Tag Archives: Rachel Furner

JONES hits the studio with Laconic, Tom Havelock

15 Jul

British singer/songwriter Cherie Jones, professionally known as JONES, has teamed up with Tom Havelock and Laconic for a new collaboration.

Notable songwriting credits by Havelock include Kwabs’ “Forgiven,” Ginny Blackmore’s “Right Spot,” Taya’s “Deeper,” Ben Haenow’s “Brother,” Cheryl’s “A Million Lights,” Eric Prydz’s “Liberate,” and Aquilo’s “Never Hurt Again.”

Composed of Daniel Goudie and Ashley Milton, Laconic’s production resume boasts works with Cover Drive (“Easy Life”), Mic Lowry (“Whiskey Kisses”), Aston Merrygold (“Jazzman”), Karen Harding (“Chemistry”), Fleur East (“Heart Attack”), Sigrid (“Deep”) and KStewart (“Face Value”).

JONES, on the other hand, is expected to release her sophomore studio collection, which follows 2016’s “New Skin,” later this year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional alliances with Ollie Green (Stephen Puth), Isa Machine (Ella Henderson), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Charlotte OC), Laura Dockrill (Jessie Ware), Ed Harcourt (James Bay) and Max McElligott (Rita Ora).

Watch the music video for “Hoops” below.

Craig David taps Jin Jin for new album

27 Jun

Craig David has tapped the songwriting services of Janee Bennett, professionally known as Jin Jin, for his upcoming seventh studio collection.

The British singer/songwriter is known for co-penning Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Little Mix’s “Grown,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” Bakermat’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Alex Newell’s “Keep it Moving,” Sub Focus’ “Love Divine,” Tinie Tempah’s “Mamacita,” Foxes’ “Scar,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Aston Merrygold’s “Trudy,” and Krishane’s “Drunk & Incapable.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by RAYE, Dom McCallister, Taya, Jonas Blue, Sabrina Carpenter, HRVY, Rita Ora, Sigala, Bobii Lewis, YEBBA, David Guetta, Ray BLK, Conrad Sewell, Anne-Marie, Mullally, Jess Glynne, Starley, Ella Eyre, Blonde, Sean Paul, Dido, Jasmine Thompson, Astrid S, Vance Joy, Dakota, Era Istrefi, Stanaj, and Janelle Monae.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Rachel Furner (Frances), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Eyelar (Tinashe), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Lauren Faith (Kaytranada), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears), Sam Dew (Zayn Malik), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Claude Kelly (Jason Derulo) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jin Jin’s work!

Liza Owen teams with Cedric Gervais on new single “Somebody New”

23 Jun

British singer/songwriter Liza Owen has teamed up with French DJ and house music producer Cedric Gervais for his new single “Somebody New,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Owen alongside Asia Whiteacre, whose other credits include Hey Violet’s “O.D.D.,” Astrid S’s “Breathe,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” and Sophie & The Bom Boms’ “Creme De La Creme.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Owen is expected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring the Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” and Ali Tamposi & Robopop-assisted “Don’t Call Me Baby” – later this year via Lava Records and Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Knighstarr, Digital Farm Animals, Youthonix, Maestro the Baker, Benny Cassette, Mick Schultz, Luke Fitton, Sam Sumser, and Mac & Phil.

On the songwriting front, Owen has worked with Rachel Furner, Danny Parker, Ilsey Juber, Jesse St. John, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Ed Drewett, Chloe Angelides, Brian Lee, Sarah Hudson, Philip Plested, Negin Djafari, Levi Lennox, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, JHart, Tayla Parx, Andrew Watt, and Lauren Aquilina.

Stream the audio clip for “Somebody New” below.

Craig David reunites with Rachel Furner for new collaboration

9 Jun

Craig David has reunited with Rachel Furner for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter previously co-wrote “All We Needed” for David’s 2016 album “Following My Intuition.” The Dave Tozer-produced track peaked to number forty-two on the UK Singles Chart.

Other songs Furner co-wrote with the R&B crooner include the “Gone Tomorrow,” “Just Like Wonderful,” “Nothing’s Changed,” “Sing it Out (Rain),” “Unbreakable,” “Walk With Me,” “Be My Girl,” “Natural Love,” “What You Do to Me,” “Make Me Wanna,” “Don’t Turn Around,” and “Giving it Up.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Secret Love Song”), Liza Owen (“All of My Life”), Una Healy (“Grow Up Not Old”), Frances (“Under Our Feet”), Sam Smith (“All Rise”), Dakota (“Only Ever Been You”) and Sweet California (“Just One”).

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), Eyelar (Kylie Minogue), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Lauren Faith (Kaytranada), Talay Riley (Zendaya), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Sam Dew (Bridgit Kelly), Max McElligott (John Newman), Claude Kelly (Whitney Houston) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “All We Needed” below.

Alice Chater teams with MoZella for new collaboration

26 May

British singer/songwriter Alice Chater has teamed up with Maureen McDonald, professionally known as MoZella, for a new collaboration.

MoZella’s songwriting credits include Madonna’s “Bitch I’m Madonna,” Tinashe’s “Feels Like Vegas,” One Direction’s “Perfect,” Mary Lambert’s “Secrets,” Rachel Platten’s “Speechless,” Ellie Goulding’s “Don’t Panic,” Lea Michele’s “Anything’s Possible,” Rihanna’s “Dancing in the Dark,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Take You High,” Charlie Puth’s “One Call Away,” and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers Max Martin, Stargate, Toby Gad, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sir Nolan, Greg Kurstin, Diplo, Stephan Moccio, Jason Evigan, Matt Rad, Sacha Skarbek, Harmony Samuels, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, MNEK, Benny Cassette, Sermstyle, Ricky Reed, DJ Dahi, Syience, Rodney Jerkins, Jamie Scott, BloodPop, Dr. Luke, and Cirkut.

Chater, on the other hand, is expected to release her next project, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “My WonderL.A.N.D.,” later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Brandy, Carly Rae Jepsen), Lisa Scinta (Chris Brown, Selena Gomez), Rachel Furner (Frances, Sam Smith) and Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor).

On the production front, Chater has reportedly teamed up with Red Triangle (James Arthur), Klas Ahlund (Robyn, Britney Spears), Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande, The Chainsmokers), Knightstarr (Craig David, Ella Eyre), Danja (Ciara, Andy Grammer) and Kuya Productions (Mahalia, Alessia Cara).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MoZella’s work!

Liza Owen delivers new single “Don’t Call Me Baby”

5 May

British singer/songwriter Liza Owen has delivered her new single online.

“Don’t Call Me Baby” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Owen co-wrote the track alongside Ali Tamposi, whose other credits include Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me,” DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You,” Lea Michele’s “Getaway Car,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger,” Rozzi Crane’s “Crazy Ass Bitch,” Demi Lovato’s “Never Been Hurt,” and Alex & Sierra’s “Little Do You Know.”

Production duties on “Don’t Call Me Baby” were handled by Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games” / Britney Spears’ “Just Luv Me”) and Jordan Palmer (Eden XO’s “El Barrio” / Empire Cast’s “Body Speak”).

Owen’s debut project – featuring the Lauren Dyson-penned / Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions from Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, Luke Fitton, Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim, Mick Schultz, Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale, Benjamin “Benny Cassette” Rotondi, Levi Lennox, and Mac & Phil (Matthew Holmes & Philip Leigh).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the collection are Negin Djafari, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Maegan Cottone, Rachel Furner, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Sarah Hudson, Chloe Angelides, Lauren Aquilina, Asia Whiteacre, Ilsey Juber, Danny Parker, Ed Drewett, Corey Sanders, Brian Lee, and Philip Plested.

Stream “Don’t Call Me Baby” below.

Sam Smith drafts Timbaland for sophomore album

9 Apr

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has drafted the production services of Timbaland for his upcoming sophomore album.

The American record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper and DJ – born Timothy Mosley – is known for his works with Missy Elliot (“Work It”), Aaliyah (“Try Again”), Justin Timberlake (“Cry Me a River”), Nelly Furtado (“Maneater”), Rihanna (“Rehab”) and Beyonce (“Drunk in Love”).

Timbaland’s extensive resume boasts further works with Ginuwine (“Pony”), Adina Howard (“Sexual Needs”), Nicole Wray (“Make it Hot”), Keri Hilson (“Return the Favor”), Demi Lovato (“All Night Long”), Jennifer Hudson (“Pocketbook”), Kelis (“Running Mate”), Brandy (“Drum Life”), Solange (“Get Together”) and Destiny’s Child (“Get on the Bus”).

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his sophomore studio collection in late September via Method Records and Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional productions from Jimmy Napes (Eliza Doolittle), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Malay (Frank Ocean), Cass Lowe (AlunaGeorge), Martin Sjolie (Nathan Sykes), Paul Epworth (Adele) and Joel Little (Ellie Goulding).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Rachel Furner (Craig David), Jason Boyd (Jennifer Lopez), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Johnny McDaid (Ed Sheeran) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Kacy Hill).

Stream “In the Lonely Hour” below.