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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.

Noah Cyrus delivers new single “I’m Stuck”

26 May

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American singer/songwriter Noah Cyrus has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Cyrus alongside Jenna Andrews (Sabina Ddumba, Ella Henderson) and Sam Romans (Craig David, Alicia Keys).

Production duties on “I’m Stuck” were handled by Timothy McKenzie, professionally known as Labrinth, who previously teamed up with Cyrus on “Make Me (Cry)” and helmed songs for other artists including Ms. Dynamite’s “Neva Soft,” Rihanna’s “Lost in Paradise,” and Ed Sheeran’s “Save Myself.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Digital Farm Animals-produced “Stay Together” and Dan Wilson-assisted “Almost Famous” – will arrive later this year via Ron Perry’s Songs Music Publishing and Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Stream the audio clip for “I’m Stuck” below.

Noah Cyrus shares acoustic performance of “Almost Famous”

10 May

Noah Cyrus has shared a new performance video online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the acoustic rendition of “Almost Famous” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 09, 2017).

The track was co-written by Ilsey Juber, whose other credits include Hey Violet’s “Guys My Age,” Britney Spears’ “Man on the Moon,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Nick Jonas’ “Unhinged,” Beyonce’s “All Night,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Jake Miller’s “Overnight,” and K. Michelle’s “If It Ain’t Love.”

Production duties on “Almost Famous” were handled by Dan Wilson, who is also responsible for Adele’s “Someone Like You,” John Legend’s “You and I (Nobody in the World),” Pink’s “The Great Escape,” Taylor Swift’s “Come Back … Be Here,” Foxes’ “Devil Side,” and LeAnn Rimes’ “Borrowed.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Labrinth-assisted “Make Me (Cry)” and the Digital Farm Animals-produced “Stay Together” – will arrive later this year via Ron Perry’s Songs Music Publishing and Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Watch the acoustic live performance of “Almost Famous” below.

Halsey liberates new single “Eyes Closed”

6 May

American singer/songwriter Ashley Frangipane, professionally known as Halsey, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Halsey alongside Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, whose other credits include Beyonce’s “6 Inch,” Rihanna’s “Woo,” Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” Ariana Grande’s “Love Me Harder,” and Drake’s “Crew Love.”

Production duties on “Eyes Closed” were handled by Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Ciara, Ed Sheeran), Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Hoiberg (Kacy Hill, Jhene Aiko) and Nathan “Happy” Perez (Miguel, Frank Ocean).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Halsey’s upcoming sophomore studio collection “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” – featuring previous single “Now or Never” – will arrive on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” delivers additional alliances with Christoper Braide (Jessie Reyez), Lido (ASAP Ferg), Sia (Beyonce), Ricky Reed (Jason Derulo), Starrah (Nicki Minaj), Dan Wilson (Adele), Greg Kurstin (Kylie Minogue), Justin Tranter (Betty Who), and AMMO (Jessie J).

Listen to the audio clip for “Eyes Closed” below.

Halsey unwraps tracklisting for sophomore album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom”

29 Apr

American singer/songwriter Halsey – born Ashley Frangipane – has unwrapped the trackliting for her upcoming sophomore album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom,” out on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

Current single “Now or Never” – which was co-written by Starrah and collectively produced by Benny Blanco, Happy Perez, and Cashmere Cat – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” delivers additional alliances with Lido (Ariana Grande), Christopher Braide (Lana Del Rey), Sia Furler (Labrinth), Ricky Reed (Kesha), Dan Wilson (Noah Cyrus), Greg Kurstin (Beyonce), Justin Tranter (Selena Gomez), Rogét Chahayed (Kendrick Lamar), The Weeknd (Rihanna) and AMMO (Jason Derulo).

See the tracklisting for “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” below.

(1) The Prologue / (2) 100 Letters / (3) Eyes Closed / (4) Heaven in Hiding / (5) Alone / (6) Now or Never / (7) Sorry / (8) Good Morning / (9) Lie / (10) Walls Could Talk / (11) Bad at Love / (12) Don’t Play / (13) Strangers / (14) Angel on Fire / (15) Devil in Me / (16) Hopeless

Listen to the audio clip for “Now or Never” below.