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Louise signs new record deal with Warner Music UK

17 Feb

British singer/songwriter Louise Redknapp, known mononymously as Louise, has signed a new record deal with Warner Music UK.

“So it’s now official…25 years ago I signed my first solo deal with Parlophone, and I am so excited to be continuing my journey with the Warner Music family. I cant wait for everyone to hear this new album,” she posted to Instagram.

For her upcoming fourth album, Louise has worked with songwriters Maiday, Danny Shah, Negin Djafari, Andrew Jackson, Rachel Furner, Iain James, Jaxxon, Bryn Christopher, Carla Monroe, Jacob Attwooll, Grace Tither, Adam Argyle, Sinead Harnett, Nick Tsang, Katy B, Sam Klempner, and Dyo.

Among the producers expected to appear on the follow-up to 2000’s “Elbow Beach” are Sky Adams, Jim Duguid, Michael Angelo, Ollie Green, Lostboy, Phil Cook, Jez Ashurst, LDN Noise, Bradford Ellis, and Jonny Hockings.

Louise’s singles “Light of My Life,” “In Walked Love” and “Naked” – which were initially released in 1995 and 1996, respectively – are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “In Walked Love” below.

Fleur East announces new single “Favourite Thing”

18 Dec

Fleur East has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter has christened “Favourite Thing” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on January 4, 2019 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was reportedly written by Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Ella Eyre, Melissa Steel), Plested (Kiah Victoria, Grace Carter) and Red Triangle aka George Tizzard and Richand Parkhouse (James Arthur, David Guetta).

East’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” peaked to number fourteen on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Sax” (produced by Electric) and “More and More” (produced by Electric & Ian Kirkpatrick).

Prior to parting ways with Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music, East has recorded new music with songwriters and producers including Goldfingers, Tayla Parx, Lostboy, Fiona Bevan, M-Phazes, Chiara Hunter, Mojam, Lauren Aquilina, Nana Rogues, Grace Tither, Youthonix, and Hannah Wilson.

Stream the audio clip for “Over Getting Over” below.

 

 

Melissa Steel hits the studio with Rymez, Jin Jin for a new collaboration

16 Dec

British singer/songwriter Melissa Steel has teamed up with Rodney “Rymez” Hwingwiri and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett for a new collaboration.

Rymez recently produced the entirety of Stefflon Don’s current project under Polydor Records, “Secure,” which features guest appearances from Future (“What You Want”), DJ Khaled (“Win”), Sean Paul (“Hurtin’ Me”), Ebenezer (“Uber”) and Tiggs Da Author (“Pretty Girl”).

Meanwhile, Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), Tinie Tempah (“Not Letting Go”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Raye (“Decline”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Kiesza (“Don’t Want You Back”) and Sabrina Carpenter (“Alien”).

Steel’s upcoming project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Banx & Ranx, Caitlyn Scarlett, Ill Blu, Grace Ackerman, Alex Adair, Grace Barker, Knightstarr, Lekenah, TobyShyBoy, Dyo, Maestro Tha Baker, Chiara Hunter, ADP, Lauren Aquilina, and Diztortion.

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

Dan Caplen teams with Sinead Harnett for new single “Closer to You”

18 Nov

Dan Caplen has teamed with Sinead Harnett for his new single.

“Closer to You” – which was written by Caplen and Harnett alongside Justin “Hoost” Tailor – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Caplen’s upcoming debut album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Lostboy, Caroline Ailin, Fred Cox, Jin Jin, Carassius Gold, Negin Djafari, Jonny Coffer, Dyo, Jamie Scott, Kamille, and Wayne Hector – is expected to arrive next year via Atlantic Records UK.

Stream the audio clip for “Closer to You” below.

 

Zara Larsson unleashes new single “Ruin My Life”

18 Oct

Zara Larsson has unleashed her new single online.

“Ruin My Life” – which was produced by The Monsters & Strangers and Jackson Foote and co-written by Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, Michael Pollack, and Jamie “Sermstyle” Sanderson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Larsson is currently working on her upcoming studio collection under TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” reportedly delivers further productions from Max Martin, William Wiik Larsen, Jordan Riley, Goldgfingers, Rami Yacoub, Carassius Gold, Grades, Cass Lowe, Digital Farm Animals, and Electric.

On the songwriting front, Larsson has worked with Caroline Ailin, Max Wolfgang, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Erik Hassle, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Marlon Roudette, Natalie Dunn, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, and Whitney Phillips.

Stream the audio clip for “Ruin My Life” below.

Zara Larsson confirms new song title “Ruin My Life”

14 Sep

Zara Larsson has confirmed a new song title from her upcoming third album.

“Ruin My Life” – which was collectively helmed by Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, Michael Pollack, Jamie “Sermstyle” Sanderson, Jackson Foote, and The Monsters & Strangerz – is slotted for inclusion on the highly-anticipated project, which will arrive later this year via TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

On the follow-up to 2017’s “So Good,” Larsson has also collaborated with songwriters including Whitney Phillips, Marlon Roudette, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Max McElligott, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Natalie Dunn, Erik Hassle, Caroline Ailin, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, and Madison Emiko Love.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are MNEK, Hit Impulse, Kid Joki, Jim Lavigne, William Wiik Larsen, Jack Patterson, Electric, Rami Yacoub, Cass Lowe, Digital Farm Animals, The Futuristics, Andrew Wells, Grades, Carassius Gold, Goldfingers, Jordan Riley, and Max Martin.

Stream the audio clip for “Only You” 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.