Tag Archives: Mike Dean

Chloe x Halle confirm details for debut album “The Kids Are Alright”

23 Feb

Chloe x Halle have confirmed the details for their upcoming debut album.

The American contemporary R&B duo – composed of sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey – dubbed their first studio collection “The Kids Are Alright” and will release it on March 23 via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The title track – which was co-written alongside fellow recording artists Diana Gordon and Tayla Parx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions from NOVA WAV, Mike Dean, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, Happy Perez, Malay, Benny Cassette, Naughty Boy, MeLo-X, and Kane “KIN” Parfitt.

On the songwriting front, Chloe x Halle have also worked with Katie Pearlman, Natalie Sims, Chelsea Lena, Bibi Bourelly, James Fauntleroy, Kirby Lauryen, Shane Stevens, Lisa Scinta, Emeli Sande, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “The Kids Are Alright” below.

(1) Hello Friend / (2) The Kids Are Alright / (3) Grown / (4) Hi Lo / (5) Everywhere / (6) FaLaLa / (7) Fake / (8) Baptize / (9) Down / (10) Galaxy / (11) Happy Without Me / (12) Babybird / (13) Warrior / (14) Cool People / (15) Baby on a Place / (16) If God Spoke / (17) Drop / (18) Fall

Grace Carter enlists Martin Sjolie for new collaboration

31 Jan

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has enlisted Norwegian record producer Martin Sjolie for a new collaboration.

Sjolie recently co-wrote and produced “Strangers” for Norwegian recording artist Sigird, taken from her upcoming debut album under Island Records.

Sjolie’s resume boasts additional works with Maria Mena (“Where I Come From”), Nathan Sykes (“Good Things Come to Those Who Wait”), Markus Feehily (“Casablanca”) and Charlotte OC (“In Paris”).

Meanwhile, Carter is expected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring The 23rd-produced lead single “Silence” – later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Fred Cox, Digital Farm Animals, Justin Parker, Om’Mas Keith, Two Inch Punch, Max McElligott, Harry James, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Paddy Byrne, Ilsey Juber, Francis “Eg” White, Jordan Riley, Fabienne Holloway, and Philip Plested.

Carter’s current single “Ashes” – which was produced by G.O.O.D. Music signee Mike Dean alongside UK band RITUAL – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Ashes” below.

Rita Ora liberates new promotional single “Proud”

20 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has liberated her new single online.

“Proud” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Rachel “Raye” Keen alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fridolin “Freedo” Walcher – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional singles “Anywhere” and “This Song” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jason Evigan, Gabrielle Nowee, Sam Romans, Chelcee Grimes, Jonny Coffer, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Jimmy Napes, Ammar Malik, Justin Tranter, Mike Dean, Emile Haynie, Jason Boyd, Digital Farm Animals, Leon Thomas, and Jake Gosling.

Stream the audio clip for “Proud” below.

Rita Ora drafts Liam Payne on new promotional single “For You”

4 Jan

Photo Credit: Phil Poynter

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has teamed up with fellow recording artist Liam Payne on her next promotional single “For You,” which will arrive on January 5th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Taken from the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” the track was written by Ali Tamposi (Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez), Andrew Watt (Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth) and Ali Payami (Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional singles “Anywhere” and “This Song” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jason Evigan, Gabrielle Nowee, Sam Romans, Chelcee Grimes, Jonny Coffer, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Jimmy Napes, Ammar Malik, Justin Tranter, Mike Dean, Emile Haynie, Jason Boyd, Digital Farm Animals, Leon Thomas, and Jake Gosling.

Stream the audio clip for “Anywhere” below.

Grace Carter unleashes new promotional single “Ashes”

8 Dec

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has unleashed her new single online.

“Ashes” – which was collectively produced by Mike Dean alongside George and Henry Flint of The 23rd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter wrote “Ashes” with Adam Midgley, Gerrard O’Connell and Tommy Baxter of London-based group Ritual, who are also responsible for Dua Lipa’s “Hotter Than Hell” and Jasmine Thompson’s “Someone’s Somebody.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carter’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional single “Silence” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Ilsey Juber, Justin Parker, Fabienne Holloway, Digital Farm Animals, Max McElligott, Jordan Riley, Harry James, Paddy Byrne, Om’Mas Keith, Philip Plested, Kane “Kin” Parfitt.

Watch the music video for “Ashes” below.

Rita Ora delivers new promotional single “Anywhere”

20 Oct

Rita Ora has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Anywhere” – which was collectively produced by Alesso alongside Sir Nolan and Andrew Watt – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi (Liza Owen, Troye Sivan) and Brian Lee (Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Ed Sheeran-penned / Steve Mac-produced “Your Song” – is expected to arrive next year 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 “Anywhere” 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.