Tag Archives: Peter “LOSTBOY” Rycroft

Zak Abel hits the studio with Marlon Roudette for new collaboration

23 May

Zak Abel has teamed up with Marlon Roudette for a new collaboration.

Roudette previously co-wrote “Finders Keepers” and “Fine Line” for his sister Mabel McVey. The JD Reid-produced tracks peaked to numbers eight and eleven on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

In addition to prepping his third studio collection under Universal Music Group / Island Records UK, Roudette has also penned songs on the next projects by Sinead Harnett, Louisa Johnson, Dan Caplen, and Liam Payne.

Meanwhile, Abel is expected to release his next project and follow-up to 2017’s “Only When We’re Naked” – featuring current promotional single “Love Song” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Mojam Music, Nile Rodgers, Maegan Cottone, Lostboy, Will Simms, Jordan Riley, Philip Plested, SG Lewis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lawrie Martin, Fred Ball, Max McElligott, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “When the Beat Drops Out” below.

Zak Abel hits the studio with Mojam Music, Clarence Coffee Jr.

10 May

British singer/songwriter Zak Abel has recorded new music with Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Mojam have previously produced songs for Plan B (“In the Name of Man”), Tom Walker (“Heartland”), James Arthur (“Get Down”), Conor Maynard (“Talking About”), Sam Smith (“Like I Can”), Naughty Boy (“Should’ve Been Me”), Professor Green (“Monster”) and Tinie Tempah (“A Heart Can Save the World”).

Meanwhile, Coffee Jr.’s songwriting resume boasts works for Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Dua Lipa (“Genesis”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Tonight I’m Getting Over You”), Olly Murs (“Deeper”), Kylie Minogue (“Sexercize”), Lea Michele (“On My Way”), Justin Bieber (“The Feeling”) and Selena Gomez (“Forget Forever”).

Abel, on the other hand, is expected to release his next project later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “Only When We’re Naked” reportedly yields additional alliances with Nile Rodgers, Maegan Cottone, Lostboy, Will Simms, Jordan Riley, Philip Plested, SG Lewis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lawrie Martin, Fred Ball, Max McElligott, and Lucy “Pawws” Taylor.

Abel’s current promotional single “Love Song” – which was co-written by Wayne Hector and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Love Song” below.

Taya reunites with Karen Poole, Arnthor Birgisson for new collaboration

24 Mar

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has reunited with Karen Poole and Arnthor Birgisson for a new collaboration.

Poole previously co-wrote “Sweet Waste of Time” for Taya alongside George Reid of AlunaGeorge. Meanwhile, Birgisson produced and co-wrote “When Ur Sober” alongside Wayne Hector and Emma Davidson-Dillon of Weslee.

Both tracks appear on Taya’s self-titled mini-album, out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Taya’s upcoming project – featuring the Anita Blay-penned / Alan Sampson-produced “Skin” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly yields additional songwriting contributions from Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jin Jin, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Ina Wroldsen, Lauren Aquilina, Chiara Hunter, and Dyo.

On the production front, Taya has also worked with The Electric, Jason Gill, Lostboy, Mitch Allan, Ill Blu, Tre Jean-Marie, Ollie Green, Sacha Skarbek, Knightstarr, Carassius Gold, Laconic, Fred Cox, and Red Triangle.

Watch the music video for “Skin” below.

Years & Years reunite with Kid Harpoon for new single “Sanctify”

28 Feb

Years & Years have confirmed the details for their new single.

The British synthpop band – composed of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen – have christened “Sanctify” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming sophomore studio collection under Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (UK).

The track was written by Olly Alexander alongside regular collaborator Thomas Hull (professionally known as Kid Harpoon), who previously teamed up with Years & Years on “Take Shelter,” “Worship,” “Desire” and “Meteorite.”

Years & Years’ second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” which topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number forty-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart, is scheduled to arrive later this year.

The new project, tentatively entitled “Snactioned Human,” boasts further contributions from Justin Tranter, MNEK, Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Noonie Bao, Grades, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “Meteorite” below.

Kara Marni delivers new promotional single “Curve”

19 Feb

British singer/songwriter Kara Marni has delivered her new single online.

“Curve” – which was produced by Jonathan Shave, George Astasio and Jason Pebworth of The Invisible Men – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Talay Riley, whose other credits include Khalid’s “Young Dumb & Broke,” Chris Brown’s “Zero,” Kelela’s “All the Way Down,” Ella Mai’s “Anymore,” Dua Lipa’s “Last Dance,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” and Craig David’s “Talk to Me.”

Marni’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional single “Golden” – is expected to arrive later this year via Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Pantha, Andrea Martin, Lostboy, Arlissa, Shea Taylor, Harloe, Ollie Green, Laura Dockrill, Aston Rudi, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, MNEK, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Chris Loco, Fabienne Holloway, Maths Time Joy, and Autumn Rowe.

Stream the audio clip for “Curve” below.

Taya unveils music video for new promotional single “Skin”

18 Feb

Taya has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Skin” – featuring Lotto Boyzz – was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (February 16, 2018).

Co-written by Anita Blay and produced by Alan Sampson; “Skin” is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Taya’s upcoming project – featuring further contributions from The Electric, Frances, Shae Jacobs, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Ollie Green, Dyo, Sacha Skarbek, Eyelar, Tre Jean-Marie, Lauren Aquilina, and Evan Bogart – is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Skin” below.

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.