Tag Archives: Jesse Shatkin

Years & Years unleash sophomore album “Palo Santo”

6 Jul

British synthpop band Years & Years – composed of members Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Türkmen – have released their sophomore studio collection online.

“Palo Santo” – featuring singles “Sanctify” and “If You’re Over Me” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” Years & Years have reunited with producers Mark Ralph, Greg Kurstin, Kid Harpoon, and Two Inch Punch.

Other album contributors are Grades, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Alex Hope, Jesse Shatkin, Steve Mac, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Palo Santo” below.

Lennon Stella teams up with Mojam Music for new collaboration

29 May

Canadian singer/songwriter Lennon Stella has teamed up with Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production duo are responsible for singles including Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Do It Anyway.”

Mojam have also contributed to the next projects by Rak-Su, Yungen, Zak Abel, Mack Wilds, Wens, Tori Kelly, Ben Platt, Kah-Lo, Rozzi Crane, Nstasia, Ella Henderson, Kranium, Bobii Lewis, Nina Nesbitt, Elderbrook, Christian Leave, Bugzy Malone, JP Cooper, Dolapo, Bibi Bourelly, and L Devine.

Meanwhile, Stella is expected to release her debut project later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Timbaland, Joe Janiak, Benny Cassette, Alex Hope, Jason Evigan, Big Taste, MNEK, Jesse Shatkin, Two Inch Punch, Stint, Joel Little, Robopop, and Jonny Lattimer.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Mojam Music’s works!

Ina Wroldsen releases new promotional single “Remember Me”

13 May

Ina Wroldsen has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Bård Bonsaksen alongside Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh of Mac & Phil, who are also responsible for Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plested’s “Habits,” Emily Warren’s “Something to Hold On to,” James TW’s “For You,” Etham’s “For Myself,” and Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream.”

Production duties on “Remember Me” were handled by Jesse Shatkin, whose credits also include Kelly Clarkson’s “Love So Soft,” Sia’s “Magic,” Charli XCX’s “I Got It,” Paloma Faith’s “Till I’m Done,” Camila Cabello’s “I Have Questions,” Bea Miller’s “Repercussions,” and Ella Eyre’s “Ego.”

Wroldsen’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Sea” and “Strongest” – is expected to arrive later this year via Syco Music.

As a songwriter, Wroldsen recently co-penned Sean Paul and David Guetta’s “Mad Love” alongside Shakira, Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Emily Warren, Raoul “Diztortion” Chen and Jack Patterson of Clean Bandit.

Stream the audio clip for “Remember Me” below.

Jessie Reyez teams up with Lewis Capaldi for new single “Rush”

25 Feb

Canadian singer/songwriter Jessie Reyez has teamed with fellow recording artist Lewis Capaldi for his new promotional single “Rush,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Rush” were handled by James “Malay” Ho, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Midnight Train”), Frank Ocean (“Nikes”), Zayn Malik (“It’s You”), Alessia Cara (“Wild Things”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”) and John Legend (“Green Light”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Reyez is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from The Rascals, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jason Evigan, Chris Loco, Fredro, Salaam Remi, Chris Braide, Jason Boyd, HazeBanga, Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Georgia Ku, Fred Ball, Jesse Shatkin, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Will IDAP.

Stream the audio clip for “Rush” below.

Bea Miller delivers sophomore album “Aurora”

25 Feb

American singer/songwriter Bea Miller has delivered her new album online.

“Aurora” – featuring promotional singles “Song Like You” and “S.L.U.T.” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Not an Apology” boasts songwriting contributions from Steph Jones, Cara Salimando, Sizzy Rocket, Paris Carney, Cole Citrenbaum, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

On the production front, Miller was worked with Warren “Oak” Felder, Trevorious, Zaire Kaolo, Ido Zmishlany, Jarrad Rogers, Spencer Bastian, Jintae Ko, Mike Sabath, Jesse Shatkin, Cole Citrenbaum, DJ Stanfill, Imad Royal, Dylan Bauld, Michel Heyaca, Gladius James, and Dreamlab.

Stream “Aurora” below.

Lennon Stella drafts Timbaland for new collaboration

11 Feb

Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress Lennon Stella has drafted American record producer Timbaland for a new collaboration.

Timbaland recently produced “Filthy,” “Say Something,” “Young Man” and “Sauce,” taken from Justin Timberlake’s latest studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records, “Man of the Woods.”

Timbaland’s other credits include Aaliyah’s “Try Again,” Sam Smith’s “Pray,” Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater,” Rihanna’s “Rehab,” Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long,” Keri Hilson’s “Return the Favor,” Madonna’s “Miles Away,” Missy Elliot’s “Work It,” Beyonce’s “Partition,” and Chris Brown’s “Paper, Scissors, Rock.”

Meanwhile, Stella is expected to release her debut project later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions from Joel Little, Alex Hope, Robopop, Two Inch Punch, Jonny Lattimer, Stint, Pip Kembo, Tommy English, MNEK, Jesse Shatkin, Big Taste, Jason Evigan, Steve Mostyn, Alex Niceforo, Benny Cassette, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Timnaland’s works!

Kelly Clarkson confirms new promotional single “I Don’t Think About You”

9 Feb

Kelly Clarkson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “I Don’t Think About You” as the second promotional cut from her eighth studio collection “Meaning of Life,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The track was co-written by Michael Pollack alongside Harloe, whose resume boasts additional works with Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Olivia Holt (“Thin Air”) and Madison Beer (“Unbreakable”).

Production duties on “I Don’t Think About You” were handled by siblings Andre and Sean Davidson of The Monarch, who are also responsible for Rita Ora’s “How We Do (Party),” Cher Lloyd’s “Swagger Jagger,” Kevin McCall’s “Better,” Chris Brown’s “Biggest Fan,” and Jason Derulo’s “With the Lights On.”

“Meaning of Life,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart, yields further productions from Jesse Shatkin, Mick Schultz, Jason Halbert, Greg Kurstin, Nick Ruth, Jussi Karvinen, and NOVAWAV.

On the songwriting front, Clarkson has also worked with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Priscilla Renea, James Morrison, Amy “AMES” Kunes, Molly Kate Kestner, Audra Mae, Ilsey Juber, and Katie Pearlman.

Stream the audio clip for “I Don’t Think About You” below.