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Frances premieres “Grow” music video

20 Mar

Frances has premiered a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Sophie Cooke – posted the visual clip for “Grow” to her Vevo channel on Sunday (March 19, 2017).

This video was helmed in collaboration with Domestic Abuse Charity, “Refuge,” to help raise awareness of domestic violence and the work that “Refuge” does to help and support victims.

Frances’ debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” – featuring singles “Don’t Worry About Me,” “Don’t Matter” and “Say it Again” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes (Clean Bandit), Rachel Furner (Little Mix), Ollie Green (JONES), Jonny Lattimer (Izzy Bizu) and Dan McDougall (Bruno Major).

Album producers include Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Greg Kurstin (Adele), Mojam Music (Fleur East), Dave McCracken (Elle King), RITUAL (Dua Lipa), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Howard Lawrence (Liv Dawson) and Craze & Hoax (Maverick Sabre).

Watch the music video for “Grow” below.

DAKOTA drafts Evan “Kidd” Bogart for new collaboration

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter DAKOTA (born Sophie Elton) has drafted Evan “Kidd” Bogart for a new collaboration.

The American music executive, television producer, music publisher and songwriter is responsible for co-penning Beyonce’s “Halo,” Rihanna’s “SOS,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Britney Spears’ “Love Me Down,” Jason Derulo’s “It Girl,” Keyshia Cole’s “This is Us,” Livvi Franc’s “Autoamtik,” Brandy’s “Right Here (Departed),” and Leona Lewis’ “Happy.”

Bogart’s extensive resume boasts further works with top producers Fraser T. Smith, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Jason Evigan, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Supa Dups, RedOne, Jake Gosling, Emanuel Kiriakou, Jim Jonsin, Wayne Wilkins, Mike Dean, Alex Da Kid, Ricky Reed, Brian Kennedy, Chuck Harmony, and The Invisible Men.

Meanwhile, DAKOTA is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring “Long Hot Summer” and “Lonely Like the Fool” – later this year via 70Hz Recordings in partnership with Virgin EMI Records.

Other songwriters DAKOTA has worked with are Karen Poole, Fiona Bevan, Amy Wadge, Maegan Cottone, Jennifer Decilveo, Isabella Summers, Nicola Roberts, Rachel Furner, Laura Dockrill, Jin Jin, Maiday, Nina Nesbitt, Chiara Hunter, Becky Hill, Clare Maguire, Jamie Scott, Levi Lennox, Alex James, Ollie Green, Ed Drewett, Samuel Preston, Jimmy Napes, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Listen to the audio clip for “Long Hot Summer” below.

JONES reunites with Ollie Green for new collaboration

25 Feb

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JONES has reunited with Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

Green previously co-wrote and produced “Indulge” for JONES, taken from the artist’s debut album, “New Skin.”

The British singer, songwriter, and record producer’s resume boasts further works with Frances (“Love Me Again”), RAYE (“Story”), Joel Compass (“Enlightened”), Leo Kalyan (“Daydream”), Phreeda Sharp (“Gold Car”), Amber Run (“Haze”), Hannah Trigwell (“Rectify”) and Joe Hertz (“Stay Lost”).

Meanwhile, JONES – real name Cherie Jones – is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Isa Machine (Maxine Ashley), Starsmith (Kylie Minogue), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Laura Dockrill (Dua Lipa) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Stream JONES’ acoustic EP below.

JONES shares lyric video for new single “Whole”

22 Feb

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JONES has shared a new lyric video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Cherie Jones – posted the lyrical clip for “Whole” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 21, 2017).

Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS co-wrote the track – which was previously recorded by Polish singer/songwriter Aneta – alongside Ina Wroldsen (Janelle Monae, Zara Larsson), Wayne Hector (Charlie Puth, Ricky Reed) and James Reynolds (Dragonette, Icona Pop).

JONES’ acoustic EP – featuring the Laura Dockrill & Josh Record-assisted “Hoops” and “Becoming” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin,” is expected to arrive later this year via 37 adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts alliances with Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers (Iggy Azalea), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Watch the lyric video for “Whole” below.

JONES delivers acoustic rendition of new single “Whole”

17 Feb

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JONES has delivered her new single online.

The acoustic rendition of “Whole” – which was previously recorded by Polish singer/songwriter Aneta – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track – originally entitled “You Make Me Whole – was co-written by Thomas Barnes, Peter Kelleher and Benjamin Kohn of TMS alongside Ina Wroldsen (Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson), Wayne Hector (Charlie Puth, Katy Perry) and James Reynolds (Dragonette, Icona Pop).

As mentioned in earlier posts, JONES – real name Cherie Jones – is currently recording new music for her sophomore album under 37 Adventures.

The follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin” reportedly boasts alliances with Isa Machine (Jessica Simpson), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Laura Dockrill (Dua Lipa) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Listen to the audio clip for “Whole” below.

Frances drafts Mojam Music for new single “No Matter”

28 Jan

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Frances has delivered her new single online.

“No Matter” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who are also responsible for Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Conor Maynard’s “Talkin’ About,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” and Sam Smith’s “Like I Can.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Frances – real name Sophie Cooke – will release her first studio collection “Things I’ve Never Said” – featuring singles “Say it Again” and “Don’t Worry About Me” – on March 17 via Cookie Records.

Other album contributors include Jimmy Napes, Greg Kurstin, Ollie Green, Steve Fitzmaurice, Two Inch Punch, Rachel Furner, Jonny Lattimer, Simon Aldred, Guy Chambers, and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure.

Listen to the audio clip for “No Matter” below.

JONES hints at new collaboration with Isabella Summers

26 Jan

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JONES has hinted at a new collaboration with Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers of Florence + the Machine.

“Endless vibes with Isa Machine,” the British singer-songwriter posted to Instagram on Thursday (January 26, 2017).

Summers’ songwriting/production resume boasts works with Rebecca Ferguson (“Without a Woman), Iggy Azalea (“Trouble”), Maxine Ashley (“Run from Reason”), Ella Henderson (“Feel”) and Katharine McPhee (“Lick My Lips”).

Summers also has five co-writing credits on Florence + the Machine’s critically-acclaimed debut album “Lungs,” three on the second album “Ceremonials,” and three on the last album “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,” including two productions on the deluxe version.

Meanwhile, JONES – real name Cherie Jones – is currently working on her upcoming sophomore studio collection under 37 Adventures.

The follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin” reportedly delivers further contributions from Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Charlotte OC), Laura Dockrill (Taya) and Ed Harcourt (James Bay).

Watch the music video for “Indulge” below.