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Kandace Springs releases new music video for “Place to Hide”

9 Jan

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Kandace Springs has released a new music video online.

The singer-songwriter posted the Julia Vastola-directed clip for “Place to Hide” to her YouTube channel (KSoul Springs) on Monday (January 09, 2017).

“Place to Hide” was initially recorded by British recording artist Lucie Silvas for her sophomore studio collection, “The Same Side.” Silvas wrote the song with Judie Tzuke and Graham Kearns.

Meanwhile, Springs’ debut album “Soul Eyes” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The critically-acclaimed collection boasts contributions from Evan Rogers (Rihanna), Carl Sturken (Shakira), Jimmy Harry (Kylie Minogue), Lindy Robbins (Rachel Platten) and Greg Wells (Katy Perry).

Watch the music video for “Place to Hide” below.

Kandace Springs works with Carmen Reece for debut album

1 Mar

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Kandace Springs has worked with Carmen Reece for her debut album.

Reece is known for co-writing Ariana Grande’s “Almost is Never Enough” [Republic Records], Teyana Taylor’s “Put Your Love On” [Def Jam Recordings] and Michelle Williams’ “Say Yes” f/ Beyonce & Kelly Rowland [eOne Music].

Her resume also includes works for Samantha Jade [Sony Music Entertainment Australia], Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records], Zendaya [Hollywood Records] and Little Mix [Syco Music / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, Springs’ first studio collection will be released later this year via SRP Records in partnership with Capitol Records and Black Note Records. The still-untitled project is executive produced by Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

On the songwriting and production front, the still-untitled project features further contributions from Rodney Jerkins, Andrea Martin, James Poyser, Stacy Barthe, Andre Harris, Dan Wilson, Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge and Jack Splash.

Watch Springs’ rendition of Jhene Aiko’s “The Worst” below.

Kandace Springs hints at new collaboration with Rodney Jerkins

26 Feb

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Kandace Springs has hinted at a new collaboration with Rodney Jerkins.

“Bout to head into the studio with @RodneyJerkins” the singer, songwriter and pianist tweeted on Wednesday (February 25, 2015).

Jerkins recently served as executive producer for Mary J. Blige’s latest album “The London Session,” which is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Universal Music Group imprint Capitol Records.

His extensive resume also includes works for Mariah Carey [Epic Records], Toni Braxton [Motown Records], Sia [RCA Records], Rihanna [SRP Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and Tori Kelly [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Springs is expected to release her debut album later this year via SRP Records in partnership with Blue Note Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project will be prominently helmed New York-based songwriting and production duo Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Other songwriters and producers backing Springs on the still-untitled project are Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, Jack Splash, Stacy Barthe, Andre Harris, James “Malay” Ho, Dan Wilson, Andrea Martin and James Poyser.

Watch the music video for “West Coast” below.

Kandace Springs enlists James “Malay” Ho for debut album

25 Feb

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Kandace Springs has enlisted James “Malay” Ho for her first studio collection.

“Had an incredible 3 days in the studio with #Malay” the singer, songwriter and pianist posted to her Instagram page on Tuesday (February 24, 2015).

Malay recently produced and co-wrote “Angels & Airwaves,” “April’s Fool” and “Battle Cry” for Angel Haze. These tracks appear on the rapper’s debut album, “Dirty Gold,” out now via Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

His resume also includes works Goapele (“Undertow”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”), Frank Ocean (“Lost”), John Legend (“You & I”), Fantasia Barrino (“Teach Me”), Jamie Foxx (“15 Minutes”) and Cris Cab (“Paradise on Earth”).

Meanwhile, Springs’ debut album will be released later this year via SRP Records in partnership with Blue Note Records and Capitol Records. The still-untitled project is executive produced by Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Other album contributors include Jack Splash (Solange, Pixie Lott), Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks), Dan Wilson (Adele, Taylor Swift), Andre Harris (Usher, Mariah Carey) and Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Jhene Aiko).

Watch the music video for “Love Got in the Way” below.

Kandace Springs releases “West Coast” music video

17 Jan

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Kandace Springs has released a new music video online.

The singer, songwriter and pianist posted the Julie Vastola-directed clip for “West Coast” to her Vevo channel on Monday (January 12, 2015).

“West Coast” was co-written by Springs along with Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Warren “Oak” Felder, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn and Ronald “Flip” Colson.

The track appears on the artist’s self-titled EP, which is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with SRP Records and Blue Note Records.

Springs’ full-length debut album will hit stores and digital outlets later this year. As mentioned in previous posts, the still-untitled LP is executive produced by songwriting and production duo Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Other album contributors are James Poyser (Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu), Dan Wilson (Adele, John Legend), Andre Harris (Usher, Mariah Carey), Jack Splash (Solange, Alicia Keys) and Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge (Ne-Yo, Chris Brown).

Watch the music video for “West Coast” below.

Kandace Springs drafts Andrea Martin, James Poyser for debut album

21 Mar

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Kandace Springs has drafted the songwriting and production services of Andrea Martin and James Poyser for her upcoming debut album.

The singer, songwriter and pianist is expected to release her debut album later this year via SRP Music Group / Blue Note / Capitol Records.

Recent songwriting credits by Andrea Martin include Paloma Faith’s “Trouble with My Baby” [RCA Records], Naughty Boy’s “Think About It” [Virgin EMI Records] and Stooshe’s “See Me Like This” [Warner Bros. Records].

Meanwhile, James Poyser is responsible for producing “Sober Up” by Mack Wilds [Larger Than Life Records], “Life Has a Way” by Anthony Hamilton [RCA Records] and “Window Seat” by Erykah Badu [Motown Records].

As previously reported, the debut LP by Kandace Springs will be executively produced by New York-based hitmakers Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Other album contributors include Jack Splash (Pixie Lott, K. Michelle), Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, Katy Perry), B.A.M. (Ne-Yo, Chris Brown), Warren “Oak” Felder (Miguel, Bridget Kelly) and Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Maxwell, Elle Varner).

Watch the Julie Vastola-directed clip for new single “Runnin” below.

Kandace Springs premieres “Runnin” music video

16 Mar

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Kandace Springs has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Runnin” is lifted from the singer, songwriter and pianist’s upcoming debut album with SRP Music Group / Blue Note / Capitol Records.

As previously reported, the still-untitled project will be executively produced by New York-based hitmakers Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Other musicians backing Springs on the highly-anticipated LP are Jack Splash (K. Michele, Alicia Keys), B.A.M. (Ne-Yo, Marsha Ambrosius), Warren Felder (Usher, Chris Brown) and Andrew Wansel (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj).

Watch the Julie Vastola-directed clip for “Runnin” below.