Tag Archives: Little Tokyo Recordings

Jaz Karis releases new promotional single “Doubt My Love”

23 Mar

British singer/songwriter Jasmin Winifred, known professionally as Jaz Karis, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Karis alongside Timothy “Maths Time Joy” Worthington (Mahalia, Bebe Rexha), Rowan “Loxe” Perkins (Nao, Tamera Foster) and Kalle “Family Time” Erkenborn (Ana Diaz, Sabina Ddumba).

Karis’s upcoming yet-to-be-titled project is expected to arrive later this year via Nao’s Sony Music imprint Little Tokyo Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Doubt My Love” below.

Nao confirms details for sophomore album “Saturn”

8 Sep

Nao has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Neo Joshua – has christened her second studio collection “Saturn” and will release it on October 26 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Little Tokyo Recordings.

Current promotional single “Make It Out Alive” – which was co-written by Clarence Coffee Jr. and Daniel “Grades” Traynor – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “For All We Know” reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from The Stereotypes, Whitney Phillips, King Henry, Sasha Sloan, and George Moore.

See the tracklisting for “Saturn” below.

(1) Another Lifetime / (2) Make it Out Alive / (3) If You Ever / (4) When Saturn Returns / (5) Saturn / (6) Gabriel / (7) Orbit / (8) Love Supreme / (9) Curiosity / (10) Drive and Disconnect / (11) Don’t Change / (12) Yellow of the Sun / (13) A Life Like This

NAO teams up with Grades, Stint for new single “Another Lifetime”

14 Jun

British singer/songwriter Neo Joshua, professionally known as Nao, has released her new promotional single online.

“Another Lifetime” – which was co-written and collectively produced by Daniel “Grades” Traynor and Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

NAO’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from The Stereotypes, Whitney Phillips, George Moore, Sasha Sloan, King Henry, and Bastian Langebaek – is expected to arrive later this year via Little Tokyo Recordings and RCA Records.

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

Stream the audio clip for “Another Lifetime” below.

NAO premieres “Girlfriend” music video

1 Aug

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NAO has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Girlfriend” to her Vevo channel on Monday (August 01, 2016).

“Girlfriend” was co-written by Ajay Bhattacharyya of Data Romance, who also worked with AlunaGeorge (“Mean What I Mean”), Santigold (“Walking in a Circle”), and Carly Rae Jepsen (“La Hallucinations”).

Production duties on “Girlfriend” were handled by NAO along with Stint and GRADES, who recently helmed Sinead Harnett’s “If You Let Me” [Rinse Recordings] and Fantasia’s “Wait for You” [RCA Records].

NAO’s first studio collection “For All We Know” – featuring previous singles “Bad Blood” and “Fool to Love” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Little Tokyo Recordings and RCA Records.

Watch the music video “Girlfriend” below.

NAO confirms debut album “For All We Know”

22 May

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NAO has confirmed the details for her debut album.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Neo Joshua – christened her first studio collection “For All We Know” and will release it on July 29 via Sony Music UK in partnership with Little Toyko Recordings.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from GRADES, who previously teamed up with NAO on singles “Bad Blood” and “Fool to Love.”

Moreover, NAO was featured in the long list for the “BBC Sound of…2016” prize in November 2015, ultimately being named in third place in January earlier this year.

She also co-wrote and provided guest vocals on the track “Superego,” taken from Disclosure’s sophomore album, “Caracal.” The PMR / Island set debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Fool to Love” below.

NAO shares music video for new single “Fool to Love”

10 May

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NAO has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Neo Joshua – posted the visual clip for “Fool to Love” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 10, 2016).

Production duties on “Fool to Love” – now available for download via iTunes – were handled by regular collaborator GRADES, who also contributed to the next projects by Natalie La Rose [Republic Records] and Becky Hill [Eko Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, NAO is expected to release her as-yet-untitled debut album – featuring previous single “Bad Blood” – later this year through Sony Music UK in partnership with Little Tokyo Recordings.

Watch the music video for “Fool to Love” below.

Nao unleashes new single “Fool to Love”

25 Feb

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NAO has unleashed her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Neo Joshua – posted the audio clip for “Fool to Love” on SoundCloud (Thursday / February 25, 2016).

Production duties on “Fool to Love” – now available for download via iTunes – were handled by Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, who also worked on the next projects by Becky Hill [Parlophone] and Natalie La Rose [Republic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, NAO will release her first studio collection – featuring lead single “Bad Blood” – later this year through Little Tokyo Recordings (UK) and RCA Records (US).

Preview the audio clip for “Fool to Love” below.

NAO reunites with GRADES for new single “Fool to Love”

21 Feb

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NAO has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Neo Joshua – christened “Fool to Love” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming first album.

“Fool to Love” was produced by fellow UK artist GRADES, who previously teamed up with Nao on the critically acclaimed single, “Bad Blood.”

The hitmaker – real name Daniel Traynor – is also known for his works with Cheryl (“Screw You”), Britney Spears (“Alien”), Karen Harding (“Those Girls”), Little Boots (“Working Girl”) and Namie Amuro (“Stardust in My Eyes”).

Meanwhile, NAO will release her debut album later this year through her own label Little Tokyo Recordings and Sony Music Entertainment.

Her mini-collection “February 15” – featuring “Inhale Exhale” and “Zillionaire” – is now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets.

Fans of GRADES’ songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should look out for the next releases by Becky Hill [Parlophone] and Natalie La Rose [International Music Group / Republic Records].

Watch the music video for “Bad Blood” below.

Nao premieres new single “Bad Blood” music video

17 Nov

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Nao has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the Ian Pons Jewel-directed clip for “Bad Blood” to her Tuesday (November 17, 2015).

“Bad Blood” – out now via iTunes – marks the first promotional cut from Nao’s upcoming debut album under Little Tokyo Recordings.

It was also produced by Daniel “Grades” Traynor, whose other credits include Britney Spears’ “Alien” [RCA], Karen Harding’s “Those Girls” [Capitol] and Cheryl’s “Screw You” f/ Wretch 32 [Polydor].

Earlier this year, Nao provided guest vocals on the track “Superego,” taken from Disclosure’s sophomore studio collection, “Caracal,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with PMR Records and Island Records.

Watch the music video for “Bad Blood” below.

Nao teams up with Grades for new single “Bad Blood”

21 Oct

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Nao has dropped her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Neo Joshua – posted the audio clip for “Bad Blood” to her SoundCloud channel on Wednesday (October 21, 2015).

Production duties on “Bad Blood” were handled by Daniel “Grades” Traynor, whose resume includes further works with Britney Spears [RCA], Cheryl [Polydor], Bastille [Virgin EMI] and Secaina Hudson [Capitol].

The track is also slotted for inclusion on Nao’s upcoming debut album, which will be released next year through Little Tokyo Recordings.

Her first mini-collection “February 15” – featuring five songs in the shape of “Inhale Exhale,” “Zillionaire,” “Apple Cherry,” “Golden” and “It’s You” – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Listen to the audio clip for “Bad Blood” below.