Tag Archives: Emeli Sande

Alicia Keys reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

12 Apr

Alicia Keys has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Charles Ray Wiggins) previously teamed up with Keys on the John Mayer-featuring “Lesson Learned,” taken from the artist’s chart topping album, “As I Am.”

Saadiq’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Erykah Badu (“Love of My Life”), Mary J. Blige (“So Lady”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), John Legend (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”), Mashonda (“Ask of You”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”) and Jill Scott (“Summer Spring Feeling”).

Keys’ current promotional single “Raise a Man” – which was co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash and co-produced by Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming eighth album reportedly delivers further contributions from Emeli Sande, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Pierre Medor, Linda Perry, Jeremiah Bethea, Asia Whiteacre, Tricky Stewart, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt, and Emile Haynie.

Stream the audio clip for “Love That Girl” below.

Emeli Sande confirms details for third album “Real Life”

12 Apr

Emeli Sande has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Scottish singer/songwriter christened her third studio collection “Real Life” and will release it on June 7th via Virgin EMI Records.

Lead promotional single “Sparrow” – which was written by Sande and produced by Troy Miller – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” which featured contributions from Mac & Phil (“Hurts”), Chris Loco (“Breathing Underwater”), Jonny Coffer (“Shakes”), TMS (“Naturally”), Wayne Hector (“Highs & Lows”) and Mojam (“Sweet Architect”).

See the tracklisting for “Real Life” below.

(1) Human / (2) Love to Help / (3) You Are Not Alone / (4) Shine / (5) Sparrow / (6) Honest / (7) Survivor / (8) Extraordinary Being / (9) Same Old Feeling / (10) Real Life / (11) Free as a Bird

Emeli Sande confirms details for new single “Sparrow”

12 Mar

Emeli Sande has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer/songwriter christened “Sparrow” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album and will release it on March 15 via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Sande’s last studio collection, 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Hurts,” “Breathing Underwater” and “Highs & Lows.”

On the songwriting front, Sande has penned songs for Alicia Keys (“Not Even the King”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Elle Varner (“Runaway”) and Alesha Dixon (“Radio”).

Watch the music video for “Hurts” below.

Chloe x Halle confirm details for debut album “The Kids Are Alright”

23 Feb

Chloe x Halle have confirmed the details for their upcoming debut album.

The American contemporary R&B duo – composed of sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey – dubbed their first studio collection “The Kids Are Alright” and will release it on March 23 via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The title track – which was co-written alongside fellow recording artists Diana Gordon and Tayla Parx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions from NOVA WAV, Mike Dean, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, Happy Perez, Malay, Benny Cassette, Naughty Boy, MeLo-X, and Kane “KIN” Parfitt.

On the songwriting front, Chloe x Halle have also worked with Katie Pearlman, Natalie Sims, Chelsea Lena, Bibi Bourelly, James Fauntleroy, Kirby Lauryen, Shane Stevens, Lisa Scinta, Emeli Sande, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “The Kids Are Alright” below.

(1) Hello Friend / (2) The Kids Are Alright / (3) Grown / (4) Hi Lo / (5) Everywhere / (6) FaLaLa / (7) Fake / (8) Baptize / (9) Down / (10) Galaxy / (11) Happy Without Me / (12) Babybird / (13) Warrior / (14) Cool People / (15) Baby on a Place / (16) If God Spoke / (17) Drop / (18) Fall

Emeli Sande liberates new mini-album “Kingdom Coming”

3 Nov

Emeli Sande has liberated her new mini-album online.

“Kingdom Coming” – featuring six new songs including “Soon,” “Love Not War,” “Higher,” “Deep” and “Starlight” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels” also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Craze & Hugo (Ria Ritchie, Maverick Sabre), Rachet (Stormzy, Wretch 32), Shakaveli (Mary J. Blige, James Arthur), Billy Walsh (Raye, Camila Cabello) and Illangelo (Tinashe, Majid Jordan).

On the songwriting front, Sande recently co-penned Naughty Boy’s “Once Chance to Dance” alongside fellow recording artist Sam “RØMANS” Roman and UK production duo Mac & Phil (aka Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh).

Stream “Kingdom Coming” below.

Joe Jonas connects with Naughty Boy for new single “One Chance to Dance”

20 Oct

Joe Jonas has teamed up with Naughty Boy for his new promotional single “One Chance to Dance,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Co-produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS alongside Kane “Kin” Parfitt; “One Chance to Dance” was also co-written by Emeli Sande, Sam Roman, Matthew Holmes, and Philip Leigh.

Naughty Boy’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Mojam Music-helmed “Should’ve Been Me” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Runnin’ (Lose it All)” – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande is scheduled to release her upcoming mini-album “Kingdom Coming” – featuring the Illangelo-produced lead single “Starlight” – on November 3rd via Virgin EMI Records as well.

In addition to recently co-writing and producing James TW’s “For You” and Emily Warren’s “Something to Hold On To”, Holmes and Leigh (aka Mac & Phil) have also contributed to the next projects by Leona Lewis, Ina Wroldsen, Ella Henderson, Sarah Close, Hannah Jane Lewis, Fleur East, Molly Kate Kestner, Becky Hill, Taya, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Alice Chater, Kara Marni, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, Dakota, Phoebe Ryan, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, and LEIO.

Stream the audio clip for “One Chance to Dance” below.

Emeli Sande reveals tracklisting, release date for new project

15 Oct

Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming mini-album, “Kingdom Coming,” which will arrive on November 3rd via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “Starlight” – which was produced by Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” Sande has also worked with Craze & Hoax (Kwabs, Maverick Sabre), Rachet (Stormzy, Wretch 32), Wesley Muoria-Chaves (Grace, Tom Walker), Shakaveli (Mary J. Blige, Naughty Boy).

See the tracklisting for “Kingdom Coming” below.

(1) Soon (f/ Dave East) / (2) Love Not War / (3) Higher (f/ Giggs) / (4) Deep / (5) Starlight (Acoustic) / (6) Kingdom Coming (f/ Wretch 32)