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Grace Carter teams up with Max McElligott for new collaboration

13 Jun

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has teamed up with Max McElligott for a new collaboration.

McElligott previously wrote songs for Kylie Minogue & Giorgio Moroder (“Your Body”), Rudimental & Ed Sheeran (“Lay it All on Me”), Tom Chaplin (“Bring the Rain”) and Alex Maxwell (“Letting You Know”).

His resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Tre Jean-Marie, Andrea Martin, Diztortion, Negin Djafari, Jonny Harris, Caroline Ailin, Electric, Talay Riley, Chelcee Grimes, James Newman, Cara Salimando, MNEK, Rachel Furner, Jimmy Harry, Alex Stacey, Iain James, Philip Plested, BullySongs, Freddy Wexler, Bastian Langebaek, Chris Loco, and Mac & Phil.

Meanwhile, Carter is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead promotional single “Silence” – later this year.

Signed to Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs Publishing, Carter has collaborated with songwriters and producers including Fred Cox (“Heal Me”), Jordan Riley (“Liar”), Digital Farm Animals (“Running Fast”), Philip Plested (“Honest”), Francis “Eg” White (“Take it All”), Paddy Byrne (“Clear Skies”), Ilsey Juber (“All Over Me”) and Harry James (“Walk on Water”).

Fans of McElligott’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Mullally, Joy Crookes, Kygo, Ella Henderson, Mo Adeniran, Taali M, John Newman, Foxes, Saz Close, Craig David, Kiah Victoria, Zak Abel, Liv Dawson, Calum Scott, Rita Ora, Jonas Blue, Chloe Leone, Shift K3Y, Jessie Ware, Birdy, and Sigma.

Stream the audio clip for “Silence” below.

Dua Lipa liberates self-titled debut album

3 Jun

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has liberated her debut album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “Thinking About You,” and “Room for 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the album are Lindy Robbins, Cara Salimando, Sarah Hudson, Skyler Stonestreet, Caroline Ailin, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Lauren Christy, Emily Warren, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Rick Nowels, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Gerard O’Connell, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Greg Wells, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Tom Neville, Andrew Wyatt, Emile Haynie, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Ian Kirkpatrick, Francis “Eg” White, James Flannigan, Bill Rahko, Jon Levine, and TMS.

As a songwriter, on the other hand, the “Scared to Be Lonely” star’s resume boasts works for Annalisa (“Used to You”), The Chainsmokers (“Wake Up Alone”) and Molly Kate Kestner (“Thank You Very Much”).

Stream “Dua Lipa” below.

Grace Carter releases new single “Silence”

24 May

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has released her new single online.

“Silence” – which was co-written by Carter alongside George and Henry Flint of songwriting and production duo The 23rd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter, who signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, is currently working on her upcoming debut project.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Ilsey Juber, Jordan Riley, Fabienne Holloway, Digital Farm Animals, Philip Plested, Francis “Eg” White, Patrick “Paddy” Byrne, Moses Samuels, Kane Prafitt, and Harry James.

Listen to the audio clip for “Silence” below.

Kenzie May teams up with Felix Joseph for new collaboration

29 Apr

British singer/songwriter Kenzie May has recorded new music with Felix Joseph.

The record producer, songwriter, photographer, and art director is known for his works with Abi Ocia (“Konfyt”), Jorja Smith (“Beautiful Little Fools”), Cosima (“Hymns for Him”), Kwabs (“Perfect Ruin”), Ray BLK (“50/50”), Elli Ingram (“Canna Butter Kisses”), Birdy (“Take My Heart”) and JJ (“City Lights”).

May, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut project – featuring promotional single “Never Find Another” – later this year.

Among the other musicians May has worked with are Future Cut, Hannah Yadi, Blue May, KiTo, Natalia Hajjara, GRADES, Phil Cook, BURNS, Matt Parad, Nylo, Joel Compass, Nate Cyphert, Mike “Scribz’ Riley, Lucas Secon, Josh Wilkinson, Francis “Eg” White, and Cass Lowe.

On the songwriting front, May – born Mackenzie Bryant – has penned songs for Dua Lipa (“Worst Enemy”), FTSE (“Float”), Bronze Whale (“Hear Me”), Dionne Bromfield (“Get Loose”) and Race Banyon (“Surface”).

Listen to the audio clip for “Never Find Another” below.

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.

Charlotte OC releases acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour”

17 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC has released a new song online.

The acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Charlotte OC alongside Jarrad Rogers (Demi Lovato, Rita Ora) and Sean Foreman (Kesha, Ariana Grande).

Production duties on “Darkest Hour” were handled by Tim Anderson, whose other credits include BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Sam Sparrow’s “Yellow Orange Rays,” Halsey’s “Hurricane,” and Solange’s “Sleep in the Park.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Becky Hill).

On the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny,” Charlotte OC has also worked with Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Jone Levine (Bebe Rexha), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Adam Argyle (Ella Henderson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Darkest Hour” below.

Charlotte OC enlists Laura Pergolizzi, Jon Levine for new single “Medicine Man”

10 Feb

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Charlotte OC has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Cheers (Drink to That),” Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful People,” Ella Henderson’s “Mirror Man,” Leona Lewis’ “Fingerprint,” and Cher’s “Red.”

Production duties on “Medicine Man” were handled by Jon “The Rabbi” Levine, who is also responsible for Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song,” Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” and Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Little Boots), Andrew Jackson (Rag’n’Bone Man), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Nigro (Grace Mitchell) and Sean Foreman (Kesha).

Other producers on the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny” are Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Tim Anderson (Halsey), Jarrad Rogers (Rachel Platten), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Adam Argyle (Izzy Bizu).

Listen to the audio clip for “Medicine Man” below.