Tag Archives: Iain James

Hamzaa confirms new promotional single “London”

21 May

Hamzaa has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “London” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 23rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Ollie Green with additional production from Knox Brown, who is also responsible for Mary J. Blige’s “Whole Damn Year,” Jess Glynne’s “Gave Me Something,” Raye’s “Ambition,” H.E.R.’s “Let Me In,” Paloma Faith’s “My Body,” and Jacob Banks’ “Homecoming.”

Hamzaa’s next project – featuring further contributions from Emile Haynie, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Pantha, Fred Cox, TMS, Iain James, Tre Jean-Marie, and MNEK – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Watch the music video for “Breathing” below.

Jojo hits the studio with Stacy Barthe for new collaboration

25 Apr

American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known mononymously as Jojo, has teamed up with Stacy Barthe for a new collaboration.

Barthe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Cheers”), Alicia Keys (“Limitedless”), Teyana Taylor (“Outta My League”), Marsha Ambrosius (“So Good”), Bridget Kelly (“Carry My Cross”), Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), Lauriana Mae (“Marvelous”) and Ciara (“Flaws and All”).

Her debut album “Becoming” – featuring productions from Malay, Benny Cassette, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to contributing to Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Chloe Angelides, Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Max Wolfgang, Diana Gordon, Natt Dunn, Sebastian Kole, Caroline Ailin, Steph Jones, Iain James, Kennedi Lykken, Skyler Stonestreet, Myah Marie, and Boy Matthews.

Stream the audio clip for “Flawed Beautiful Creatures” below.

Jojo enlists Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Warren “Oak” Felder for new collaboration

13 Apr

American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known mononymously as Jojo, has enlisted Isabella Kearney-Nurse and Warren “Oak” Felder for a new collaboration.

Besides co-writing songs on Jessica Mauboy’s upcoming album alongside Louis Schoorl, Kearney-Nurse is responsible for co-writing The Veronicas’ “Think of Me,” Matt Gresham’s “Who Am I Now” and Mitch James’s “Can’t Help Myself.”

Meanwhile, Felder’s production resume boasts works with Demi Lovato (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Chris Brown (“Superhuman”), Kehlani (“Distraction”), Miguel (“Use Me”), Toni Braxton (“Hands Tied”), Usher (“Good Kisser”), Britney Spears (“Clumsy”) and Alessia Cara (“Scars to Your Beautiful”).

In addition to contributing to Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Natt Dunn, Bryan Michael Cox, Diana Gordon, Billy Steinberg, Caroline Ailin, D’Mile, Chloe Angelides, Iain James, Steph Jones, Chris Loco, Kennedi, Digital Farm Animals, Skyler Stonestreet, Big Taste, Myah Marie, Stint, Max Wolfgang.

Stream the audio clip for “Leave (Get Out)” below.

Bananarama record MKS song for new album “In Stereo”

31 Mar

British female pop duo Bananarama – composed of Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward – have a recorded a song originally performed by MKS for their eleventh album, “In Stereo,” which will arrive on April 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Love in Stereo” was written by MKS members Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy alongside Hannah Robinson and Richard X, who are also responsible for Rachel Stevens’ “Some Girls,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Starlight,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Beat the Feeling.”

Originally formed in 1998 as Sugababes, MKS have released their last single “Flatline” (which was co-written and produced by Blood Orange’s Devonte Hynes) in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Their highly-anticipated album featured further contributions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (“Beat is Gone”), Shaznay Lewis (“Boys”), Tom Aspaul (“Burnt Out”), MNEK (“Drum”), Iain James (“Love Me Hard”), Sia (“Surrender”), Eliot James (“Summer of 99”) and Mojam (“Too in Love”).

Watch the music video for “Flatline” below.

 

Louise premieres music video for new single “Stretch”

29 Mar

Louise has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Stretch” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (March 29, 2019).

“Stretch” – which was co-written by Jon Eyden alongside Swedish production duo Oliver Lundstrom and Fredrik Samsson (aka Oliver & Samsson) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Louise’s upcoming studio collection “Heavy Love” is scheduled to arrive on October 18th via Warner Music Group / Lil Lou Records.

Other album producers include Francis “Eg” White, Sky Adams, Jim Duguid, Michael Angelo, Ollie Green, Lostboy, Phil Cook, Jez Ashurst, LDN Noise, Bradford Ellis, Jonny Hockings, and Clean Bandit.

On the songwriting front, Louise has worked with Karen Poole, Raye, Maiday, Danny Shah, Negin Djafari, Andrew Jackson, Rachel Furner, Iain James, Jaxxon, Bryn Christopher, Carla Monroe, Jacob Attwooll, Grace Tither, Adam Argyle, Sinead Harnett, Nick Tsang, Katy B, Jojo, Sam Klempner, and Dyo.

Watch the music video for “Stretch” below.

Louise releases new promotional single “Stretch”

26 Mar

British singer/songwriter Louise Redknapp, professionally known as Louise, has released her new promotional single online.

“Stretch” – which was co-written by Jon Eyden alongside Swedish production duo Oliver & Samsson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Louise’s upcoming studio collection “Heavy Love” is scheduled to arrive on October 18th via Warner Music Group / Lil Lou Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further productions from Francis “Eg” White, Sky Adams, Jim Duguid, Michael Angelo, Ollie Green, Lostboy, Phil Cook, Jez Ashurst, LDN Noise, Bradford Ellis, Jonny Hockings, and Clean Bandit.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Raye, Maiday, Danny Shah, Negin Djafari, Andrew Jackson, Rachel Furner, Iain James, Jaxxon, Bryn Christopher, Carla Monroe, Jacob Attwooll, Grace Tither, Adam Argyle, Sinead Harnett, Nick Tsang, Katy B, Jojo, Sam Klempner, and Dyo.

Stream the audio clip for “Stretch” below.

Jojo hits the studio with Max Wolfgang, Stint

26 Feb

American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known mononymously as Jojo, has teamed up with Max Wolfgang and Stint for a new collaboration.

Among the artists Max Wolfgang has previously penned songs for are Kygo (“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 (“Lay It All On Me”).

Meanwhile, Stint (born Ajay Bhattacharyya) is responsible for producing Alina Baraz’s “Feels Right,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” AlunaGeorge’s “Jealous,” and Zara Larsson’s “Make That Money Girl.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” later this year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields further contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Natt Dunn, Bryan Michael Cox, Diana Gordon, Billy Steinberg, Caroline Ailin, D’Mile, Chloe Angelides, Iain James, Steph Jones, Chris Loco, Kennedi, Digital Farm Animals, Skyler Stonestreet, Big Taste, and Myah Marie.

Stream the audio clip for “Too Little, Too Late” below.