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Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Tamera enlists Future Cut, Oscar Scheller for new single “Flipside”

22 May

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British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster, known mononymously as Tamera, has delivered her new single online.

“Flipside” – which was written by Tamera alongside Oscar Scheller and Future Cut (aka Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Tamera’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Romeo” (produced by Parker Ighile) and “Don’t Phone” (produced by Aston Rudi) – is expected to arrive later this year via Moonshyne Music Limited.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional contributions from The Fanatix, Jin Jin, Marlon Roudette, Josh Crocker, Fred Cox, Jay Mooncie, Nadine Samuels, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Stream “Flipside” below.

Lianne La Havas announces details for new album

4 May

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Lianne La Havas has announced the details for her upcoming third album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled project on 17 July 2020 via Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

Current promotional single “Paper Thin” – which was co-written by regular collaborator Matt “Aqualung” Hales – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blood” features additional contributions from Beni Giles, Homer Steinweiss, Joe Harrison, Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, Oscar Scheller, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Paper Thin” below.

Lianne La Havas unleashes new single “Bittersweet”

26 Feb

Lianne La Havas has unleashed her new single online.

“Bittersweet” – which was collectively produced by Havas alongside Beni Giles and Matt “Aqualung” Hales – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Havas’ upcoming third studio album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blood” reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Bittersweet” below.

Kelis confirms new EP release for 2020

19 Feb

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According to a recent interview with SSENCE, American singer, songwriter and chef Kelis is scheduled to release her new EP later this year.

Among the songwriters and producers Kelis worked with on this project are Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Kara Marni, Ella Eyre), Daniel “Grades” Traynor (Dua Lipa, Lianne La Havas), Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson (Sinead Harnett, Tamera Foster) and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Lauren Jauregui, David Guetta).

Kelis’ last studio album, the David Andrew Sitek-produced “Food,” debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Jerk Ribs” and “Rumble.”

She also provided guest vocals on the track “Back and Forth,” taken from Italian DJ Giorgio Moroder’s fourteenth studio album, “Deja Vu,” which was released in 2015 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Back and Forth” below.

Kara Marni drafts ADP, Daecolm for new collaboration

19 Feb

Kara Marni has drafted Amish “ADP” Patel and Daecolm for a new collaboration.

ADP recently co-produced and co-wrote “We Made It” for Louis Tomlinson alongside Levi Lennox, John Henry Ryan, and Julian Bunetta. The track appears on Tomlinson’s debut solo album, “Walls,” which peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Daecolm’s songwriting credits include Chris Brown’s “Bite My Tongue” and Mario’s “Drowning.” His most recent project ‘Figures” – featuring eight new tracks in the shape of “Flashing Lights,” “Cadillac ’95,” “Swervin,” “Loud,” “Righteous,” “Three,” “Neon” and “Sex Birds” – is out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni is currently working on her upcoming third project under Access Records, which serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough” and 2019’s “No Logic.”

The still-untitled collection reportedly features productions from Invisible Men, Cadenza, Phil Cook, Mojam, Che Pope, Grades, Loxe, Mike Woods, Goldfingers, Jay Mooncie, Mnek, Preditah, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Marni has worked with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Dayyon Alexander, Sam Harper, Autumn Rowe, Nadine Samuels, Carmen Reece, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Philip Plested, and Chiara Hunter.

Stream “Figures” below.

Tamera Foster drafts Marlon Roudette for new collaboration

8 Feb

Tamera Foster has drafted Marlon Roudette for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter previously wrote songs for Mabel (“Finders Keepers”), Jax Jones (“Ring Ring”), Sinead Harnett (“Unconditional”), Louisa Johnson (“Roads to Rome”), Siobhan Donaghey (“Twist of Fate”), Nico Santos (“Say You Won’t Go”) and SBTRKT (“I Feel Your Pain”).

Roudette also contributed to the next projects by Jada Kingdom, Amber Mark, Bayli, Claudia Valentina, Jorja Smith, Zara Larsson, Bella Blair, Dan Caplen, Ella Eyre, Mae Muller, Nadia Rose, Olivia Dean, and Zak Abel.

Meanwhile, Tamera’s current single “Don’t Phone” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Aston Rudi – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming debut project under Moonshyne Music Limited reportedly delivers additional alliances with The Fanatix, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Josh Crocker, Fred Cox, Jay Mooncie, Oscar Scheller, Future Cut, Nadine Samuels, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Phone” below.

Kara Marni teams up with Craig David for new collaboration

5 Feb

Kara Marni has teamed up with Craig David for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter’s current single “Do You Miss Me Much” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fraser T. Smith – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

His upcoming eighth studio album – featuring lead single “When You Know What Love Is” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

Meanwhile, Marni is currently working on her upcoming third project under Access Records, which serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough” and 2019’s “No Logic.”

The still-untitled collection reportedly features productions from Invisible Men, Cadenza, Phil Cook, Mojam, Che Pope, Grades, Loxe, Mike Woods, Goldfingers, Jay Mooncie, Mnek, and Sons of Sonix.

On the songwriting front, Marni has worked with Dayyon Alexander, Sam Harper, Autumn Rowe, Nadine Samuels, Carmen Reece, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Philip Plested, and Chiara Hunter.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Miss Me Much” below.

 

Lianne La Havas teases completion of new album

15 Jan

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Lianne La Havas has teased the completion of her upcoming album.

“It’s finished :-)” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (15 January 2020).

The highly-anticipated project follows 2015’s “Blood,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Unstoppable” (produced by Paul Epworth) and “What You Don’t Do” (produced by Matt Hales and Al Shux).

On her third studio album, Havas has worked with songwriters and producers Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “What You Don’t Do” below.

Kara Marni reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

7 Jan

Kara Marni has reunited with MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously co-wrote “Love Just Ain’t Enough” for Marni alongside Sebastian Kole and Invisible Men (aka George Astasio, Jason Pebworth and Jonathan Shave). The track appears on Marni’s debut mini-album of the same name, which was released in 2018 via Access Records.

MNEK’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Hold Up”), Christina Aguilera (“Deserve”), Jojo (“Good Thing”), Karen Harding (“Say Something”), Craig David (“Change My Love”), Zara Larsson (“Ain’t My Fault”), Dua Lipa (“IDGAF”) and Little Mix (“Touch”).

Meanwhile, Marni’s most recent EP “No Logic” – featuring 7 songs in the shape of “Lose My Love,” “Opposite,” “Caught Up,” “All Night, Pt. I,” “No Logic,” “Lay Your Blame,” and “All Night, Pt. II” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming project reportedly boasts additional contributions from Cadenza, Nadine Samuels, Loxe, Carmen Reece, Mike Woods, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Che Pope, Jay Mooncie, Autumn Rowe, Dayyon Alexander, Chiara Hunter, and Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “Caught Up” below.