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Clean Bandit teases new collaboration with Jess Glynne, Jimmy Napes

20 Mar

Clean Bandit have reunited in the studio with Jess Glynne and Jimmy Napes.

“MC Emotional Banger and DJ Vibrancy jamming @jessglynne @jimmynapes,” the British electronic music group – composed of Grace Chatto and siblings Jack and Luke Patterson – posted to their Instagram profile.

Clean Bandit previously teamed with Glynne and Napes on international hit single “Rather Be,” which topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Glynne also provided guest vocals on Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” which peaked to number two on the UK Singles Chart, and Napes co-wrote “Extraordinary,” which delivered guest vocals from UK singer-songwriter Sharna Bass.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the upcoming sophomore album by Clean Bandit – featuring singles “Tears,” “Rockabye” and “Symphony” – will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “New Eyes” boasts contributions from Sam Romans (Craig David), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Ina Wroldsen (Janelle Monae), Ammar Malik (Selena Gomez) and Steve Mac (Demi Lovato).

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Toby Gad (Beyonce), Natasha Bedingfield (Tori Kelly), Labrinth (Noah Cyrus), Priscilla Renae (Rihanna), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Eyelar (Diztortion), Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), MNDR (Charli XCX) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Symphony” below.

Jess Glynne taps Sam Romans, Steve Mac for sophomore album

19 Oct

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Jess Glynne has tapped the songwriting and production services of Sam Romans and Steve Mac for her upcoming sophomore album.

Mac previously produced and co-wrote “Take Me Home” for Glynne along with Wayne Hector. The track peaked to number six on the UK Singles Chart.

Meanwhile, Romans has contributed to the next projects by Calum Scott, Ella Henderson, James Blunt, Little Mix, Ira Estrefie, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Fleur East, Liv Dawson, Clean Bandit, Matoma, Naughty Boy, and Louisa Johnson.

Glynne, on the other hand, is expected to release her second studio collection in 2017 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” boasts further contributions with Jin Jin (Alex Newell), GRADES (Sinead Harnett), Camille Purcell (Ella Eyre), Talay Riley (Zendaya), Starsmith (Kylie Minogue) and Toby Gad (Beyonce).

Watch the music video for “Take Me Home” below.

Jess Glynne drafts GRADES for sophomore album

15 Oct

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Jess Glynne has drafted GRADES for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British musician – real name Daniel Traynor – recently produced NAO’s debut studio collection under Little Tokyo Recordings / RCA Records, “For All We Know,” which includes hit singles “Bad Blood” and “Girlfriend.”

GRADES’ resume boasts further works with Fantasia (“Wait for You”), Sinead Harnett (“If You Let Me”), Tom Aspaul (“Never Complaining”), Little Boots (“Working Girl”), DJ Snake (“Here Comes the Night”) and Tiffany (“TALK”).

Meanwhile, Glynne is expected to release her second studio collection in 2017 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jin Jin (Clean Bandit), Toby Gad (Ella Henderson), Camille Purcell (Little Mix), Talay Riley (Fleur East) and Starsmith (Ellie Goulding).

Watch the music video for “Take Me Home” below.

Jess Glynne hits the studio with Jin Jin, Toby Gad

15 May

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Jess Glynne has recorded new music with Jin Jin and Toby Gad.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for another artist’s or Glynne’s upcoming sophomore album.

Notable songwriting credits by Jin Jin – real name Janee Bennett – include Clean Bandit’s “Real Love” [Atlantic], Foxes’ “Scar” [Epic], Fleur East’s “Like That” [Syco Music] and Little Mix’s “Grown” [Columbia].

Meanwhile, Gad is responsible for co-writing and / or producing cuts for Madonna (“Living for Love”), Beyonce (“If a Were a Boy”), John Legend (“All of Me”), Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”) and Fergie (“Big Girls Don’t Cry”).

Glynne’s first studio collection, 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Right Here,” “Take My Hand” and “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself.”

As a songwriter, the Grammy award winning artist co-penned tracks performed by Little Mix (“I Won’t”), Kelela (“All the Way Down”), Rudimental (“Rumor Mill”) and M.O (“For a Minute”).

Watch the music video for “Ain’t Got Far to Go” below.

Jess Glynne premieres “Ain’t Got Far To Go” music video

27 Jan

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Jess Glynne has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the Declan Whitebloom-directed clip for “Ain’t Got Far To Go” to her YouTube channel on Wednesday (January 27, 2016).

Production duties on “Ain’t Got Far To Go” were collectively handled by Starsmith (Taya, Ellie Goulding) and Knox Brown (Usher, Emeli Sande).

The track was also co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, whose future projects include works with Anne-Marie [Atlantic], Foxes [Sign of the Times], AlunaGeorge [Island], and Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI].

Commercial performance-wise, Glynne’s first studio collection “I Cry When I Laugh” – featuring previous singles including “Hold My Hand” and “Take Me Home” – debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Ain’t Got Far To Go” below.

Rudimental shares “Rumour Mill” acoustic performance

24 Jan

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Rudimental have shared a new performance video online.

The British drum and bass band posted the acoustic rendition of “Rumour Mill” – featuring regular collaborators Anne-Marie and Will Heard – to their YouTube channel on Friday (January 22, 2016).

“Rumour Mill” was co-written by group members Kesi Dryden, Piers Agget, Amir Amor and DJ Locksmith along with Jess Glynne (Kelela, Little Mix) and MNEK (Zara Larsson, Clean Bandit).

The track is also included on Rudimental’s latest studio collection “We the Generation,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Other artists backing Rudimental on the follow-up to 2013’s “Home” are Lianne La Havas (“Breathe”), Ella Eyre (“Too Cool”), Sinead Harnett (“Treading on Water”), and Ed Sheeran (“Lay it All on Me”).

Watch the acoustic performance of “Rumour Mill” below.

Jess Glynne confirms new single “Ain’t Got Far to Go”

11 Jan

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Jess Glynne has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Ain’t Got Far to Go” as the next promotional cut from her debut album “I Cry When I laugh” and will release it on February 26 via all online outlets.

The track was co-written by regular collaborator Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, who also worked on the next projects by Alex Newell [Atlantic], Foxes [RCA], Sinead Harnett [Virgin EMI], and AlunaGeorge [Island].

Production duties on “Ain’t Got Far to Go” were collectively handled by Knox Brown (Usher, K. Michelle) and Starsmith (Kylie Minogue, Ellie Goulding).

“I Cry When I Laugh” – featuring previous singles “Take Me Home,” “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” “Take My Hand” and “Right Here” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

Other album contributors include Steve Mac (Birdy), Wayne Hector (Ella Eyre), Naughty Boy (Beyonce), Talay Riley (Zendaya), Bless Beats (Melissa Steel), Ina Wroldsen (Demi Lovato), and Jonny Coffer (Sam Smith).

Watch an exclusive acoustic performance of “Ain’t Got Far to Go” below.