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Bleachers release new single “Hate That You Know Me”

17 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers – fronted by musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jack Antonoff – have released their new single online.

“Hate That You Know Me” – featuring background vocals from Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Julia Michaels, and Sam Dew – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels, who previously teamed up with Antonoff on Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” taken from the group’s sophomore album, “7/27,” as well as “How Do We Get Back to Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the sixth season of original HBO series, “Girls.”

Production duties on “Hate That You Know Me” were handled by Antonoff alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Bleachers’ sophomore studio collection “Gone Now” – featuring previous single “Don’t Take the Money” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

In addition to Kurstin, Antonoff has also collaborated with fellow producers Organized Noize (Big Boi, Cee Lo Green) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie) on the follow-up to 2014’s “Strange Desire.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Hate That You Know Me” below.

Ella Henderson writes new music with Jenna Andrews

6 Apr

Ella Henderson has written new music with Jenna Andrews.

The Canadian singer/songwriter’s notable credits include SoMo’s “Curve,” The Band Perry’s “Live Forever,” BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Jordan Fisher’s “All About Us,” Majid Jordan’s “Make it Work,” Skylar Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life,” Tori Kelly’s “Bottled Up,” Drake’s “You and the Six,” Marsha Ambrosius’ “Run,” Tamia’s “Love Life,” and Jessie J’s “Personal.”

Andrews’ resume boasts further collaborations with producers including Sacha Skarbek, Jeff Bhasker, Arnthor Birgisson, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, RedOne, Chuck Harmony, Dan Heath, Benny Cassette, Matt Parad, Jon Levine, Tim Anderson, Wayne Wilkins, Mick Schultz, Kerry Brothers, Rune Westberg, Brett James, Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides, and Moon Willis.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Among the other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” are Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Camille Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Emily Warren, James “JHart” Abrahart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Philip Plested, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, and Justin Tranter.

Fans of Andrews’ songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Kiesza, Lily Allen, Pixie Lott, Kai, Noah Cyrus, Dua Lipa, Christina Perri, Jennifer Lopez, Kyla Smith, and Snakehips.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Jessie Ware enlists NAO, GRADES for new collaboration

28 Mar

Jessie Ware has enlisted the songwriting and production services of NAO and GRADES for a her upcoming third album.

“No filter can hide how tired I am but what an absolute TREAT to be in the studio with @this_nao & @grades,” the British singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram profile on Tuesday (March 28, 2017).

NAO’s debut studio collection, 2016’s “For All We Know,” peaked to number seventeen on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Bad Blood,” “Fool to Love,” “Girlfriend” and “In the Morning.”

Meanwhile, GRADES is responsible for producing singles including NAO’s “Bad Blood,” Tinie Tempah’s “Text from Your Ex,” Aanysa’s “Burn Break Crash,” Sinead Harnett’s “If You Let Me,” and WENS’ “Bleed.”

Ware, on the other hand, is expected to release her third studio collection later this year via PMR Records and Island Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love” reportedly delivers further productions from Jamie Scott, Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Julian Bunetta, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Emile Haynie, John Henry Ryan, Stephan Moccio, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Bastian Langebaek, and Ajay “STINT” Bhattacharyya.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Danny Parker, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Ed Drewett, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo “Shungudz” Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Sam Romans.

Stream NAO’s “For All We Know” below.

Years & Years team up with Alex Hope for new collaboration

27 Mar

British electronica trio Years & Years – composed of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Turkmen – have teamed up with Alex Hope for a new collaboration.

The Australian songwriter, producer and musician is known for her works with Wrabel (“11 Blocks”), Troye Sivan (“Wild”), Broods (“Freak of Nature”), Guy Sebastian (“The Pause”), Jessica Mauboy (“The Palace”), Taylor Henderson (“When You Were Mine”), Laura Welsh (“Sex & Violence”), Jamie Lawson (“Tell Me Again”) and Tina Arena (“Only Lonely”).

Hope’s extensive resume boasts additional alliances with artists and fellow musicians such as Joel Little, Grace Sewell, Hayley Warner, Kacy Hill, Jarryd James, Sarah Hudson, JHart, Grimes, Stuart Crichton, Delta Goodrem, Louis Schoorl, Allie X, Jesse St. John, Grace Ackerman, Philip Plested, Fiona Bevan, Youthonix, Bram Inscore, Leland, Phil Thornalley, and Jack Antonoff.

Years and Years, on the other hand, are expected to release their sophomore album later this year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Sarah Hudson (Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj), Justin Tranter (Betty Who, Jasmine Thompson) and Julia Michaels (Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber).

Years and Years’ first studio collection, 2015’s “Communion,” topped the UK Albums Chart and spawned alliances with TMS (“Worship”), Greg Kurstin (“King”), Mike Spencer (“Eyes Shut”) and Two Inch Punch (“Desire”).

Watch the music video for “Shine” below.

Julia Michaels confirms title for debut mini-album

22 Mar

Julia Michaels has confirmed the title for her debut EP.

The American singer-songwriter – born Julia Carin Cavazos – christened her first mini-album “Nervous System” and will release it later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Lead single “Issues” – which was co-written by Justin Tranter and collectively produced by Stargate and Benny Blanco – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Nervous Breakdown” reportedly features additional alliances with Stephan Moccio (Meghan Trainor), Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth), Ammar Malik (James Blunt), Steve Mac (Jess Glynne) and Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift).

Michaels’ recent songwriting credits include Zara Larsson’s “One Missisipi,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” Bea Miller’s “I Can’t Breathe,” Linkin Park’s “Heavy,” Sofia Carson’s “Back to Beautiful,” John Legend’s “Surefire,” Britt Nicole’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” and Olivia Holt’s “In the Dark.”

She also contributed to the next projects by Tinashe, Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld, Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Jasmine Thompson, Ella Henderson, Jessie Ware, Rita Ora, Lea Michele, Ellie Goulding, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Issues” below.

Ella Henderson teams with Jennifer Decilveo for new collaboration

22 Mar

Ella Henderson has teamed up with Jennifer Decilveo for a new collaboration.

The American Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer has written and produced for numerous artists including Anne-Marie (“Ciao Adios”), Wynter Gordon (“Bleeding Out”), Rebecca Ferguson (“Without a Woman”), Melanie Martinez (“Play Date”), Andra Day (“Rise Up”), Machine Gun Kelly (“Merry Go Round”), Rixton (“Wait on Me”) and Galantis (“Forever Tonight”).

Decilveo’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters and producers Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Lucie Silvas, Benny Cassette, Tish Hyman, Dem Jointz, Axident, Jason Reeves, Mason “MdL” Levy, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Henrik Jonback, John Fields, Mike Elizondo, Tim Anderson, Jim Jonsin, D’Mile, Matt Squire, John Henry Ryan, and Benny Blanco.

Henderson, on the other hand, will release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Camille Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, MoZella, Emily Warren, JHart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Philip Plested, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, and Justin Tranter.

Watch the music video for “Yours” below.

Jessie Ware hits the studio with Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parter, Stint

21 Mar

British singer/songwriter Jessie Ware has teamed up with Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, and Stint for a new collaboration.

Kuyimba and Parker are responsible for co-writing “Bad Behaviour” for Louisa Johnson alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Peter “Merf” Kelleher and Benjamin Kohn of TMS.

Meanwhile, Stint’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Zara Larsson (“Make That Money Girl”), AlunaGeorge (“Jealous”), NAO (“Girlfriend”), Santigold (“Walking in a Circle”), BANKS (“In Your Eyes”), Gallant (“Skipping Stones”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“LA Hallucinations”).

Ware, on the other hand, is expected to release her third studio collection later this year via PMR Records and Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Julian Bunetta, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Emile Haynie, John Ryan, Stephan Moccio, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, and Bastian Langebaek.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jamie Scott, MoZella, Ed Drewett, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maiday, James Newman, Amy Wadge, Sam Romans, Max McElligott, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Ware’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “Tough Love,” peaked to number nine on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Champagne Kisses,” “You and I (Forever),” and the Ed Sheeran-assisted “Say You Love Me.”

Watch the music video for “Champagne Kisses” below.