Tag Archives: Daniel “Grades” Traynor

Alina Baraz releases new single “Trust”

21 Jan

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has released her new single online.

“Trust” – which was co-written by Mary Weitz and collectively produced by Spencer Stewart and Lophiile – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various media outlets, Baraz’s upcoming project (and follow-up to 2018’s “Color of You”) is scheduled to arrive later this year via Mom+Pop Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional contributions from Grades, Hayley Gene Penner, Elof Loelv, SG Lewis, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Jeff Gitty, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Michael Pollack, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “Trust” below.

Lianne La Havas teases completion of new album

15 Jan

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Lianne La Havas has teased the completion of her upcoming album.

“It’s finished :-)” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (15 January 2020).

The highly-anticipated project follows 2015’s “Blood,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Unstoppable” (produced by Paul Epworth) and “What You Don’t Do” (produced by Matt Hales and Al Shux).

On her third studio album, Havas has worked with songwriters and producers Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “What You Don’t Do” below.

Dua Lipa releases new single “Future Nostalgia”

13 Dec

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Dua Lipa has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Dua Lipa alongside Clarence Coffee Jr. (Tinashe, Bebe Rexha) and Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa’s upcoming second studio album “Future Nostalgia” – featuring previous single “Don’t Start Now” (which was co-written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkaptrick) – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Future Nostalgia” below.

Dua Lipa confirms title for sophomore studio album

1 Dec

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Dua Lipa has confirmed the title for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Future Nostalgia” and will release it via Warner Bros. Records.

Lead single “Don’t Start Now” – which was written by Dua Lipa alongside Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkpatrick – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Future Nostalgia” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Amaal Nuux hits the studio with Grades, Loxe for new collaboration

19 Nov

Somali-Canadian singer songwriter Amaal Nuux has teamed up with Daniel “Grades” Traynor and Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson for a new collaboration.

Grades songwriting and production resume boasts works with H.E.R. (“Lights On”), Dua Lipa (“No Goodbyes”), Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”), Fantasia (“Wait for You”), Sinead Harnett (“If You Let Me”), Hamzaa (“Hard to Love”), Raleigh Ritchie (“Time in a Tree”) and Khalid (“Winter”).

Meanwhile, Loxe had previously co-written and produced songs for Nao (“Love Supreme”), Jaz Karis (“Doubt My Love”), Chelou (“Out of Sight”), Jvck James (“Fears”), Vanessa Elisha (“Butter”) and MAAD (“Y.O.U”).

Amaal is currently working on her next project under Universal Music Canada. Her debut mini-collection “Black Dove” – featuring contributions from Jason Pounds, Hayley Gene Penner, JP Saxe, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream “Black Dove” below.

 

Paloma Faith enlists Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Ball for new collaboration

19 Nov

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo recently helmed Raye’s last single “Love Me Again,” which peaked to number fifty-five on the UK Singles Chart.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Craig David (“Do You Miss Me Much”), Sigala (“We Got Love”), Jess Glynne (“All I Am”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Don Diablo (“Brave”) and Jonas Blue (“Alien”).

Meanwhile, Fred Ball’s production credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Harloe’s “Rivers Run Dry,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Maeta’s “Babygirl,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith is currently working on her upcoming fifth studio album under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Architect” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, AC Burrell, Grades, Dave Okumu, Mnek, Tre Jean-Marie, Starsmith, Cleo Tighe, Stephan Moccio, Clarence Coffee Jr., RuthAnne, George Moore, BullySongs, Detonate, and Patrick Wemberley.

Watch the music video for “Lullaby” below.

 

Dua Lipa unleashes new single “Don’t Start Now”

1 Nov

Dua Lipa has unleashed her new single online.

“Don’t Start Now” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin (Selena Gomez, Lennon Stella), Emily Warren (Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie) and Ian Kirkpatrick (Raye, Kelsea Ballerini).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Start Now” below.