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Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, 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 productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for new album

21 May

Craig David has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for his upcoming seventh album.

Smith previously co-wrote and / or produced “Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance),” “6 of 1 Thing,” “She’s on Fire,” and “Kinda Girl for Me,” taken from 2007’s “Trust Me,” as well as “World Filled with Love” and “Four Times a Lady,” taken from 2002’s “Slicker Than Your Average.”

Other credits by the multi Grammy nominated musician include Stormzy’s “Big for Your Boots,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Cosmo Pyke’s “Social Sites,” DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Ellie Goulding’s “Hearts Without Chains,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans,” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Shelly Peiken, Karen Poole, Nina Woodford-Wells, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Bonnie McKee, Kelly Sheehan, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel Furner, Livvi Franc, Heather Bright, Diana Gordon, Kasia Livingston, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

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 collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, and Max McElligott.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s work.

Craig David reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

20 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously co-wrote “Change My Love” for David alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn, and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS. The track peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by MNEK, born Uzoechi Emenike, include Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Olly Murs’ “Private,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

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 collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Bryaton Bowman), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Nineteen85 (Majid Jordan), Caroline Ailin (Louisa Johnson), Max McElligott (John Newman), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), Ed Drewett (Fleur East) and Sam Dew (Zayn Malik).

Fans of MNEK’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Akon, Dua Lipa, Naughty Boy, Kara Marni, Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, and Christina Aguilera.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work below!

Craig David drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh for new collaboration

17 May

Craig David has drafted Norwegian singer/songwriter Eyelar Mirzazadeh, professionally known as Eyelar, for a new collaboration.

Eyelar is known for her co-penning Taya’s “Got Me Wondering,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Redlight’s “Here with Me,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Catch Me,” and R3hab’s “Get Up.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers and fellow songwriters including Luke Fitton, Karen Poole, Fred Ball, Chelsea Lena, Arrow Benjamin, Shola Ama, Diztortion, Chiara Hunter, Toddla T, Nicola Roberts, Jonny Coffer, MNEK, James Newman, Knightstarr, and Stargate.

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 / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Maverick Sabre), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), Diztortion (Sasha Keable), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Nineteen85 (Drake), Max McElligott (Saz Close), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears) and Sam Dew (Taylor Swift).

Fans of Eyelar’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by RAYE, Kyla Smith, Macy Maloy, Tinashe, Anne-Marie, Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue, Liza Owen, Clean Bandit, AYDEN, Kara Marni, LOVELLE, Ella Henderson, HIRA, Grace Sewell, KStewart, and Sigma.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Eyelar’s work!

Craig David taps Sam Dew for new album

14 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has tapped the songwriting services of Sam Dew for his upcoming seventh album.

Dew is known for co-writing Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” Rihanna’s “Numb,” Jessie Ware’s “Champagne Kisses,” Clams Casino’s “Breath Away,” Usher’s “Far from Perfect,” Julio Bashmore’s “Holding On,” SOHN’s “Hard Liquor,” Marsha Ambrosius’ “Night Time,” Bridget Kelly’s “The Mouth,” Lianne La Havas’ “What You Don’t Do,” and Mary J. Blige’s “Self Love.”

The Chicago-based singer/songwriter’s extensive resume boasts further works with producers Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Jim Jonsin, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn, Ronald “FLIP” Colson, David Sitek, Jack Antonoff, Ludwig Goransson, Fred Ball, Shea Taylor, Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, Justin Parker, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Fraser T. Smith, Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh, and J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.

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 / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Diztortion (Lethal Bizzle), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Max McElligott (John Newman), Ed Drewett (Fleur East), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas) and Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre).

Sam Dew’s mini-album “Damn Sue,” on the other hand, is now available via via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream “Damn Sue” below.

Liza Owen delivers new single “Don’t Call Me Baby”

5 May

British singer/songwriter Liza Owen has delivered her new single online.

“Don’t Call Me Baby” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Owen co-wrote the track alongside Ali Tamposi, whose other credits include Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me,” DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You,” Lea Michele’s “Getaway Car,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger,” Rozzi Crane’s “Crazy Ass Bitch,” Demi Lovato’s “Never Been Hurt,” and Alex & Sierra’s “Little Do You Know.”

Production duties on “Don’t Call Me Baby” were handled by Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games” / Britney Spears’ “Just Luv Me”) and Jordan Palmer (Eden XO’s “El Barrio” / Empire Cast’s “Body Speak”).

Owen’s debut project – featuring the Lauren Dyson-penned / Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, Luke Fitton, Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim, Mick Schultz, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Benjamin “Benny Cassette” Rotondi, Levi Lennox, and Mac & Phil (Matthew Holmes & Philip Leigh).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the collection are Negin Djafari, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Maegan Cottone, Rachel Furner, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Sarah Hudson, Chloe Angelides, Lauren Aquilina, Asia Whiteacre, Ilsey Juber, Danny Parker, Ed Drewett, Corey Sanders, Brian Lee, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Don’t Call Me Baby” below.

Craig David works with Negin Djafari for new album

1 May

Craig David has worked with Negin Djafari for his upcoming album.

The Swedish singer/songwriter recently co-wrote James Arthur’s “Can I Be Him,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Fifth Harmony’s “Not That Kinda Girl” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Superwoman,” in addition to providing guest vocals on Wilkinson’s “Faded” and Wolfgang Gartner’s “Looking for You.”

Djafari has also contributed to the next projects by Liza Owen, Kyla Smith, Nina Nesbitt, Folly Rae, Imani Williams, L Devine, Jess Kent, Karen Harding, Louisa Johnson, Antigoni Buxton, Mabel McVey, KStewart, Bobii Lewis, and M.O.

Her extensive resume boasts further works with producers including Bloodshy & Avant, Toby Gad, Fredro, Jonas Jeberg, Cutfather, Arnthor Birgisson, Jim Beanz, Hitesh Ceon, Red Triangle, Gordon Chambers, Joe Janiak, Bradford Ellis, Jonas Quant, Cass Lowe, and Jared Cotter.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Insanity Records.

Other musicians expected to appear on the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” are Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Martin Solveig (Ina Wroldsen), Talay Riley (Usher), DAECOLM (Mario Barrett), White N3rd (Daley), Max McElligott (Jessie Ware), Sam Romans (Jennifer Hudson), Ed Drewett (Sinead Harnett) and Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Faded” below.