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Leah McFall hits the studio with Alan Nglish

17 May

Leah McFall

Leah McFall has recorded new material with Alan Nglish.

It is yet to be to known whether the session was intended for another artist or McFall’s upcoming debut album.

Nglish recently co-wrote and produced “Song for a Friend” by Andreya Triana. The track appears on the British singer/songwriter’s sophomore album, “Giants,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Counter Records.

His other credits include CeeLo Green’s “Old Fashioned” [Roadrunner / Warner Bros Records], Livvi Franc’s “This is a Raid” [Jive / RCA Records] and Taio Cruz’s “Telling the World” [Island Records].

Meanwhile, McFall is expected to release her first studio collection later this year under Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Lead single “Home” – which was helmed by will.i.am along with Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry and Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

On the songwriting front, McFall has contributed to the upcoming fifth album by fellow artist Leona Lewis. The collection entitled “I Am” will hit stores later this year under Island Records (UK) and Def Jam Recordings (UK).

Watch the music video for “Home” below.

Hamada Mania’s favorite songs of 2014

11 Dec

Ella Henderson

Song Title: “Beautifully Unfinished”
Performed By: Ella Henderson.
Written By: Ella Henderson, Lindy Robbins & Steve Robson.
Produced By: Steve Robson & Komi (El-Hakam Al-Kaubaisy).
Label: Syco Music.

Keyshia03

Song Title: “Believer”
Performed By: Keyshia Cole.
Written By: Ester Dean, Jasper Cameron, Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.
Produced By: Stargate.
Label: Interscope Records.

Sia02

Song Title: “Big Girls Cry”
Performed By: Sia.
Written By: Sia Furler & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Greg Kurstin & Christopher Braide.
Label: RCA Records.

ColbieCaillat

Song Title: “Break Free”
Performed By: Colbie Caillat.
Written By: Colbie Caillat & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Christopher Braide.
Label: Republic Records.

Tiaan

Song Title: “Devil’s Touch”
Performed By: TIAAN.
Produced By: Arnthor Birgisson.
Label: AristoTracks.

Cover Drive

Song Title: “Easy Life”
Performed By: Cover Drive.
Written By: Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Jamar Harding, Barry Hill, Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Dan Goudie & Ashley Milton.
Label: Independent Release.

Jennifer - Same Girl

Song Title: “Expertease (Ready Set Go)”
Performed By: Jennifer Lopez.
Written By: Jennifer Lopez, Sia Furler, Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Label: Capitol Records.

Clean-Bandit

Song Title: “Extraordinary”
Performed By: Clean Bandit (featuring Sharna Bass).
Written By: James Napier, Gustave Rudman, Grace Chatto & Jack Patterson.
Produced By: Jack Patterson & Mark Ralph.
Label: Black Butter / Atlantic Records.

Goapele

Song Title: “Hey Boy” (solo version)
Performed By: Goapele.
Written By: Estelle Swaray, Lauren Evans, David “DQ” Quinones, Lance Tolbert & Keith Harris.
Produced By: Keith Harris.
Label: Skyblaze Recordings / BMG Rights Management.

Leah McFall

Song Title: “Home”
Performed By: Leah McFall (featuring will.i.am).
Written By: William Adams, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia, Alex Ebert & Jade Castrinos.
Produced By: will.i.am & Free School.
Label: Capitol Records.

Christina02

Song Title: “Human”
Performed By: Christina Perri.
Written By: Christina Perri & Martin Johnson.
Produced By: Martin Johnson.
Label: Atlantic Records.

Haim

Song Title: “If I Could Change Your Mind”
Performed By: HAIM.
Written By: Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim & James Ford.
Produced By: James Ford.
Label: Polydor Records.

Ella02

Song Title: “If I Go”
Performed By: Ella Eyre.
Written By: Ella Eyre, Natalia Hajjara & Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Produced By: Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Label: Virgin EMI Records.

Gorgon City

Song Title: “Imagination”
Performed By: Gorgon City (featuring Katy Menditta).
Written By: Emeli Sande, Katy Menditta, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Kye “Foamo” Gibbon & Matthew “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott
Produced By: Gorgon City & Mojam.
Label: Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records.

Lion Babe01

Song Title: “Jump Hi”
Performed By: Lion Babe (featuring Childish Gambino).
Written By: Jillian Hervey, Lucas Goodman & Makeba Riddick.
Label: Outsiders Recorded Music / Polydor Records.

Ariana-Grande-Yours-Truly-

Song Title: “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”
Performed By: Ariana Grande.
Written By: Harry Styles & Johan Carlsson.
Produced By: Johan Carlsson & Peter Carlsson.
Label: Republic Records.

LP1

Song Title: “Kicks”
Performed By: FKA twigs.
Written By: Tahliah “FKA twigs” Barnett & Joel Compass.
Produced By: FKA twigs & Cy An.
Label: Young Turks.

Pharrell - Alicia

Song Title: “Know Who You Are”
Performed By: Pharrell Williams (featuring Alicia Keys).
Written By: Pharrell Williams & Alicia Keys.
Produced By: Pharrell Williams.
Label: Columbia Records.

Teyana Taylor01

Song Title: “Maybe”
Performed By: Teyana Taylor (featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti).
Written By: Teyana Taylor, Andre Proctor, Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz, Jaramye Daniels, Kyle Owens, Akil King, Terrence Thornton & Mario Mims.
Produced By: The Order, Jaramye Daniels & Kyle “KO” Owens.
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Kylie Minogue - Kiss Me Once

Song Title: “Million Miles”
Performed By: Kylie Minogue.
Written By: Chelcee Grimes, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Produced By: Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Label: Parlophone Records.

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Song Title: “Not in That Way”
Performed By: Sam Smith.
Written By: Sam Smith & Fraser T. Smith.
Produced By: Fraser T. Smith.
Label: Capitol Records.

Marsha

Song Title: “Night Time”
Performed By: Marsha Ambrosius.
Written By: Marsha Ambrosius, Sam Dew, Kenneth Bartolomei, Erik Reyes-Ortiz & Kevin Crowe.
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.
Label: RCA Records.

Brooke Candy

Song Title: “Opulence”
Performed By: Brooke Candy.
Written By: Brooke Candy, Sia Furler & Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Produced By: Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Label: RCA Records.

Tourist01

Song Title: “Patterns”
Performed By: Tourist (featuring Lianne La Havas).
Written By: James Napier and William “Tourist” Phillips.
Label: Method Records.

Jessie05

Song Title: “Pieces”
Performed By: Jessie Ware.
Written By: Jessie Ware, James Napier & William “Tourist” Phillips.
Produced By: Emile Haynie.
Label: PMR / Island Records.

Karen Harding01

Song Title: “Say Something”
Performed By: Karen Harding.
Written By: Karen Harding & Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Produced By: Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Label: Method Records / Capitol Records.

Jasmine01

Song Title: “That’s Me Right There”
Performed By: Jasmine Villegas (featuring Kendrick Lamar).
Written By: Carmen Reece, Al Sherrod Lambert, Chris Jackson & Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Produced By: Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Label: Interscope Records.

Toni-Braxton-Babyface

Song Title: “The D Word”
Performed By: Toni Braxton & Babyface.
Written By: Toni Braxton & Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Produced By: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Label: Motown Records.

Mary07

Song Title: “Wonderful”
Performed By: Mary J. Blige.
Written By: Mary J. Blige, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Label: Epic Records.

Mariah02

Song Title: “You’re Mine (Eternal)”
Performed By: Mariah Carey.
Written By: Mariah Carey & Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Produced By: Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins & Mariah Carey.
Label: Def Jam Recordings.

Leona Lewis snags Leah McFall, Jim Eliot for new album

25 Nov

leonalewis

British singer/songwriter Leona Lewis has added Leah McFall and Jim Eliot to the list of contributors for her upcoming fifth album.

McFall was a runner-up on the second series of the BBC talent show The Voice. Her debut hit single “Home” was co-written and produced by will.i.am along with Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry and Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia.

Meanwhile, Eliot is known for co-writing and producing songs for the likes of Kylie Minogue (“All the Lovers”), Olly Murs (“Heart Skips a Beat”), Will Young (“Jealousy”) and Ellie Goulding (“Anything Could Happen”).

As previously reported, Lewis is expected to drop her new studio collection during the first quarter of 2015 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Christmas, With Love,” which peaked at number thirteen on the UK Albums Chart.

Other songwriters and producers backing Lewis on the highly-anticipated LP are Toby Gad, Autumn Rowe, Steve Booker, Becky Hill, Wayne Wilkins, Anne Preven, Jon Levine, Stephan Moccio, Diane Warren, Jesse Shatkin and TMS.

Watch the music video for Leah McFall’s “Home” below.

Leah McFall confirms debut album “Weird to Wonderful”

2 Sep

Leah McFall

Leah McFall has confirmed the title for her debut album.

The Irish singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Weird to Wonderful” and will release it later this year via Capitol Records.

Lead single “Home” – helmed by Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am along with Jean Baptiste Kouame, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia and Michael McHenry – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Weird to Wonderful” is expected to yield further contributions from Sia (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland), Ester Dean (Rihanna, Jasmine Villegas), Lauren Evans (Ciara, Jordin Sparks) and Shaznay Lewis (Stooshe, Little Mix).

Watch the music video for “Home” below.

Rita Ora reunites with will.i.am for new album

4 Aug

Rita Ora

Rita Ora has reunited with will.i.am for her upcoming sophomore album.

The hitmaker – born William Adams – previously co-wrote and produced “Fall in Love,” taken from the British artist’s debut album “ORA.”

Some of his other songwriting and production credits include Britney Spears’ “Perfume” [RCA Records], Leah McFall’s “Home” [Capitol Records] and Nicole Scherzinger’s “Boomerang” [Interscope Records].

Rita Ora’s highly-anticipated new album is scheduled for release later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Roc Nation / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts further alliances from Calvin Harris, Diplo, Switch, DJ Fresh, Priscilla Renea, and DJ Mustard.

Watch the music video for current single “I Will Never Let You Down” below. The track is now available for download via iTunes.

Leah McFall premieres “Home” music video

26 Jun

Home

Leah McFall has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Home” – which features will.i.am – marks the first promotional single from the Irish singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album.

The track was co-written by Jean Baptiste Kouame, whose credits include Madonna’s “I’m a Sinner” [Interscope Records], Chris Brown’s “Don’t Wake Me Up” [RCA Records] and Rihanna’s “Photographs” [SRP Records].

Production duties were handled by William Adams, who is also responsible for Estelle’s “American Boy” [Atlantic Records], Britney Spears’ “Big Fat Bass” [RCA Records] and Nicole Scherzinger’s “Boomerang” [Interscope Records].

As previously reported, the highly-anticipated debut collection by Leah McFall is due later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Watch the music video for “Home” below.

Leah McFall releases lyric video for new single “Home”

20 Jun

Home

Leah McFall has released the official lyric video for her new single online.

“Home” – featuring will.i.am – marks the first promotional single from the Irish singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album.

The track was co-written by Jean Baptiste Kouame, whose credits include Rihanna’s “Photographs” [SRP Records], Chris Brown’s “Don’t Wake Me Up” [RCA Records] and Kelis’ “4th of July (Fireworks)” [Interscope Records].

Production duties were handled by William Adams, who’s also responsible for Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch” [RCA Records], Nicole Scherzinger’s “Boomerang” [Interscope Records] and Mariah Carey’s “Heat” [Def Jam Recordings].

The Highly-anticipated debut collection by Leah McFall is scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Watch the lyric video for “Home” below.