Tag Archives: Polydor Records

RAYE confirms details for new single

15 May

RAYE has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter, born Rachel Keen, has christened “The Line” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming project and will release it on May 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“The Line” was co-written by RAYE alongside regular collaborator Fred Gibson, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Shhh,” “I, U, Us” and “Distraction,” as well as Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, RAYE’s next project, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Second,” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The “Hotbox” star’s resume boasts works with producers including Chris Loco, Fred Ball, Jonny Lattimer, Wayne Wilkins, Felix Snow, Pete “Hutch” Hutchings, DJ Dahi, Illangelo, Fred Cox, Joel Compass, Sam Romans, Blue May, Two Inch Punch, Francis “Eg” White, Oren Yoel, Justin Parker, and TMS.

On the songwriting front, RAYE has reportedly contributed to the next releases by Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Records], Rudimental [Asylum / Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s / Asylum], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Stream “Second” below.

Lana Del Rey liberates new single “Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind”

15 May

American singer/songwriter Elizabeth Grant, professionally known as Lana Del Rey, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Del Rey and regular collaborator Rick Nowels, whose other credits include Dua Lipa’s “Lost in Your Light,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Jamie XX’s “Loud Places,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers.”

Production duties on “Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind” were collectively handled by Del Rey and Nowels alongside Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, Marina Diamandis) and Dean Reid (Keith Urban, Colbie Caillat).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Del Rey’s upcoming album “Lust for Life,” which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Honeymoon,” will arrive on May 26 via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

Listen to the audio clip for “Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind” below.

Mabel McVey releases new single “Bedroom”

11 May

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, professionally known as Mabel, has released her new promotional single online.

“Bedroom” – which was written by McVey alongside Sarah Aarons and Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Bedroom,” on the other hand, were collectively handled by Harpoon alongside Josh Crocker (Cosima, Kali Uchis) and Lorna Blackwood (Amy McDonald, George Ezra).

Mabel’s upcoming mini-album of the same name – featuring previous single “Finders Keepers” as well as “Ride or Die” and “Talk About Forever” – will arrive on May 26 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Bedroom” below.

HAIM announce details for sophomore album

10 May

HAIM have announced the details for their sophomore album.

The American pop rock band – composed of sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim – christened their second studio collection “Something to Tell You” and will release it on July 7th via Columbia Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

Current promotional single “Want You Back” – which was collectively produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and BloodPop – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna, Kylie Minogue), Rostam Batmanglij (Santigold, Charli XCX) and Justin Tranter (Tinashe, Britney Spears).

HAIM’s debut studio collection, 2013’s “Days Are Gone,” peaked to number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “If I Could Change Your Mind,” “My Song 5,” “The Wire” and “Don’t Save Me.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Want You Back” below.

HAIM unleash new single “Want You Back”

5 May

American pop rock band HAIM – composed of sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim – have unleashed their new promotionl single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ariel Rechtshaid, whose other credits include Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “All That,” Madonna’s “Living for Love,” Charli XCX’s “Doing It,” and Sky Ferreira’s “You’re Not the One.”

Production duties on “Want You Back” were collectively handled by Recthshaid alongside BloodPop, who is also responsible for John Legend’s “What You Do to Me,” Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion,” MØ’s “Drum,” Britney Spears’ “Better,” Pia Mia’s “Touch,” Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” and Tinashe’s “Just Like You.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, HAIM’s upcoming sophomore album “Something to Tell You,” which serves as the follow-up 2013’s “Days Are Gone,” will arrive on July 7 via Columbia Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Jesse Shatkin (Sia, Kelly Clarkson), Rostam Batmanglij (Solange, Frank Ocean) and Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Selena Gomez).

Listen to the audio clip for “Want You Back” below.

RAYE teams with Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Fred Ball for new collaboration

2 May

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, professionally known as RAYE, has teamed with Evan “Kidd” Bogart and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

Bogart previously co-wrote songs for Madonna (“Ghosttown”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Rihanna (“S.O.S.”), Leona Lewis (“Happy”), Jesse McCartney (“My Baby”), Fleur East (“Love Me or Leave Me Alone”), Jason Derulo (“It Girl”) and Demi Lovato (“I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me”).

The American music executive, television producer, music publisher and songwriter has also contributed to the next projects by ZZ Ward, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kyla Smith, Rudimental, Bethany Noel Mota, DAKOTA, Katie Pearlman, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Jess Glynne, Karen Harding, Mads Langer, Georgia Ku, Alice Chater, Ella Eyre, and Lizzo.

Fred Ball, on the other hand, is known for co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” All Saints’ “Puppet on a String,” BETSY’s “Time,” Little Mix’s “Boy,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Synchronized,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” and Una Sands’ “Seventeen.”

Fans of the Roc Nation signee should also look out for the next releases by Jessie Ware, MØ, Karen Harding, DAGNY, Ella Henderson, ALMA, Carly Rae Jepsen, Sigrid, Macy Maloy, L Devine, Era Istrefi, Taya, Sinead Harnett, and Lao Ra.

As mentioned in earlier posts, RAYE is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Furthermore, she continues to write songs for other acts/artists including Rudimental [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Ellie Goulding [Interscope], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Era Istrefi [Ultra / Neser Music] and Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s / Asylum].

Stream Raye’s 2016 mini-album “Second” below.

Lana Del Rey unleashes new single “Lust for Life”

19 Apr

Lana Del Rey has unleashed her new single online.

“Lust for Life” – featuring Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer The Weeknd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Max Martin, born Martin Sandberg, whose recent credits include Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Ariana Grande’s “Side to Side,” and Nick Jonas’ “Under You.”

Production duties on “Lust for Life” were collectively handled by Del Rey alongside Rick Nowels (FKA twigs, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, John Legend) and Dean Reid (Lykke Li, Marina Diamandis).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Del Rey’s upcoming album of the same name – featuring previous single “Love” – will arrive later this year via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2015’S “Honeymoon” delivers further alliances with Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), John Hill (Rihanna), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Mark Ronson (Lily Allen) and Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding).

Stream “Lust for Life” below.