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Lorde unleashes new promotional single “Sober”

10 Jun

New Zealand singer-songwriter Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, professionally known as Lorde, has released her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Perfect Places” were handled by Lorde and Jack Antonoff alongside James “Malay” Ho, whose other credits include Frank Ocean’s “Nikes,” Alessia Cara’s “Wild Things,” Zayn Malik’s “It’s You,” Stacy Barthe’s “Lonely Disco Ball,” Jarryd James’ “Sure Love,” and Tori Kelly’s “Talk.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lorde’s upcoming sophomore album “Melodrama” – featuring previous singles “Liability,” “Green Light” and “Perfect Places” – will arrive on June 16 via Lava Records and Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection follows 2013’s “Pure Heroine,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Royals,” “Tennis Court” and “Court.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Sober” below.

Lorde delivers new single “Perfect Places”

2 Jun

New Zealand singer-songwriter Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, professionally known as Lorde, has released her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Perfect Places” were handled by Lorde alongside Jack Antonoff (Carly Rae Jepsen, Rachel Platten), Frank Dukes (Camila Cabello, Kanye West) and Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher, Sky Ferreira).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lorde’s upcoming sophomore album “Melodrama” – featuring previous singles “Liability” and “Green Light” – will arrive on June 16 via Lava Records and Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection follows 2013’s “Pure Heroine,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Royals,” “Tennis Court” and “Court.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Perfect Places” below.

Bleachers release new single “Hate That You Know Me”

17 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers – fronted by musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jack Antonoff – have released their new single online.

“Hate That You Know Me” – featuring background vocals from Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Julia Michaels, and Sam Dew – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels, who previously teamed up with Antonoff on Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” taken from the group’s sophomore album, “7/27,” as well as “How Do We Get Back to Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the sixth season of original HBO series, “Girls.”

Production duties on “Hate That You Know Me” were handled by Antonoff alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Bleachers’ sophomore studio collection “Gone Now” – featuring previous single “Don’t Take the Money” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

In addition to Kurstin, Antonoff has also collaborated with fellow producers Organized Noize (Big Boi, Cee Lo Green) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie) on the follow-up to 2014’s “Strange Desire.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Hate That You Know Me” below.

Bleachers drop new single “Don’t Take the Money”

2 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers have dropped their new single online.

“Don’t Take the Money” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Lorde – real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor – alongside Bleachers’ lead vocalist Jack Antonoff, whose resume boasts works with other artists including Zayn Malik (“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”), Taylor Swift (“Out of the Woods”), Brooke Candy (“Changes”), Rachel Platten (“Stand By You”), Christina Perri (“I Don’t Wanna Break”), Sara Bareilles (“Brave”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Sweetie”) and Troye Sivan (“Heaven”).

Production duties on “Don’t Take the Money” were collectively handled by Vince Clarke alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

Bleachers’ upcoming sophomore album, on the other hand, is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “Strange Desire,” which peaked to number eleven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “I Wanna Get Better” and “Like a River Runs.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Don’t Take the Money” below.

Lorde releases new promotional single “Liability”

10 Mar

New Zealand singer/songwriter Lorde (real name Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor) has released a new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written and co-produced by Jack Antonoff, whose other credits include Zayn Malik’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods,” Brooke Candy’s “Changes,” Sia’s “House on Fire,” Troy Sivan’s “Heaven,” and Rachel Platten’s “Stand By You”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Lorde’s highly-anticipated sophomore studio collection “Melodrama” – featuring previous single “Green Light” – will arrive on June 16 via Universal Music NZ.

Listen to the audio clip for “Liability” below.

Lorde releases new single “Green Light”

3 Mar

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Lorde – real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor – has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by New Zealand musician Joel Little, who previously teamed up with Lorde on “Pure Heroine” singles “Royals,” “Team,” “No Better,” “Tennis Court” and “Glory and Gore.”

Production duties “Green Light” were collectively handled by Lorde alongside Jack Antonoff (Christina Perri, Taylor Swift), Frank Dukes (Camila Cabello, Kanye West) and Kuk Harrell (Rihanna, Jessie J).

Lorde’s upcoming sophomore studio collection is entitled “Melodrama” and it will arrive later this year via Universal Music New Zealand.

Watch the Grant Singer-directed clip for “Green Light” below.

Lorde hints at new collaboration with Jack Antonoff

4 Oct

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Lorde has hinted at a new collaboration with Jack Antonoff.

“Just a couple of dorks mudding on a Friday night at Lena’s fancy dinner party @JackAntonoff,” the New Zealand singer/songwriter tweeted.

Antonoff recently co-wrote “Stand By You” for Rachel Platten along with Joy Williams and Jon Levine. The track is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment imprint Columbia Records.

The lead singer and songwriter of Bleachers’ resume includes further works with Sia [Monkey Puzzle], Charli XCX [Neon Gold / Atlantic], Tinashe [RCA] and Carly Rae Jepsen [Schoolboy / Interscope].

Meanwhile, Lorde – real name Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor – is expected to release her second studio album later this year through Republic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Pure Heroine,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered hit singles including “Royals,” “Tennis Court” and “Team.”

Furthermore, Lorde has provided guest vocals on the track “Magnets,” taken from British electronic music duo Disclosure’s latest album “Caracal,” out now via PMR Records and Island Records.

Watch the music video for “I Wanna Get Better” below.