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Marina Diamandis teams with Clean Bandit for new single “Disconnect”

25 Jun

Welsh singer/songwriter Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has teamed up with British electronic music group Clean Bandit for their new single “Disconnect,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Disconnect” were handled by group members Luke and Jack Patterson alongside Mark Ralph, whose other credits include Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Take That’s “Giants,” Frances’ “Under Our Feet,” Era Istrefi’s “Redrum,” and AlunaGeorge’s “Mean What I Mean.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Diamandis is currently working on her upcoming fourth album, which reportedly boasts contributions from Jason Evigan (Madonna), Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa), Big Taste (Maty Noyes), Jesse St. John (Brooke Candy), Noah Breakfast (Amber Mark), Cass Lowe (Snakehips), James Flannigan (Kodaline) and Bonnie McKee (Charlie Puth).

Meanwhile, Clean Bandit’s sophomore studio collection – featuring previous singles “Symphony,” “Rockabye” and “Tears” – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Disconnect” below.

Dua Lipa liberates self-titled debut album

3 Jun

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has liberated her debut album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Lost in Your Light,” “Thinking About You,” and “Room for 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the album are Lindy Robbins, Cara Salimando, Sarah Hudson, Skyler Stonestreet, Caroline Ailin, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Lauren Christy, Emily Warren, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Rick Nowels, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Gerard O’Connell, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Greg Wells, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Tom Neville, Andrew Wyatt, Emile Haynie, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Ian Kirkpatrick, Francis “Eg” White, James Flannigan, Bill Rahko, Jon Levine, and TMS.

As a songwriter, on the other hand, the “Scared to Be Lonely” star’s resume boasts works for Annalisa (“Used to You”), The Chainsmokers (“Wake Up Alone”) and Molly Kate Kestner (“Thank You Very Much”).

Stream “Dua Lipa” below.

Marina Diamandis drafts Sarah Hudson, Jason Evigan for new album

5 May

Welsh singer/songwriter Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Sarah Hudson and Jason Evigan for her upcoming fourth album.

Hudson’s songwriting credits include Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Santigold’s “Banshee,” Charli XCX’s “Babygirl,” Nicki Minaj’s “Get on Your Knees,” Iggy Azalea’s “Black Widow,” Erika Jayne’s “XXPen$ive,” Idina Menzel’s “Queen of Swords,” and Justin Bieber’s “The Feeling.”

Meanwhile, Evigan is known for co-writing and producing Nick Jonas’ “Chains,” Fifth Harmony’s “Miss Movin’ On,” Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Jason Derulo’s “Cheyenne,” Kehlani’s “Gangsta,” David Guetta’s “Dangerous,” Jojo’s “When Love Hurts,” and Kat Graham’s “Power.”

Diamandis, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Froot” reportedly delivers further alliances with Big Taste (Jake Miller), Jesse Saint John (Britney Spears), Noah Breakfast (Kanye West), James Flannigan (Kodaline), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith) and Bonnie McKee (Rita Ora).

Stream Sarah Hudson’s new mini-album “Songs from the Sea” below.

Dua Lipa unwraps tracklisting for debut album “DL1”

20 Apr

Dua Lipa has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer-songwriter will release the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Hotter Than Hell,” “Be the One,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Room for 2” and “Thinking About You” – on June 2 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional single “Lost in Your Light” – available from April 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Rick Nowels, whose credits include Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Tom Odell’s “Wrong Crowd,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Melanie C’s “Unravelling.”

Other songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the highly-anticipated project are Lindy Robbins, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Cara Salimando, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Album producers include GRADES, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Digital Farm Animals, Emile Haynie, RITUAL, Jon Levine, Axident, Tom Neville, Ian Kirkpatrick, James Flannigan, Greg Wells, Andrew Wyatt, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “DL1” below.

(1) Genesis / (2) Lost in Your Light (featuring Miguel) / (3) Hotter Than Hell / (4) Be the One / (5) IDGAF / (6) Blow Your Mind (Mwah) / (7) Garden / (8) No Goodbyes / (9) Thinking About You / (10) New Rules / (11) Begging / (12) Homesick / Deluxe Edition – (13) Dreams / (14) Room for 2 / (15) New Love / (16) Bad Together / (17) Last Dance

Marina Diamandis enlists Big Taste, Jesse Saint John for new collaboration

19 Apr

Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has enlisted Big Taste and Jesse Saint John for a new collaboration.

Saint John’s songwriting credits include Britney Spears’ “Love Me Down,” Charli XCX’s “Secret (Shh),” Brooke Candy’s “Rubber Band Stacks,” Erika Jayne’s “Xxxpen$ive,” Lola Blanc’s “Slay,” and Harloe’s “All in My Feelings.”

Meanwhile, Big Taste is known for his productions works with Justin Bieber (“Company”), Maty Noyes (“Falling Out of Love”), Jake Miller (“Overnight”), Sage the Gemini (“Now and Later”) and Train (“Ziplock of Sunshine”).

Diamandis, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Froot” reportedly delivers further productions from Noah Breakfast (Kanye West), James Flannigan (Kodaline), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith) and Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Anita Blay (Little Mix), Bonnie McKee (Kylie Minogue), Sarah Hudson (Santigold), Diana Gordon (Beyonce) and Sam Romans (Craig David).

Stream “Froot” below.