Tag Archives: Louis Celestin

Craig David releases new album “The Time is Now”

26 Jan

British singer/songwriter Craig David has released his seventh album online.

“The Time is Now” – featuring singles “Heartline,” “For the Gram,” “I Know You” and “Live in the Moment” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Ed Drewett (Taya, Becky Hill), Rachel Furner (Frances, Alice Chater), Sam Romans (Cosima, Ella Henderson), Helen “Carmen Reece” Culver (Stanaj, Tamar Braxton) and Talay Riley (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha).

On the production front, David has worked with Fraser T. Smith (Raye, Mabel McVey), Tre Jean-Marie (Fleur East, Imani Williams), Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, James Blunt), Diztortion (Caitlyn Scarlett, Ella Mai), Jonas Blue (Arlissa, Sabrina Carpenter) and Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige).

Stream “The Time is Now” below.

Craig David delivers new promotional single “Live in the Moment”

12 Jan

British singer/songwriter Craig David has delivered his new single online.

“Live in the Moment” – featuring GoldLink – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Tre Jean-Marie, who also contributed to the next projects by Little Mix, Christina Aguilera, Imani Williams, Ella Mai, Antigoni Buxton, Taya, Melissa Steel, L Devine, Bobii Lewis, Mabel McVey, OMI, Louisa Johnson, Andreya Triana, Mo Adeniran, Fleur East, and Jason Derulo.

Production duties on “Live in the Moment” were handled by Louis “Kaytranada” Celestin, who is also responsible for Cassie’s “Don’t Play it Safe,” Mary J. Blige’s “Telling the Truth,” Katy B’s “Honey,” Zak Abel’s “Say Something,” Talib Kweli’s “Butterfly,” Anderson Paak’s “Lite Weight,” and Kali Uchis’ “Rush.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, David’s upcoming seventh album “The Time is Now” – featuring previous promotional singles “Heartline,” “I Know You” and “For the Gram” – is scheduled to arrive on January 26th via Insanity Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fraser T. Smith (Miguel), Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande), Sam Romans (John Legend), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Jonas Blue (Arlissa), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson) and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran).

Stream the audio clip for “Live in the Moment” below.

Troye Sivan christens “My My My” as new promotional single

7 Jan

South African-Australian singer, songwriter, and actor Troye Sivan has christened “My My My” as his next promotional single and will release it on January 12 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Sivan alongside Oscar “OzGo” Gorres (Taylor Swift, Britney Spears), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer) and James Ghaleb (Katy Perry, The Script).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sivan’s upcoming sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Blue Neighbourhood” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from BloodPop (Dua Lipa, John Legend), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Rita Ora), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Nick Jonas), Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Charli XCX), Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige) and Joel Little (Lorde, Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Youth” below.

Carmen Reece teases new collaboration with Craig David

31 Dec

Carmen Reece has teased a new collaboration with Craig David.

“Back in with this special soul.. 🎤💜✒️ My friend the one and only – Mr. @craigdavid ✨💜✨,” the British singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram profile on Sunday (December 31, 2017).

Born Helen Culver, Reece previously teamed up with David on his current promotional single “I Know You,” featuring Bastille. The Fraser T. Smith-produced track peaked to number twenty-five on the UK Singles Chart.

Reece’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with K. Michelle (“Woman of My Word”), Tamar Braxton (“Blind”), Ariana Grande (“Right There”), Jasmine V (“That’s Me Right There”), Samantha Jade (“Shake That”), Teyana Taylor (“Put Your Love On”), Jessica Mauboy (“Can I Get a Moment?”), Sabina Ddumba (“Not Too Young”) and Michelle Williams (“Say Yes”).

Meanwhile, David is scheduled to release his upcoming seventh album “The Time is Now” – featuring the Sam Romans-penned / Jonas Blue-produced “Heartline” – on January 26 via Sony Music / Insanity Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Christina Aguilera, Ella Mai), Rachel Furner (Frances, Little Mix), Steve Mac (Pink, Ed Sheeran), Diztortion (Rihanna, Sasha Keable), Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige) and Talay Riley (Kelela, Nick Jonas).

Stream the audio clip for “I Know You” below.

Alicia Keys guests on Eminem’s new album “Revival”

5 Dec

American singer-songwriter-record producer Alicia Keys has provided guest vocals on the track “Like Home,” taken from Eminem’s upcoming ninth album “Revival,” out on December 15 via Aftermath / Shady / Interscope Records.

“Like Home” was co-written by Skylar Grey alongside Andrew Jackson, whose other credits include Galantis’ “Written in the Stars,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Bitter End,” Charlie Wilson’s “New Addiction,” Alex Newell’s “This Ain’t Over,” Frank Walker’s “Piano,” and Olly Murs’ “Love You More.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys is expected to release her seventh studio collection early next year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry), Emile Haynie (Delilah), Foy Vance (Ed Sheeran), Andrew Wyatt (Bruno Mars), Kaytranada (Cassie), DaHeala (The Weeknd) and Swizz Beatz (Mary J. Blige).

Stream the audio clip for “Holy War” below.

Craig David liberates new promotional single “I Know You”

24 Nov

Craig David has liberated his new promotional single online.

“I Know You” – which was co-written by Dan Smith of Bastille alongside Carmen Reece and Fraser T. Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, David’s upcoming seventh studio collection “The Time is Now” – featuring previous promotional singles “Heartline” and “For the Gram” – will arrive on January 26th via Speakerbox / Insanity Records in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The highly-anticipated project delivers additional alliances with Chase & Status, Jonas Blue, Kaytranada, Sam Romans, JP Cooper, Diztortion, Rachel Furner, Ella Mai, GoldLink, AJ Tracey, Steve Mac, Tre Jean-Marie, and Blonde.

Stream the audio clip for “I Know You” below.

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for acoustic version of new single “Heartline”

22 Oct

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with regular collaborator Fraser T. Smith for the acoustic version of his new promotional single “Heartline,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On David’s upcoming seventh studio collection “The Time is Now,” which is scheduled to arrive on 26 January via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records; Smith also co-wrote and produced four songs in the shape of “Going On,” “Love Me Like It’s Yesterday,” “I Know You” and “Somebody Like Me.”

In addition to the Sam Roman-penned/Jonas Blue-produced “Heartline;” the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” boasts further contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Kaytranada (Alicia Keys), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes), Steve Mac (Rita Ora) and Talay Riley (Nick Jones).

Meanwhile, fans of Fraser T. Smith’s works should keep an eye on the next releases by Raye, Amber-Simone, Dan Caplen, Angel Haze, Cosmo Pyke, Anne-Marie, Tom Grennan, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Dakota, Melissa Steel, Gabrielle, Liv Dawson, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, and Phoebe Ryan.

Stream the acoustic version of “Heartline” below.