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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.

Mae Muller enlists Jimmy Napes for new single “Anticlimax”

20 May

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Mae Muller has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “Anticlimax” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 24 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

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

Meanwhile, Muller’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Two Inch Punch, Naughty Boy, Caroline Ailin, Ed Thomas, Bastian Langebaek, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Max Wolfgang, Lostboy, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Rubel, Marlon Roudette, and Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Busy Tone” below.

Rita Ora delivers sophomore studio collection “Phoenix”

24 Nov

Rita Ora has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Ora has worked with songwriters including Ed Sheeran, Ali Tamposi, Georgia Ku, Lotus IV, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Brian Lee, Noonie Bao, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Among the producers who contributed to the album are StarGate, Jimmy Napes, Andrew Watt, Digital Farm Animals, Julian Bunetta, Louis Bell, Ben Billions, John Ryan, Sam Romans, Fred Gibson, Sir Nolan, Jonny Coffer, Ali Payami, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Steve Mac, and Rudimental.

Stream “Phoenix” below.

Sam Smith drafts Timbaland for sophomore album

9 Apr

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has drafted the production services of Timbaland for his upcoming sophomore album.

The American record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper and DJ – born Timothy Mosley – is known for his works with Missy Elliot (“Work It”), Aaliyah (“Try Again”), Justin Timberlake (“Cry Me a River”), Nelly Furtado (“Maneater”), Rihanna (“Rehab”) and Beyonce (“Drunk in Love”).

Timbaland’s extensive resume boasts further works with Ginuwine (“Pony”), Adina Howard (“Sexual Needs”), Nicole Wray (“Make it Hot”), Keri Hilson (“Return the Favor”), Demi Lovato (“All Night Long”), Jennifer Hudson (“Pocketbook”), Kelis (“Running Mate”), Brandy (“Drum Life”), Solange (“Get Together”) and Destiny’s Child (“Get on the Bus”).

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his sophomore studio collection in late September via Method Records and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional productions from Jimmy Napes (Eliza Doolittle), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Malay (Frank Ocean), Cass Lowe (AlunaGeorge), Martin Sjolie (Nathan Sykes), Paul Epworth (Adele) and Joel Little (Ellie Goulding).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Rachel Furner (Craig David), Jason Boyd (Jennifer Lopez), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Johnny McDaid (Ed Sheeran) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Kacy Hill).

Stream “In the Lonely Hour” below.

Sam Smith reunites with Two Inch Punch for sophomore album

3 Apr

Sam Smith has reunited with Two Inch Punch for his second album.

The British musician – born Benjamin Ash – previously co-wrote and produced “Life Support,” “Safe With Me” and “Money on My Mind” (initially entitled “Do it for the Love”), which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credits by Two Inch Punch include Ella Eyre’s “Deeper,” Lulu James’ “Sweetest Thing,” Moko’s “With You,” Anne-Marie’s “Boy,” Frances’ “Let it Out,” Louis Mattrs’ “Bow Down,” Zac Samuel’s “Never Letting Go,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” SG Lewis’ “All Night,” JONES’ “Bring Me Down,” Becky Hill’s “Caution to the Wind,” Javeon’s “Precious,” and Years & Years’ “Desire.”

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Method Records and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Jimmy Napes (Ellie Goulding), Malay (John Legend), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Martin Sjolie (Charlotte OC), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Paul Epworth (FKA Twigs), Jason Boyd (Jennifer Lopez) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

Fans of Two Inch Punch’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by DAKOTA, Era Istrefi, Kacy Hill, JP Cooper, Tory Lanez, Julia Michaels, Ava Lily, Ella Eyre, RAYE, Jessie Ware, Una Sand, Dua Lipa, Janice Kavander, Camille Purcell, ALMA, Noah Cyrus, Gabrielle, Kenzie May, Charli XCX, Liza Owen, Jess Glynne, Mabel McVey, Jorja Smith, Eliza Doolittle, Sinead Harnett, Liv Dawson, Sabrina Claudio, Taya, and Rex Orange County.

Watch the music video for “Money on My Mind” below.