Tag Archives: Island Records

Jessie Ware releases new promotional single “Midnight”

28 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jessica Lois Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has released her new promotional single online.

“Midnight” – which was co-written by Ware alongside fellow recording artists Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Midnight” were collectively handled by Bastian Langebaek alongside Andrew “Pop” Wansel, whose recent credits include Alessia Cara’s “Scars to Your Beautiful,” Usher’s “Missin U,” Kehlani’s “Distraction,” Monica’s “Alone in Your Heart,” and K. Michelle’s “Sleep Like a Baby.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ware’s upcoming third studio collection – featuring “Selfish Love” – is expected to arrive later this year via PMR / Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Listen to the audio clip for “Midnight” below.

Jessie Ware confirms new promotional single “Midnight”

24 Jul

Jessie Ware has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Jessica Louis Ware) has christened “Midnight” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album under PMR Records and Island Records UK.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas alongside Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Kandace Springs, Marsha Ambrosius) and Bastian Langebaek (Amber Simone, Jack Garratt).

Other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2016’s “Tough Love” are Ross Golan, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jamie Scott, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., NAO, Sam Romans, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Kamille, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Sam Preston, and Ed Drewett.

On the production front, Ware has reportedly worked with Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, Sacha Skarbek, GRADES, Ryan Tedder, Stephan Moccio, JRY, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Emile Haynie, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, Adriano Buffone, Starsmith, Kid Harpoon, Julian Bunetta, Fred Cox, and STINT.

Watch the music video for “Running” below.

JP Cooper releases new promotional single “She’s on My Mind”

21 Jul

British singer/songwriter John Paul Cooper, professionally known as JP Cooper, has released his new promotional single online.

“She’s On My Mind” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Jon Hume and Mr. Hudson, who previously teamed up with JP Cooper on “September Song.” Released in 16 September 2016, the track peaked to number seven on the UK Singles Chart.

Production duties on “She’s on My Mind” were collectively handled by Teemu Brunila alongside Mike Spencer, whose recent credits include Youngr’s “Monsters,” Zara Larsson’s “Ain’t My Fault,” Snakehips’ “Cruel,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “Miss You,” and Raleigh Ritchie’s “I Can Change.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, JP Cooper’s upcoming debut album “Raised Under Grey Skies” – featuring previous single “Passport Home” – will arrive on September 22 via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Jamie Hartman (Marlon Roudette), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Mark Taylor (Enrique Iglesias), Paul Barry (LeAnn Rimes), Alex Smith (Ella Eyre) and Greg Wells (Keith Urban).

Watch the lyric video for “She’s on My Mind” below.

Demi Lovato liberates music video for new single “Sorry Not Sorry”

20 Jul

Demi Lovato has liberated the music video for new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Sorry Not Sorry” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (July 19, 2017).

The track was co-written by Sean Douglas, whose recent credits include Fitz & the Tantrums’ “Fool,” Big Boi’s “Freakanomics,” Dua Lipa’s “Garden,” Pitbull’s “Options,” and The Chainsmokers’ “Honest.”

Production duties on “Sorry Not Sorry” were collectively handled by Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevor Brown and Zaire Koalo, who are also behind Kehlani’s “Everything is Yours,” Betty Who’s “Some Kinda Wonderful,” ZZ Ward’s “Ghost,” and Bea Miller’s “Burning Bridges.”

Lovato’s next album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Neff-U, Priscilla Renea, Happy Perez, Miguel, Laleh Pourkarim, Emile Haynie, Tayla Parx, Oscar Holter, Nolan Lambroza, Simon Wilcox, Diane Warren, and Sebastian Kole.

Watch the music video for “Why” below.

Antigoni Buxton teases new collaboration with Nicola Roberts

19 Jul

Antigoni Buxton has teased a new collaboration with Nicola Roberts.

“Sick day at the studio yesterday with the lovely @lilcola & Henry Binns,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (July 18, 2017).

Roberts’ songwriting resume boasts works with Girls Aloud (“On the Metro”), Cheryl (“Goodbye Means Hello”), Little Mix (“Going Nowhere”), Tiffany (“Talk”), Joel Compass (“Girlfriends”), Taya (“Redlight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and Tinashe (“Ghetto Boy”).

The former Girls Aloud member has also worked with top producers including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Electric, Devonte Hynes, GRADES, Lucas Secon, MNEK, Fred Ball, Knightstarr, Scott Hoffman, Diztortion, James Draper, Moon Willis, Adriano Buffone, and Dimitri Tikovoi.

Meanwhile, Buxton’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Diane Warren (Ciara), Fiona Bevan (Una Healy), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Chelcee Grimes (Tamera Foster), Anita Blay (Becky Hill) and Chiara Hunter (David Guetta).

Watch the music video for “Beat of My Drum” below.

Antigoni Buxton teams with Karen Poole for new collaboration

15 Jul

British singer/songwriter Antigoni Buxton has enlisted the songwriting services of Karen Poole for her upcoming debut project under Island Records UK.

Poole’s extensive resume boasts works with Moko’s “Your Love,” Tough Love’s “Touch,” Jamelia’s “Taxi,” Watermat’s “All My Love,” Lily Allen’s “Cheryl Tweedy,” Kylie Minogue’s “Chocolate,” Taya’s “Sweet Waste of Time,” Janet Jackson’s “Put Your Hands On,” and Galantis’ “Rich Boy.”

Fans of her work should also keep an eye on the next projects by Becky Hill [Eko Records], Dakota [70Hz Recordings / Virgin EMI], Lao Ra [Black Butter Records], Kylie Minogue [BMG], David Guetta [Parlophone / Atlantic Records], Mollie King [Island Records UK] and OMI [Ultra / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, Buxton’s still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Fiona Bevan (Ed Sheeran), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Anita Blay (Neon Jungle), Chiara Hunter (Ella Henderson) and Karen Harding (Alex Newell).

Stream the audio clip for “Boosting My Ego” below.

Demi Lovato unleashes new single “Sorry Not Sorry”

11 Jul

Demi Lovato has unleashed her promotional single online.

“Sorry Not Sorry” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Lovato alongside Sean Douglas (Charlie Puth, Enrique Iglesias), Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Trevor Brown (ZZ Ward, Betty Who) and Zaire Koalo (Kehlani, Bea Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2015’s “Confident” is expected to arrive later this year via Safehouse Records in partnership with Hollywood Records and Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with producers and songwriters including Neff-U, Priscilla Renea, Happy Perez, Miguel, Laleh Pourkarim, Emile Haynie, Tayla Parx, Oscar Holter, Nolan Lambroza, Simon Wilcox, Diane Warren, and Sebastian Kole.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sorry Not Sorry” below.