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Years & Years unleash sophomore album “Palo Santo”

6 Jul

British synthpop band Years & Years – composed of members Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Türkmen – have released their sophomore studio collection online.

“Palo Santo” – featuring singles “Sanctify” and “If You’re Over Me” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” Years & Years have reunited with producers Mark Ralph, Greg Kurstin, Kid Harpoon, and Two Inch Punch.

Other album contributors are Grades, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Alex Hope, Jesse Shatkin, Steve Mac, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Palo Santo” below.

Raye delivers new promotional single “Friends”

6 Jul

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Friends” – which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett alongside Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Fred Gibson, and Mark Ralph – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Raye’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, Raye has penned songs for Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Madison Beer (“Home With You”), John Legend (“A Good Night”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”) and Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”).

Stream the audio clip for “Friends” below.

Mabel McVey teams up with Jax Jones for new single “Ring Ring”

16 Jun

Mabel McVey has teamed up with Jax Jones for his new single “Ring Ring,” which is scheduled to arrive on June 22nd via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Kamille (David Guetta, Bebe Rexha), Marlon Roudette (Liam Payne, Sinead Harnett), MNEK (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera) and Mark Ralph (Clean Bandit, Years & Years).

As mentioned in earlier posts, McVey’s upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Fine Line” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from The Electric, Pawws, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, Dan Caplen, Bless Beats, Olivia Deano, Corey Sanders, Oscar Scheller, Fraser T. Smith, and Jonny Coffer.

Watch the music video for “Fine Line” below.

Years & Years reveal tracklisting for new album “Palo Santo”

25 Apr

British electronic music trio Years & Years have revealed the tracklisting for their upcoming sophomore album, “Palo Santo,” which is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Sanctify” – written by lead vocalist Olly Alexander alongside regular collaborator Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” delivers additional contributions from Greg Kurstin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Mark Ralph, Alex Hope, Grades, Steve Mac, Noonie Bao, MNEK, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

See the tracklisting for “Palo Santo” below.

Standard Edition – (1) Sanctify / (2) Hallelujah / (3) All for You / (4) Karma / (5) Hypnotised / (6) Rendezvous / (7) If You’re over Me / (8) Preacher / (9) Lucky Escape / (10) Palo Santo / (11) Here – Interlude / Deluxe Edition – (12) Howl / (13) Don’t Panic / (14) Up in Flames

Amber Mark enlists Andrew “Pop” Wansel for new single “Love Me Right”

2 Mar

American singer/songwriter Amber Mark has liberated her new single online.

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

Production duties on “Love Me Right” were handled by Andrew “Pop” Wansel, who is also responsible for Jessie Ware’s “Midnight,” Alessia Cara’s “Scars to Your Beautiful,” Kehlani’s “Distraction,” Nicki Minaj’s “The Crying Game,” Jarryd James’ “Burning Out,” and Usher’s “Good Kisser.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mark’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional single “Heatwave” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Jasmine Music in partnership with PMR Records and Virgin EMI Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “3:33am” reportedly boasts further contributions from Mark Ralph (Years & Years), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Noah Breakfast (Hailee Steinfeld), Sarah Aarons (Demi Lovato), Jeff Gitty (Kelsey Lu), Andrew Wyatt (Dua Lipa) and Stint (Kia Victoria).

Stream the audio clip for “Love Me Right” below.

Dan Caplen liberates new promotional single “Two Fingers”

6 Dec

British singer/songwriter Daniel Sebastian Caplen, professionally known as Dan Caplen, has shared his new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by Two Inch Punch, who is also responsible for Ella Eyre’s “Deeper,” Sam Smith’s “Money on My Mind,” Moko’s “With You,” Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” Anne-Marie’s “Boy,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” JP Cooper’s “Good Friend,” and Saya’s “Cold Fire.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Caplen’s upcoming project – featuring the Ray BLK-assisted / Jordan Riley and Mark Ralph-produced “Flat Champagne” – is expected to arrive early next year via Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Hannah Yadi, James Newman, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jennifer Decilveo, Frank Gamble, Amy Wadge, Jamie Hartman, Fraser T. Smith, Jamie Scott, Wayne Hector, and Jonny Coffer.

Stream the audio clip for “Two Fingers” below.

Taya drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Alan Sampson for new collaboration

1 Nov

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has drafted Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Alan Sampson for a new collaboration.

Eyelar, who previously teamed up with Taya on the Toddla T-produced “Got Me Wondering” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Here with Me,” is known for co-penning Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Drowning in Champagne,” and Little Mix’s “Is Your Love Enough?”

Sampson, who also collaborated with Taya on the Anita Blay-penned “Skin,” is responsible for co-writing and / or co-producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Meanwhile, Taya’s current promotional single “When Ur Sober” – which was written by Emma Davidson-Dillon alongside Wayne Hector and Arnthor Birgisson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her self-titled mini-album features additional alliances with Diztortion (Rihanna), Mark Ralph (Era Istrefi), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Felix Snow (Selena Gomez), Al Shux (Plan B), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Anjulie Persaud (Cassie).

Stream the audio clip for “Got Me Wondering” below.