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Kara Marni drafts ADP, Daecolm for new collaboration

19 Feb

Kara Marni has drafted Amish “ADP” Patel and Daecolm for a new collaboration.

ADP recently co-produced and co-wrote “We Made It” for Louis Tomlinson alongside Levi Lennox, John Henry Ryan, and Julian Bunetta. The track appears on Tomlinson’s debut solo album, “Walls,” which peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Daecolm’s songwriting credits include Chris Brown’s “Bite My Tongue” and Mario’s “Drowning.” His most recent project ‘Figures” – featuring eight new tracks in the shape of “Flashing Lights,” “Cadillac ’95,” “Swervin,” “Loud,” “Righteous,” “Three,” “Neon” and “Sex Birds” – is out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni is currently working on her upcoming third project under Access Records, which serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough” and 2019’s “No Logic.”

The still-untitled collection reportedly features productions from Invisible Men, Cadenza, Phil Cook, Mojam, Che Pope, Grades, Loxe, Mike Woods, Goldfingers, Jay Mooncie, Mnek, Preditah, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Marni has worked with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Dayyon Alexander, Sam Harper, Autumn Rowe, Nadine Samuels, Carmen Reece, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Philip Plested, and Chiara Hunter.

Stream “Figures” below.

Craig David enlists Negin Djafari, TCTS for new collaboration

13 Feb

Craig David has enlisted Negin Djafari and TCTS for a new collaboration.

Besides previously working with the “7 Days” singer on Diztortion-produced tracks for his seventh studio album, “The Time Is Now,” Djafari’s songwriting credits also include Drake’s “Don’t Matter to Me,” James Arthur’s “Can I Be Him,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Superwoman,” Tove Styrke’s “Vibe,” Fifth Harmony’s “Not That Kind of Girl,” and Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave.”

Meanwhile, TCTS (born Sam O’Neill) is a British DJ and record producer from Manchester. He is signed to Chase & Status’ record label, MTA. TCTS is best known for his 2014 song “Games”, which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Dance Chart.

David’s current single “Do You Miss Me Much” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

His upcoming eighth studio album reportedly features additional contributions from Dot Ellis, Steel Banglez, M-22, John the Blind, Kingjet, Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Oliver Heldens, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, and Banx n Ranx.

Watch the music video for “When You Know What Love Is” below.

 

Kara Marni teams up with Craig David for new collaboration

5 Feb

Kara Marni has teamed up with Craig David for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter’s current single “Do You Miss Me Much” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

His upcoming eighth studio album – featuring lead single “When You Know What Love Is” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

Meanwhile, Marni is currently working on her upcoming third project under Access Records, which serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough” and 2019’s “No Logic.”

The still-untitled collection reportedly features productions from Invisible Men, Cadenza, Phil Cook, Mojam, Che Pope, Grades, Loxe, Mike Woods, Goldfingers, Jay Mooncie, Mnek, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Marni has worked with Dayyon Alexander, Sam Harper, Autumn Rowe, Nadine Samuels, Carmen Reece, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Philip Plested, and Chiara Hunter.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Miss Me Much” below.

 

Raye enlists Kamille, Fraser T. Smith for new single “Please Don’t Touch”

13 Dec

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British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has delivered her new single online.

“Please Don’t Touch” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Raye alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Sam Smith, Lianne La Havas) and Fraser T. Smith (Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre).

Raye’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Love Me Again” (which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and prodcued by Fred Ball) – is expected to arrive early next year via Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, Raye is known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Bigger,” John Legend’s “A Good Night,” Ellie Goulding’s “Sixteen,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Capital Letters,” Madison Beer’s “Home With You,” and Justin Skye’s “Don’t Think About It.”

She also co-wrote “Hands on the Sink” for Louise alongside Fred Cox and Francis “Eg” White. The track appears on Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” which will arrive on 17 January 2020 via Lil Lou Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Please Don’t Touch” below.

Craig David hits the studio with Jin Jin, M-22 for new collaboration

26 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Craig David has teamed up with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Frank Sanders and Matthew Humphry of production/songwriting duo M-22 for a new collaboration.

Jin Jin’s recent credits include Kah-Lo’s “Exit Sign,” Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Jess Glynne’s “All I Am,” Elderbrook’s “How Do You,” Jax Jones’ “One Touch,” The Vamps’ “All the Lies,” and Don Diablo’s “Brave.”

Meanwhile, M-22’s upcoming single “Eyes Off You” (with Arlissa and Kiana Lede) is slotted for inclusion on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Charlie’s Angels,” out on November 3rd via Republic Records.

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David’s upcoming eighth album – featuring previous singles “When You Know What Love Is” and “Do You Miss Me Much?” – is expected to arrive early next year via Speakerbox Recordings / Insanity Records.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Time is Now” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Cathy Dennis, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, Naughty Boy, Oliver Heldens, Alan Sampson, KingJet, John The Blind, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Miss Me Much” below.

 

Craig David hits the studio with Jin Jin, KingJet, John the Blind for new collaboration

15 Oct

British singer/songwriter Craig David has enlisted Janee “in Jin” Bennett, KingJet, and John the Blind for a new collaboration.

Jin Jin previously co-wrote “When You Know What Love Is” and “Do You Miss Me Much” for David alongside Gary Barlow and Fraser T. Smith. Both tracks are slotted for inclusion on David’s upcoming album under Insanity Records.

Meanwhile, KingJet and John the Blind have collectively produced songs for Rita Ora, Mac Miller, Jess Glynne, Vic Mensa, Jessie Ware, Duckwrth, Harry Styles, and Far East Movement. Their most recent releases, “Travel” and “Bottle of Pills,” are now available via all digital streaming outlets, respectively.

David’s last studio collection, 2018’s “The Time Is Now,” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Heartline,” “I Know You” (featuring Bastille) and “Magic.”

Other musicians expected to appear on the “Fill Me In” hitmaker’s forthcoming eighth album are Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Cathy Dennis, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, Naughty Boy, Oliver Heldens, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Miss Me Much” below.

 

RuthAnne releases debut album “Matters of the Heart”

5 Oct

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Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, known mononymously as RuthAnne, has released her debut album online.

“Matters of the Heart” – featuring singles “Unrequited,” “Superman,” “Love Again,” “It Is What It Is,” “Liquid,” “The Vow” and “Take My Place” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The album boasts contributions from Future Cut, Jez Ashurst, Autumn Rowe, Fraser T. Smith, Malay, Emily Weisband, George Moore, Julian Bunetta, Heidi Rogas, Sonny J Mason, Cadenza, and Noah Breakfast.

On the songwriting front, RuthAnne is known for co-penning Jojo’s “Too Little, Too Late,” Katharine McPhee’s “Over It,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Leona Lewis’ “Perfection,” Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch,” Niall Horan’s “Nice to Meet Ya,” and John Legend’s “No Place Like Home.”

Stream “Matters of the Heart” below.