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JONES hits the studio with Laconic, Tom Havelock

15 Jul

British singer/songwriter Cherie Jones, professionally known as JONES, has teamed up with Tom Havelock and Laconic for a new collaboration.

Notable songwriting credits by Havelock include Kwabs’ “Forgiven,” Ginny Blackmore’s “Right Spot,” Taya’s “Deeper,” Ben Haenow’s “Brother,” Cheryl’s “A Million Lights,” Eric Prydz’s “Liberate,” and Aquilo’s “Never Hurt Again.”

Composed of Daniel Goudie and Ashley Milton, Laconic’s production resume boasts works with Cover Drive (“Easy Life”), Mic Lowry (“Whiskey Kisses”), Aston Merrygold (“Jazzman”), Karen Harding (“Chemistry”), Fleur East (“Heart Attack”), Sigrid (“Deep”) and KStewart (“Face Value”).

JONES, on the other hand, is expected to release her sophomore studio collection, which follows 2016’s “New Skin,” later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional alliances with Ollie Green (Stephen Puth), Isa Machine (Ella Henderson), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Charlotte OC), Laura Dockrill (Jessie Ware), Ed Harcourt (James Bay) and Max McElligott (Rita Ora).

Watch the music video for “Hoops” below.

Frances premieres “Grow” music video

20 Mar

Frances has premiered a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Sophie Cooke – posted the visual clip for “Grow” to her Vevo channel on Sunday (March 19, 2017).

This video was helmed in collaboration with Domestic Abuse Charity, “Refuge,” to help raise awareness of domestic violence and the work that “Refuge” does to help and support victims.

Frances’ debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” – featuring singles “Don’t Worry About Me,” “Don’t Matter” and “Say it Again” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes (Clean Bandit), Rachel Furner (Little Mix), Ollie Green (JONES), Jonny Lattimer (Izzy Bizu) and Dan McDougall (Bruno Major).

Album producers include Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Greg Kurstin (Adele), Mojam Music (Fleur East), Dave McCracken (Elle King), RITUAL (Dua Lipa), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Howard Lawrence (Liv Dawson) and Craze & Hoax (Maverick Sabre).

Watch the music video for “Grow” below.

Sigma hits the studio with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jean Baptiste Kouame

15 Mar

British drum and bass duo Sigma – composed of Joseph “Joe” Lenzie and Cameron “Cam” Edwards – have recorded new music with Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Jean Baptiste Kouame for their upcoming sophomore album.

Mirzazadeh previously featured on the track “Stay,” taken from Sigma’s debut album, 2015’s “Life.” She is also known for co-writing Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Catch Me,” R3hab’s “Get Up,” Taya’s “Got Me Wondering,” and Redlight’s “Here with Me.”

Meanwhile, Kouame’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“F.U.”), Kelis (“Scream”), AlunaGeorge (“Full Swing”), Rihanna (“Woo”), Nikki Minaj (“The Boys”), Madonna (“I’m a Sinner”), Rudimental (“Foreign World”), Leah McFall (“Home”), DJ Mustard (“Whole Lotta Lovin’”), Bonnie McKee (“Broken Record”), Laura Izibor (“Carousel”) and Sevyn Streeter (“It Won’t Stop”).

Sigma’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Independent UK dance record label, 3BEAT Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Sam Romans, Jamie Hartman, Cass Lowe, Paddy Byrne, Ollie Green, Shola Ama, Ed Drewett, Bryn Christopher, Chelcee Grimes, Jimmy Napes, Arrow Benjamin, Ina Wroldsen, Jamie Scott, Talay Riley, Chiara Hunter, Ed Thomas, Josh Record, Dantae Johnson, Max McElligott, and Jonny Harris.

Sigma’s debut album, 2015’s “Life,” peaked to number two on the UK Dance Albums Chart and spawned guest apperances from Jetta John-Hartley (“Slow Down”), Rita Ora (“Coming Home”), Labrinth (“Higher”), Ella Henderson (“Glitterball”) and Paloma Faith (“Changing”).

Watch the music video for “Find Me” below.

DAKOTA drafts Evan “Kidd” Bogart for new collaboration

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter DAKOTA (born Sophie Elton) has drafted Evan “Kidd” Bogart for a new collaboration.

The American music executive, television producer, music publisher and songwriter is responsible for co-penning Beyonce’s “Halo,” Rihanna’s “SOS,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Britney Spears’ “Love Me Down,” Jason Derulo’s “It Girl,” Keyshia Cole’s “This is Us,” Livvi Franc’s “Autoamtik,” Brandy’s “Right Here (Departed),” and Leona Lewis’ “Happy.”

Bogart’s extensive resume boasts further works with top producers Fraser T. Smith, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Jason Evigan, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Supa Dups, RedOne, Jake Gosling, Emanuel Kiriakou, Jim Jonsin, Wayne Wilkins, Mike Dean, Alex Da Kid, Ricky Reed, Brian Kennedy, Chuck Harmony, and The Invisible Men.

Meanwhile, DAKOTA is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring “Long Hot Summer” and “Lonely Like the Fool” – later this year via 70Hz Recordings in partnership with Virgin EMI Records.

Other songwriters DAKOTA has worked with are Karen Poole, Fiona Bevan, Amy Wadge, Maegan Cottone, Jennifer Decilveo, Isabella Summers, Nicola Roberts, Rachel Furner, Laura Dockrill, Jin Jin, Maiday, Nina Nesbitt, Chiara Hunter, Becky Hill, Clare Maguire, Jamie Scott, Levi Lennox, Alex James, Ollie Green, Ed Drewett, Samuel Preston, Jimmy Napes, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Listen to the audio clip for “Long Hot Summer” below.

JONES reunites with Ollie Green for new collaboration

25 Feb


JONES has reunited with Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

Green previously co-wrote and produced “Indulge” for JONES, taken from the artist’s debut album, “New Skin.”

The British singer, songwriter, and record producer’s resume boasts further works with Frances (“Love Me Again”), RAYE (“Story”), Joel Compass (“Enlightened”), Leo Kalyan (“Daydream”), Phreeda Sharp (“Gold Car”), Amber Run (“Haze”), Hannah Trigwell (“Rectify”) and Joe Hertz (“Stay Lost”).

Meanwhile, JONES – real name Cherie Jones – is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Isa Machine (Maxine Ashley), Starsmith (Kylie Minogue), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Laura Dockrill (Dua Lipa) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Stream JONES’ acoustic EP below.

Frances drafts Mojam Music for new single “No Matter”

28 Jan


Frances has delivered her new single online.

“No Matter” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who are also responsible for Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Conor Maynard’s “Talkin’ About,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” and Sam Smith’s “Like I Can.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Frances – real name Sophie Cooke – will release her first studio collection “Things I’ve Never Said” – featuring singles “Say it Again” and “Don’t Worry About Me” – on March 17 via Cookie Records.

Other album contributors include Jimmy Napes, Greg Kurstin, Ollie Green, Steve Fitzmaurice, Two Inch Punch, Rachel Furner, Jonny Lattimer, Simon Aldred, Guy Chambers, and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure.

Listen to the audio clip for “No Matter” below.

Frances confirms debut album “Things I’ve Never Said”

19 Oct


Frances has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Sophie Cooke – christened her first studio collection “Things I’ve Never Said” and will release it on March 17, 2017 via Capitol Records in partnership with Method Records.

Current single “Say it Again” – which was co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin – is now available for download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other album contributors include Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith), Ollie Green (JONES), Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding), Two Inch Punch (Anne-Marie), Ritual (Dua Lipa), Wayne Hector (Olly Murs), Simon Aldred (Billie Marten), Howard Lawrence (Lianne La Havas) and Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys).

Peep the tracklisting for “Things I’ve Never Said” below.

(1) Don’t Worry About Me / (2) Love Me Again / (3) Drifting / (4) Cloud 9 / (5) Let it Out / (6) When it Comes to Us / (7) Under Our Feet / (8) Grow / (9) Say it Again / (10) Sublime / (11) The Last Word / (12) It Isn’t Like You / (13) Cry Like Me / (14) Borrowed Time / (15) The Smallest Thing