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Plan B releases new single “In the Name of Man”

18 May

British hip hop recording artist, actor, film director and producer Benjamin Drew, primarily known as Plan B, has released his new single online.

“In the Name of Man” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Plan B alongside fellow recording artist Foy Vance, whose other credits include Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Odetta,” Ed Sheeran’s “Nancy Mulligan,” Rudimental’s “Never Let You Go,” Miranda Lambert’s “Pushing Time,” and Sawyer Fredericks’ “Bittersweet.”

Production duties on “In the Name of Man” were handled by Plan B alongside Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who are also responsible for Frances’ “No Matter,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Tanika Bailey’s “Party Til We Fight,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” and James Arthur’s “Get Down.”

As reported in various media outlets, Plan B’s upcoming third studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “The Defamation of Strickland Banks,” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

Listen to the audio clip for “In the Name of Man” below.

Fleur East taps LOSTBOY for sophomore album

10 May

Fleur East has tapped LOSTBOY for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British record producer and songwriter, born Peter Rycroft, previously worked with the likes of KLOE (“Liability”), Sarah Close (“Call Me Out”), Gavin James (“Bitter Pill”), PJRR (“Moth”) and Chloe Howl (“Phantom”).

LOSTBOY’s resume boasts additional collaborations with songwriters and fellow producers including Matt Parad, Anita Blay, Martin Brammer, Rachel Furner, Adam Argyle, Maegan Cottone, Javeon McCarthy, and Max McElligott.

Meanwhile, East is expected to drop her second studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo), Laconic (Ella Henderson), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), M-Phazes (Zara Larsson), Leland (Troye Sivan), Mojam Music (Sam Smith), Red Triangle (Cheryl) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

Fans of LOSTBOY’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by DAKOTA, Becky Hill, KStewart, Camden Cox, Antigoni Buxton, Tove Styrke, MY, Amber-Simone, and Maverick Sabre.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East taps Grace Tither for sophomore album

2 May

Fleur East has tapped the songwriting services of Grace Tither for her upcoming sophomore album under Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The British songstress’s credits include Zara Larsson’s “Secret,” Ella Eyre’s “Easy Go,” Brandon Beal’s “Cashflow,” Nabiha’s “Eleven Eleven,” Christian Amby’s “One More Time,” and Kato & Sigala’s “Show You Love.”

Tither’s resume boasts further works with producers Ki “KiFi” Fitzgerland, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, James Flannigan, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Kasper Larsen, Josh Wilkinson, Duck Blackwell, Paul Harris, Michael Angelo, and Jez Ashurst.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this yea via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Dayo Olatunji, Tayla Parx, Fiona Bevan, Chiara Hunter, Hannah Wilson, Lauren Aquilina, Jessica Morgan, Sam Romans, Jacob Attwooll, Bryn Christopher, JHart, Talay Riley, BullySongs, and Philip Plested.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Laconic, DJ Freedo, PRGRSHN, Ryden Carl, M-Phazes, Nana Rouges, Mojam Music, Red Triangle, TMS, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East hits the studio with Mac & Phil

8 Apr

Fleur East has added Mac & Phil to the list of contributors for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British duo – composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh – recently co-produced “Bloodstream” for The Chainsmokers and co-wrote it with regular collaborator Philip Plested and Columbia recording artist Phoebe Ryan.

Mac & Phil also helmed seven songs on Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande’s second album, 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” including “Hurts,” “Give Me Something,” “Right Now,” “Lonely” and “Happen.”

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

Other musicians expected to appear on the follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” are Mojam Music (Sam Smith), Leland (Rachel Platten), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), PRGRSHN (Angel), Laconic (Imani Williams), M-Phazes (Keyshia Cole), Tre Jean-Marie (Bobii Lewis) and Red Triangle (Charlie Puth).

Fans of Mac & Phil’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Ava Lily, Tamera Foster, Ella Henderson, Carys Selvey, Etham Basden, Arlene Zelina, Kara Marni, Liza Owen, Melissa Steel, Taya, Mahalia Burkmar, Becky Hill, DAKOTA, Mali-Koa, and James Morrison.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East hits the studio with Red Triangle

6 Apr

Fleur East has teamed up with Red Triangle for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production team – comprising of Rick Parkhouse and George Tizzard – recently helmed four songs on James Arthur’s latest album “Back from the Edge” including “The Truth,” “Phoenix” and “Skeletons.”

Other notable credits by Red Triangle include Green Day’s “Still Breathing,” Cheryl’s “I Don’t Care,” 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Good Girls,” Ronan Keating’s “Shine Like Gold,” Charlie Puth’s “As You Are,” Alex Newell’s “Shame,” The Vamps’ “One Night,” and Little Sea’s “Cut it Out.”

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” reportedly boasts additional productions from Mojam Music (Emeli Sande), Leland (Selena Gomez), DJ Freedo (Shola Ama), PRGRSHN (Samm Henshaw), Laconic (Cover Drive), M-Phazes (Zara Larsson) and Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David).

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Frances premieres “Grow” music video

20 Mar

Frances has premiered a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Sophie Cooke – posted the visual clip for “Grow” to her Vevo channel on Sunday (March 19, 2017).

This video was helmed in collaboration with Domestic Abuse Charity, “Refuge,” to help raise awareness of domestic violence and the work that “Refuge” does to help and support victims.

Frances’ debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” – featuring singles “Don’t Worry About Me,” “Don’t Matter” and “Say it Again” – 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 Jimmy Napes (Clean Bandit), Rachel Furner (Little Mix), Ollie Green (JONES), Jonny Lattimer (Izzy Bizu) and Dan McDougall (Bruno Major).

Album producers include Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Greg Kurstin (Adele), Mojam Music (Fleur East), Dave McCracken (Elle King), RITUAL (Dua Lipa), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Howard Lawrence (Liv Dawson) and Craze & Hoax (Maverick Sabre).

Watch the music video for “Grow” below.

Tamera Foster teams with Lauren Aquilina for new collaboration

12 Mar

Tamera Foster has teamed with Lauren Aquilina for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter’s resume boasts works with acts/artists including Orla Gartland (“Expectations”), RAC (“3AM”), Kyan Kuatois (“Fading Star”) and Prides (“Strong Enough”).

In addition to contributing to the next projects by Kylie Minogue and Liza Owen, Aquilina has also worked with producers Daniel Goudie, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Greg Wells, Jason Evigan, Levvi Lennox, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny Coffer, Sacha Skarbek, Jonas Quant, Philip Plested, Tim Powell, Jake Gosling, Phil Cook, Luke Fitton, Scott Effman, Ant Whiting, Mark Crew, Dan Priddy, and TMS.

Her debut studio collection “Isn’t it Strange” – featuring singles “Midnight Mouths,” “Way Too Good,” “Kicks” and “How Would You Like It?” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Foster is expected to release her highly-anticipated debut album later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers songwriting alliances with Camille Purcell, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Hayley Warner, Chelcee Grimes, Dayo Olatunji, Maegan Cottone, Talay Riley, Iain James, and Tom Aspaul.

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are Parker Ighile, Kuya Productions, Naughty Boy, Mojam, Shakaveli, Chris Loco, Swizz Beatz, Future Cut, Komi Hakam, Mr. Hudson, MNEK, Happy Perez, Steve Mac, Electric, Knightstarr, Joel Compass, MYKL, Jez Ashurst, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Isn’t it Strange” below.