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Taya schedules release date for new promotional single “Skin”

15 Feb

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, is scheduled to release her new single “Skin” on February 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Anita Blay (better known by her stage name CocknBullKid), whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Hair”), Neon Jungle (“Future Ex Girl”), Lilly Ahlberg (“Bad Boys”), Arlissa (“Same Road”) and Caitlyn Scarlett (“Lost in Space”).

Production duties on “Skin” were handled by Alan Sampson, who is also responsible co-writing and producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Parade’s “Louder,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Taya is expected to release her next project – featuring further productions from The Electric, Fred Ball, Two Inch Punch, Lostboy, Sacha Skarbek, Knightstarr, Ollie Green, Grades, Scribz Riley, Ill Blu, Fred Cox, ADP, Carassius Gold, and Tre Jean Marie – later this year via Atlantic Records.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated collection are Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Lauren Aquilina, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Chiara Hunter, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Caroline Ailin, Ina Wroldsen, Shae Jacobs, Jacob Attwooll, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Sebastian Kole, Plested, and James Newman.

Stream the audio clip for “5432” below.

Louise Redknapp signs new publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music

6 Feb

British singer/songwriter Louise Redknapp, known mononymously as Louise, has signed a new publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music and is currently working on her upcoming fifth studio collection.

The global publishing music company also houses artists, songwriters, and producers including Mattman & Robin, Jay Z, Beyoncé, Ian Kirkpatrick, Katy Perry, Ashley Gorley, Julia Michaels, Raye, Scott Harris, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Madonna, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Birdy, & more.

For her next project, Louise has worked with songwriters and fellow recording artists including Katy B, Sinead Harnett, Maiday, Negin Djafari, Dyo, Grace Tither, Carla Monroe, Jaxxon, Rachel Furner, Bryn Christopher, Iain James, Liam O’Donnell, Andrew Jackson, and Jacob Attwooll.

Among the producers Louise has worked with are EASYFUN, Jim Duguid, Michael Angelo, Ollie Green, Jonny Hockings, Lostboy, Phil Cook, Jez Ashurst, Adam Argyle, P3OPLE, Bradford Ellis, Sam Klempner, and LDN Noise.

Stream the audio clip for “Stuck in the Middle With You” below.

MAAD releases new promotional single “New Religion”

27 Jan

American singer/songwriter Natasha Jihane Ferguson, known mononymously as MAAD, has released her new promotional single online.

“New Religion” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by MAAD and fellow recording artist KStewart alongside Chiara Hunter (David Guetta, Paloma Faith), Ashley Milton (Sigrid, Tom Grennan) and Daniel Goudie (Calum Scott, Fleur East).

Production duties on “New Religion” were handled by GRADES, who is also responsible for M.O’s “Bad Vibe,” Fantasia’s “Wait for You,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” Sinead Harnett’s “Still Miss You,” Tove Lo’s “Lies in the Dark,” Khalid’s “Winter,” H.E.R’s “Lights On,” and Nao’s “Bad Blood.”

MAAD’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “Le Funk” – featuring the Hannah Yadi-assisted / Lostboy-produced lead single “Wonderland” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Overlook Terrace.

Stream the audio clip for “New Religion” below.

Mabel hits the studio with Corey Sanders, Jonny Coffer

25 Jan

Swedish singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has teamed up with Corey Sanders and Jonny Coffer for a new collaboration.

Sanders recently co-wrote “You are the Reason” for British recording artist Calum Scott alongside regular collaborator Jon Maguire. The Fraser T. Smith-produced track appears on Scott’s upcoming debut album “Only Human,” which will arrive on March 9th via Capitol Records.

Meanwhile, Coffer’s songwriting/production resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Freedom”), Emeli Sande (“Shakes”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Skin”), Jess Glynne (“No Rights, No Wrongs”), James Arthur (“Get Down”), Weezer (“Feels Like Summer”) and Fall Out Boy (“Hold Me Tight or Don’t”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming project – featuring the Marlon Roudette-assisted / JD Reid-produced “Fine Line” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Fraser T. Smith, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, MNEK, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, and The Electric.

Watch the music video for “Fine Line” below.

MNEK teases new collaboration with Years & Years

21 Jan

British singer, songwriter, and record producer MNEK has teased a new collaboration with electronic music group Years & Years.

“We got high and talked bwois @ollyyears,” MNEK posted to his Instagram profile on Sunday (January 21, 2018).

MNEK’s recent songwriting/production credits include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Jax Jones’ “Breathe,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Little Mix’s “Touch.”

Meanwhile, Years & Years are expected to release their upcoming sophomore album later this year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Grades, Noonie Bao, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on on the next projects by Dua Lipa, Tinashe, Zara Larsson, Lennon Stella, Tameka Foster, Melissa Steel, Christina Aguilera, Ella Henderson, Kamille, Leah McFall, Rozes, Mabel McVey, KStewart, Akon, Bebe Rexha, Chromeo, Mullally, Kara Marni, Mo Adeniran, Ray BLK, Cassie, Antigoni Buxton, and Molly Rainford.

Stream the audio clip for “Paradise” below.

Mabel shares new promotional single “Fine Line”

19 Jan

Swedish singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has shared her new promotional single online.

“Fine Line” – featuring UK rapper Not3s – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written with regular collaborators Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid, who previously teamed up with Mabel on “Finders Keepers,” which peaked to number eight on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Fraser T. Smith, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, MNEK, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Fine Line” below.

Arlissa premieres music video for Jonas Blue-assisted single “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie”

18 Jan

Arlissa has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” was posted the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (January 18, 2018).

Produced by Jonas Blue; “Hearts Ain’t Gonna” was co-written by Arlissa and Senai Tedros alongside Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell of UK songwriting/production duo All About She.

Arlissa’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Lostboy, Pip Kembo, Martin Sjolie, and Patrick Patrikious – is expected to arrive later this year via Positiva / Virgin EMI Records.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.