedly boasts further productions from Chris Loco, Labrinth, Two Inch Punch, Jimmy Napes, MNEK, Wayne Wilkins, Bless Beats, Knox Brown, Arnthor Birgisson, and BloodPop.

Listen to the audio clip for “Distraction” below.

Taya hits the studio with Chris Loco

6 Apr

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Taya has recorded new music with Chris Loco.

The British record producer and songwriter – real name Christopher Crowhurst – recently helmed “Stronger Than Ever” and “Cowards” for Raleigh Ritchie. Both tracks appear on the Ritchie’s debut album, “You’re a Man Now, Boy.”

Other notable by Loco include Rita Ora’s “Shine Ya Light” [Roc Nation], Katherine McPhee’s “Only One” [eOne], Ella Eyre’s “Two” [Virgin EMI], Leona Lewis’ “I to You” [Syco] and Kylie Minogue’s “Fine” [Parlophone].

Meanwhile, Taya is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Got Me Wondering,” “Fingerprints” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – later this year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Digital Farm Animals, Eyelar, George Reid, Karen Poole, Howard Lawrence, Nicola Roberts, Al Shux, Ina Wroldsen, Starsmith, Tom Havelock, and James Newman.

Fans of Loco’s work, on the other hand, should look out for the next projects by Emeli Sande, Sinead Harnett, Raye, Etta Bond, Becky Hill, Tamera Foster, Vanessa White, and Melissa Steel.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.

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