Tag Archives: Mojam

Bananarama record MKS song for new album “In Stereo”

31 Mar

British female pop duo Bananarama – composed of Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward – have a recorded a song originally performed by MKS for their eleventh album, “In Stereo,” which will arrive on April 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Love in Stereo” was written by MKS members Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy alongside Hannah Robinson and Richard X, who are also responsible for Rachel Stevens’ “Some Girls,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Starlight,” and Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Beat the Feeling.”

Originally formed in 1998 as Sugababes, MKS have released their last single “Flatline” (which was co-written and produced by Blood Orange’s Devonte Hynes) in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Their highly-anticipated album featured further contributions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (“Beat is Gone”), Shaznay Lewis (“Boys”), Tom Aspaul (“Burnt Out”), MNEK (“Drum”), Iain James (“Love Me Hard”), Sia (“Surrender”), Eliot James (“Summer of 99”) and Mojam (“Too in Love”).

Watch the music video for “Flatline” below.

 

Ella Eyre hits the studio with DannyBoyStyles

19 Feb

Ella Eyre has teamed up with DannyBoyStyles for a new collaboration.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter (born Daniel Schofield) has previously worked with Beyonce (“6 Inch”), Charie Puth (“Does it Feel”), Banks (“Judas”), Zara Larsson (“So Good”), Cassie (“Love a Loser”), Nicki Minaj (“Blow Ya Mind”) and The Weeknd (“Kiss Land”).

Meanwhile, Eyre recently provided guest vocals on Sigala’s “Just Got Paid” and Banx & Ranx’s “Answerphone,” which peaked to numbers 11 and 5 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively. She also co-wrote “Your Ex” for Paloma Faith alongside Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS.

Among the musicians expected to appear on Eyre’s sophomore album are Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, Grades, Moon Willis, Laconic, Tre Jean-Marie, Mojam, Elof Loelv, T-Collar, Jordan Riley, Di Genius, and MNEK.

Watch the music video for “If I Go” below.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Moon Willis for new collaboration

26 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, mononymously known as Anne-Marie, has teamed up with Moon Willis for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter has previously worked with Zac Samuel & Taya (“Never Letting Go”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Chris Brown (“Bite My Tongue”), Ray BLK (“Bad Boys”), Craig David (“It Was Always You”), Kyla (“Congratulations”), Becky Hill (“Insecure”), Melissa Steel (“Ray of Sunshine”), Laura Welsh (“You Don’t Even Know”) and RAYE (“Not for You”).

Moon Willis’ extensive resume boasts additional alliances with fellow producers and songwriters including Cara Salimando, Tom Aspaul, Jenna Andrews, Leland, Chelcee Grimes, Jaramye Daniels, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Talay Riley, Maiday, Kevin Garratt, Jennifer Decilveo, Two Inch Punch, Nicola Roberts, Daecolm Holland, Ilsey Juber, and Tre Jean-Marie.

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie is scheduled to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Do it Right” – later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Chris Loco, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Jim Eliot, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, Felix Joseph, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Braford Ellis, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Ciao Adios” below.

Anne-Marie collaborates with Mojam Music for debut album

4 Jul

Photo Credit: Phoebe Lettice (Clash Magazine)

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has collaborated with Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for her upcoming debut album.

The songwriting and production duo are known for their works with Emeli Sande (“Hurts”), Conor Maynard (“Talking About”), Naughty Boy (“Should’ve Been Me”), Sinead Harnett (“Do it Anyway”), Plan B (“In the Name of Man”), Cheryl (“Boys”), Tom Walker (“Heartland”), Frances (“No Matter”), Gorgon City (“Imagination”), James Arthur (“Get Down”) and Sam Smith (“Like I Can”).

Fans of Mojam’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Mr. Sanka, Craig David, Fleur East, L Devine, Natasha Bedingfield, Phoebe Ryan, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Becky Hill, Tori Kelly, Liv Dawson, Ella Eyre, and Daecolm.

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Do it Right” – later this year via Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Chris Loco, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Jim Eliot, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, Felix Joseph, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Braford Ellis, and Fred Cox.

Watch the music video for “Ciao Adios” below.

Craig David reunites with Mojam Music for new collaboration

1 Jun

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on “Talking About,” performed by fellow UK recording artist Conor Maynard. Peaking to number fourty-four on the UK Singles Chart, the track was also co-written alongside Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer and Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim.

Other notable credits by Mojam Music include Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Naughty Boy’s “La La La,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” Cheryl’s “Boys,” Jess Glynne’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” One Direction’s “Na Na Na,” Leona Lewis’s “Mountains,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” and Mutya Keisha Siobhan’s “Too in Love.”

Their extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrew Jackson, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, JHart, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Lolene Everett, Scott Harris, Viktoria Hansen, Jarred Cotter, Maiday, Ben Harrison, Maegan Cottone, Patrick Patrikious, Jin Jin, Iain James, Fiona Bevan, James Fauntleroy, Niara Scarlett, Eric Dawkins, Jem Cooke, BullySongs, Emily Phillips, Jimmy Napes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Fifth Harmony), Eyelar (Tinashe), Caroline Ailin (Imani Williams), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears), Sam Dew (Zayn Malik), Claude Kelly (Olly Murs) and Max McElligott (Kygo).

Among the producers David has worked with so far are Steve Robson (James Blunt), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel), Diztortion (Sean Paul), Nineteen85 (PartyNextDoor), MNEK (Beyonce), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), TMS (Louisa Johnson) and Daecolm (Elijah Blake).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Mojam’s work!

Fleur East hits the studio with Mac & Phil

8 Apr

Fleur East has added Mac & Phil to the list of contributors for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British duo – composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh – recently co-produced “Bloodstream” for The Chainsmokers and co-wrote it with regular collaborator Philip Plested and Columbia recording artist Phoebe Ryan.

Mac & Phil also helmed seven songs on Scottish singer/songwriter Emeli Sande’s second album, 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” including “Hurts,” “Give Me Something,” “Right Now,” “Lonely” and “Happen.”

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

Other musicians expected to appear on the follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” are Mojam Music (Sam Smith), Leland (Rachel Platten), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), PRGRSHN (Angel), Laconic (Imani Williams), M-Phazes (Keyshia Cole), Tre Jean-Marie (Bobii Lewis) and Red Triangle (Charlie Puth).

Fans of Mac & Phil’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Ava Lily, Tamera Foster, Ella Henderson, Carys Selvey, Etham Basden, Arlene Zelina, Kara Marni, Liza Owen, Melissa Steel, Taya, Mahalia Burkmar, Becky Hill, DAKOTA, Mali-Koa, and James Morrison.

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.

Fleur East hits the studio with Red Triangle

6 Apr

Fleur East has teamed up with Red Triangle for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production team – comprising of Rick Parkhouse and George Tizzard – recently helmed four songs on James Arthur’s latest album “Back from the Edge” including “The Truth,” “Phoenix” and “Skeletons.”

Other notable credits by Red Triangle include Green Day’s “Still Breathing,” Cheryl’s “I Don’t Care,” 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Good Girls,” Ronan Keating’s “Shine Like Gold,” Charlie Puth’s “As You Are,” Alex Newell’s “Shame,” The Vamps’ “One Night,” and Little Sea’s “Cut it Out.”

Meanwhile, East is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony Music imprint Syco Music.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Love, Sax & Flashbacks” reportedly boasts additional productions from Mojam Music (Emeli Sande), Leland (Selena Gomez), DJ Freedo (Shola Ama), PRGRSHN (Samm Henshaw), Laconic (Cover Drive), M-Phazes (Zara Larsson) and Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David).

Stream “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” below.