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Craig David records new music with Gary Barlow

7 Mar

Craig David has recorded new music with Gary Barlow.

The British singer/songwriter and lead singer of pop group Take That previously wrote songs for Alesha Dixon (“To Love Again”), Blue (“Guilty”), Delta Goodrem (“Not Me, Not I”), Atomic Kitten (“Always Be My Baby”),  Robbie Williams (“Shame”), Amy Studt (“Testify”) and Lara Fabian (“No Big Deal”).

Barlow’s last studio collection, 2013’s “Since I Saw You Last,” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Let Me Go,” “Face to Face” and “Since I Saw You Last.”

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his upcoming eighth album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment/Insanity Records.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Time is Now” reportedly yields further contributions from Fraser T. Smith, Cathy Dennis, Tre Jean-Marie, Jin Jin, Naughty Boy, Rachel Furner, Ed Drewett, Grace Barker, Oliver Heldens, Carmen Reece, Max Wolfgang, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s current promotional single “Come Alive” – taken from “The Greatest Showman Reimagined” original motion soundtrack – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Come Alive” below.

Craig David enlists Max Wolfgang for new collaboration

20 Dec

Craig David has enlisted Max Wolfgang for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born Max McElligot) has previously penned songs for Kygo & John Newman (“Never Let You Go”), Zayn Malik (“Back to Life”), Paloma Faith (“Loyal”), Kylie Minogue (“Your Body”), Chelcee Grimes (“Just Like That”), Jackson Penn (“Streetlights on Mars”) and Rudimental ft. Ed Sheeran (“Lay It All On Me”).

Signed to Universal Music Publishing Group UK, McElligott has also contributed to the next projects by Dan Caplen, Ella Eyre, Kwabs, Zara Larsson, Birdy, Crystal Fighters, Dolapo, John Legend, Lennon Stella, Mae Muller, Olivia Deano, Stephen Puth, and Zak Abel.

Meanwhile, David is reportedly working on his upcoming eighth album with songwriters and producers including Fraser T. Smith, Cathy Dennis, Naughty Boy, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Brand New” below.

Melissa Steel hits the studio with Rymez, Jin Jin for a new collaboration

16 Dec

British singer/songwriter Melissa Steel has teamed up with Rodney “Rymez” Hwingwiri and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett for a new collaboration.

Rymez recently produced the entirety of Stefflon Don’s current project under Polydor Records, “Secure,” which features guest appearances from Future (“What You Want”), DJ Khaled (“Win”), Sean Paul (“Hurtin’ Me”), Ebenezer (“Uber”) and Tiggs Da Author (“Pretty Girl”).

Meanwhile, Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), Tinie Tempah (“Not Letting Go”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Raye (“Decline”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Kiesza (“Don’t Want You Back”) and Sabrina Carpenter (“Alien”).

Steel’s upcoming project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Banx & Ranx, Caitlyn Scarlett, Ill Blu, Grace Ackerman, Alex Adair, Grace Barker, Knightstarr, Lekenah, TobyShyBoy, Dyo, Maestro Tha Baker, Chiara Hunter, ADP, Lauren Aquilina, and Diztortion.

Watch the music video for “Kisses for Breakfast” below.

Craig David enlists Cathy Dennis for new collaboration

22 Nov

Craig David has enlisted Cathy Dennis for a new collaboration.

The former British recording artist is known for co-writing Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” Britney Spears’s “Toxic,” Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl,” Janet Jackson’s “Island Life,” Rachel Stevens’ “Sweet Dreams My LA Ex,” Livvi Franc’s “Automatik,” and Spice Girls’ “Bumper to Bumper.”

Dennis has also worked with producers including Stargate, Greg Kurstin, Scott Storch, Devonte Hynes, Mark Ronson, Greg Wells, Jack Splash, Rick Nowels, Christopher Braide, Guy Chambers, Harvey Mason Jr., and Future Cut.

Besides regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith, Craig David has also worked on new music with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett, Nile Rodgers, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

David’s last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Watch the music video for “Just Another Dream” below.

Craig David hits the studio with Naughty Boy, Ed Drewett

15 Nov

Craig David has teamed up with Naughty Boy and Ed Drewett for a new collaboration.

“Blessed day writing with my brothers @craigdavid and @eddrewett can’t wait for you all to hear what we have created, some songs are made with pure magic in the air, and I’m grateful for this song and for our conversations,” Naughty Boy posted to Instagram on Thursday (15 November 2018).

Besides previously working with David on “Going On” and “Couldn’t Be Mine,” Drewett is also responsible for co-writing Jonas Blue’s “Polaroid,” Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do It Anyway,” Britney Spears’ “Hard to Forget Ya,” and Olly Murs’s “Hand on Heart.”

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy’s production resume boasts works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), James Arthur (“Supposed”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”) and Cheryl Cole (“Craziest Things”).

As mentioned on earlier posts, David has recently worked on new music with Nile Rodgers, Jin Jin, Rachel Furner, ADP, Carmen Reece, Oliver Heldens, Grace Barker, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

His last studio collection “The Time is Now,” which was released earlier this year, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “Magic.”

Stream the audio clip for “Going On” below.

Olly Murs confirms details for new album “You Know I Know”

4 Oct

Olly Murs has confirmed the details for his new album.

The British singer/songwriter christened his sixth studio collection “You Know I Know” and will release it on November 9 via Syco Music / RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Moves” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Ammar Malik and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “24 Hrs,” Murs has also worked with Steve Robson, Wayne Hector, Claude Kelly, TMS, Iain James, Caroline Ailin, Digital Farm Animals, Grace Barker, James Newman, Kamille, and Ed Drewett.

See the tracklisting for “You Know I Know” below.

(1) Moves / (2) Go Hard / (3) Love Me Again / (4) Excuses / (5) You Know I Know / (6) Feel the Same / (7) Somebody New / (8) Mark on My Heart / (9) Take Your Love / (10) Maria / (11) Talking to Yourself / (12) Younger / (13) Love You Better / (14) Footsteps

Olly Murs confirms details for new single “Moves”

27 Sep

Olly Murs has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Moves” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming sixth album under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The track – which was written by Ed Sheeran alongside Ammar Malik and Steve Mac – will arrive on September 28 via all digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “24 Hrs,” Murs has also worked with songwriters and producers TMS, Chelcee Grimes, Wayne Hector, Kamille, Claude Kelly, Iain James, Caroline Ailin, Jordan Riley, Grace Barker, Phil Cook, and Eyelar.

Watch the music video for “You Don’t Know Love” below.