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DAGNY hits the studio with Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor

6 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Dagny Norvoll Sandvik, known mononymously as Dagny, has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Electric for her upcoming project under Republic Records.

Taylor’s songwriting resume boasts works for Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting”), Tom Walker (“Boys Will Be Boys”), Annalisa (“Used to You”) and Redlight (“I’ll Be Waiting”).

Composed of members Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen, Electric are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’ “Love You More,” Cheryl’s “Live Life Now,” Ben Haenow’s “Brother,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

DAGNY’s current promotional single “Wearing Nothing” – which was co-written with Tommy English, Alx Reuterskiold and Ludgvig Soderberg – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Ultraviolet,” DAGNY has reportedly teamed up with producers Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Mark Ralph (Craig David), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Justin Parker (Mikky Ekko), Bastian Langebaek (Kiah Victoria), Rami Yacoub (Charlie Puth), Axident (Dua Lipa), Big Taste (Jake Miller) and The 23rd (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Simon Wilcox (Gallant), Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Max McElligott (Liv Dawson), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Emily Warren (Noah Cyrus), Andrew Jackson (Galantis), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Ross Golan (Stanaj) and Michelle Buzz (Jaira Burns).

Watch the music video for “Wearing Nothing” below.

Rachel Platten announces details for new single

5 Aug

Rachel Platten has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Broken Glass” as her next promotional single and will release it on August 18 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Rachel Platten alongside Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora, Charli XCX) and Nate Cyphert (Phoebe Ryan, Christina Perri).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Platten’s upcoming fourth studio collection and second major label album is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jon Levine (Kat Dahlia), Ryan Tedder (Hailee Steinfeld), Mick Schultz (Kelly Rowland), Jason Evigan (Nick Jonas), Warren “Oak” Felder (RAYE), Gian Stone (Fifth Harmony) and Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Liza Owen), Sean Douglas (Demi Lovato), Fransisca Hall (Ella Eyre), Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles), Leland (Troy Sivan), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Madonna) and Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez).

Watch the music video for “Fight Song” below.

Kat Dahlia liberates new promotional single “Body and Soul”

22 Jul

American singer/songwriter Katriana Huguet, better known by her stage name Kat Dahlia, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Body and Soul” – which was collectively produced by Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon and James McArthur – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dahlia is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Friday Night Majic,” “Sirens” and “Manipulator” – later this year via Vested in Culture / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “My Garden” boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson), Scott Harris (X Ambassadors), Meleni “Polly A” Smith (Alicia Keys) and Digital Farm Animals (Louis Tomlinson).

Stream the audio clip for “Body and Soul” below.

KStewart unleashes new promotional single “Sex 4 Breakfast”

21 Jul

British singer/songwriter Kate Stewart, professionally known as KStewart, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

Produced by Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi of Canadian Electronic Caribbean Music production duo Banx & Ranx, the track was co-written by KStewart and her brother David Stewart alongside Adam Baptiste (Katy Perry), Grace Tither (Fleur East) and Ayak Thiik (Imani Williams).

KStewart’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “Hands,” “Be Without You,” “Ain’t Nobody” and “Keeping You Up” – is expected to arrive later this year via Cherry Jam Records in partnership with Warner Brothers Records UK.

For the still-untitled collection, KStewart has worked with producers Future Cut, Axident, Tre Jean-Marie, Luke Fitton, Joel Compass, GRADES, Mike “Scribz” Riley, Laconic, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, ADP, Richard X, Cutfather, Kasper Larsen, Jon Levine, Dallas K, LOSTBOY, and Electric.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Tom Aspaul, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Levi Lennox, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Caroline Ailin, Tom Havelock, Anita Blay, Clarence Coffee Jr., Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Janiak, Carmen Reece, Trey Campbell, Negin Djafari, and Amanda Ghost.

Stream the audio clip for “Sex 4 Breakfast” below.

Lights delivers new promotional single “Skydiving”

14 Jul

Canadian singer/songwriter Valerie Poxleitner, professionally known as Lights, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Fiona Bevan, whose other credits include Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” Steps’ “Scared of the Dark,” Una Healy’s “Angel Like You,” Billie Marten’s “Milk & Honey,” and Hey Violet’s “Unholy.”

Production duties on “Skydiving” were handled by Matt Radosevich, whose resume boasts furthers works with Little Mix (“Power”), Demi Lovato (“Nightingale”), Olly Murs (“Unpredictable”), Lea Michele (“Cue the Rain”), Martin Garrix (“In the Name of Love”) and One Direction (“Fool’s Gold”).

As mentioned in previous posts, Lights’ upcoming sophomore album “Skin & Earth” – featuring the Iain James-assisted / Mick Schultz-produced “Giants” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Little Machines” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Greg Kurstin (Adele, Liam Gallager), Lauren Christy (Akon, Bebe Rexha), Paul Phamous (Zendaya, Nick Jonas), Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Dua Lipa, Kendrick Lamar) and Jon Levine (Leona Lewis, Kat Dahlia).

Watch the music video for “Skydiving” below.

Lights unleashes new single “Giants”

24 Jun

Canadian singer/songwriter born Valerie Poxleitner, professionally known as Lights, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Lights alongside Iain James, whose other credits include Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable,” Little Mix’s “Hair,” Emeli Sande’s “Read All About It,” Craig David’s “Officially Yours,” and Fleur East’s “Breakfast.”

Production duties on “Giants” were handled by Mick Schultz, who is also responsible for Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” and Rihanna’s “Desperado.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Lights’ upcoming sophomore album “Skin & Earth” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Little Machines” reportedly delivers further alliances with Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Lauren Christy (Dua Lipa), Paul Phamous (Nick Jonas), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Matt Rad (Lea Michele), Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Madonna) and Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Stream the audio clip for “Giants” below.

Kat Dahlia delivers new promotional single “Manipulator”

23 Jun

American singer/songwriter Katriana Huguet, better known by her stage name Kat Dahlia, has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Manipulator” were handled by J-Roc (born Jerome Harmon), who is also responsible for Jennifer Hudson’s “Walk it Out,” Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love,” Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie,” and Michael Jackson’s “Love Never Felt So Good.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dahlia is expected to release her sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Friday Night Majic” and “Sirens” – later this year via Vested in Culture / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “My Garden” boasts additional alliances with Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Lauren Christy (Akon), Scott Harris (Rachel Platten), Meleni Smith (Selena Gomez) and Digital Farm Animals (Noah Cyrus).

Listen to the audio clip for “Manipulator” below.