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Little Mix reunite with Rachel Furner for new collaboration

16 Dec

Little Mix have reunited with Rachel Furner for a new collaboration.

“Great week writing with @littlemix and the most amazing writers,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (December 15, 2017).

Furner previously co-wrote “Secret Love Song” for Little Mix alongside Emma Rohan and Jez Ashurst. The Jayson DeZuzuio-produced/Jason Derulo-featuring cut peaked to number six on the UK Singles Chart.

Furner’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Craig David (“Love Me Like It’s Yesterday”), Frances (“Under Our Feet”), The Vamps (“Personal”), Earl (“Travelling Heart”), Matt Terry (“Trouble”), Catherine McGrath (“Talk of This Town”), Una Healy (“Staring at the Moon”) and Grey (“Room 101”).

Meanwhile, Little Mix – composed of Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall – are expected to release their fifth studio collection early next year via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days” reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from Red Triangle, Sinead Harnett, Jez Ashurst, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Tre Jean-Marie, Chelcee Grimes, Iain James, Fridolin “Freedo” Walcher, Philip Plested, and James Newman.

Stream the audio clip for “Secret Love Song” below.

Mollie King reunites with Xenomania’s Brian Higgins for new single “Hair Down”

27 Aug

Mollie King has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hair Down” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who previously teamed up with King as part of The Saturdays on “All Fired Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Some of his other notable credits include Girls Aloud’s “Something New,” Alesha Dixon’s “The Boy Does Nothing,” Sugababes’ “Red Dress,” Melanie Blatt’s “Do Me Wrong,” Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s Okay,” Kylie Minogue’s “Giving You Up,” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Mr. Bright Eyes.”

King’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott), The Rascals (Kelly Rowland), Electric (Imani Williams), Red Triangle (Fleur East), Cutfather (Ella Henderson), KIN (Tamera Foster) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, King has worked with Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Tayla Parx (Liza Owen), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Grace Barker (Rita Ora), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Britt Burton (Jessie J) and Nina Nesbitt (Olivia Holt).

Watch the music video for “Back to You” below.

Sarah Close teams up with Martin Sjolie for new collaboration

24 Aug

Sarah Close has teamed up with Martin Sjolie for a new collaboration.

The Norwegian pianist, songwriter and record producer has previously helmed songs for Maria Mena (“Where I Come From”), Sigrid (“Don’t Kill My Vibe”), Charlotte OC (“In Paris”), Janice (“Secrets”), Rachel Stevens (“Funky Dory”) and Nathan Sykes (“Good Things Come to Those Who Wait”).

Sjolie’s extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and record producers including Caroline Ailin, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Emma Rohan, Iain James, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Tom Aspaul, Lindy Robbins, James “JHart” Abrahart, Tayla Parx, and Paddy Dalton.

Meanwhile, Close is expected to release her next project later this year via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Mac & Phil (Phoebe Ryan), Noel Zancanella (Tori Kelly), Utters (Sinead Harnett), Philip Plested (Leona Lewis), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), STINT (Demi Lovato), Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt) and Red Triangle (Alice Chater).

Close’s current mini-album “Caught Up” – featuring the LOSTBOY-assisted “Call Me Out” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Call Me Out” below.

Nina Nesbitt liberates new single “The Moments I’m Missing”

15 Jul

Photo Credit: Alex Lake

Scottish singer/songwriter Nina Nesbitt has liberated her new single online.

“The Moments I’m Missing” – featuring guest vocals from LA R&B singer Goody Grace – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fully written and produced by Nesbitt, the track delivers additional production duties from Jordan Riley, whose recent credits include Tom Grennan’s “Found What I’ve Been Looking For” [Sony Music / Insanity Records] and Dan Caplen’s “Flat Champagne” f/ Ray BLK [Warner Music / Atlantic Records UK].

Nesbitt’s upcoming studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Peroxide,” is expected to arrive later this year via Cooking Vinyl Records.

Featuring tracks entitled “The Best You Had” and “Something Special,” the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from LOSTBOY (Marlon Roudette), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Chris Leonard (Shawn Mendes), Dan Muckala (LeAnn Rimes) and Red Triangle (James Arthur).

On the songwriting front, Nesbitt has worked with Sam Preston (Ella Eyre), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Ed Drewett (Craig David), Lauren Aquilina (Ella Henderson), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Tom Havelock (Aquilo) and Amy Wadge (Antigoni Buxton).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Moments I’m Missing” below.

Marlon Roudette signs new deal with Island Records UK

26 Jun

Marlon Roudette has signed a new deal with Island Records UK.

“Excited to announce that I’ve signed a new record deal with @islandrecordsuk Massive thanks to the whole team and boss Darcus Beese for persevering since my Mattafix days!! #ultralove @islandrecords I’m on Bob Marley’s label baby!!,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

The Universal Music imprint also houses artists including Ariana Grande, John Newman, Bibi Bourelly, Cosima, Elli Ingram, AlunaGeorge, Disclosure, Grace Mitchell, Hailee Steinfeld, Jack Garratt, DNCE, and Kid Cudi, amongst others.

Roudette’s current promotional single “Ultra Love” – which was co-written alongside Joacim Persson and Sebastian Arman – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For his next project, Roudette has reportedly worked with Future Cut (Adele), Tre Jean-Marie (Jacob Banks), Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams), Jamie Hartman (Kacy Hill), Crada (Drake), Jimmy Napes (Rita Ora), Digital Farm Animals (Little Mix), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Mark Batson (Emeli Sande), LOSTBOY (Fleur East) and Red Triangle (Nina Nesbitt).

On the songwriting front, the “New Age” star has contributed to the next projects by Liam Payne, Ady Suleiman, and Emma Bale. His previous credits include Siobahn Donaghy’s “Twist of Fate,” Mabel McVey’s “Finders Keepers,” Louisa Johnson’s “Road to Rome,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Unconditional.”

Stream the audio clip for “Ultra Love” below.

Fleur East enlists Youthonix, Gavin Jones for new collaboration

21 Jun

British singer/songwriter Fleur East has enlisted Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim and Gavin Jones for a new collaboration.

Notable songwriting/production credits by Youthonix include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Tanika Bailey’s “Uphill Battle,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Ria Ritchie’s “Something About You,” Mali Music’s “Contradiction,” Professor Green’s “Forever Falling,” Raleigh Ritchie’s “I Can Change,” Prose’s “Run with Faith,” and Digital Farm Animals’ “Wanna Know.”

Meanwhile, Jones is known for co-writing Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Alexandra Burke’s “Daylight Robbery,” Sweetbox’s “We Can Work it Out,” Pixie Lott’s “Raise Up,” Zara Larsson’s “Uncover,” Tinchy Stryder’s “I’m Landing,” Mohombi’s “Universe,” and Stefani Heinzman’s “No Substitute.”

East, on the other hand, is expected to drop her second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” later this year via Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, M-Phazes, Leland, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, LOSTBOY, and Goldfingers.

On the songwriting front, East has worked with Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Grace Tither, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East taps LOSTBOY for sophomore album

10 May

Fleur East has tapped LOSTBOY for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British record producer and songwriter, born Peter Rycroft, previously worked with the likes of KLOE (“Liability”), Sarah Close (“Call Me Out”), Gavin James (“Bitter Pill”), PJRR (“Moth”) and Chloe Howl (“Phantom”).

LOSTBOY’s resume boasts additional collaborations with songwriters and fellow producers including Matt Parad, Anita Blay, Martin Brammer, Rachel Furner, Adam Argyle, Maegan Cottone, Javeon McCarthy, and Max McElligott.

Meanwhile, East is expected to drop her second studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo), Laconic (Ella Henderson), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), M-Phazes (Zara Larsson), Leland (Troye Sivan), Mojam Music (Sam Smith), Red Triangle (Cheryl) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

Fans of LOSTBOY’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by DAKOTA, Becky Hill, KStewart, Camden Cox, Antigoni Buxton, Tove Styrke, MY, Amber-Simone, and Maverick Sabre.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.