Tag Archives: Peter “Merf” Kelleher

Joe Jonas connects with Naughty Boy for new single “One Chance to Dance”

20 Oct

Joe Jonas has teamed up with Naughty Boy for his new promotional single “One Chance to Dance,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Co-produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS alongside Kane “Kin” Parfitt; “One Chance to Dance” was also co-written by Emeli Sande, Sam Roman, Matthew Holmes, and Philip Leigh.

Naughty Boy’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Mojam Music-helmed “Should’ve Been Me” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Runnin’ (Lose it All)” – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande is scheduled to release her upcoming mini-album “Kingdom Coming” – featuring the Illangelo-produced lead single “Starlight” – on November 3rd via Virgin EMI Records as well.

In addition to recently co-writing and producing James TW’s “For You” and Emily Warren’s “Something to Hold On To”, Holmes and Leigh (aka Mac & Phil) have also contributed to the next projects by Leona Lewis, Ina Wroldsen, Ella Henderson, Sarah Close, Hannah Jane Lewis, Fleur East, Molly Kate Kestner, Becky Hill, Taya, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Alice Chater, Kara Marni, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, Dakota, Phoebe Ryan, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, and LEIO.

Stream the audio clip for “One Chance to Dance” below.

Niall Horan releases debut studio collection “Flicker”

20 Oct

Irish singer/songwriter Niall Horan has released his debut album online.

“Flicker” – featuring promotional singles “This Town,” “Slow Hands” and “Too Much to Ask” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Julian Bunetta (Thomas Rhett), Aftrhrs (Ben Haenow), Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Jacquire King (Foy Vance), Matt Rad (Olly Murs) and TMS (Craig David).

Album songwriters include Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Martin Garrix), Ed Drewett (Madeon), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Eskeerdo (Charlie Puth), Jamie Scott (Rag’n’Bone Man) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (John Legend).

Stream “Flicker” below.

Mabel enlists Ghosted for new collaboration

19 Oct

British singer/songwriter Mabel has teamed up with London-based songwriting and production team Ghosted (aka TMS) for a new collaboration.

Composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes; Ghosted are responsible for Justine Skye’s “Don’t Think About It,” Zac Samuel’s “Play it Cool,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself, & I.”

The trio’s current promotional single “Get Some” – featuring guest vocals from Virgin EMI recording artist Kamille – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Mabel is expected to release her debut studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project, which follows current mixtape “Ivy to Roses,” reportedly boasts further contributions from The Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Dre Skull, Maxi Millz, JD Reid, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Raye, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Jean Baptiste Kouame, and Marlon Roudette.

Fans of Ghosted’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Maroon 5, Anne-Marie, Niall Horan, Paloma Faith, Era Istrefi, Noah Cyrus, Louis Tomlinson, Alma, Sabina Ddumba, Calum Scott, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas, Ella Henderson, and Rihanna.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Justine Skye liberates new promotional single “Don’t Think About It”

13 Oct

Justine Skye has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Don’t Think About It” – which was co-written by fellow recording artists Raye and Sam Romans – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS, who also contributed to the next projects by Maroon 5 (“Denim Jacket”), Paloma Faith (“I’ll Be Gentle”), Niall Horan (“On My Own”) and Calum Scott (“The Wire”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “U Don’t Know,” “Flames” and “Back for More” – is expected to arrive later this year via Roc Nation Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Think About It” below.

Calum Scott announces details for new promotional single

13 Oct

Calum Scott has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “You Are the Reason” as the next promotional cut from his upcoming debut album under Capitol Records.

The track – which was written by Scott alongside Jon Maguire and Corey Sanders – will arrive on November 17 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Scott’s debut project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Kamille, Sam Romans, Hayley Warner, Ross Golan, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, BullySongs, Grace Tither, Max McElligott, Hannah Wilson, Philip Plested, Audra Mae, Sean Douglas, Grace Barker, and Iain James.

On the production front, the “Rhythm Inside” star has worked with Cutfather, Fraser T. Smith, Toby Gad, Kasper Larsen, Jordan Riley, Phil Cook, Robopop, Jayson DeZuzio, Alex Hope, Laconic, Jamie Scott, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Josh Wilkinson, Sam Merrifield, Jonny Coffer, and TMS.

Stream the audio clip for “Rhythm Inside” below.

Justine Skye announces details for new promotional single

11 Oct

Justine Skye has announced the details for her new promotional single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Don’t Think About It” as her next promotional cut and will release it on October 13 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Rachel “Raye” Keen alongside Roc Nation signee Sam Romans, whose other credits include Craig David’s “Heartline,” Noah Cyrus’ “I’m Stuck,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control,” and Kwabs’ “Father Figure.”

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by TMS, who are also responsible for Ghosted’s “Get Some,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Maroon 5’s “Denim Jacket,” Zac Samuels’ “Play it Cool,” Paloma Faith’s “I’ll Be Gentle,” and Niall Horan’s “On My Own.”

Skye’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “U Don’t Know,” “Flames” and “Back for More” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation Records.

Watch the music video for “Back for More” below.

Zak Abel enlists Cass Lowe for new single “The River”

30 Sep

Zak Abel has unveiled his new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by Cass Lowe, whose other credits include Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Snakehips’ “All My Friends,” Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up,” Astrid S’ “Such a Boy,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” and Niia’s “Girl Like Me.”

Zak Abel’s upcoming debut album “Only When We’re Naked” – featuring previous singles “All I Ever Do (Is Say Goodbye),” “Rock Bottom” and “Unstable” – will arrive on October 7th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated projects boasts additional alliances with Fred Cox (Tori Kelly), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Sky Adams (Kylie Minogue), Danny Shah (Imani Williams), Ed Thomas (Jorja Smith), Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams), Jonny Lattimer (Mollie King) and Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith).

As a songwriter, Abel (born Zak David Zilesnick) co-penned “I’ll Be Gentle” for Paloma Faith’s upcoming fourth album “The Architect” alongside Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of UK production team TMS (also known by their stage name Ghosted).

Stream the audio clip for “The River” below.