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Ryn Weaver shares “Traveling Song” music video

19 Jun

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Ryn Weaver has shared a new promotional video online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Traveling Song” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (June 18, 2015).

“Traveling Song” was written by Weaver – real name Erin Michelle Wüthrich – along with regular collaborators Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit (Madeon, Nelly Furtado) and Benny Blanco (Ariana Grande, Jordin Sparks).

Weaver’s debut album “The Fool” – featuring hit single “OctaHate” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Friends Keep Secrets and Interscope Records.

The highly-anticipated CD boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Cashmere Cat (Bebe Rexha, Kanye West), Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani, Rita Ora) and Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “Traveling Song” below.

Ryn Weaver releases debut album “The Fool”

17 Jun

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Ryn Weaver has released her debut album online.

“The Fool” – featuring hit single “OctaHate” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Friends Keep Secrets / Interscope Records.

Benny Blanco serves as the project’s executive producer. His recent credits include Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me” [Polydor], Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” [Atlantic] and Ariana Grande’s “Be My Baby” [Republic].

Other musicians backing Weaver on “The Fool” are Michael Angelakos (Madeon, Nelly Furtado), Cashmere Cat (Miguel, Kanye West), Charli XCX (Rihanna, Icona Pop) and Ryan Tedder (Madonna, Sky Ferreira).

On the songwriting front, Weaver has contributed to the third album by Gwen Stefani. The still-untitled CD and follow-up to 2006’s “The Sweet Escape” is expected to hit stores later this year through Mad Love / Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “OctaHate” below.

Ryn Weaver releases alternative “OctaHate” music video

17 May

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Ryn Weaver has released a new music video online.

The singer and songwriter posted an alternative visual clip for “OctaHate” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (May 14, 2015).

“OctaHate” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Weaver along with Charli XCX and Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit.

Production duties on “OctaHate” were handled by Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Cashmere Cat (Tinashe, Ariana Grande).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Weaver is plotting to release her debut album “The Fool” on June 16 under Friends Keep Secrets / Interscope Records.

On the songwriting front, she has contributed to the upcoming third album by Gwen Stefani. The still-untitled project is expected to hit stores and digital outlets later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Watch the Griffin Frazen-directed clip for “OctaHate” below.

Ryn Weaver unveils title track from debut album “The Fool”

11 Apr

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Ryn Weaver has unveiled a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the official audio clip for “The Fool” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (April 09, 2015).

“The Fool” was written by Ryn Weaver along with regular collaborators Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album “The Fool,” which will be available for download from June 16 via iTunes in partnership with Friends Keep Secrets and Interscope Records.

Other musicians backing Weaver on the keenly-awaited project are Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani, Rita Ora), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande, Kanye West) and Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Fool” below.

Gwen Stefani registers new song titles with ASCAP

24 Dec

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Gwen Stefani has registered new song titles with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Hell Yeah Baby” and “Hard 2 Love” were written by Stefani along with Charli XCX, Ryn Weaver, Passion Pit’s frontman Michael Angelakos, Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Høiberg and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

Both tracks are expected to appear on Stefani’s third album, which will be released next year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

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XCX previously co-wrote songs for Icona Pop (“I Love It”), Iggy Azalea (“Beg for It”) and Neon Jungle (“So Alive”). Her sophomore album “Sucker” is out now via iTunes in partnership with Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

Meanwhile, Weaver is putting the final touches on her upcoming debut album under Friends Keep Secrets / Interscope Records. The still-untitled project follows this year’s “Promises” EP, featuring hit single “OctaHate.”

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On the production front, Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat have collectively helmed songs that were performed by Ariana Grande (“Be My Baby”), Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”) and Justine Skye (“Save My Soul”).

As mentioned in earlier, Stefani’s new album will boast further alliances with Pharrell (Ciara, Nicki Minaj), Calvin Harris (Rihanna, Leona Lewis), Ryan Tedder (Adele, Taylor Swift) and Noel Zancanella (Maroon5, Demi Lovato).

Watch the music video for “Baby Don’t Lie” below.

Ryn Weaver unveils “OctaHate” music video

10 Oct

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Ryn Weaver has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “OctaHate” to her official Vevo page on Thursday (October 09, 2014).

“OctaHate” was written by Ryn Weaver along with Charli XCX, Michael Angelakos, Magnus August Høiberg and Benjamin Levin.

The track is lifted from Weaver’s debut mini-album, “Promises,” now available for download via Friends Keep Secrets / Interscope / Virgin EMI Records.

Watch the music video for “OctaHate” below.