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Mabel releases debut album “High Expectations”

2 Aug

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English singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has released her debut studio collection online.

“High Expectations” – featuring singles “Don’t Call Me Up,” “Mad Love” and “Bad Behaviour” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett), Kamille (Anne-Marie), Joel Compass (Tinashe), Sarah Aarons  (Justin Timberlake), Maria Hazell (Alma), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys) and Kelly Kiara (Era Istrefi).

Album producers include Tre Jean-Marie  (Craig David), Josh Crocker (Kali Uchis), Dre Skull (Santigold), Al Shux (Elle Varner), JD. Reid (Katy B), Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran), Oak Felder (Usher), Fraser T. Smith (Sam Smith), Jordan Riley (Dan Caplen) and MakeYouKnowLove (Nicole Scherzinger).

Stream “High Expectations” below.

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “Language”

19 Jul

Tori Kelly has shared her new promotional single online.

“Language” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Kelly alongside Audra Mae (Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson) and Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Janelle Monae).

Production duties on “Language” were handled by regular collaborator Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”).

Kelly’s upcoming album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring previous singles “Sorry Would’ve Gone a Long Way” and “Change Your Mind” – is scheduled to arrive on August 9th via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields further alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Wayne Hector, Fabienne, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Language” below.

 

Tori Kelly reveals details for new album “Inspired By True Events”

28 Jun

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Tori Kelly has revealed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Victoria Loren Kelly) christened her next studio collection “Inspired by True Events” and will release it on August 9 via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “Sorry Would Go A Long Way” – which was co-written by Bruno Major and produced by Jimmy Napes – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Tori Kelly drafts Bruno Major, Jimmy Napes for new single “Sorry Would Go a Long Way”

26 Jun

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has announced the details for her new single.

“Sorry Would Go a Long Way” is scheduled to arrive on June 28 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Bruno Major, whose resume boasts additional works with SG Lewis (“Times We Had”), Liv Dawson (“Somewhere Good”), Aquilo (“The Road Less Wandered”), Eliza (“Alone & Unfraid”) and Sarah Close (“Perfect After All”).

Production duties on “Sorry” were handled by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing With a Stranger,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful,” and Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” – featuring previous single “Change Your Mind” – is expected to drop later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Change Your Mind” below.

Mabel unleashes music video for new single “Mad Love”

11 Jun

Mabel has unleashed the music video for new single online.

The visual clip for for “Mad Love” was posted to the Spanish-English singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (June 07, 2019).

Mabel wrote “Mad Love” alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit single “Don’t Call Me Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming debut album “High Expectations” will arrive on August 2nd via Polydor Records.

Other album contributors include Marlon Roudette, Tre Jean-Marie, Kelly Kiara, Jordan Riley, Fraser T. Smith, Sarah Aarons, Jimmy Napes, Al Shux, Maria Hazell, Dre Skull, Oak Felder, MNEK, Joel Compass, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Mad Love” below.

Tori Kelly premieres music video for new single “Change Your Mind”

7 Jun

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Tori Kelly has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Zack Sekuler-directed clip for “Change Your Mind” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (June 7, 2019).

The track was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” Alicia Keys’s “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Lianne La Havas’s “Wonderful,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” and Ray BLK’s “Doing Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Change Your Mind” below.

Mabel reunites with Kamille, Steve Mac for new single “Mad Love”

4 Jun

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Mabel has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Spanish-English singer/songwriter (born Mabel Alabama Pearl McVey) christened “Mad Love” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 7 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Mabel wrote “Mad Love” alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit single “Don’t Call Me Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming debut album “High Expectations” will arrive on August 2nd via Polydor Records.

Other album contributors include Marlon Roudette, Tre Jean-Marie, Kelly Kiara, Jordan Riley, Fraser T. Smith, Sarah Aarons, Jimmy Napes, Al Shux, Maria Hazell, Dre Skull, Oak Felder, MNEK, Joel Compass, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Call Me Up” below.