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Paloma Faith teases new collaboration with Sia Furler

19 Sep

Paloma Faith has teased a new collaboration with Sia Furler.

“Super happy that you are all loving my collaboration with the amazing @Sia #Warrior. Coming soon on my new album …” the British singer/songwriter posted on Twitter.

Sia’s recent songwriting credits include Zayn Malik’s “Dusk Till Dawn,” Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club,” Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Halsey’s “Devil in Me,” and Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud.”

The Australian artist’s last album, “This is Acting,” was released in 2016 via Puzzle Monkey Records in partnership with Sony Music’s RCA Records. That collection peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Alive” and “Cheap Thrills.”

Meanwhile, Faith’s current promotional single “Cry Baby” – which was written with Cleo Tighe, Lindy Robbins, and Finlay “Starsmith” Dow-Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming fourth studio collection, “The Architect,” is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), Francis T. Smith (Maverick Sabre), Jake Gosling (Nina Nesbitt), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Knox Brown (Jess Glynne) and TMS (Craig David).

Stream the audio clip for “Cry Baby” below.

Kyla shares music video for new single “You Ain’t Mine”

19 Sep

Kyla has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kyla Marie Smith) posted the visual clip for “You Ain’t Mine” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 15, 2017).

The Popcaan-assisted track – which was collectively produced by Levi Lennox alongside James Grant and Darius Ellington of Ill Blu – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kyla also co-wrote the track with Andrea Martin, whose resume boasts additional works with Angie Stone (“Wish I Didn’t Miss You”), Toddla T (“Magnet”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”), Naughty Boy (“Think About It”), Jennifer Hudson (“I Still Love You”) and Shift K3Y (“Crying in My Sleep”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Little Mix), Moon Willis (Becky Hill), Invisible Men (Rita Ora), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Maths Time Joy (Kara Marni), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Diane Warren (Andra Day), Carla Marie Williams (Britney Spears), Jenna Andrews (Ella Henderson), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Taya), Negin Djafari (Craig David) and Alicia Renae (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Jess Glynne teams with Cass Lowe for new collaboration

14 Sep

Jess Glynne has teamed up with Cass Lowe for a new collaboration.

The multi-platinum selling British songwriter and record producer’s credits include Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Snakehips’ “All My Friends,” Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up,” Astrid S’ “Such a Boy,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” and Niia Rocco’s “Girl Like Me.”

Fans of Lowe’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Nick Jonas, Ray BLK, Sam Smith, Dagny, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Bluey, Kenzie May, Era Istrefi, Marina Diamandis, Kiah Victoria, and Clean Bandit.

Meanwhile, Glynne’s second studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from TMS (Ella Eyre), Jax Jones (Demi Lovato), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Grades (Jessie Ware), Steve Mac (Ella Henderson), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce) and Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore).

Watch the music video for “Take Me Home” below.

Jessie Ware reveals tracklisting for new album “Glasshouse”

13 Sep

Jessie Ware has revealed the tracklisting for her third album, “Glasshouse,” which will arrive later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Current promotional single “Selfish Love” – which was co-written by Ross Golan, Ammar Malik, Ryan Tedder, Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin, Magnus “Cashmere” Hoiberg Cat and Nathan “Happy” Perez – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has also enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”) and Julia Michaels (“Hearts”).

Other album contributors include Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Usher), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), JRY (Charlie Puth), Samuel Preston (Ella Eyre), James Newman (Olly Murs), Bastian Langebaek (Amber-Simone) and Starsmith (Joel Compass).

See the tracklisting for “Glasshouse” below.

(1) Midnight / (2) Thinking About You / (3) Stay Awake, Wait for Me / (4) Your Domino / (5) Alone / (6) Selfish Love / (7) First Time / (8) Hearts / (9) Slow Me Down / (10) Finish What We Started / (11) Last of the True Believers / (12) Sam

JONES shares performance video for new song “Til We Get There”

13 Sep

JONES has shared a new performance video online.

The British singer/songwriter (real name Cherie Jones-Mattis) has posted the visual clip for “Til We Get There” to Mahogany Sessions’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (September 12, 2017).

The track was co-written with Wayne Hector (Craig David, Emeli Sande), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya, Leona Lewis), Phil Thornally (Melanie C, Pixie Lott) and Lukasz Duchnowski (Tina Arena, Kim Cesarion).

JONES’ upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin” is expected to arrive later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Laura Dockrill (Elli Ingram), Tom Havelock (Aquilo), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Max McElligott (Rita Ora), Danny Shah (Zak Abel), Lauren Aquilina (Mali-Koa) and Ollie Green (Stephen Puth).

On the production front, JONES has worked with Isabella Summers (Jasmine Thompson), Lostboy (Marlon Roudette), Sky Adams (Kylie Minogue), Grades (Raleigh Ritchie), Martin Sjolie (Sarah Close), Laconic (Jason Derulo), Ed Harcourt (Sophie Ellis-Bextor) and Starsmith (Joel Compass).

Watch the live performance of “Til We Get There” below.

Kyla delivers new promotional single “You Ain’t Mine”

7 Sep

British singer/songwriter Kyla Marie Smith, known mononymously as Kyla, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“You Ain’t Mine” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Ill Blu (aka James Grant and Darius Ellington) alongside Levi Lennox, whose other credits include Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), Dakota (“Amen”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), KStewart (“On My Own”), Mali-Koa (“Wait Up for Me”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”) and Ms. Dynamite (“Safe”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Tori Kelly), Youthonix (Raleigh Ritchie), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Invisible Men (Joel Compass), Starsmith (Paloma Faith), Maths Time Joy (Gallant), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Banx & Ranx (Olly Murs).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis), Jenna Andrews (Majid Jordan), Dayo Olatunji (Ella Eyre), Lindy Robbins (David Guetta), Eyelar (Charli XCX), Negin Djafari (Louis Mattrs), Carla Marie Williams (Mollie King) and Diane Warren (Justin Bieber).

Streamt the audio clip for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Paloma Faith releases new single “Crybaby”

3 Sep

Paloma Faith has released her new single online.

“Crybaby” – which was co-written by Faith alongside Cleo Tighe and Lindy Robbins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Crybaby” were handled by Starsmith (born Finaly Dow-Smith), who is also responsible for Molly Kate Kestner’s “I Don’t Know,” Joel Compass’ “Vanilla,” Ella Eyre’s “Don’t Follow Me,” Kwabs’ “Fight for Love,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” and Mika’s “Staring at the Sun.”

Faith’s upcoming fourth studio collection “The Architect,” on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Jesse Shatkin (Sia), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), Jake Gosling (Shania Twain), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Fred Ball (Rihanna), Greg Kurstin (John Newman), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande) and TMS (Zak Abel).

Stream the audio clip for “Crybaby” below.