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Banks reveals tracklisting for new studio collection “III”

11 Jun

American singer/songwriter Jillian Banks, known mononymously as Banks, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming third studio collection, “III,” which will arrive on July 12 via Harvest Records.

New promotional single “Look What You’re Doing to Me” – featuring Francis and the Lights – will drop on June 14 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Hudson Mohawke (Kanye West, Christina Aguilera), Kito (Tinashe, Jorja Smith), BJ Burton (Lizzo, Miley Cyrus), Trey Campbell (VanJess, Bebe Rexha), Kevin Garrett (Beyonce, Justine Skye) and Buddy Ross (Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend).

See the tracklisting for “III” below.

(1) Till Now / (2) Gimme / (3) Contaminated / (4) Stroke / (5) Godless / (6) Sawzall / (7) Look What You’re Doing to Me (featuring Francis and the Lights) / (8) Hawaiian Mazes / (9) Alaska / (10) Propaganda / (11) The Fall / (12) If We Were Made of Water / (13) What About Love

Banks unveils artwork for new album “III”

31 May

Banks has unveiled the artwork for her upcoming third album.

The American singer/songwriter (born Jillian Banks) has christened her third studio collection “III” and will release it on July via Harvest Records.

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

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Hudson Mohawke (Kanye West, Christina Aguilera), Kito (Tinashe, Jorja Smith), BJ Burton (Lizzo, Francis & The Lights), Trey Campbell (VanJess, Bebe Rexha), Kevin Garrett (Beyonce, Justine Skye) and Buddy Ross (Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend).

Banks’ most recent studio collection, 2016’s “The Altar,” peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Fuck with Myself,” “Gemini Feed,” “Mind Games” and “To the Hilt.”

Stream the audio clip for “Gimme” below.

Tinashe enlists Kito, Whitney Phillips for new collaboration

15 May

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has enlisted Kito and Whitney Phillips for a new collaboration.

Born Maaike Lebbing, Kito’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Banks (“Gimme”), Jorja Smith (“The One”), Mabel (“Low Key”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”) and M.O (“Man Enuff”).

Meanwhile, Phillips is responsible for co-writing Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Worry Bout Me,” Christina Aguilera’s “Like I Do,” Era Istrefi’s “Origami,” Fifth Harmony’s “Deliver,” and Destiny Rogers’ “Tomboy.”

Tinashe’s upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from Kaytranada and Mayila Jones – is expected to arrive later this year.

Her last studio collection, 2018’s “Joyride,” peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Drama,” “Faded Love” and “Me So Bad.”

Stream the audio clip for “Fires and Flames” below.

 

Jorja Smith delivers new promotional single “February 3rd”

25 May

Jorja Smith has delivered her new promotional single online.

“February 3rd” – which was co-written by Maverick Sabre, J. LBS, Michael Uzowuru, and Jeff Kleinman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut album “Lost & Found” – featuring previous singles “Teenage Fantasy,” “Blue Lights” and “Where Did I Go” – will arrive on June 8 via FAMM Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Joel Compass, Amanda Ghost, Ed Thomas, Charlie Perry, Maaike “KiTo” Ebbing, Tom Misch, and Felix Joseph.

Stream the audio clip for “February 3rd” below.

Jorja Smith premieres music video for new single “Blue Lights”

4 May

Jorja Smith has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Olivia Rose-directed clip for “Blue Lights”was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Thursday (May 04, 2018).

“Blue Lights” – which was written by Smith alongside Guy Bonnet, Roland Romanelli, Nicholas Detnon, Benjamin Joyce, and Dylan Mills – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Smith’s upcoming debut studio collection “Lost & Found” – featuring previous promotional singles “Where Did I Go?” and “Teenage Fantasy” – will arrive on June 8 via UK independent label FAMM Records.

The highly-anticipated project also yields further alliances with Joel Compass, Maverick Sabre, Ed Thomas, Amanda Ghost, Charlie Perry, Kito, Jeff Kleinman, Felix Joseph, Michael Uzowuru, Tom Misch, and J.LBS.

Watch the music video for “Blue Lights” below.

Jorja Smith confirms debut album “Lost & Found”

20 Apr

Jorja Smith has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Lost & Found” and will release it on June 8th via FAMM.

Current promotional singles “Where Did I Go?,” “Blue Lights” and “Teenage Fantasy” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also yields contributions from Joel Compass, Maverick Sabre, Ed Thomas, Amanda Ghost, Charlie Perry, Kito, Jeff Kleinman, Felix Joseph, Michael Uzowuru, Tom Misch, and J.LBS.

See the tracklisting for “Lost & Found” below.

(1) Lost & Found / (2) Teenage Fantasy / (3) Where Did I Go? / (4) February 3rd / (5) On Your Own / (6) The One / (7) Wandering Romance / (8) Blue Lights / (9) Lifeboats / (10) Goodbyes / (11) Tomorrow / (12) Don’t Watch Me Cry

Jorja Smith reveals song titles from upcoming debut album

2 Apr

British singer/songwriter Jorja Smith is scheduled to release her debut album – featuring current promotional single “Let Me Down” – in June via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the additional tracks slotted for inclusion on the still-untitled project are “Wandering Romance,” “On Your Own,” “The One,” “Lifeboats” and “Broken.”

Album songwriters and producers are Ed Thomas (Kiah Victoria), Joel Compass (Tinashe), Paul Epworth (FKA twigs), Amanda Ghost (Beyonce), Felix Joseph (Abi Ocia), Kito (Mabel McVey) and Josh Record (Dua Lipa).

Watch the music video for “Let Me Down” below.