Tag Archives: Martin Sjolie

Janice Kavander liberates new single “Love You Like I Should”

9 Apr

Swedish singer/songwriter Janice Kavander has liberated her new single online.

“Love You Like I Should” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Janice alongside James “Jay” Norton, whose other credits include Clare Maguire’s “The Valley,” DJ S.K.T’s “All I Wanna Do,” Jax Jones’ “Celebrate,” Duke Dumont’s “Ocean Drive,” Symphony Hall’s “One Night Stand,” and High Contrast’s “Questions.”

Production duties on “Love You Like I Should” were handled by Andreas Soderlund, whose resume boasts further works with artists / acts including Feels Like Violence, Lilly Ahlberg, Erik Rapp, Grace Carter, Duncan de Moor, Rhys Lewis, and Elias & The Wizzkids.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Janice’s debut project – featuring previous promotional singles “Answer,” “Secrets” and “Don’t Need To” – will arrive later this year via Four Music Productions / If Music Could Talk.

Among the musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Javeon McCarthy (Sasha Keable, Julio Bashmore), Two Inch Punch (Noah Cyrus, Ella Eyre) and Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith, Charlotte OC).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love You Like I Should” below.

Sam Smith drafts Timbaland for sophomore album

9 Apr

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has drafted the production services of Timbaland for his upcoming sophomore album.

The American record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper and DJ – born Timothy Mosley – is known for his works with Missy Elliot (“Work It”), Aaliyah (“Try Again”), Justin Timberlake (“Cry Me a River”), Nelly Furtado (“Maneater”), Rihanna (“Rehab”) and Beyonce (“Drunk in Love”).

Timbaland’s extensive resume boasts further works with Ginuwine (“Pony”), Adina Howard (“Sexual Needs”), Nicole Wray (“Make it Hot”), Keri Hilson (“Return the Favor”), Demi Lovato (“All Night Long”), Jennifer Hudson (“Pocketbook”), Kelis (“Running Mate”), Brandy (“Drum Life”), Solange (“Get Together”) and Destiny’s Child (“Get on the Bus”).

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his sophomore studio collection in late September via Method Records and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional productions from Jimmy Napes (Eliza Doolittle), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Malay (Frank Ocean), Cass Lowe (AlunaGeorge), Martin Sjolie (Nathan Sykes), Paul Epworth (Adele) and Joel Little (Ellie Goulding).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Rachel Furner (Craig David), Jason Boyd (Jennifer Lopez), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Johnny McDaid (Ed Sheeran) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Kacy Hill).

Stream “In the Lonely Hour” below.

Sam Smith reunites with Two Inch Punch for sophomore album

3 Apr

Sam Smith has reunited with Two Inch Punch for his second album.

The British musician – born Benjamin Ash – previously co-wrote and produced “Life Support,” “Safe With Me” and “Money on My Mind” (initially entitled “Do it for the Love”), which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credits by Two Inch Punch include Ella Eyre’s “Deeper,” Lulu James’ “Sweetest Thing,” Moko’s “With You,” Anne-Marie’s “Boy,” Frances’ “Let it Out,” Louis Mattrs’ “Bow Down,” Zac Samuel’s “Never Letting Go,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” SG Lewis’ “All Night,” JONES’ “Bring Me Down,” Becky Hill’s “Caution to the Wind,” Javeon’s “Precious,” and Years & Years’ “Desire.”

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Method Records and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Jimmy Napes (Ellie Goulding), Malay (John Legend), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Martin Sjolie (Charlotte OC), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Paul Epworth (FKA Twigs), Jason Boyd (Jennifer Lopez) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

Fans of Two Inch Punch’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by DAKOTA, Era Istrefi, Kacy Hill, JP Cooper, Tory Lanez, Julia Michaels, Ava Lily, Ella Eyre, RAYE, Jessie Ware, Una Sand, Dua Lipa, Janice Kavander, Camille Purcell, ALMA, Noah Cyrus, Gabrielle, Kenzie May, Charli XCX, Liza Owen, Jess Glynne, Mabel McVey, Jorja Smith, Eliza Doolittle, Sinead Harnett, Liv Dawson, Sabrina Claudio, Taya, and Rex Orange County.

Watch the music video for “Money on My Mind” below.

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.

Charlotte OC releases acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour”

17 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC has released a new song online.

The acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Charlotte OC alongside Jarrad Rogers (Demi Lovato, Rita Ora) and Sean Foreman (Kesha, Ariana Grande).

Production duties on “Darkest Hour” were handled by Tim Anderson, whose other credits include BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Sam Sparrow’s “Yellow Orange Rays,” Halsey’s “Hurricane,” and Solange’s “Sleep in the Park.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Becky Hill).

On the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny,” Charlotte OC has also worked with Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Jone Levine (Bebe Rexha), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Adam Argyle (Ella Henderson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Darkest Hour” below.

JONES reunites with Ollie Green for new collaboration

25 Feb

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JONES has reunited with Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

Green previously co-wrote and produced “Indulge” for JONES, taken from the artist’s debut album, “New Skin.”

The British singer, songwriter, and record producer’s resume boasts further works with Frances (“Love Me Again”), RAYE (“Story”), Joel Compass (“Enlightened”), Leo Kalyan (“Daydream”), Phreeda Sharp (“Gold Car”), Amber Run (“Haze”), Hannah Trigwell (“Rectify”) and Joe Hertz (“Stay Lost”).

Meanwhile, JONES – real name Cherie Jones – is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Isa Machine (Maxine Ashley), Starsmith (Kylie Minogue), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Laura Dockrill (Dua Lipa) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Stream JONES’ acoustic EP below.

JONES shares lyric video for new single “Whole”

22 Feb

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JONES has shared a new lyric video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Cherie Jones – posted the lyrical clip for “Whole” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 21, 2017).

Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS co-wrote the track – which was previously recorded by Polish singer/songwriter Aneta – alongside Ina Wroldsen (Janelle Monae, Zara Larsson), Wayne Hector (Charlie Puth, Ricky Reed) and James Reynolds (Dragonette, Icona Pop).

JONES’ acoustic EP – featuring the Laura Dockrill & Josh Record-assisted “Hoops” and “Becoming” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin,” is expected to arrive later this year via 37 adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts alliances with Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers (Iggy Azalea), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Watch the lyric video for “Whole” below.