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Years & Years unleash sophomore album “Palo Santo”

6 Jul

British synthpop band Years & Years – composed of members Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Türkmen – have released their sophomore studio collection online.

“Palo Santo” – featuring singles “Sanctify” and “If You’re Over Me” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” Years & Years have reunited with producers Mark Ralph, Greg Kurstin, Kid Harpoon, and Two Inch Punch.

Other album contributors are Grades, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Alex Hope, Jesse Shatkin, Steve Mac, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Palo Santo” below.

Years & Years reveal tracklisting for new album “Palo Santo”

25 Apr

British electronic music trio Years & Years have revealed the tracklisting for their upcoming sophomore album, “Palo Santo,” which is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Sanctify” – written by lead vocalist Olly Alexander alongside regular collaborator Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” delivers additional contributions from Greg Kurstin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Mark Ralph, Alex Hope, Grades, Steve Mac, Noonie Bao, MNEK, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

See the tracklisting for “Palo Santo” below.

Standard Edition – (1) Sanctify / (2) Hallelujah / (3) All for You / (4) Karma / (5) Hypnotised / (6) Rendezvous / (7) If You’re over Me / (8) Preacher / (9) Lucky Escape / (10) Palo Santo / (11) Here – Interlude / Deluxe Edition – (12) Howl / (13) Don’t Panic / (14) Up in Flames

Kali Uchis unleashes debut studio collection “Isolation”

6 Apr

Colombian-American singer/songwriter Karly-Marina Loaiza, better known as her stage name Kali Uchis, has unleashed her debut album online.

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

The highly-anticipated studio collection boasts guest appearances from fellow recording artists Tyler, the Creator and Bootsy Collins (“After the Storm”), Bia (“Miami”), Jorja Smith (“Tyrant”), Steve Lacy (“Just a Stranger”), Damon Albarn (“In My Dreams”) and Reykon (“Nuestro Planeta”).

Other musicians backing Uchis on “Isolation” are BabBadNotGood, Om’Mas Keith, Thundercat, Dave Sitek, Autumn Rowe, Romil Hemnani, Wayne Gordon, Jairus Mozee, Larrance Dopson, Sounwave, DJ Dahi, Jeff Gitty, Two Inch Punch, Greg Kurstin, Rudeboys, Josh Crocker, Kevin Parker, and Gorillaz.

Stream “Isolation” below.

Kali Uchis reveals tracklisting for new album “Isolation”

23 Mar

Colombian singer/songwriter Karly-Marina Loaiza, professionally known as Kali Uchis, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming studio collection “Isolation,” out on April 6th via A Rise / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “After the Storm” – featuring Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Greg Kurstin, Damon Albarn, Two Inch Punch, Rudeboys, Josh Crocker, Autumn Rowe, Wayne Gordon, Thundercat, Sam Romans, Larrance Dopson, Jairus Mozee, Sounwave, and BadBadNotGood.

See the tracklisting for “Isolation” below.

(01) Body Language / (02) Miami / 03 Just a Stranger / (04) Flight 22 / (05) Your Teeth in My Neck / (06) Tyrant / (07) Dead to Me / (08) Nuestro Planeta / (09) In My Dreams / (10) Gotta Get Up / (11) Tomorrow / (12) Coming Home / (13) After the Storm / (14) Feel Like a Fool / (15) Killer

Watch the music video for “After the Storm” below.

Kali Uchis confirms details for new album

15 Mar

Kali Uchis has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Colombian singer/songwriter, born Karly-Marina Loaiza, christened her next studio collection “Isolation” and will release it on April 6th via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current promotional single “After the Storm” – featuring Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additional tracks slotted for inclusion on “Isolation” are “Body Language,” “Coming Home,” “Dead to Me,” “Feel Like a Fool,” “Gotta Get Up,” “In My Dreams,” “Killer,” “Teeth in My Neck,” “Tomorrow,” and “Just a Stranger.”

On the songwriting and production front, Uchis has reportedly teamed up with Greg Kurstin, Damon Albarn, Josh Crocker, Autumn Rowe, Wayne Gordon, Sam Romans, Linda Perry, Rick Nowels, and Sounwave.

Watch the music video for “Tyrant” below.

Kelly Clarkson confirms new promotional single “I Don’t Think About You”

9 Feb

Kelly Clarkson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “I Don’t Think About You” as the second promotional cut from her eighth studio collection “Meaning of Life,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The track was co-written by Michael Pollack alongside Harloe, whose resume boasts additional works with Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Olivia Holt (“Thin Air”) and Madison Beer (“Unbreakable”).

Production duties on “I Don’t Think About You” were handled by siblings Andre and Sean Davidson of The Monarch, who are also responsible for Rita Ora’s “How We Do (Party),” Cher Lloyd’s “Swagger Jagger,” Kevin McCall’s “Better,” Chris Brown’s “Biggest Fan,” and Jason Derulo’s “With the Lights On.”

“Meaning of Life,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart, yields further productions from Jesse Shatkin, Mick Schultz, Jason Halbert, Greg Kurstin, Nick Ruth, Jussi Karvinen, and NOVAWAV.

On the songwriting front, Clarkson has also worked with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Priscilla Renea, James Morrison, Amy “AMES” Kunes, Molly Kate Kestner, Audra Mae, Ilsey Juber, and Katie Pearlman.

Stream the audio clip for “I Don’t Think About You” below.

Kelly Clarkson liberates new studio collection “Meaning of Life”

27 Oct

Kelly Clarkson has liberated her eighth studio collection online.

“Meaning of Life” – featuring promotional singles “Love So Soft” and the Molly Kate Kestner-penned “Move You” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Piece By Piece” boasts productions from Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna), Nick Ruth (Carly Rae Jepsen), Mick Schultz (Lights), Greg Kurstin (John Legend), Nova Wav (Kehlani) and The Monarch (Chris Brown).

On the songwriting front, Clarkson has also worked with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (James Blunt), Priscilla Renea (Mary J. Blige), Ilsey Juber (Jessica Simpson), Audra Mae (Melanie Fiona), Katie Pearlman (Superfruit), Jessica “Harloe” Karpov (Nick Jonas) and Michael Pollack (Charli XCX).

Stream “Meaning of Life” below.