Tag Archives: Neon Gold Records

Marina Diamandis drafts Sarah Hudson, Jason Evigan for new album

5 May

Welsh singer/songwriter Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Sarah Hudson and Jason Evigan for her upcoming fourth album.

Hudson’s songwriting credits include Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Santigold’s “Banshee,” Charli XCX’s “Babygirl,” Nicki Minaj’s “Get on Your Knees,” Iggy Azalea’s “Black Widow,” Erika Jayne’s “XXPen$ive,” Idina Menzel’s “Queen of Swords,” and Justin Bieber’s “The Feeling.”

Meanwhile, Evigan is known for co-writing and producing Nick Jonas’ “Chains,” Fifth Harmony’s “Miss Movin’ On,” Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Jason Derulo’s “Cheyenne,” Kehlani’s “Gangsta,” David Guetta’s “Dangerous,” Jojo’s “When Love Hurts,” and Kat Graham’s “Power.”

Diamandis, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Froot” reportedly delivers further alliances with Big Taste (Jake Miller), Jesse Saint John (Britney Spears), Noah Breakfast (Kanye West), James Flannigan (Kodaline), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith) and Bonnie McKee (Rita Ora).

Stream Sarah Hudson’s new mini-album “Songs from the Sea” below.

Marina Diamandis enlists Big Taste, Jesse Saint John for new collaboration

19 Apr

Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has enlisted Big Taste and Jesse Saint John for a new collaboration.

Saint John’s songwriting credits include Britney Spears’ “Love Me Down,” Charli XCX’s “Secret (Shh),” Brooke Candy’s “Rubber Band Stacks,” Erika Jayne’s “Xxxpen$ive,” Lola Blanc’s “Slay,” and Harloe’s “All in My Feelings.”

Meanwhile, Big Taste is known for his productions works with Justin Bieber (“Company”), Maty Noyes (“Falling Out of Love”), Jake Miller (“Overnight”), Sage the Gemini (“Now and Later”) and Train (“Ziplock of Sunshine”).

Diamandis, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Froot” reportedly delivers further productions from Noah Breakfast (Kanye West), James Flannigan (Kodaline), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith) and Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Anita Blay (Little Mix), Bonnie McKee (Kylie Minogue), Sarah Hudson (Santigold), Diana Gordon (Beyonce) and Sam Romans (Craig David).

Stream “Froot” below.

Charli XCX hits the studio with Noonie Bao, Sarah Hudson

3 Sep

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Charli XCX has written new material with Noonie Bao and Sarah Hudson.

Bao – real name Jonnali Parmenius – recently co-wrote “Run Away With Me” for Carly Rae Jepsen along with Oscar Holter, Karl “Shellback” Schuster, Robin Fredriksson, and Mattias Larsson.

She also co-wrote four songs for XCX in the shape of “Breaking Up,” “Die Tonight,” “Need Ur Love” and the Rita Ora-assisted “Doing It.”

Meanwhile, Hudson is known for co-penning Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” along with Max Martin, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, and Henry “Cirkut” Walter. The track peaked to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Other notable credits by Hudson include Iggy Azalea’s “Black Widow” f/ Rita Ora [Island Records], Nicki Minaj’s “Get on Your Knees” f/ Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and Ferras’ “Speak in Tongues” [Capitol Records].

XCX – born Charlotte Aitchison – is expected to release her third studio collection in 2016 through Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Sucker,” which debuted at number fifteen on the UK Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Break the Rules,” “Famous” and “Boom Clap.”

Watch the music video for “Doing It” below.

Charli XCX unveils music video for new single “Famous”

23 Mar

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Charli XCX has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the Eric Wareheim-directed clip for “Famous” to her official YouTube channel on Monday (March 23, 2015).

“Famous” was co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin, who is also responsible for Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song” [RCA Records], Sia’s “Elastic Heart” [RCA Records] and Laura Welsh’s “Ghosts” [Polydor Records].

The track appears on XCX’s sophomore album, “Sucker,” now available via iTunes in partnership with Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

On the songwriting front, XCX – real name Charlotte Aitchison – has confirmed placements on the next projects by Rihanna [SRP Records], Gwen Stefani [Mad Love Records] and Rita Ora [Columbia Records].

Her previous credits include Icona Pop’s “I Love It” [Big Beat Records], Neon Gold’s “So Alive” [RCA Records], Iggy Azalea’s “Beg for It” [Def Jam Recordings] and Ryn Weaver’s “OctaHate” [Interscope Records].

Watch the music video for “Famous” below.

Charli XCX drafts Greg Kurstin for new single “Famous”

10 Mar

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Charli XCX has confirmed the title for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Famous” as the next promotional cut from her sophomore album, “Sucker,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

“Famous” was written by XCX along with the song’s producer Greg Kurstin, whose other credits include Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song” [RCA Records] and Lily Allen’s “Hard Out Here” [Parlophone Records].

The track serves as the follow-up to previous promotional cut, the Rita Ora-assisted “Doing It,” which peaked to number 8 on the UK Singles Chart.

“Sucker” boasts further collaborations with Jarrad Rogers (Ella Eyre, Becky Hill), Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Carly Rae Jepsen), Benny Blanco (Miguel, Jessie Ware) and Cashmere Cat (Kanye West, Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Doing It” below.

Charli XCX reveals new album “Sucker” credits

10 Dec

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Charli XCX has revealed the credits for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter will release “Sucker” in the United States on December 16 via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

Current single “Break the Rules” – which was produced by Stargate, Cashmere Cat and Steve Mac – is now available for download via iTunes.

Other musicians backing XCX on the follow-up to 2013’s “True Romance” are Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen, Remi Nicole, Robopop, Greg Kurstin, Benny Blanco, Andrew Wyatt, Noonie Bao, Jarrad Rogers, and Patrik Berger.

On the songwriting front, XCX – born Charlotte Aitchison – has contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation], Gwen Stefani [Mad Love / Interscope Records] and Sky Ferreira [Capitol Records].

Some of her recent credits include “Beg for It” by Iggy Azalea [Virgin EMI Records], “OctaHate” by Ryn Weaver [Friends Keep Secrets / Interscope Records] and “So Alive” by Neon Jungle [RCA Records].

Peep the credits for “Sucker” below.

“Sucker”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Jeremiah Raisen / Justin Raisen).

“Break the Rules”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Daniel “Robopop” Omelio / Steve Mac / Tor Erik Hermansen / Mikkel Storleer Eriksen / Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Høiberg).

“London Queen”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Remi Nicole / Ariel Pink / Jeremiah Raisen / Justin Raisen).

“Breaking Up”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Noonie Bao / Markus Krunegård / Patrik Berger).

“Gold Coins”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Patrik Berger).

“Boom Clap”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Patrik Berger / Fredrik Berger / Stefan Gräslund).

“Doing It”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Noonie Bao / Matthew Burns / Ariel Rechtshaid / Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers).

“Body of My Own”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Christian Olsson / Patrik Berger).

“Famous”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Greg Kurstin).

“Hanging Around”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Rivers Cuomo / Jeremiah Raisen / Justin Raisen).

“Die Tonight”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Noonie Bao / Markus Krunegård / Patrik Berger / Rostam Batmanglij / Andrew Wyatt / Pontus Winnberg).

“Caught in the Middle”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin / Nick Van Hofwegen).

“Need Ur Luv”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison / Noonie Bao / Andrew Wyatt / Rostam Batmanglij).

Charli XCX unveils “Breaking Up” music video

3 Dec

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Charli XCX has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the BRTHR-directed clip for “Breaking Up” to her official YouTube page on Tuesday (2nd December, 2014).

“Breaking Up” was written by XCX – born Charlotte Aitchison – along with Patrik Berger, Markus Krunegard and Noonie Bao.

The track follows previous promotional cut, “Break the Rules,” which is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Charli’s highly-anticipated new studio collection “Sucker” will be released on December 16 via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

Other album contributors include Stargate (Usher, Christina Milian), Benny Blanco (Miguel, Jessie Ware), Cashmere Cat (Tinashe, Ariana Grande), Jarrad Rogers (Becky Hill, Ella Eyre) and Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Kylie Minogue).

Meanwhile, fans of the “Boom Clap” star’s songwriting should keep an eye on the next projects by Gwen Stefani [Mad Love / Interscope Records], Sky Ferreira [Capitol Records] and Rihanna [Roc Nation Records].

Watch the music video for “Breaking Up” below.