Tag Archives: Craig David

Craig David enlists Max Wolfgang for new collaboration

20 Dec

Craig David has enlisted Max Wolfgang for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born Max McElligot) has previously penned songs for Kygo & John Newman (“Never Let You Go”), Zayn Malik (“Back to Life”), Paloma Faith (“Loyal”), Kylie Minogue (“Your Body”), Chelcee Grimes (“Just Like That”), Jackson Penn (“Streetlights on Mars”) and Rudimental ft. Ed Sheeran (“Lay It All On Me”).

Signed to Universal Music Publishing Group UK, McElligott has also contributed to the next projects by Dan Caplen, Ella Eyre, Kwabs, Zara Larsson, Birdy, Crystal Fighters, Dolapo, John Legend, Lennon Stella, Mae Muller, Olivia Deano, Stephen Puth, and Zak Abel.

Meanwhile, David is reportedly working on his upcoming eighth album with songwriters and producers including Fraser T. Smith, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Brand New” below.

Clean Bandit release sophomore album “What is Love?”

30 Nov

British electronic music group Clean Bandit – consisting of members Grace Chatto, and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson – have released their sophomore studio collection via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

“What is Love?” – which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “New Eyes” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts guest appearances from Zara Larsson, Marina Diamandis, Craig David, Rita Ora, Demi Lovato, Anne-Marie, Charli XCX, Ellie Goulding, Julia Michaels, and Louisa Johnson.

On the songwriting and production front, Clean Bandit have worked with Steve Mac, Ina Wroldsen, Mark Ralph, Kamille, Jason Evigan, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, Ilsey Juber, Fred Gibson, Caroline Ailin, Julian Bunetta, John Ryan, Emily Warren, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Cara Salimando, and Jonny Price.

Stream “What is Love?” below.

Craig David enlists Cathy Dennis for new collaboration

22 Nov

Craig David has enlisted Cathy Dennis for a new collaboration.

The former British recording artist is known for co-writing Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” Britney Spears’s “Toxic,” Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl,” Janet Jackson’s “Island Life,” Rachel Stevens’ “Sweet Dreams My LA Ex,” Livvi Franc’s “Automatik,” and Spice Girls’ “Bumper to Bumper.”

Dennis has also worked with producers including Stargate, Greg Kurstin, Scott Storch, Devonte Hynes, Mark Ronson, Greg Wells, Jack Splash, Rick Nowels, Christopher Braide, Guy Chambers, Harvey Mason Jr., and Future Cut.

Besides regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith, Craig David has also worked on new music with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Watch the music video for “Just Another Dream” below.

Craig David hits the studio with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett

15 Nov

Craig David has teamed up with Naughty Boy and Ed Drewett for a new collaboration.

“Blessed day writing with my brothers @craigdavid and @eddrewett can’t wait for you all to hear what we have created, some songs are made with pure magic in the air, and I’m grateful for this song and for our conversations,” Naughty Boy posted to Instagram on Thursday (15 November 2018).

Besides previously working with David on “Going On” and “Couldn’t Be Mine,” Drewett is also responsible for co-writing Jonas Blue’s “Polaroid,” Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do It Anyway,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” and Olly Murs’s “Hand on Heart.”

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy’s production resume boasts works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), James Arthur (“Supposed”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”) and Cheryl Cole (“Craziest Things”).

As mentioned on earlier posts, David has recently worked on new music with Nile Rodgers, Jin Jin, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

His last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Going On” below.

Craig David teams up with Yungen for new single “Intimate”

31 Aug

British singer/songwriter Craig David has teamed up with fellow UK rapper Yungen for his new single “Intimate,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track, taken from Yungen’s upcoming project under Sony Music Entertainment UK, was co-written by Talay Riley and collectively produced by Tre Jean-Marie and Amish “ADP” Patel.

Since the release of his seventh album “The Time Is Now” earlier this year, David has been in the studio with producers including Laconic, James Hype, Fraser T. Smith, Nile Rodgers, Alan Sampson, and Banx n Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Intimate” below.

Craig David hits the studio with Banx & Ranx

14 Jun

British singer/songwriter Craig David has teamed up with Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi of Banx & Ranx for a new collaboration.

The Canadian songwriting and production duo are responsible for Sean Paul’s “Mad Love,” Olly Murs’ “Kiss Me,” Kate Stewart’s “Sex for Breakfast,” and Rak-Su’s “Pyro Ting.”

Banx & Ranx have also contributed to the next projects by Little Mix, Example, Bipolar Sunshine, Shenseea, Caitlyn Scarlett, Amanda Reifer, Omi, Ella Eyre, JP Cooper, Kyla, and Crystal Fighers.

Meanwhile, David is currently working on his next project with songwriters and producers including Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, Carmen Reece, Alan Sampson, Nile Rodgers, Fraser T. Smith, and Tyrell “169” Paul.

His latest studio collection, “The Time is Now,” peaked to number two on the UK Singles Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Watch the music video for “Answerphone” below.

Melissa Steel teases new collaboration with Craig David

12 Jun

Melissa Steel has teased a new collaboration with Craig David.

“THE LEGEND @craigdavid #studio,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (June 12, 2018).

David’s latest studio collection “The Time is Now” – featuring guest appearances from fellow recording artists such as Bastille, Ella Mai, JP Cooper, and GoldLink – peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart.

His current promotional single “Magic” – featuring Yxng Bane – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Steel is expected to release her upcoming debut project later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields productions and songwriting contributions from Diztortion, Grace Barker, ADP, Lauren Aquilina, Maestro Tha Baker, Dyo, Ill Blu, Jin Jin, TobiShyBoy, Chiara Hunter, Knightstarr, Dolapo, Alan Sampson, Grace Ackerman, and Banx n Ranx.

Watch the music video for “Kisses for Breakfast” below.