Tag Archives: Polydor Records

Ellie Goulding delivers new promotional single “Flux”

3 Mar

Ellie Goulding has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Flux” – which was written by Goulding alongside regular collaborator Jim Eliot and Joe Kearns – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Goulding’s upcoming fourth album – featuring previous single “Close to Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Delirium,” Goulding has also worked with Steve Mac, Kamille, Jason Evigan, MoZella, Starsmith, Jamie Hartman, Ilsey Juber, Nate Campany, Justin Tranter, and Noel Zancanella.

Stream the audio clip for “Flux” below.

 

Raye teams with David Guetta for new collaboration

5 Feb

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, professionally known as Raye, has teamed up with David Guetta for a new collaboration.

The French DJ and record producer’s resume boasts works with Kelly Rowland (“Commander”), Sean Paul (“Mad Love”), Rihanna (“Fresh Off the Runway”), Ne-Yo (“Who’s Taking You Home”), Lady Gaga (“Fashion”), Britney Spears (“Body Ache”), Nicki Minaj (“Turn Me On”) and Jessie J (“Laser Light”).

Guetta’s latest studio collection “7” – featuring guest appearances from Justin Bieber, Anne-Marie, Sia, Madison Beer, Jason Derulo, Bebe Rexha, Ava Max, and Jess Glynne – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets. The project debuted at number thirty-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the UK Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her next project and follow-up to 2018’s “Side Tape” later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Besides writing songs for other artists, Raye has also recorded new music with songwriters/producers including Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Mike Sabath, Kennedy Lykken, Justin Tranter, Ian Kirkpatrick, Sarah Aarons, Diztortion, Julia Michaels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Ilsey Juber, and Julian Bunetta.

Watch the music video for “Friends” below.

Grace Carter premieres music video for new single “Heal Me”

3 Feb

Grace Carter has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Heal Me” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (January 31, 2019).

The track was written by Carter alongside Fabienne Holloway (Kiah Victoria, Tori Kelly) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae, Olivia Nelson), with collective production duties handled by The 23rd (Ellie Goulding, James Arthur) and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carter, who has signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Watch the music video “Heal Me” below.

Celeste premieres music video for new single “Father’s Son”

29 Jan

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

The visual clip for “Father’s Son” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (January 28, 2019).

Production duties on “Father’s Son” were handled by Tom Havelock, whose resume boasts additional works with Kwabs (“Forgiven”), Jasmine Thompson (“Fix Me”), Aquilo (“Never Hurt Again”), Ginny Blackmore (“Right Spot”), Taya (“Deeper”), Ray BLK (“Doing Me”) and Robin Schultz (“Sun Goes Down”).

Having released her debut mini-album “The Milk & The Honey” in 2016 via Lily Allen’s Bank Holiday Records, Celeste’s next project – featuring the Josh Crocker-produced “Lately” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

Watch the music video for “Father’s Son” below.

Grace Carter drafts Fabienne Holloway, Fred Cox for new single “Heal Me”

23 Jan

Grace Carter has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Heal Me” as her next promotional cut and will release it on January 25th via all digital streaming outlets.

Carter co-wrote “Heal Me” alongside Fabienne Holloway and Fred Cox, who have also helmed cuts for Idris Elba (“Fires”), Kara Marni (“Skydive”), Tori Kelly (“Mellow”), Rosie Lowe (“So Human”), Kiah Victoria (“Treat Me”), Janelle Monae (“Call the Lawd”) and Dakota (“Never Good Enough”).

Having signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, Carter is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

In addition to regular collaborators The 23rd, Carter has also recorded new music with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Martin Sjolie, Om’mas Keith, Justin Parker, Digital Farm Animals, Francis “Eg” White, and Jordan Riley.

Watch the music video for “Why Her Not Me” below.

Mabel announces new single “Don’t Call Me Up”

15 Jan

Mabel has announced the details for her new single.

The Swedish singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Call Me Up” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Polydor Records.

Scheduled to arrive on January 18 via all digital streaming outlets; “Don’t Call Me Up” was written by Mabel alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Dua Lipa, Olly Murs) and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon (Anne-Marie, Ed Sheeran).

Featuring previous single “One Shot” (which was co-written by Kelly Kiara and co-produced by JD. Reid), Mabel’s upcoming debut album reportedly delivers further contributions from TMS, Negin Djafari, Kid Harpoon, Amy Wadge, Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Joel Compass, and Fraser T. Smith.

Stream the audio clip for “One Shot” below.

Samantha Mumba – Woman

12 Dec

“Woman” is the shelved sophomore album by Irish singer/songwriter Samantha Mumba. It was supposed to be released in 2002 via Polydor Records following her UK top 10 single “I’m Right Here.” However, Mumba has since confirmed she was unable to release any new material due to contract restrictions following the restructure of Polydor, which resulted in her being dropped.

On the follow-up to 2000’s “Gotta Tell You,” Mumba has worked with producers Bloodshy & Avant (Madonna, Britney Spears), Arnthor Birggisson (Christina Milian, Leona Lewis), Anders Bagge (Robyn, Jessica Simpson), Stargate (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Mark Taylor (Enrique Iglesias, Kylie Minogue).

Among the songwriters she has collaborated with on the album are Kandi Burruss (TLC, Destiny’s Child), Nina Woodford (Alesha Dixon, Nelly Furtado), Karen Poole (David Guetta, Janet Jackson), Michelle Bell (Blu Cantrell, Mary J. Blige) and Paul Barry (LeAnn Rimes, James Bay).

For those who were seeking the songwriting and production credits for Mumba’s “Woman” album, hope you find this post helpful!

  • I’m Right Here (Kandi Burruss, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg, Henrik Jonback)
  • You’re My Boo (Kandi Burruss, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Put Your Money on Me (Karen Poole, Sebastian Nylund, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Wet n’ Wild (Samantha Mumba, Karen Poole, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Wow! (Nina Woodford, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg, Henrik Jonback)
  • Nobody Knows (Michelle Bell, Arnthor Birgisson, Anders Bagge)
  • Relationships (Michelle Bell, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson, Pontus “Avant” Winnberg)
  • Untouchable (Stargate – Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Hallgeir Rustan)
  • Read My Mind (Paul Barry, Mark Taylor, Steven Torch)
  • Can You Deliver? (Anna-Lena Margaretha Hogdahl, David Eriksen)
  • Point of You (Stargate – Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Hallgeir Rustan)