Tag Archives: Max McElligott

Dan Caplen drafts Felix Joseph for new collaboration

21 Sep

Dan Caplen has drafted Felix Joseph for a new collaboration.

Joseph recently helmed the entirety of Elli Ingram’s debut album under Island Records, “Love You Really,” which features promotional singles “Stone Cold,” “Better Alone” and the Laura Dockrill-assisted “Table for Two.”

The British record producer, songwriter, photographer, and art director has also worked with the likes of Abi Ocia (“Konfyt”), Jorja Smith (“Beautiful Little Fools”), Aquilo (“Never Hurt Again”), Cosima (“Hymns for Him”), Kwabs (“Perfect Ruin”), Ray BLK (“50/50”), Professor Green (“Not Your Man”), Birdy (“Take My Heart”) and Kevin Garrett (“Pulling Me Under”).

Meanwhile, Caplen’s upcoming project – featuring the Jordan Riley and Mark Ralph-produced “Flat Champagne” – will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Fred Cox (Maverick Sabre), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Jamie Hartman (Marlon Roudette), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), Grades (Raleigh Ritchie), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Bastian Langebaek (Jack Garratt), Fred Ball (Prince Charlez) and MJ Cole (Sam Smith).

Stream Dan Caplen’s cover of Ray BLK’s “My Hood” below.

JONES shares performance video for new song “Til We Get There”

13 Sep

JONES has shared a new performance video online.

The British singer/songwriter (real name Cherie Jones-Mattis) has posted the visual clip for “Til We Get There” to Mahogany Sessions’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (September 12, 2017).

The track was co-written with Wayne Hector (Craig David, Emeli Sande), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya, Leona Lewis), Phil Thornally (Melanie C, Pixie Lott) and Lukasz Duchnowski (Tina Arena, Kim Cesarion).

JONES’ upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin” is expected to arrive later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Laura Dockrill (Elli Ingram), Tom Havelock (Aquilo), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Max McElligott (Rita Ora), Danny Shah (Zak Abel), Lauren Aquilina (Mali-Koa) and Ollie Green (Stephen Puth).

On the production front, JONES has worked with Isabella Summers (Jasmine Thompson), Lostboy (Marlon Roudette), Sky Adams (Kylie Minogue), Grades (Raleigh Ritchie), Martin Sjolie (Sarah Close), Laconic (Jason Derulo), Ed Harcourt (Sophie Ellis-Bextor) and Starsmith (Joel Compass).

Watch the live performance of “Til We Get There” below.

Dan Caplen reunites with Fred Cox for new collaboration

29 Aug

Dan Caplen has reunited with Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on the unreleased track “Creeping Around,” which was co-written with Amy Wadge.

Cox’s resume boasts further songwriting and production works with Joel Compass (“Back to Me”), Lion Babe (“Impossible”), Rosie Lowe (“So Human”), Chloe Leone (“Comfortably Me”), Kiah Victoria (“Treat Me”), Denai Moore (“Leave it Up to You”) and Rag’n’Bone Man (“Grace”).

Meanwhile, Caplen’s upcoming project – featuring the Ray BLK-assisted / Jordan Riley and Mark Ralph-produced “Flat Champagne” – will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Two Inch Punch, Levi Lennox, Jamie Hartman, Max McElligott, Fraser T. Smith, GRADES, Dave Tozer, Bastian Langebaek, Fred Ball, and MJ Cole.

Fred Cox’s fans should also keep an eye on the next releases by Tanika, Dionne Bromfield, Raye, Kara Marni, Tori Kelly, Anne-Marie, Sam Smith, Janelle Monae, Conrad Sewell, Dakota, Kenzie May, Lily Moore, Becky Hill, Craig David, KStewart, Izzy Bizu, Ady Suleiman, Grace Carter, and VanJess.

Stream the audio clip for “Blinded by the Lights” below.

Foxes drafts Captain Cuts for new collaboration

27 Aug

British singer/songwriter Louisa Rose Allen, known mononymously as Foxes, has drafted Captain Cuts for a new collaboration.

The LA-based songwriting and production team (composed of Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon and Ryan Rabin) are known for their works with Bebe Rexha (“I Got You”), The Chainsmokers (“Break Up Every Night”), Halsey (“Roman Holiday”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Two Young Hearts”) and Neon Trees (“Feels Good”).

Additionally, Captain Cuts’ current promotional single “Cocaina” – featuring Rich The Kid & Daniels – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Foxes is expected to release her third studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “All I Need,” later this year via Sign of the Times in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Jim Eliot (Ellie Goulding), Laura Dockrill (Jessie Ware), Courage (Ray BLK), Jonny Harris (Ella Eyre), Max McElligott (Rita Ora), Linus Wiklund (Paloma Faith), Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore) and Starsmith (Jess Glynne).

Sarah Close teams up with Martin Sjolie for new collaboration

24 Aug

Sarah Close has teamed up with Martin Sjolie for a new collaboration.

The Norwegian pianist, songwriter and record producer has previously helmed songs for Maria Mena (“Where I Come From”), Sigrid (“Don’t Kill My Vibe”), Charlotte OC (“In Paris”), Janice (“Secrets”), Rachel Stevens (“Funky Dory”) and Nathan Sykes (“Good Things Come to Those Who Wait”).

Sjolie’s extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and record producers including Caroline Ailin, Daniel “GRADES” Traynor, Emma Rohan, Iain James, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Tom Aspaul, Lindy Robbins, James “JHart” Abrahart, Tayla Parx, and Paddy Dalton.

Meanwhile, Close is expected to release her next project later this year via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Mac & Phil (Phoebe Ryan), Noel Zancanella (Tori Kelly), Utters (Sinead Harnett), Philip Plested (Leona Lewis), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), STINT (Demi Lovato), Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt) and Red Triangle (Alice Chater).

Close’s current mini-album “Caught Up” – featuring the LOSTBOY-assisted “Call Me Out” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Call Me Out” below.

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.

DAGNY hits the studio with Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor

6 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Dagny Norvoll Sandvik, known mononymously as Dagny, has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Electric for her upcoming project under Republic Records.

Taylor’s songwriting resume boasts works for Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting”), Tom Walker (“Boys Will Be Boys”), Annalisa (“Used to You”) and Redlight (“I’ll Be Waiting”).

Composed of members Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen, Electric are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’ “Love You More,” Cheryl’s “Live Life Now,” Ben Haenow’s “Brother,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

DAGNY’s current promotional single “Wearing Nothing” – which was co-written with Tommy English, Alx Reuterskiold and Ludgvig Soderberg – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Ultraviolet,” DAGNY has reportedly teamed up with producers Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Mark Ralph (Craig David), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Justin Parker (Mikky Ekko), Bastian Langebaek (Kiah Victoria), Rami Yacoub (Charlie Puth), Axident (Dua Lipa), Big Taste (Jake Miller) and The 23rd (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Simon Wilcox (Gallant), Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Max McElligott (Liv Dawson), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Emily Warren (Noah Cyrus), Andrew Jackson (Galantis), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Ross Golan (Stanaj) and Michelle Buzz (Jaira Burns).

Watch the music video for “Wearing Nothing” below.