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Daya announces new promotional single details

10 Oct

Daya has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Grace Martine Tandon) christened “New” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on October 12 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez), James Newman (Kesha, Hailee Steinfeld), Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza (Rita Ora, Nick Jonas) and Stargate (Beyonce, Christina Milian).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Daya’s forthcoming second studio collection is expected to arrive early next year via ARTBEATZ Entertainment / Sony Music Red.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Toby Gad (Pixie Lott, Natasha Bedingfield), Sasha Sloan (Alma, Camila Cabello), Deputy (Raye, Mack Wilds), Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato) and Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe, Era Istrefi).

Watch the music video for “Hide Away” below.

Sam Smith reveals artwork, tracklisting for sophomore album “The Thrill of it All”

7 Oct

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming sophomore album, “The Thrill of it All,” which will arrive on November 3rd via PMR Records and Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “Pray” – which was collectively produced by Jimmy Napes, Steve Fitzmaurice and Timbaland – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to confirmed contributors Stargate (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Tyler Johnson (“One Last Song”) and Malay (“Midnight Train”); the follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts further alliances with Two Inch Punch, Frances, Joel Little, Rachel Furner, Cass Lowe, Levi Lennox, Paul Epworth, Martin Sjolie, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

See the tracklisting for “The Thrill of it All” below.

(1) Too Good at Goodbyes / (2) Say it First / (3) One Last Song / (4) Midnight Train / (5) Burning / (6) Him / (7) Baby, You Make Me Crazy / (8) No Peace / (9) Palace / (10) Pray / (11) Nothing Left for You / (12) The Thrill of it All / (13) Scars / (14) One Day at a Time

Rachel Platten unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “Waves”

7 Oct

American singer/songwriter Rachel Platten has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming second-major label album, “Waves,” which will arrive on October 27 via Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Perfect for You” – which was co-written by Mitch Allan, Nate Cyphert and Mike Eyal Aljadeff – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Jarrad Rogers and Stargate, who produced the set’s lead single “Broken Glass,” the follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further productions from Jon Levine, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Busbee, Jason Evigan, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mick Schultz, Warren “Oak” Felder, and Jonas Jeberg.

On the songwriting front, Platten has teamed up with Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lindy Robbins, Sean Douglas, Asia Whiteacre, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Fransisca Hall, Johnny McDaid, and Scott Harris.

See the tracklisting for “Waves” below.

(1) Perfect For You / (2) Whole Heart / (3) Collide / (4) Keep Up / (5) Broken Glass / (6) Shivers / (7) Loose Ends / (8) Labels / (9) Loveback / (10) Hands / (11) Fooling You / (12) Good Life / (13) Grace

Rachel Platten confirms title, release date for new album

4 Oct

Rachel Platten has confirmed the title and release date for her new album.

The American singer-songwriter christened her second major-label album “Waves” and will release it on October 27 via Columbia Records.

Current single “Broken Glass” – which was co-written by Nate Cyphert and Jarrad Rogers with co-production duties by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Swedish production duo Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further productions from Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Zach Skelton (Camila Cabello), Ian Kirkpatrick (Dua Lipa), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), Jason Evigan (Julia Michaels), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato) and Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Carly Rae Jepsen), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Fransisca Hall (Ella Eyre), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Leland (Sabrina Carpenter), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Christina Milian) and Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez).

Watch the music video for “Broken Glass” below.

Sam Smith drafts Timbaland, Jimmy Napes for new single “Pray”

4 Oct

British singer/songwriter Samuel Frederick Smith, professionally known as Sam Smith, has selected “Pray” as the second promotional single from his upcoming sophomore album under PMR Records and Capitol Records.

Co-written with Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley and James “Jimmy Napes” Napier; “Pray” will be available from October 6th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Current promotional single, the Stargate-produced “Too Good at Goodbyes,” debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 Single Chart.

On the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour,” Smith has also worked with songwriters and producers including Fred Cox, Rachel Furner, Martin Sjolie, Frances, Levi Lennox, Malay, Jason Boyd, Two Inch Punch, Cass Lowe, Paul Epworth, Joel Little, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Watch the music video for “Too Good at Goodbyes” below.

Sam Smith premieres “Too Good at Goodbyes” music video

18 Sep

Sam Smith has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) posted the visual clip for “Too Good at Goodbyes” to his Vevo channel on Monday (September 18, 2017).

Co-written by James “Jimmy Napes” Napier alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate; “Too Good at Goodbyes” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” is scheduled to arrive later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Tyler Johnson (John Legend), Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Meghan Trainor), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Trey Songz), Rachel Furner (Craig David) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

On the production front, Smith has worked with James “Malay” Ho (Frank Ocean), Cass Lowe (Charli XCX), Fred Cox (Rag’n’Bone Man), Two Inch Punch (Dan Caplen), Paul Epworth (Lianne La Havas), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Justin Timberlake) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Watch the music video for “Too Good at Goodbyes” below.

Sam Smith collaborates with Tyler Johnson for sophomore album

13 Sep

Sam Smith has revealed a new song title from his upcoming album.

“One Last Song” is slotted for inclusion on the British singer/songwriter’s second studio collection, which will arrive later this year via Capitol Records.

The track was co-written by Jimmy Napes alongside Tyler Johnson, whose resume boasts further works with Harry Styles (“Sign of the Times”), Elle King (“Kocaine Karolina”), John Legend (“Love You Anyway”), Miley Cyrus (“Maybe You’re Right”), Ed Sheeran (“Photograph”) and Cam (“Burning House”).

Smith’s current promotional single “Too Good at Goodbyes” – which was co-written and co-produced by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions alliances with Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Kara Marni), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (David Guetta), Rachel Furner (Ella Henderson) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Jarryd James).

On the production front, Smith has worked with Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Fred Cox (Janelle Monae), Malay (Frank Ocean), Joel Little (Ellie Goulding), Two Inch Punch (Dan Caplen), Paul Epworth (Ray BLK), Martin Sjolie (Guy Sebastian) and Timbaland (Demi Lovato).

Stream the audio clip for “Too Good at Goodbyes” below.