Tag Archives: Linus Wiklund

Rita Ora delivers sophomore studio collection “Phoenix”

24 Nov

Rita Ora has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Ora has worked with songwriters including Ed Sheeran, Ali Tamposi, Georgia Ku, Lotus IV, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Brian Lee, Noonie Bao, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Among the producers who contributed to the album are StarGate, Jimmy Napes, Andrew Watt, Digital Farm Animals, Julian Bunetta, Louis Bell, Ben Billions, John Ryan, Sam Romans, Fred Gibson, Sir Nolan, Jonny Coffer, Ali Payami, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Steve Mac, and Rudimental.

Stream “Phoenix” below.

Rita Ora shares music video for new single “Let You Love Me”

21 Sep

Rita Ora has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Let You Love Me” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (September 21, 2018).

The track – which was written by Ora alongside Ilsey Juber, Noonie Bao, Lotus IV, EasyFun, and Fred Gibson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album “Phoenix” – featuring previous singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Lonely Together” and “Girls” – will arrive on November 23 via Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Ora” reportedly yields additional alliances with Stargate, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Diztortion, Jimmy Napes, Sam Romans, Lindy Robbins, Sean Douglas, Ian Kirkpatrick, Jake Gosling, and Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Let You Love Me” below.

Sasha Sloan drafts Noonie Bao, Linus Wiklund for new promotional single “Fall”

2 Feb

American singer/songwriter Alexandra Yatchenko, professionally known as Sasha Sloan, has released her new promotional single online.

“Fall” – which was written by Sloan alongside fellow recording artist Noonie Bao and Linus “Lotus IV” Wiklund – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fans of Sloan’s songwriting works should keep an eye on the next projects by Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Dua Lipa, Grace Sewell, Daya, Maren Morris, Astrid S, Sabrina Carpenter, Nao, Molly Kate Kestner, Raye, Noah Cyrus, Tinashe, Jaira Burns, Sigrid, Meghan Trainor, and Sabina Ddumba.

Among Sloan’s notable songwriting credits are Camila Cabello’s “Never Be the Same,” Maggie Lindemann’s “Pretty Girl,” Niia Rocco’s “Nobody,”, Alma’s “Phases,” Kygo’s “This Town,” and Louis Tomlinson’s “Just Hold On.”

Stream the audio clip for “Fall” below.

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.

Foxes reunites with Kid Harpoon for new collaboration

28 Apr

British singer/songwriter Foxes – real name Louisa Allen – has reunited with Kid Harpoon for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “Cruel,” “Shoot Me Down” and “Let Go for Tonight,” which was co-produced alongside Mike Spencer and Future Cut, and peaked to number seven on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by Harpoon – born Thomas Hull – include Eliza Doolittle’s “Missing Kissing,” Jessie Ware’s “Wildest Moments,” Lily Allen’s “Bass Like Home,” Christina Perri’s “Burning Gold,” HAIM’s “Days Are Gone,” Calvin Harris’ “Sweet Nothing,” Denai Moore’s “Absent,” and Florence & the Machine’s “What Kind of Man.”

Meanwhile, Foxes is expected to release her third studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “All I Need” later this year via Sign of the Times / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jim Eliot (Emeli Sande), Laura Dockrill (Jorja Smith), Chris Zane (St. Lucia), Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris (Ed Sheeran), Kosuke Kasza (Holy Ghost!), Max McElligott (John Newman) and Linus Wiklund (David Guetta).

Listen to the audio clip for “Let Go for Tonight” below.

Noonie Bao premieres music video for new single “Reminds Me”

13 Apr

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Noonie Bao has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Swedish singer-songwriter posted the Sebastian Mlynarski-directed clip for “Reminds Me” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (April 12, 2016).

“Reminds Me” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Noonie Bao along with regular collaborators Linus Wiklund (Avicii, Paloma Faith) and BURNS (Britney Spears, Kacy Hill).

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Bao’s upcoming sophomore album under 2 Many Freckles / Universal Music Group.

On the songwriting front, Bao – real name Jonnali Parmenius – co-penned Union J’s “Midnight Train” [Syco Music], Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away With Me” [Interscope] and Clean Bandit’s “Rihanna” [Atlantic].

She also contributed to the next projects by Charli XCX [Neon Gold / Atlantic], Icona Pop [Big Beat / Atlantic], Kimbra [Warner Brothers], MØ [Chess Club / RCA] and Dua Lipa [Warner Brothers].

Watch the music video for “Reminds Me” below.