Tag Archives: Polydor Records

Years & Years reveal tracklisting for new album “Palo Santo”

25 Apr

British electronic music trio Years & Years have revealed the tracklisting for their upcoming sophomore album, “Palo Santo,” which is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Sanctify” – written by lead vocalist Olly Alexander alongside regular collaborator Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” delivers additional contributions from Greg Kurstin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sarah Hudson, Mark Ralph, Alex Hope, Grades, Steve Mac, Noonie Bao, MNEK, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

See the tracklisting for “Palo Santo” below.

Standard Edition – (1) Sanctify / (2) Hallelujah / (3) All for You / (4) Karma / (5) Hypnotised / (6) Rendezvous / (7) If You’re over Me / (8) Preacher / (9) Lucky Escape / (10) Palo Santo / (11) Here – Interlude / Deluxe Edition – (12) Howl / (13) Don’t Panic / (14) Up in Flames

Ellie Goulding reunites with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald for new collaboration

15 Mar

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding has reunited with fellow recording artist Maureen “MoZella” McDonald for a new collaboration.

Mozella previously co-penned “Don’t Panic,” “We Can’t Move to This” and “Holding On for Life,” taken from Goulding’s 2015 album, “Delirium.”

MoZella’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Kelly Clarkson (“Love So Soft”), Charlie Puth (“One Call Away”), Mary Lambert (“Secrets”), Tinashe (“Feels Like Vegas”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Rihanna (“Dancing in the Dark”) and Madonna (“Living for Love”).

Meanwhile, Goulding is scheduled to release her fourth studio collection later this year via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Starsmith, The 23rd, Jamie Hartman, BloodPop, Ilsey Juber, Andrew Jackson, Raye, Nate Campany, Justin Tranter, Noel Zancanella, and TMS.

Years & Years reunite with Kid Harpoon for new single “Sanctify”

28 Feb

Years & Years have confirmed the details for their new single.

The British synthpop band – composed of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen – have christened “Sanctify” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming sophomore studio collection under Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (UK).

The track was written by Olly Alexander alongside regular collaborator Thomas Hull (professionally known as Kid Harpoon), who previously teamed up with Years & Years on “Take Shelter,” “Worship,” “Desire” and “Meteorite.”

Years & Years’ second album and follow-up to 2015’s “Communion,” which topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number forty-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart, is scheduled to arrive later this year.

The new project, tentatively entitled “Snactioned Human,” boasts further contributions from Justin Tranter, MNEK, Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Noonie Bao, Grades, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “Meteorite” below.

Jessie Reyez teams up with Lewis Capaldi for new single “Rush”

25 Feb

Canadian singer/songwriter Jessie Reyez has teamed with fellow recording artist Lewis Capaldi for his new promotional single “Rush,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Rush” were handled by James “Malay” Ho, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Midnight Train”), Frank Ocean (“Nikes”), Zayn Malik (“It’s You”), Alessia Cara (“Wild Things”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”) and John Legend (“Green Light”).

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

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from The Rascals, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jason Evigan, Chris Loco, Fredro, Salaam Remi, Chris Braide, Jason Boyd, HazeBanga, Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Georgia Ku, Fred Ball, Jesse Shatkin, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Will IDAP.

Stream the audio clip for “Rush” below.

Raye drafts Mabel, Stefflon Don for new promotional single “Cigarette”

23 Feb

British singer/songwriter Raye has drafted fellow recording artists Mabel and Stefflon Don for her new promotional single “Cigarette,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Cigarette” were collectively handled by Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak (Khalid, Normani Kordei) alongside Nicholas Audino, Te Whiti Warbick and Lewis Hughes of Twice As Nice (Rihanna, Ella Mai).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Raye’s upcoming project – featuring the Jin Jin-penned / Fraser T. Smith-produced “Decline” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, Raye recently co-wrote “Capital Letters” for Hailee Steinfeld alongside Ellie Goulding, Andrew Jackson, Ely Weisfeld, and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker. The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Fifty Shades Freed,” out now via Republic Records.

Raye’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Madison Beer (“Home with You”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Dev (“Come at Me”), Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”), Blonde (“All Cried Out”), M.O (“Not in Love”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”) and Matoma (“The Wave”).

Stream the audio clip for “Cigarette” below.

Grace Carter premieres music video for new single “Silhouette”

14 Feb

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

The visual clip for “Sihouette” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (February 14, 2018).

Co-written by Justin Parker and produced by regular collaborators The 23rd; “Silhouette” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Silence” and “Ashes” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields further contributions from Stephen Kozmeniuk, Fred Cox, Digital Farm Animals, Om’Mas Keith, Two Inch Punch, Max McElligott, Harry James, KIN, Paddy Byrne, Ilsey Juber, Francis “Eg” White, Jordan Riley, Fabienne Holloway, Martin Sjolie, and Plested.

Watch the music video for “Silhouette” below.

Grace Carter releases new promotional single “Silhouette”

10 Feb

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

“Silhouette” – which was produced by regular collaborators 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 co-wrote “Silhouette” alongside Justin Parker, whose resume boasts additional works with Lana Del Rey (“Video Games”), Ellie Goulding (“I Know You Care”), Rihanna (“Stay”), Keith Urban (“Shame”), Kwabs (“Fight for Love”), Nikka Costa (“Arms Around You”) and Cloves (“Bringing the House Down”).

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

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Fred Cox, Digital Farm Animals, Om’Mas Keith, Two Inch Punch, Max McElligott, Harry James, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Paddy Byrne, Ilsey Juber, Francis “Eg” White, Jordan Riley, Fabienne Holloway, Martin Sjolie, and Philip Plested.

Stream the audio clip for “Silhouette” below.