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Rachel Platten unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “Waves”

7 Oct

American singer/songwriter Rachel Platten has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming second-major label album, “Waves,” which will arrive on October 27 via Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Perfect for You” – which was co-written by Mitch Allan, Nate Cyphert and Mike Eyal Aljadeff – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Jarrad Rogers and Stargate, who produced the set’s lead single “Broken Glass,” the follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further productions from Jon Levine, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Busbee, Jason Evigan, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mick Schultz, Warren “Oak” Felder, and Jonas Jeberg.

On the songwriting front, Platten has teamed up with Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lindy Robbins, Sean Douglas, Asia Whiteacre, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Fransisca Hall, Johnny McDaid, and Scott Harris.

See the tracklisting for “Waves” below.

(1) Perfect For You / (2) Whole Heart / (3) Collide / (4) Keep Up / (5) Broken Glass / (6) Shivers / (7) Loose Ends / (8) Labels / (9) Loveback / (10) Hands / (11) Fooling You / (12) Good Life / (13) Grace

Rachel Platten confirms title, release date for new album

4 Oct

Rachel Platten has confirmed the title and release date for her new album.

The American singer-songwriter christened her second major-label album “Waves” and will release it on October 27 via Columbia Records.

Current single “Broken Glass” – which was co-written by Nate Cyphert and Jarrad Rogers with co-production duties by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Swedish production duo Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further productions from Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Zach Skelton (Camila Cabello), Ian Kirkpatrick (Dua Lipa), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), Jason Evigan (Julia Michaels), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato) and Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Carly Rae Jepsen), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Fransisca Hall (Ella Eyre), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Leland (Sabrina Carpenter), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Christina Milian) and Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez).

Watch the music video for “Broken Glass” 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.

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.