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Ferras delivers new promotional single “Coming Back Around”

26 Jan

American singer/songwriter Ferras Alqaisi, known mononymously as Ferras, had delivered his new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ferras alongside Sarah Hudson (Marina Diamandis, Ella Henderson), Alexandra “Allie X” Hughes (Troye Sivan, Lea Michele) and Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman (Tinashe, Fantasia Barrino).

Production duties on “Coming Back Around” were handled by Greg Wells, whose extensive resume boasts additional works with Keith Urban (“Wasted Time”), Dua Lipa (“Garden”), Kandace Springs (“Too Good to Last”), Cosima (“Supernova”) and Kelsea Ballerini (“Machine Heart”).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Ferras’ upcoming project – featuring previous single “Medicine” – is expected to arrive later this year via Katy Perry-founded label Unsub Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

On the songwriting front, Ferras is known for co-writing Katy Perry’s “Bon Appetite,” Alisan Porter’s “Revolution,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Alli Simpson’s “Material Boy,” Erika Jayne’s “Xxpen$ive,” Adam Lambert’s “Two Fux,” Idina Menzel’s “Queen of Swords,” and Jessica Mauboy’s “Galaxy.”

Stream the audio clip for “Coming Back Around” below.

Idina Menzel announces details for new album “idina.”

9 Aug


Idina Menzel has announced the details for her upcoming album.

The actress-singer-songwriter christened her fifth studio collection “idina.” and will release it on September 23 via Warner Brothers Records.

Lead single “I See You” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Matt Morris along with Andy Hollander and Dana Parrish.

Production duties on “idina.” were handled by Greg Wells (Keith Urban, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Erik Rosse (Sara Bareilles, Mary Lambert).

On the songwriting front, Menzel has also teamed up with Audra Mae (Fantasia Barrino), Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa), Ferras (Katy Perry), Shelly Peiken (Britney Spears), JHart (Fleur East), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez) and Wrabel (Katharine McPhee).

Peep the tracklisting for “idina.” below:

(1) Small World / (2) Like Lightning / (3) Queen of Swords / (4) I See You / (5) Everybody Knows / (6) Show Me / (7) Last Time / (8) I Do / (9) Cake / (10) Extraordinary / (11) Perfect Story / (12) Nothin’ in This World

Katy Perry releases “This is How We Do” lyric video

24 Jul


Katy Perry has released the official lyric video for her new single online.

“This is How We Do” marks the fifth promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s latest album, “Prism,” out now via Capitol Records.

The track was co-written and produced by Max Martin along with Klas Ahlund, whose credits include Britney Spears’ “Piece of Me” [RCA Records] and Madonna’s “Some Girls” [Interscope Records].

It serves as the follow-up to previous release “Birthday,” which peaked at number seventeen on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As previously reported, Iggy Azalea’s new single “Black Widow” was co-written by Katy Perry and Sarah Hudson along with Benny Blanco and Stargate’s Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.

The “Dark Horse” star also launched Metamorphosis Music in partnership with Capitol Records. The first artist signed to the label is Ferras, whose self-titled EP is now available for download via iTunes.

Watch the lyric video for “This is How We Do” – which was directed by Ben Nicholson and produced by Justin Golden – below.