Tag Archives: Fred Ball

Arlissa signs new record deal with Def Jam Recordings

15 Jul

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa has signed a new record deal with Def Jam Recordings, which is also home to artists including Justin Bieber, Teyana Taylor, Kanye West, Jhene Aiko, Big Sean, and Alessia Cara.

Arlissa’s current promotional single “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” – which was remixed by Jonas Blue and co-written by fellow recording artist Senai Tedros – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming project, Arlissa has reportedly teamed up with Lostboy, Pip Kembo, Martin Sjolie, Patrick Patrikious, Anita Blay, Jonny Hockings, Martin Terefe, Bastian Langebaek, Malay, Ari PenSmith, Shea Taylor, and Fred Ball.

Arlissa also co-wrote “Just Us” for Kara Marni alongside Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell of UK songwriting/production duo All About She. The track is slotted for inclusion on Marni’s next project under Access Records.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.

All Saints release new promotional single “Glorious”

15 Jun

British girl group All Saints – composed of Shaznay Lewis, Melanie Blatt, Nicole Appleton and Natalie Appleton – have released their new single online.

“Glorious” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaboration Karl “K-Gee” Gordon – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

All Saints’ upcoming fifth album “Testament” – featuring previous single “Love Lasts Forever” – will arrive on July 27th via AS Recordings.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Red Flag” yields additional contributions from George Moore, Fred Ball, William Orbit, and Peter “Hutch” Hutchings.

Stream the audio clip for “Glorious” below.

Sabina Ddumba reunites with Ali Tennant, Michael Angelo for new single “Small World”

8 Jun

Swedish singer/songwriter Sabina Ddumba has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by regular collaborators Ali Tennant and Michael Angelo, who previously teamed up with Ddumba on “Loyal Royal,” “Kingdom Come,” “Runaway” and “Effortless.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ddumba’s upcoming sophomore album is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Sweden.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Kingdom Come” reportedly yields additional alliances with Axident, Jenna Andrews, Gladius James, Hayley Warner, Warren “Oak” Felder, Tayla Parx, Fred Ball, Whitney Phillips, and Iain James.

Stream the audio clip for “Small World” below.

Asia Whiteacre teases new collaboration with Alicia Keys

7 Jun

Asia Whiteacre has teased a new collaboration with Alicia Keys.

“Me and my bff @aliciakeys coordinated patterns ahead of time. Don’t worry about it,” the American songwriter posted to Instagram.

Whiteacre’s songwriting resume boasts works with Bebe Rexha (“Ferrari”), Louis Tomlinson (“Miss You”), Alina Baraz (“Floating”), Sam Fischer (“Getting Older”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Most Girls”) and Diana Gordon (“Kool Aid”).

The Warner/Chappell signee has also contributed to the next projects by Carly Rae Jepsen, Enrique Iglesias, Phoebe Ryan, Liz Huett, and Youngr.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her seventh studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further contributions from Jeff Bhasker, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Foy Vance, Andrew Wyatt, and Johnny McDaid.

Watch the music video for “Superwoman” below.

Charli XCX unleashes new single “5 in the Morning”

31 May

Charli XCX has unleashed her new single online.

“5 in the Morning” – which was co-written by XCX alongside Cleo Tighe and Natalie Dunn – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “5 in the Morning” were handled by Jason Pebworth, George Astasio and Jonathan Shave of The Invisible Men, who previously teamed up with XCX on Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” and “Beg for It.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, XCX’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2017’s “Pop 2” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate, Nate Campany, Ali Tamposi, Fred Ball, Noonie Ball, Andrew Watt, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “5 in the Morning” below.

All Saints reunite with William Orbit for new album “Testament”

30 May

British girl group All Saints – consisting of members Shaznay Lewis, Melanie Blatt, Nicole Appleton and Natalie Appleton – have reunited with William Orbit for their upcoming album fifth studio collection “Testament.”

Orbit previously teamed up with All Saints on hit singles “Pure Shores” and “Black Coffee.” Taken from the group’s sophomore album “Saints and Sinners” (2000), both tracks topped the UK Albums Chart.

Among the other artists Orbit has collaborated with are Madonna (“Frozen”), Britney Spears (“Alien”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Wake Me Up”), Pink (“Feel Good Time”), Melanie C (“Go”), Ricky Martin (“Be Careful”), Nadine Coyle (“Unbroken”), Betty Boo (“24 Hours”) and Robbie Williams (“Summertime”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, All Saints are scheduled to release their new album “Testament” on July 13th via AS Recordings / London Records.

Lead single “Love Lasts Forever” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Karl Gordon – will arrive on May 31st via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Red Flag” yields further productions from George Moore (Paloma Faith, Yebba Smith), Fred Ball (Nina Nesbitt, Jessie Ware) and Peter “Hutch” Hutchings (Raye, Matt Cardle).

Watch the music video for “Black Coffee” below.

Zara Larsson hits the studio with Bastian Langebaek for new collaboration

30 May

Zara Larsson has enlisted Bastian Langebaek for a new collaboration.

The Danish record producer and songwriter (also known as Carassius Gold) is responsible for helming Jessie Ware’s “Midnight,” taken from the artist’s third album, “Glasshouse,” which peaked to number seven on the UK Albums Chart.

Langebaek’s resume boasts further works with Aquilo (“Now & Here”), Albin Lee Meldau (“The Weight is Gone”), Guy Sebastian (“Drink Driving”), Rationale (“Vessels”), Jack Garratt (“Worry”), Kiah Victoria (“I Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”), Sabrina Carpenter (“I’m Fine”) and Jess Glynne (“All I Am”).

Meanwhile, Larsson is scheduled to release her and next studio collection and follow-up to 2017’s “So Good” later this year via Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with The Futuristics, Grades, Andrew Wells, Digital Farm Animals, MNEK, Cass Lowe, Rami Yacoub, TMS, Fred Ball, Jack Patterson, Will IDAP, Jim Lavigne, Sermstyle, Hit Impulse, Kid Joki, and The Electric.

Watch the music video for “Lush Life” below.