Tag Archives: Polydor Records

MNEK teases new collaboration with Years & Years

21 Jan

British singer, songwriter, and record producer MNEK has teased a new collaboration with electronic music group Years & Years.

“We got high and talked bwois @ollyyears,” MNEK posted to his Instagram profile on Sunday (January 21, 2018).

MNEK’s recent songwriting/production credits include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Jax Jones’ “Breathe,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Little Mix’s “Touch.”

Meanwhile, Years & Years are expected to release their upcoming sophomore album later this year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Grades, Noonie Bao, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on on the next projects by Dua Lipa, Tinashe, Zara Larsson, Lennon Stella, Tameka Foster, Melissa Steel, Christina Aguilera, Ella Henderson, Kamille, Leah McFall, Rozes, Mabel McVey, KStewart, Akon, Bebe Rexha, Chromeo, Mullally, Kara Marni, Mo Adeniran, Ray BLK, Cassie, Antigoni Buxton, and Molly Rainford.

Stream the audio clip for “Paradise” below.

Mabel shares new promotional single “Fine Line”

19 Jan

Swedish singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has shared her new promotional single online.

“Fine Line” – featuring UK rapper Not3s – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written with regular collaborators Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid, who previously teamed up with Mabel on “Finders Keepers,” which peaked to number eight on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Fraser T. Smith, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, MNEK, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Fine Line” below.

Mabel McVey reunites with Marlon Roudette, JD Reid for new promotional single “Fine Line”

17 Jan

Spanish-born Swedish singer and songwriter Mabel McVey, mononymously known by her stage name Mabel, has chritstned “Fine Line” – featuring UK rapper Not3s – as her next promotional single and will release it on January 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written with regular collaborators Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid, who previously teamed up with Mabel on “Finders Keepers,” which peaked to number eight on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Fraser T. Smith, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, MNEK, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Low Key” below.

Jessie Reyez enlists Fred Ball for new collaboration

16 Jan

Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez has enlisted the production services of Fred Ball for her upcoming debut album.

The Roc Nation signee recently produced and co-wrote “Heaven” for American recording artist Justine Skye alongside Charles “Prince Charlez” Hinshaw Jr. The track appears on Skye’s forthcoming debut album, “Ultraviolet,” out on January 19 via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation Records.

Ball’s resume boasts additional works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississippi”), Madison Beer (“Say it to My Face”), Astrid S (“Does She Know”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and All Saints (“Summer Rain”).

Meanwhile, Reyez is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Cotton Candy” and “Phone Calls” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from The Rascals, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jason Evigan, Chris Loco, Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo, HazeBanga, Salaam Remi, Christopher Braide, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Two Inch Punch, Georgia Ku, and Will IDAP.

Stream the audio clip for “Cotton Candy” below.

Lilly Ahlberg releases new promotional single “Bad Boys”

7 Jan

Swedish/British singer-songwriter Lilly Ahlberg has released her new promotional single online.

“Bad Boys” – which was written by Ahlberg alongside Anita Blay, Matt “HUMN” Newman and Jonny Hockings – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Bad Boys” were handled by Hockings alongside HUMN and Future Cut, who are also responsible for Maxine Ashley’s “Happy,” Whinnie Williams’ “What About Me,” Matt Terry’s “Heartless,” Bakar’s “Small Town Girl,” and Alex Adair’s “Casual.”

Ahlberg’s debut project – featuring further contributions from Jim Eliot, Corey Sanders, Rachel Furner, Danny Shah, Sam Merrifield, Hannah Wilson, Michael Angelo, Will Simms, Zena Kitt, Andreas Soederlund, and Knightstarr – is expected to arrive later this year via Hot Hot Records / Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Bad Boys” below.

Ellie Goulding drafts Jamie Hartman, The 23rd for new collaboration

19 Dec

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding has drafted Jamie Hartman and The 23rd for a new collaboration.

Composed of brothers George and Henry Flint, The 23rd are known for co-writing and producing Grace Carter’s “Silence” [Polydor Records] and Sigrid’s “Plot Twist” [Island Records].

Meanwhile, Hartman’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Jennifer Hudson (“Burden Me”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Human”), JP Cooper (“Passport Home”), Kacy Hill (“Lion”) and Birdy (“Shadow”).

Goulding, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth studio collection early next year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS (Maroon 5), Raye (Little Mix), BloodPop (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li), Andrew Jackson (Skylar Grey), Nate Campany (Carly Rae Jepsen), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani) and Noel Zancanella (Tori Kelly).

Stream the audio clip for “O Holy Night” below.

Grace Carter unleashes new promotional single “Ashes”

8 Dec

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has unleashed her new single online.

“Ashes” – which was collectively produced by Mike Dean alongside George and Henry Flint of The 23rd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter wrote “Ashes” with Adam Midgley, Gerrard O’Connell and Tommy Baxter of London-based group Ritual, who are also responsible for Dua Lipa’s “Hotter Than Hell” and Jasmine Thompson’s “Someone’s Somebody.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carter’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous promotional single “Silence” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Ilsey Juber, Justin Parker, Fabienne Holloway, Digital Farm Animals, Max McElligott, Jordan Riley, Harry James, Paddy Byrne, Om’Mas Keith, Philip Plested, Kane “Kin” Parfitt.

Watch the music video for “Ashes” below.