Tag Archives: Dan Wilson

Leon Bridges delivers sophomore album “Good Thing”

5 May

American singer, songwriter and record producer Leon Bridges has delivered his sophomore studio collection under Columbia Records.

“Good Thing” – featuring promotional singles “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand,” “Bad Bad News” and “Beyond” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Ricky Reed, whose resume boasts additional works with Meghan Trainor (“No”), Jessie J (“Burning Up”), Halsey (“Alone”), Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”), Kesha (“Hymn”), Jason Derulo (“Swalla”) and Christina Aguilera (“Unless it’s with You”).

Other musicians backing Bridges on the follow-up to 2015’s “Coming Home” are Nate Mercereau, Wayne Hector, Dan Wilson, Justin Tranter, Teddy Geiger, Zach Cooper, King Garbage, Steve Wyreman, and Niles City Sound.

Stream “Good Thing” below.

John Legend reunites with BloodPop for new single “A Good Night”

6 Apr

American singer/songwriter John Legend has unleashed his new single online.

“A Good Night” – which was co-written by fellow recording artists Raye and Sasha Sloan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “A Good Night” were handled by BloodPop, who previously teamed up with Legend on the Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter-assisted “What You Do to Me.” The track appears on Legend’s album “Darkness and Light,” which peaked to number fourteen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Legend’s sixth studio collection reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from Cutfather, Max McElligott, RuthAnne, Dan Wilson, and Warren “Oak” Felder.

Stream the audio clip for “A Good Night” below.

RuthAnne teases new collaboration with John Legend

22 Jan

Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, professionally known as RuthAnne, has teased a new collaboration with John Legend and Dan Wilson.

“2 legends, 1 Irish writing songs together @johnlegend @danwilsonmusic ❤️❤️☘️☘️,” she posted to Instagram on Sunday (January 21, 2018).

RuthAnne’s songwriting resume boasts works with Jojo (“Too Little, Too Late”), Katharine McPhee (“Over It”), Leona Lewis (“Perfection”), Martin Garrix (“In the Name of Love”), Britney Spears (“Work Bitch”), Pixie Lott (“Broken Arrow”), Zac Samuel (“Never Letting Go”) and Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”).

In addition to working on her upcoming debut record with regular collaborator James “Malay” Ho, RuthAnne has also contributed to the next projects by Stanaj, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, and Fleur East.

Meanwhile, Legend is expected to release his sixth studio collection – featuring further contributions from Dan Wilson, Warren “Oak” Felder, and Rachel “Raye” Keen – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2016’s “Darkness and Light,” which peaked to number fourteen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Love Me Now,” “Penthouse Floor” and “Surefire.”

Watch the music video for “Love Me Now” below.

Vance Joy premieres music video for new single “We’re Going Home”

11 Jan

Vance Joy has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “We’re Going Home” was posted to the Australian singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Tuesday (January 10, 2018).

The track was written by Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) alongside Dan Wilson, whose resume boasts additional works with John Legend (“You and I”), Adele (“Somebody Like You”), Noah Cyrus (“Almost Famous”), LeAnn Rimes (“Borrowed”), The Weeknd (“Sidewalks”) and Halsey (“Alone”).

Joy’s upcoming sophomore studio collection “Nation of Two” – featuring previous promotional single “Lay It On Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “We’re Going Home” below.

John Legend hits the studio with Dan Wilson, Warren “Oak” Felder

7 Dec

John Legend has drafted the songwriting and production services of Dan Wilson and Warren “Oak” Felder for an upcoming project.

Having previously worked with Legend on “You & I (Nobody in the World),” Wilson’s extensive songwriting resume boasts additional collaborations with Adele (“Someone Like You”), Halsey (“Alone”), LeAnn Rimes (“Borrowed”), Taylor Swift (“Treacherous”) and Pink (“The Great Escape”).

Meanwhile, Felder’s recent production credits include Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry,” Bea Miller’s “To the Grave,” Andy Grammer’s “This Ain’t Love,” Betty Who’s “Some Kinda Wonderful,” ZZ Ward’s “Ghost,” Kehlani’s “Distraction,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” and Jordan Fisher’s “Counterfeit.”

Legend’s latest studio collection “Darkness and Light” – featuring promotional singles “Love Me Now,” “Penthouse Floor” and “Surefire” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

He also provided guest vocals on the Zak Abel-penned / TMS-produced cut “I’ll Be Gentle,” taken from Paloma Faith’s chart-topping album “The Architect.”

Stream the audio clip for “One Woman Man” below.

Noah Cyrus releases new promotional single “Almost Famous”

25 Aug

Noah Cyrus has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ilsey Juber, whose other credits include Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Beyonce’s “All Night,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” Bea Miller’s “Yes Girl,” Jake Miller’s “Overnight,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” and Tinashe’s “Flame.”

Production duties on “Almost Famous” were handled by Dan Wilson, who is also responsible for Adele’s “Someone Like You,” Taylor Swift’s “Come Back … Be Here,” LeAnn Rimes’ “Borrowed,” Foxes’ “Devil Side,” Pink’s “The Great Escape,” and Florence & The Machine’s “Conductor.”

As mention in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut studio collection “NC-17” – featuring singles “Make Me (Cry),” “I’m Stuck,” “Stay Together” and the Max Martin-produced “We Are Fucked” – will arrive later this year via Ron Perry’s SONGS Music Publishing and Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Stream the audio clip for “Almost Famous” below.

Halsey announces new promotional single details

30 Jul

Halsey has announced the details for her new promotional single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Ashley Frangipane) christened “Bad at Love” as the next promotional cut from her sophomore album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” [Astralwerks / Capitol Records].

The track was written by Halsey alongside Justin Tranter (Kesha, Gwen Stefani), Eric “Ricky Reed” Frederic (Meghan Trainor, Charli XCX) and Roget Chahayed (Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar).

Featuring previous singles “Now or Never” and “Eyes Closed,” “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” delivers further contributions from Peder Losnegård (Ariana Grande), Greg Kurstin (Sia), Chris Braide (Beth Ditto), Dan Wilson (Adele), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), Happy Perez (Camila Cabello), Benny Blanco (Rihanna) and Joshua “AMMO” Coleman (Fifth Harmony).

Stream the audio clip for “Bad at Love” below.