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Mollie King reunites with Xenomania’s Brian Higgins for new single “Hair Down”

27 Aug

Mollie King has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hair Down” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who previously teamed up with King as part of The Saturdays on “All Fired Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Some of his other notable credits include Girls Aloud’s “Something New,” Alesha Dixon’s “The Boy Does Nothing,” Sugababes’ “Red Dress,” Melanie Blatt’s “Do Me Wrong,” Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s Okay,” Kylie Minogue’s “Giving You Up,” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Mr. Bright Eyes.”

King’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott), The Rascals (Kelly Rowland), Electric (Imani Williams), Red Triangle (Fleur East), Cutfather (Ella Henderson), KIN (Tamera Foster) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, King has worked with Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Tayla Parx (Liza Owen), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Grace Barker (Rita Ora), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Britt Burton (Jessie J) and Nina Nesbitt (Olivia Holt).

Watch the music video for “Back to You” below.

Mollie King teases new collaboration with Chiara Hunter

8 May

Mollie King has teased a new collaboration with Chiara Hunter.

“Monday got me feeling like… @thechiarahunter,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 08, 2017).

Hunter’s songwriting credits include Sigma & Take That’s “Cry,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Galantis’ “Rich Boy,” Conor Maynard’s “Lose Your Love,” Incognito’s “Deeper Still,” and Chloe Martini’s “Change of Heart.”

Her resume boasts further works with producers Goldfingers, Tre Jean-Marie, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, Phil Cook, Matt Prime, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonny “Ghostwriter,” Harris, Sam Romans, Levi Lennox, Fred Cox, Aeon “Step” Manahan, Paul Meehan, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, and Laconic.

Meanwhile, King is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring lead single “Back to You” – later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Maegan Cottone, Chelcee Grimes, Tayla Parx, Grace Barker, Cara Salimando, Taneisha Jackson, Brittany Burton, Grace Tither, Jennifer Decilveo, Fiona Bevan, Nicola Roberts, Ed Drewett, Brian Lee, James Newman, and Patrick “J. Que” Smith.

Fans of Hunter’s work, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by David Guetta, Taya, Fleur East, Kiah Victoria, Mahalia Burkmar, Lao Ra, Paloma Faith, ALMA, Ella Henderson, Arlene Zelina, Felix Jaehn, Imani Williams, KStewart, and DAKOTA.

Stream Hunter’s 2016’s mini-collection “Strange Relationships” below.

Mollie King confirms details for new single “Back to You”

13 Aug

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Mollie King has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer-songwriter christened “Back to You” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming debut project.

“Back to You” was written by King along with Ryan Ogren (Lawson, Simple Plan), Nick Bailey (Austin Mahone, Niykee Heaton), and Rob Persaud (Chris Lane, Jordan Fisher).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the former member of The Saturdays is expected to release her first solo project later this year through Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Cutfather, Lisa Greene, Daniel Davidsen, LDN Noise, Chelcee Grimes, J. Que, Taylor Parks, and James Newman.

Mollie King enlists Autumn Rowe, Patrick “J. Que” Smith for debut album

12 Nov

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Mollie King has added Autumn Rowe and Patrick “J. Que” Smith to the list of songwriters for her upcoming debut album.

Rowe previously co-wrote “30 Days” for the Saturdays along with hitmaker Steve Mac. The track peaked to number seven on the UK Singles Chart.

Her other credits include Zendaya’s “Only When You’re Close” [Hollywood], The Knocks’ “Collect My Love” f/ Alex Newell [Big Beat], Leona Lewis’ “Your Hallelujah” [Syco] and Little Mix’s “Red Planet” [Columbia].

Meanwhile, J. Que is responsible for co-writing Ariana Grande’s “Baby I” [Republic], Tamar Braxton’s “Where it Hurts” [Epic], Beyonce’s “Dreaming” [Columbia] and Justin Bieber’s “Catching Feelings” [Def Jam].

As mentioned in earlier posts, King signed a solo deal with Island Records and will release her first studio collection next year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Taylor Parks (Jason Derulo), Chelcee Grimes (Fleur East), Nicola Roberts (Joel Compass) and James Newman (Ella Eyre).

Watch the music video for “30 Days” below.

Mollie King signs new deal with Island Records

15 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Mollie King has signed a new deal with Island Records and will release her debut project next year.

The Universal Music Group imprint is also home to artists including Leona Lewis, Jessie Ware, Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Disclosure, AlunaGeorge, Dizzee Rascal, Enrique Iglesias, Hozier, and James Morrison.

For the still-untitled collection, King has collaborated with songwriters including Nicola Roberts, Taylor Parks, and Chelcee Grimes.

Roberts previously penned songs for Little Mix’s “They Just Don’t Know You” [Syco Music / Columbia], Joel Compass’ “Girlfriends” [Outsiders Recorded Music] and Cheryl’s “Goodbye Means Hello” [Polydor].

Meanwhile, Parks is known for co-writing Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$” [Syco Music / Epic], Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James” [Interscope], Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down” [Warner Bros] and Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good” [Capitol].

In addition to penning Kylie Minogue’s “Million Miles,” Grimes has also contributed to the next projects by Fleur East [Syco Music], Conor Maynard [Parlophone] and Aston Merrygold [Warner Bros].

Watch an exlusive interview with Mollie King below.

The Saturdays enlist Lucie Silvas, Judie Tzuke for new song ‘Somebody Else’s Life’

5 Feb

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The Saturdays have unveiled a new song online.

“Somebody Else’s Life” will be included as the B-side to their new single “What About Us,” due in the United Kingdom on March 17.

The track was written by group members Una Healy, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, Francesca Sandford and Vanessa White along with Lucie Silvas, Judie Tzuke and Charlie Holmes.

As previously reported, The Saturdays have christened their next collection “The Chase” and will release it later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records / Fascination Records.

Album contributors include Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Shontelle Layne), Steve Mac (The Wanted, One Direction), Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis, Alexis Jordan), Ollie Jacobs (Peter Andre, Tinchy Stryder), Diane Warren (Tulisa Contostavlos, Beyonce Knowles) and Camille Purcell (Dionne Bromfield, Cover Drive).

The Saturdays unveil details for new album ‘The Chase’

11 Jan

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The Saturdays have unveiled the title for their upcoming fourth album.

The British group – consisting of members Una Healey, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Vanessa White – will release “The Chase” later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records / Fascination Records.

New single “What About Us” was written by Camille Purcell and Ollie Jacobs, who are also responsible for Tinchy Stryder’s latest hit “Help Me.”

Other album contributors include Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Leona Lewis, Justin Bieber), Diane Warren (Tulisa Contostavlos, Christina Aguilera), Steve Mac (The Wanted, Cover Drive), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Shontelle Layne) and Autumn Rowe (Alexandra Burke, Jermaine Paul).

“The Chase” serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “On Your Radar.” That release debuted at number Twenty Three on UK Albums Chart. It also delivered three hit singles in the shape of “Notorious,” “All Fired Up” and “My Heart Takes Over.”