Tag Archives: Polydor Records

Kamille connects with Ghosted for new promotional single “Get Some”

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, mononymously known as Kamille, has connected with UK songwriting and production trio Ghosted for their new promotional single “Get Some,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Ghosted (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Kamille on other songs performed by Little Mix (“I Love You”), Fleur East (“Gold Watch”), Ella Henderson (“Empire”) and Sigma (“Find Me”).

In addition to working on their upcoming debut project under Polydor Records, Ghosted have also contributed to the next albums by Rihanna, Zak Abel, Ellie Goulding, Craig David, Becky Hill, Nick Jonas, Era Istrefi, Louis Tomlinson, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, and Taya.

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Dantae Johnson (Aston Merrygold) and Goldfingers (John Newman).

stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Ray BLK connects with RAYE for new collaboration

20 Jul

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with fellow recording artist RAYE for a new collaboration.

Born Rachel Keen, the “You Don’t Know Me” star previously co-penned songs for Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”), Matoma (“The Wave”), Blonde (“Just for One Night”), M.O (“Not in Love”), 5 After Midnight (“Up in Here”) and Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”).

In addition to working on her upcoming project under Polydor Records, RAYE has also contributed to the next releases by Jess Glynne [Atlantic], Rihanna [Roc Nation], Little Mix [Syco Music], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Asylum], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” delivers additional alliances with Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith), Gina Kushka (Kylie Minogue), Tom Havelock (Kwabs), Paul Epworth (FKA twigs), Chris Loco (Maverick Sabre), Jin Jin (Dido), MNEK (Tinie Tempah) and Cass Lowe (Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “I, U, Us” below.

Mabel records new material with Dan Caplen, Jordan Riley

13 Jul

Photo Credit – Alex De Mora

British singer/songwriter Mabel has recorded new music with Dan Caplen and Jordan Riley. It is yet to be known, however, whether the session was intended for a future Caplen release or McVey’s upcoming debut album.

Caplen’s current promotional single “Flat Champagne,” which features guest vocals from Ray BLK, is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to “Flat Champagne,” Riley co-wrote and produced several songs that are slotted for inclusion on Caplen’s next project under Atlantic Records UK including “Got a lot to Learn,” “Hoops,” “Hymn for Life,” “Prove,” “Take Them Blows” and “We Ain’t Hiding Nothing.”

Mabel’s debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Marlon Roudette (Liam Payne), RAYE (Charli XCX), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), MNEK (Dua Lipa), Negin Djafari (Anne-Marie), Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Levi Lennox (Sam Smith), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Madonna) and Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis).

Listen to the audio for “Flat Champagne” below.

Lana Del Rey reveals new album “Lust for Life” tracklisting

13 Jul

Photo Credit: Billboard Magazine

American singer/songwriter Elizabeth Grant, professionally known as Lana Del Rey, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming album, “Lust for Life,” which will arrive on July 21 via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

Current promotional singles “Groupie Love” and “Summer Bummer” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Honeymoon” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin (Adele, Katy Perry), Benny Blanco (Sia, The Weeknd), Boi-1da (Rihanna, Nicole Scherzinger), T-Minus (Bryson Tiller, Kelly Rowland) and Jahaan Sweet (Kehlani, Jessie Reyez).

For the highly-anticipated project, Del Rey has also reunited with Rick Nowels (FKA twigs, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Dido, Nelly Furtado), Justin Parker (Kiiara, Mikky Ekko), Emile Haynie (Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars) and Tim Larcombe (Celeste Waite, Gabriella Cilmi).

See the tracklisting for “Lust for Life” below.

(1) Love / (2) Lust for Life / (3) 13 Beaches / (4) Cherry / (5) White Mustang / (6) Summer Bummer / (7) Groupie Love / (8) In My Feelings / (9) Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind / (10) God Bless America – And All the Beautiful Women in It / (11) When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing / (12) Beautiful People Beautiful Problems / (13) Tomorrow Never Came / (14) Heroin / (15) Change / (16) Get Free

Rihanna enlists RAYE for new album

2 Jul

Rihanna has enlisted the songwriting services of RAYE for her new album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Rachel Keen – is known for her singles “The Line,” “Shhh,” “I, U, Us,” “Bet You Wish” and “Hotbox.” She has also provided guest vocals on Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side” and Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” peaking to numbers 15 and 3 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

In addition to prepping her forthcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records, RAYE has contributed to the next projects by Little Mix [Syco Music], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s Music], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Her previous songwriting credits include Blonde’s “Just for One Night,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and M.O.’s “Not in Love.”

Meanwhile, Rihanna is expected to release her ninth studio collection later this year via Westbury Road Entertainment and Roc Nation Records.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Anti,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Work,” “Kiss it Better,” “Needed Me” and “Love on the Brain.”

Watch the music video for “The Line” below.

HAIM draft Ariel Recthshaid, Rostam Batmanglij for new single “Little of Your Love”

21 Jun

American rock band HAIM – consisting of sisters Este Haim (bass), Danielle Haim (guitars and lead vocals), and Alana Haim (guitars and keyboards) – have released their new promotional single online.

“Little of Your Love” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by regular collaborator Ariel Rechtshaid, who is also responsible for Adele’s “When We Were Young,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “All That,” Kelela’s “Rewind,” Charli XCX’s “Stay Away,” Madonna’s “Living for Love,” Sky Ferreira’s “You’re Not the One,” and Usher’s “Climax.”

Production duties on “Little of Your Love” were collectively handled by Rechtshaid alongside Rostam Batmanglij, whose other credits include Solange’s “F.U.B.U.,” Frank Ocean’s “Ivy,” Santigold’s “Big Boss Big Time Business,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Warm Blood,” and Charli XCX’s “Need Ur Love.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, HAIM will release their upcoming sophomore album “Something to Tell You” – featuring previous promotional singles “Want You Back” and “Right Now” – will arrive on July 7th via Polydor Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

Stream the audio clip for “Little of Your Love” below.

RAYE hits the studio with Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer

19 Jun

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, professionally known as RAYE, has teamed up with Nate Campany and Kyle Shearer for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Fever,” Tove Lo’s “This Time Around,” K. Flay’s “Giver,” and Phoebe Ryan’s “Chronic.”

Meanwhile, RAYE’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “The Line” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, RAYE has contributed to the next projects by Jonas Blue [Virgin EMI], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s Music], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Her previous songwriting credits Blonde’s “Just for One Night,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and M.O.’s “Not in Love.”

Watch the music video for “The Line” below.