Tag Archives: Interscope Records

Ellie Goulding reunites with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald for new collaboration

15 Mar

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding has reunited with fellow recording artist Maureen “MoZella” McDonald for a new collaboration.

Mozella previously co-penned “Don’t Panic,” “We Can’t Move to This” and “Holding On for Life,” taken from Goulding’s 2015 album, “Delirium.”

MoZella’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Charlie Puth (“One Call Away”), Mary Lambert (“Secrets”), Tinashe (“Feels Like Vegas”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Rihanna (“Dancing in the Dark”) and Madonna (“Living for Love”).

Meanwhile, Goulding is scheduled to release her fourth studio collection later this year via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Starsmith, The 23rd, Jamie Hartman, BloodPop, Ilsey Juber, Andrew Jackson, Raye, Nate Campany, Justin Tranter, Noel Zancanella, and TMS.

Billy Raffoul delivers new promotional single “Acoustic”

10 Mar

Canadian singer/songwriter Billy Raffoul has delivered his new single online.

The Mike Crossey-produced “Acoustic” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who are also responsible for Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel,” Gwen Stefani’s “Used to Love You,” Justin Bieber’s “Friends,” Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” John Legend’s “What You Do to Me,” and Britney Spears’ “Slumber Party.”

Raffoul’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional singles “You Be Love,” “Difficult,” “Dark Four Door” and “Driver” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Acoustic” below.

Years & Years reunite with Kid Harpoon for new single “Sanctify”

28 Feb

Years & Years have confirmed the details for their new single.

The British synthpop band – composed of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen – have christened “Sanctify” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming sophomore studio collection under Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (UK).

The track was written by Olly Alexander alongside regular collaborator Thomas Hull (professionally known as Kid Harpoon), who previously teamed up with Years & Years on “Take Shelter,” “Worship,” “Desire” and “Meteorite.”

Years & Years’ second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” which topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number forty-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart, is scheduled to arrive later this year.

The new project, tentatively entitled “Snactioned Human,” boasts further contributions from Justin Tranter, MNEK, Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Noonie Bao, Grades, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “Meteorite” below.

Jacob Banks hits the studio with Stargate, Hue Strother

17 Feb

British singer/songwriter Jacob Banks has teamed up with Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate and Hue Strother for a new collaboration.

Stargate’s recent production and songwriting credits include Tinashe’s “Faded Love,” Daya’s “New,” Charli XCX’s “Track 10,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” and Bebe Rexha’s “I Got Time.”

Meanwhile, Strother’s songwriting resume boasts works with Mack Wilds (“Night Time”), Kiana Lede (“One of Them Days”), Ledisi (“Add to Me”), Cassie (“Radio”) and H.E.R. (“Every Kind of Way”).

Banks, on the other hand, is expected to release his upcoming project – featuring further contributions from Francis “Eg” White, Charlie Handsome, Bibi Bourelly, Two Inch Punch, Jonny Lattimer, Sam Romans, and Benny Cassette – is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

His current promotional single “Unknown (To You)” – which was produced by Robin Hannibal and co-written by John Newman and Zane Lowe – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Unknown (To You) [Timbaland Remix]” below.

X Ambassadors deliver new promotional single “Don’t Stay”

3 Feb

American rock band X Ambassadors – composed of lead vocalist Sam Harris, keyboardist Casey Harris, and drummer Adam Levin – have delivered their new promotional single online.

“Don’t Stay” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic alongside regular collaborator Zach Skelton, who are also responsible for Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” Grace Mitchell’s “Riich,” James Blunt’s “Love Me Better,” and Rachel Platten’s “Labels.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, X Ambassadors upcoming third studio collection “Joyful” – featuring further contributions from Sam Romans, Ilsey Juber, and Scott Harris – is scheduled to arrive later this year via KIDinaKORNER Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Stay” below.

Cloves announces new promotional single “Bringing the House Down”

30 Jan

Cloves has announced the details for her new single.

The Australian singer/songwriter, real name Kaitlyn Dunstan, christened “Bringing the House Down” as her next promotional cut and will release it on February 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Cloves alongside regular collaborator Justin Parker, whose resume boasts additional works with Lana Del Rey (“Video Games”), Ellie Goulding (“I Know You Care”), Rihanna (“Stay”), Keith Urban (“Shame”), Kwabs (“Fight for Love”) and Nikka Costa (“Arms Around You”).

Production duties on “Bringing the House Down” were handled by Starsmith, who is also responsible for Paloma Faith’s “Crybaby,” Mika’s “Staring at the Sun,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Ella Eyre’s “Don’t Follow Me,” Jessie Ware’s “First Time,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Put Your Hands Up.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, CLOVES’ upcoming debut album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Better Now” below.

M.O liberate new promotional single “Bad Vibe”

25 Jan

British group M.O – consisting of members Annie Ashcroft, Chanal Benjilali and Nadine Samuels – have liberated their new promotional single online.

“Bad Vibe” – featuring guest appearances from Lotto Boyzz and Mr Eazi – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji alongside Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, whose other credits include Tinashe’s “Ghetto Boy,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Demi Lovato’s “Old Ways,” Kylie Minogue’s “Crystallize,” Betty Who’s “Better,” and Chris Brown’s “Don’t Be Gone Too Long.”

Production duties on “Bad Vibe” were handled by Daniel “Grades” Traynor, who is also responsible for Nao’s “Bad Blood,” Sinead Harnett’s “If You Let Me,” Aanysa’s “Burn Break Crash,” H.E.R’s “Lights On,” Fantasia Barrino’s “Wait for You,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Khalid’s “Winter.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, M.O’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional single “Not in Love” – is expected to arrive later this year via Operator Records in partnership with Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Stream the audio clip for “Bad Vibe” below.