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Rachel Platten hits the studio with Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Mick Schultz

16 Jun

American singer/songwriter Rachel Platten has enlisted Evan “Kidd” Bogart and Mick Schultz for a new collaboration.

Schultz’s production credits include Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” Jenna Andrews’ “Oil & Water,” Rihanna’s “Desperado,” and Lights’ “Giants.”

Meanwhile, Bogart previously co-wrote “Hey Hey Hallelujah” for Platten alongside Caroline Ailin, Zukhan Bey, and Emanuel Kiriakou. The Andy Grammer-featuring track appears on Platten’s 2016 album “Wildfire,” which peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

His extensive resume boasts additional works with Madonna (“Ghosttown”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Rihanna (“S.O.S.”), Leona Lewis (“Happy”), Jesse McCartney (“My Baby”), Fleur East (“Love Me or Leave Me Alone”), Jason Derulo (“It Girl”), Demi Lovato (“I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me”), Lizzo (“Phone”), Olivia Holt (“History”) and ZZ Ward (“Domino”).

Platten, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “The Rabbi” Levine (Kat Dahlia), Ryan Tedder (Hailee Steinfeld), MSTR ROGERS (Rita Ora), Jason Evigan (Nick Jonas), Warren Felder (Kelly Clarkson), Gian Stone (Shawn Hook) and Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Hey Violet), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Fransisca Hall (Ellla Eyre), Johnny McDaid (Ed Sheeran), Leland (Allie X) and Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez).

Stream the audio clip for “Hey Hey Hallelujah” below.

Rachel Platten collaborates with Ryan Tedder for new album

20 May

Rachel Platten has collaborated with Ryan Tedder for her upcoming album.

The OneRepublic frontman is known for co-writing and producing Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” Beyonce’s “Halo,” Natasha Bedingfield’s “Love Like This,” Adele’s “Remedy,” Jordin Sparks’ “Battlefield,” Gwen Stefani “Baby Don’t Lie,” Ed Sheeran’s “Happier,” Ariana Grande’s “Why Try,” MØ’s “Nights With You,” and Taylor Swift’s “I Know Places.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Noel Zancanella, Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Troy “Radio” Johnson, Greg Wells, Rico Love, Wayne Wilkins, Oren Yoel, Jeff Bhasker, Fernando Garibay, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Mike Caren, Stargate, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Samuel “SOPHIE” Long, Jim Beanz, Timbaland, and Greg Kurstin.

Meanwhile, Platten is expected to release her next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “The Rabbi” Levine (Dua Lipa), MSTR ROGERS (Charlie XCX), Jason Evigan (HARLOE), Warren “Oak” Felder (Jennifer Lopez), Gian Stone (Fifth Harmony) and Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Bebe Rexha), Sean Douglas (Jason Evigan), Fransisca Hall (Britney Spears), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan) and Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Tedder’s work!

Kacy Hill unleashes two new singles “Hard to Love” and “Like a Woman”

12 May

British singer, songwriter, and fashion model Kacy Hill has unleashed two new promotional singles online.

“Hard to Love,” and “Like a Woman” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Like a Woman” were collectively handled by DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Ella Mai), Terrace Martin (Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco) and DJ Dodger Stadium (Khalid, Kanye West).

“Hard to Love,” on the other hand, was produced by Stuart Price (Madonna, Robbie Williams) alongside the song’s co-writer Oskar “Sikow” Engstrom (Erik Hassle, Giorgio Moroder).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hill is expected is to release her first studio collection – featuring previous single “Lion” – later this year via Getting Out of Your Dreams (GOOD Music) / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith), BURNS (Charli XCX), Alex Hope (Troye Sivan), Matt Parad (Kenzie May), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Fred Ball (Rihanna), BloodPop (HAIM) and Matthew Hales (Lianne La Havas).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis), Isa Machine (Maxine Ashley), Natalie Hemby (Labrinth), Andrew Wyatt (Dua Lipa), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

Stream the audio clips for “Hard to Love” and “Like a Woman” below.

Rachel Platten reunites with Jon Levine for new album

5 May

Rachel Platten has reunited with Jon Levine for her upcoming album.

The Canadian record producer and songwriter previously teamed up with Platten on 2016’s “Wildfire,” which peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Fight Song” and “Stand By You.”

Levine’s other credits include Lea Michele’s “Anything’s Possible,” Samantha Jade’s “Always,” Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” Drake’s “Weston Road Flows,” Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy,” Little Mix’s “Red Planet,” Nelly Furtado’s “Well, Well,” and Kat Graham’s “I Think I’m in Love.”

Meanwhile, Platten is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora), Warren “Oak” Felder (Alicia Keys), Jason Evigan (Marina Diamandis) and Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Enrique Iglesias), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Fransisca Hall (Selena Gomez), Johnny McDaid (Ed Sheeran) and Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez).

Stream “Wildfire” below.

Dua Lipa unwraps tracklisting for debut album “DL1”

20 Apr

Dua Lipa has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer-songwriter will release the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Hotter Than Hell,” “Be the One,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Room for 2” and “Thinking About You” – on June 2 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional single “Lost in Your Light” – available from April 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Rick Nowels, whose credits include Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Tom Odell’s “Wrong Crowd,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Melanie C’s “Unravelling.”

Other songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the highly-anticipated project are Lindy Robbins, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Cara Salimando, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Album producers include GRADES, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Digital Farm Animals, Emile Haynie, RITUAL, Jon Levine, Axident, Tom Neville, Ian Kirkpatrick, James Flannigan, Greg Wells, Andrew Wyatt, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “DL1” below.

(1) Genesis / (2) Lost in Your Light (featuring Miguel) / (3) Hotter Than Hell / (4) Be the One / (5) IDGAF / (6) Blow Your Mind (Mwah) / (7) Garden / (8) No Goodbyes / (9) Thinking About You / (10) New Rules / (11) Begging / (12) Homesick / Deluxe Edition – (13) Dreams / (14) Room for 2 / (15) New Love / (16) Bad Together / (17) Last Dance

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.