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Florence Welch teams with Mark Ronson, Emile Haynie for new collaboration

29 Jul

British singer/songwriter Florence Welch, who serves as lead vocalist of indie rock band Florence and the Machine, has teamed up with Mark Ronson and Emile Haynie for a new collaboration.

Ronson and Haynie have collectively co-written and produced “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Gorilla” and “Young Girls” for Bruno Mars, taken from the artist’s sophomore album, 2012’s “Unorthodox Jukebox” (Atlantic Records).

Other notable production credits by Ronson include Lady GaGa’s “Perfect Illusion,” Adele’s “Lay Me Down,” Solange’s “6 O’Clock Blues,” Christina Aguilera’s “Slow Down Baby,” Estelle’s “Magnificent,” Sean Paul’s “International Affair,” Lily Allen’s “Littlest Things,” and Amy Winehouse’s “Rehab.”

In addition to previously collaborating with Welch on “Too Much is Never Enough,” “I Will Be” and the Amanda Ghost-assisted “I Come Apart,” Haynie’s resume boasts further works with Lana Del Rey (“Blue Jeans”), Ed Sheeran (“Photograph”), Dua Lipa (“New Love”), Troye Sivan (“Talk Me Down”), FKA twigs (“Two Weeks”) and Emeli Sande (“My Kind of Love”).

Meanwhile, Florence & the Machine are reportedly working on their upcoming fourth album under Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,” which topped both the US and UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Ship to Wreck” and “What Kind of Man.”

Stream “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” below.

Lana Del Rey unleashes new single “Lust for Life”

19 Apr

Lana Del Rey has unleashed her new single online.

“Lust for Life” – featuring Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer The Weeknd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Max Martin, born Martin Sandberg, whose recent credits include Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Ariana Grande’s “Side to Side,” and Nick Jonas’ “Under You.”

Production duties on “Lust for Life” were collectively handled by Del Rey alongside Rick Nowels (FKA twigs, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, John Legend) and Dean Reid (Lykke Li, Marina Diamandis).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Del Rey’s upcoming album of the same name – featuring previous single “Love” – will arrive later this year via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2015’S “Honeymoon” delivers further alliances with Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), John Hill (Rihanna), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Mark Ronson (Lily Allen) and Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding).

Stream “Lust for Life” below.

Lada GaGa releases new album “Joanne”

21 Oct

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Lady GaGa has released her fifth studio collection online.

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

Current single “A-Yo” was written by GaGa alongside Hillary Lindsey (Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus), Mark Ronson (Bruno Mars, Lily Allen) and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker (Madonna, Britney Spears).

The follow-up to 2013’s “ARTPOP” delivers further contributions from Jeff Bhasker (Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys), Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey, Jennifer Lopez) and Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Prince Royce, Kelly Rowland).

Stream “Joanne” below.

Lady GaGa releases new single”Million Reasons”

7 Oct

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Lady GaGa has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by GaGa – real name Stefani Germanotta – along with Hillary Lindsey, who also worked with Carrie Underwood (“Dirty Laundry”), Taylor Swift (“Fearless”) and  Shakira (“Medicine”).

Production duties on “Million Reasons” were handled by Mark Ronson (Lily Allen, Christina Aguilera) and BloodPop (Grimes, Charli XCX).

Moreover, GaGa’s fifth studio collection “Joanne” – featuring previous single “Perfect Illusion” – is scheduled to arrive on October 21 via Streamline Records and Interscope Records.

The keenly-awaited project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “ARTPOP,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Applause” and “Do What You Want.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Million Reasons” below.

Lady Gaga hits the studio with BloodPop for new album

3 Jul

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Lady Gaga has added BloodPop to the list of contributors for her new album.

The hitmaker – real name Michael Tucker – is known for co-producing and co-writing Justin Bieber’s platinum-selling single “Sorry” along with Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, and Sonny “Skrillex” Moore.

His other songwriting and production credits include Charli XCX (“Grins”), Madonna (“Beautiful Scars”), Tinashe (“Bet”), Pia Mia (“Touch”), Mikky Ekko (“U”), Raye (“Tell Me”) and Fifth Harmony (“Scared of Happy”).

Fans of BloodPop’s work should also look out for the next projects by Dua Lipa [Warner Brothers], Hailee Steinfeld [Republic], Britney Spears [RCA], Charli XCX [Atlantic] and MØ [Chess Club / RCA Victor].

Meanwhile, Gaga is scheduled to release her upcoming fourth album later this year through Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Artpop,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Applause” and “Do What You Want.”

For the new album, Gaga has also collaborated with RedOne (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez), Mark Ronson (Bruno Mars, Christina Aguilera), Diane Warren (Beyonce, Leona Lewis) and Zane Lowe (Sam Smith, Tinie Tempah).

Watch the music video for “Applause” below.

Lily Allen reunites with Mark Ronson for fourth album

29 Jun

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Lily Allen has reunited with Mark Ronson for her fourth album.

The Grammy award-winning producer told The Sun: “We’ve been writing together again on the new record. I feel like they are some of the best songs she’s written. Her voice sounds incredible. The stuff I’m working on is some of her most honest and heartbreaking music ever.”

Ronson previously produced and co-wrote “Littlest Things” for Allen along with American recording artist Santi “Santigold” White. The track peaked to number twenty-one on the UK Singles Chart.

The hitmaker also worked with the likes of Nikka Costa (“Like a Feather”), Amy Winehouse (“Rehab”), Christina Aguilera (“Slow Down Baby”), Adele (“Lay Me Down”), Bruno Mars (“Locked Out of Heaven”), Estelle (“Magnificent”), Mary J. Blige (“Hello It’s Me”) and Elle King (“Last Damn Night”).

Allen, on the other hand, is expected to release her next album later this year through Parlophone Records (UK) and Warner Brothers Records (US).

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Sheezus,” which spawned singles including “Hard Out There” and “Air Balloon.”

For the new album, Allen has also teamed up with Benny Cassette (Wynter Gordon), Jenna Andrews (Majid Jordan), Bless Beats (Jess Glynne), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez), TMS (Craig David) and Jin Jin (Alex Newell).

Watch the music video for “Oh My God” below.

Zane Lowe hints at new collaboration with Lady Gaga

20 Jan

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Zane Lowe has hinted at a new collaboration with Lady Gaga.

“I’m writing with @ladygaga tomorrow,” the award-winning radio host and musician tweeted on Tuesday (January 19, 2016).

As a songwriter and producer, Lowe is responsible for Sam Smith’s “Restart” [Capitol Records], Liam Bailey’s “Walking Out” [Flying Buddha Records] and Chase & Status’ “Count on Me” [MTA Records].

He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and their two sons. Moreover, Lowe hosts his own show on Apple’s international radio station, Beats 1.

Meanwhile, Gaga is scheduled to release her upcoming fourth album later this year through Streamline Records and Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Artpop” reportedly boasts contributions from RedOne (Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez), Mark Ronson (Bruno Mars, Christina Aguilera), and Nile Rodgers (Pharrell Williams, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for “Till it Happens to You” below.