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Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Khalid confirms details for new single “Know Your Worth”

24 Jan

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Khalid has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Know Your Worth” as his next promotional cut and will release it on January 30 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Know Your Worth” was collectively helmed by Jimmy Napes alongside siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure, who have previously worked with Sam Smith (“Latch”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), The Weeknd (“Nocturnal”), Miguel (“Good Intentions”) and Lion Babe (“Hourglass”).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Khalid’s upcoming third studio collection – featuring previous singles “Up All Night” and “Eleven” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2019’s “Free Spirit,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles four singles in the shape of “Better,” “My Bad,” “Talk” and “Right Back.”

Stream the audio clip for “Eleven” below.

Liv Dawson premieres music video for new single “Searching”

28 Feb

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Liv Dawson has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Searching” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 28, 2017).

“Searching” – now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets – was written by Jimmy Napes alongside the song’s producers Guy and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dawson is currently working on her upcoming debut album under Method Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from TMS, Knightstarr, Phairo, Richard “Biffco” Stannard, Nexus, Two Inch Punch, GRADES, Fred Cox, Chris Leonard, and Mojam.

On the songwriting front, Dawson has worked with Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Sam Romans, Frances, Levi Lennox, Amy Wadge, Bruno Major, Dayo Olatunji, Grace Barker, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Laura Dockrill.

Watch the music video for “Searching” below.

Liv Dawson delivers new single “Searching”

3 Feb

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Liv Dawson has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Jimmy Napes, whose other credits include Ria Ritchie’s “In My Blood,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” Ellie Goulding’s “Heal,” Alicia Keys’ “Chemical,” and Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful.”

Production duties on “Searching” were handled by siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure, who also worked with the likes of Sam Smith (“Omen”), The Weeknd (“Nocturnal”) and Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dawson’s upcoming debut album will arrive later this year via Method Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from TMS (Paloma Faith), Lucy “Pawws” Taylor (Dua Lipa), Sam Romans (John Legend), Frances (Ella Henderson), Knightstarr (Craig David), and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

Listen to the audio clip for “Searching” below.

Liv Dawson unveils music video for new single “Open Your Eyes”

30 Nov

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Liv Dawson has unveiled her new music video for online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Open Your Eyes” to her Vevo channel Tuesday (November 29, 2016).

“Open Your Eyes” – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Oz Moses alongside Jimmy Napes (Lianne La Havas, Alicia Keys) and Guy Lawrence of Disclosure (Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dawson’s upcoming debut album is expected to be released in 2017 via Method Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from TMS (Craig David), Lucy “Pawws” Taylor (Dua Lipa), Sam Romans (Noah Cyrus), Frances (Karen Harding) and KNIGHTSTARR (Cover Drive).

Watch the music video for “Open Your Eyes” below.

Liv Dawson delivers new single “Open Your Eyes”

3 Nov

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Liv Dawson has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Oz Moses alongside Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys, Ellie Goulding) and Guy Lawrence of Disclosure (Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dawson’s upcoming debut album is expected to be released in 2017 via Method Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from TMS (Carly Rae Jepsen), Lucy “Pawws” Taylor (Dua Lipa), Sam Romans (John Legend) and KNIGHTSTARR (Tamera Foster).

Listen to the audio clip for “Open Your Eyes” below.

Liv Dawson releases new single “Reflection”

23 Sep

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Liv Dawson has released her new single online.

“Reflection” – which follows previous singles “Tapestry” and “Still” – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track was written by Dawson along with James Napier (Alicia Keys, Sam Smith) and Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik, Bebe Rexha).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dawson’s debut project is expected to be released later this year via Somewhere Good / Method Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with TMS, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Bruno Major, Phairo, Sam Romans, HONNE, and Guy Lawrence of Disclosure.

Listen to the audio clip for “Reflection” below.

Ben Haenow reveals debut album tracklisting

21 Oct

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Ben Haenow has revealed the tracklisting for his upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter is scheduled to release the self-titled collection on November 13 through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Lead single “Second Hand Heart” – featuring Kelly Clarkson – was co-written and co-produced by Julian Bunetta, whose resume includes further works with One Direction (“Drag Me Down”) and Fifth Harmony (“Reflection”).

Other contributors include Jonathan Rotem (Usher), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Steve Robson (Olly Murs), Iain James (Little Mix), Jimmy Napes (Kwabs), Sam Smith (Jessie J), Disclosure (The Weeknd) and Jim Duguid (Craig David).

Peep the tracklisting for “Ben Haenow” below:

(01) Second Hand Heart / (02) Slamming Doors / (03) All Yours / (04) Start Again / (05) Lions / (06) Testify / (07) Make It Back to Me / (08) Way Back When / (09) Brother / (10) Something I Need / (11) One Night / (12) Ready for You / (13) Greatest Mistake / (14) Every Tear You Cry

Disclosure, Lorde unveil “Magnets” music video

1 Oct

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Disclosure have unveiled the music video for their new single online.

The British electronic music production duo – composed of siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence – posted the visual clip for “Magnets” to their Vevo channel on Tuesday (September 29, 2015).

“Magnets” – featuring singer/songwriter Lorde – was co-written by Jimmy Napes, who also worked on the next projects by Ellie Goulding [Interscope], Alicia Keys [RCA], Eliza Doolittle [Parlophone] and Raye [Polydor].

Video treatment was handled by regular collaborator Ryan Hope, who previous credits include Sam Smith (“Lay Me Down”), 2 Chainz (“Feds Watching”), Bombay Bicyle Club (“Leave It”) and The Kooks (“Around Town”).

Disclosure’s sophomore album “Caracal” – featuring previous singles “Holding On,” “Omen,” “Willing and Able” and “Hourglass” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with PMR Records and Island Records.

Watch the music video for “Magnets” below.

Ellie Goulding confirms new album “Delirium”

17 Sep

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Ellie Goulding has confirmed the details for her new album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her third studio collection “Delirium” and will release it on November 6 through Polydor (UK) and Interscope (US).

Lead single “On My Mind” – out now via iTunes – was written by Goulding along with Savan Kotecha (Prince Royce, The Weeknd), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly) and Max Martin (Tinashe, Kelly Clarkson).

The follow-up to 2013’s “Halcyon Days” boasts further songwriting contributions from Mozella (Charlie Puth), Nicole Morier (Sky Ferreira), Laleh (Demi Lovato), Tove Lo (Hilary Duff) and Wrabel (Katharine McPhee).

Album producers include Greg Kurstin (Sia), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Noel Zancanella (Olly Murs), Carl Falk (Nicki Minaj), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Jim Eliot (Emeli Sande) and Guy Lawrence (Eliza Doolittle).

Peep the tracklisting for “Delirium” below.

(01) Delirium / (02) Aftertaste / (03) Something in the Way You Move / (04) Keep on Dancin’ / (05) On My Mind / (06) Around U / (07) Codes / (08) Holding On for Life / (09) Love Me Like You Do / (10) Don’t Need Nobody / (11) Don’t Panic / (12) We Can’t Move to This / (13) Army / (14) Lost and Found / (15) Devotion / (16) Scream it Out / (17) The Greatest / (18) I Do What I Love / (19) Paradise / (20) Winner / (21) Heal / (22) Outside (Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding)