Tag Archives: Elton John

Clean Bandit draft Sean Paul, Anne-Marie for new single “Rockabye”

10 Oct


Clean Bandit have selected their new single.

The British electro-band – composed of members Grace Chatto, Jack Patterson, Luke Patterson and Neil-Amin Smith – dubbed “Rockabye” as the second promotional cut from their upcoming sophomore album.

The follow-up to previous single “Tears,” which peaked to number five on the UK Singles Chart, features guest vocals from dancehall star Sean Paul and Major Tom’s / Asylum-signed vocalist Anne-Marie.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Clean Bandit’s second studio collection under Warner Music Group imprint Atlantic Records reportedly boasts further guest appearances from Elton John, Natasha Bedingfield, and Labrinth.

Other album contributors include Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Sam Romans (John Legend), Cass Lowe (Zayn Malik), Priscilla Renea (Rihanna), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Ina Wroldsen (Fleur East) and Steve Mac (James Blunt).

Watch the music video for “Tears” below.

Aloe Blacc drops music video for new single “The Man”

4 Mar


Aloe Blacc is out with the music video for his new single.

The singer/songwriter – born Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins – posted “The Man” to his official YouTube page on Monday (March 03, 2014).

The track – which was produced by DJ Khalil – samples the refrain “And you can tell everybody” from Elton John’s 1970 hit “Your Song.”

It also appears on Blacc’s latest album, “Lift Your Spirit,” now available for download via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

In addition to DJ Khalil, “Lift Your Spirit” features further alliances with Pharrell Williams (Kanye West, Alicia Keys), Harold Lilly (Jamie Foxx, Christina Milian) and Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (Brandy, Mary J. Blige).

Watch the Mathew Cullen-directed clip below.