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Paloma Faith releases new promotional single “Guilty”

26 Oct

Paloma Faith has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ella Henderson alongside Wayne Hector, whose recent credits include Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Little Mix’s “Nothing Else Matters,” Taya’s “When You’re Sober,” Kaiser Chef’s “Sunday Morning,” and Jones’ “Til We Get There.”

Production duties on “Guilty” were handled by regular collaborators TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes), who have also contributed to the next projects by Maroon 5, Anne-Marie, Era Istrefi, Noah Cyrus, Louis Tomlinson, Alma, Sabina Ddumba, Calum Scott, Mabel, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas, and Rihanna.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith’s upcoming fourth album “The Architect” – featuring previous promotional single “Crybaby” – will on November 17 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / RCA Records Label.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” boasts further contributions from Starsmith, Lindy Robbins, Cleo Tighe, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Sia Furler, John Newman, Zak Abel, Carla Marie Williams, Klas Ahlund, Jin Jin, Francis “Eg” White, Samuel Dixon, and Cass Lowe.

Stream the audio clip for “Guilty” below.

Paloma Faith unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “The Architect”

22 Sep

Paloma Faith has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming fourth album “The Architect,” which will arrive on November 17 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / RCA Records Label.

Lead single “Crybaby” – which was co-written with Lindy Robbins, Cleo Tighe, and Finlay “Starsmith” Dow-Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” boasts additional songwriting alliances with fellow recording artists including Sia Furler (“Warrior”), Zak Abel (“I’ll Be Gentle”) and John Newman (“Till I’m Done”).

Other album contributors are Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Britney Spears), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Knox Brown (Jess Glynne), Eg White (Maverick Sabre), Arnthor Birgisson (Raye), Carla Marie Williams (Beyonce), Wayne Hector (Olly Murs), Klas Ahlund (Robyn) and TMS (Craig David).

See the tracklisting for “The Architect” below.

(1) Evolution / (2) The Architect / (3) Guilty / (4) Crybaby / (5) I’ll Be Gentle (featuring John Legend) / (6) Politics of Hope / (7) Kings and Queens / (8) Surrender / (9) Warrior / (10) ‘Til I’m Done / (11) Lost and Lonely / (12) Still Around / (13) Pawns / (14) WW3 / (15) Love Me As I Am / (16) Power to the Peaceful / (17) Tonight’s Not the Only Night / (18) My Body / (19) Price of Fame

Paloma Faith enlists Starsmith for a new collaboration

19 Jun

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Starsmith for a new collaboration.

The multi-platinum selling songwriter, producer, remixer and DJ (born Finlay Dow-Smith) is known for helming Ellie Goulding’s “Starry Eyed,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Kwabs’ “Fight for Love,” Ella Eyre’s “Don’t Follow Me,” Kylie Minogue’s “Put Your Hands Up,” Mika’s “Staring at the Sun,” Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” Betty Who’s “Better,” and M.O’s “Preach.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Francis “Eg” White, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Talay Riley, Natalia Hajjara, Jonny Coffer, Ina Wroldsen, Jack Patterson, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Justin Parker, Al Shux, Joel Compass, Martin Terefe, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, and Benny Benassi.

Meanwhile, Faith is expected to release her fourth album, tentatively entitled “The Architect,” later this year via Sony Music UK / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” reportedly delivers further productions from Jake Gosling (Shania Twain), Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), The Arcade (Rita Ora), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Fred Ball (Rihanna), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande), Jamie Scott (Rag’n’Bone Man) and TMS (Liam Tomlinson).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Wayne Hector (Jason Derulo), Chiara Hunter (David Guetta), John Newman (Olly Murs), Cleo Tighe (Foxes), Linus Wiklund (Noonie Bao), Isley Juber (Lykke Li), Alexander Kronlund (Demi Lovato), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Lea Michele) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Allie X).

Watch the music video for “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” below.

Lykke Li writes new music with Ilsey Juber

17 Jun

Lykke Li has teamed up with Ilsey Juber for a new collaboration.

The American singer/songwriter is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Britney Spears’ “Man on the Moon,” Fifth Harmony’s “Body Rock,” K. Michelle’s “If It Ain’t Love,” Beyonce’s “All Night,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” Bea Miller’s “Yes Girl,” Hey Violet’s “Guys My Age,” Keke Palmer’s “Figure You Out,” Tinashe’s “Flame,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love.”

Juber’s resume boasts additional works with producers Fraser T. Smith, Wallpaper, Dan Wilson, Axident, Jonas Jeberg, Will IDAP, Matt Radosevich, JMike, Eric Hudson, Sir Nolan, Julian Bunetta, Diplo, Freddy Wexler, Jason Evigan, Louis Biancaniello, The Arcade, Noah “40” Shebib, DJ Mustard, Toby Gad, Big Taste, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, and CIRKUT.

Meanwhile, Li is reportedly working on her upcoming third studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “I Never Learn,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “No Rest for the Wicked,” “Gunshot” and “Never Gonna Love Again.”

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Emile Haynie (Florence Welch), Jeff Bhasker (Beyonce), Ariel Rechtshaid (Carly Rae Jepsen), Rostam Batmanglij (Frank Ocean), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Illangelo (Jorja Smith) and Nineteen85 (Drake).

Fans of Juber’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, Ellie Goulding, Grace Barker, Ella Eyre, Kiesza, Noah Cyrus, Liza Owen, Sabina Ddumba, Jessie Ware, Dagny, Leona Lewis, and Charlie Puth.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Juber’s work!

Alice Chater teams with MoZella for new collaboration

26 May

British singer/songwriter Alice Chater has teamed up with Maureen McDonald, professionally known as MoZella, for a new collaboration.

MoZella’s songwriting credits include Madonna’s “Bitch I’m Madonna,” Tinashe’s “Feels Like Vegas,” One Direction’s “Perfect,” Mary Lambert’s “Secrets,” Rachel Platten’s “Speechless,” Ellie Goulding’s “Don’t Panic,” Lea Michele’s “Anything’s Possible,” Rihanna’s “Dancing in the Dark,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Take You High,” Charlie Puth’s “One Call Away,” and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers Max Martin, Stargate, Toby Gad, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sir Nolan, Greg Kurstin, Diplo, Stephan Moccio, Jason Evigan, Matt Rad, Sacha Skarbek, Harmony Samuels, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, MNEK, Benny Cassette, Sermstyle, Ricky Reed, DJ Dahi, Syience, Rodney Jerkins, Jamie Scott, BloodPop, Dr. Luke, and Cirkut.

Chater, on the other hand, is expected to release her next project, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “My WonderL.A.N.D.,” later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Brandy, Carly Rae Jepsen), Lisa Scinta (Chris Brown, Selena Gomez), Rachel Furner (Frances, Sam Smith) and Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor).

On the production front, Chater has reportedly teamed up with Red Triangle (James Arthur), Klas Ahlund (Robyn, Britney Spears), Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande, The Chainsmokers), Knightstarr (Craig David, Ella Eyre), Danja (Ciara, Andy Grammer) and Kuya Productions (Mahalia, Alessia Cara).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MoZella’s work!

Kamille teams up with Klas Ahlund for new collaboration

10 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed with Klas Ahlund for a new collaboration.

The Swedish songwriter, record producer, and guitarist is responsible for Robyn’s “Konichiwa Bitches,” Britney Spears’ “Piece of Me,” Madonna’s “Some Girls,” Kylie Minogue’s “Speakerphone,” Charli XCX’s “Roll with Me,” Jordin Sparks’ “See My Side,” Tove Lo’s “Timebomb,” Kesha’s “Sleazy,” Usher’s “Numb,” Ellie Goulding’s “Devotion,” and Katy Perry’s “Walking on Air.”

Ahlund’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters and fellow producers including Bloodshy & Avant, Cathy Dennis, Max Martin, Ali Payami, Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, Arnthor Birgisson, Kool Kojak, Chiara Hunter, Alex Purple, William Orbit, Mr. Bangladesh, Adam Baptiste, Eric Bellinger, Martin Kierszenbaum, Clarence Coffee Jr., Andrea Martin, and Wrabel.

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Chris Loco (Jessie Reyez, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Amber Mark, Elijah Blake), MNEK (Dua Lipa, Becky Hill) and Goldfingers (Fleur East, John Newman).

On the songwriting front, Purcell has contributed to the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Her previous credits include Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Olly Murs’ “Grow Up,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Leona Lewis’s “Mr. Right,” Sam Bailey’s “Treasure,” Jessie J’s “Hero,” The Saturdays’ “What About Us,” and Sigma’s “Find Me.”

Daye Jack joins forces with Donmonique for new single “Supernatural”

20 Mar

American hip hop artist Daye Jack has released his new single online.

“Supernatural” – featuring up and coming Brooklyn rapper Donmonique – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Supernatural” were handled by Klas Ahlund, whose credits include Charli XCX’s “Roll With Me,” Ellie Goulding’s “Devotion,” Tove Lo’s “Timebomb,” Katy Perry’s “Walking on Air,” Madonna’s “Some Girls,” Britney Spears’ “Piece of Me,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Speakerphone.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Jack’s first studio collection “No Data” – featuring previous singles “Casino,” “Raw,” “Deep End” and “Finish Line” – will arrive on March 24 via Warner Brothers Records.

Other album contributors include Mike Elizondo (Ed Sheeran, Raleigh Ritchie), D’Mile (Mary J. Blige, Diana Gordon), Mark Batson (Lianne La Havas, Alicia Keys) and Marco “MAG” Borrero (Zara Larsson, Colbie Caillat).

Listen to the audio clip for “Supernatural” below.