Tag Archives: Iain James

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.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has teamed up with Emily Warren and Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by Sigrid, Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, Sigala, Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly, David Guetta, Shakira, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, Liza Owen, Phoebe Ryan, and Ella Henderson.

Meanwhile, Loco is responsible for co-writing and producing Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of the Loco’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, Ray BLK, and Jojo.

Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Heavy” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Justin Parker, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Moon Willis, Jamie Scott, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Raye, Amy Wadge, Stacy Barthe, Chelcee Grimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Sasha Sloan, Eyelar, Negin Djafari, Kamille, Jennifer Decilveo, Tash Phillips, Wayne Hector, Ed Sheeran, Iain James, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Levi Lennox, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Heavy” below.

Calum Scott announces details for new promotional single

13 Oct

Calum Scott has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “You Are the Reason” as the next promotional cut from his upcoming debut album under Capitol Records.

The track – which was written by Scott alongside Jon Maguire and Corey Sanders – will arrive on November 17 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Scott’s debut project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Kamille, Sam Romans, Hayley Warner, Ross Golan, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, BullySongs, Grace Tither, Max McElligott, Hannah Wilson, Philip Plested, Audra Mae, Sean Douglas, Grace Barker, and Iain James.

On the production front, the “Rhythm Inside” star has worked with Cutfather, Fraser T. Smith, Toby Gad, Kasper Larsen, Jordan Riley, Phil Cook, Robopop, Jayson DeZuzio, Alex Hope, Laconic, Jamie Scott, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Josh Wilkinson, Sam Merrifield, Jonny Coffer, and TMS.

Stream the audio clip for “Rhythm Inside” below.

Chris Loco teases new collaboration with Jojo

6 Oct

Chris Loco has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Me today when @iamjojo laid the ‘scratch’ vocals,” the British record producer and songwriter posted to his InstaStory on Wednesday (October 04, 2017).

Born Christopher Crowhurst, Loco’s credits include Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection in 2018 via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Big Taste, Stephenie Jones, Digital Farm Animals, Chelcee Grimes, Jussi Illmari, Cara Salimando, Iain James, Myah Marie, Nick Monson, Sarah Hudson, Trey Campbell, Alex Hope, Justin Tranter, Skyler Stonestreet, Kyle Shearer, Chloe Angelides, and Gino “Farrago” Barletta.

Stream the audio clip for “The River” below.

Anne-Marie delivers new promotional single “Heavy”

24 Sep

Anne-Marie has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Heavy” – which was co-written by Anne-Marie alongside Nataliya “Tash” Phillips and Iain James – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Heavy” were collectively handled by The Invisible Men (Iggy Azalea, Bebe Rexha), Nana Rogues (Drake, Tinie Tempah), MNEK (Kara Marni, Zara Larsson) and Team Salut (Rita Ora, Emeli Sande).

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Stream the audio clip for “Heavy” below.

Anne-Marie announces “Heavy” as new promotional single

16 Sep

Anne-Marie has announced the details for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Heavy” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 22 via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written with Iain James, whose resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“Unpredictable”), Lights (“Giants”), Craig David (“Officially Yours”), Fleur East (“Breakfast”), Major Myjah (“Trouble”) and Sinead Harnett (“She Ain’t Me”).

Production duties on “Heavy” were handled by The Invisible Men (aka Jonathan Shave, George Astasio and Jason Pebworth), who are also responsible for Bebe Rexha’s “No Broken Hearts,” Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy,” Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side,” Sigala’s “Say You Do,” and Britney Spears’ “Pretty Girls.”

Anne-Marie’s first studio collection – featuring previous singles “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Watch the music video for “Ciao Adios” below.

Sam Smith drafts Jimmy Napes, Stargate for new single “Too Good at Goodbyes”

4 Sep

Sam Smith has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened “Too Good at Goodbyes” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming sophomore album and will release it on September 8th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As per ASCAP’s Reportory, the track was co-written by regular collaborator James “Jimmy Napes” Napier alongside Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate.

Smith’s second studio collection, tentatively entitled ““TPH-50HR,” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Meghan Trainor), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Trey Songz) and Iain James (Emeli Sande).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Malay (Frank Ocean), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Paul Epworth (FKA twigs), Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey), Joel Little (Khalid), Timbaland (Nelly Furtado) and Fraser T. Smith (RAYE).

Watch the music video for “Writing’s on the Wall” below.