Tag Archives: Rachel “Raye” Keen

Mabel hits the studio with Pawws, The Electric

21 Sep

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has teamed with Pawws and The Electric for a new collaboration.

Pawws (born Lucy Helene Taylor) has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, The Electric (composed of Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen) are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Fifth Harmony’s “Don’t Say You Love Me,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’s “Love You More,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

Mabel’s current mini-album “Bedroom” – featuring the Marlon Roudette-penned / John “JD” Reid-produced “Finders Keepers” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming debut studio collection under Polydor Records reportedly boasts alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Raye (Anne-Marie), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya), Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Grades (Ella Mai) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Finders Keepers” below.

RAYE drafts Fraser T. Smith for new collaboration

2 Sep

British singer/songwriter Rachel Agatha Keen, known mononymously as RAYE, has drafted Fraser T. Smith for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter is known for helming Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain,” Britney Spears’ “Trouble for Me,” James Morrison’s “Broken Strings,” Katy B’s “Still,” Stormzy’s “Blinded By Your Grace,” Leona Lewis’ “Come Alive,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” and Jamelia’s “La La Love.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Cathy Dennis, Julie Frost, Autumn Rowe, Bonnie McKee, Frankie Storm, Celetia Martin, Ayak Thiik, Dayo Olatunji, Fiona Bevan, Carmen Reece, Hannah Robinson, Ilsey Juber, Kirby Lauryen, and Andrea Martin.

Meanwhile, RAYE is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Her current promotional single “Sober” – co-written with Paul Keen and Mark Roadnight and produced by Jacob Attwool – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fans of Fraser T. Smith’s works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Craig David, Amber-Simone, Bipolar Sunshine, Cloves, Dan Caplen, Angel Haze, Cosmo Pyke, Anne-Marie, Tom Grennan, Ella Henderson, Raleigh Ritchie, Paloma Faith, Stanaj, Jessie Ware, Dakota, Melissa Steel, Gabrielle, Sam Smith, Kat Dahlia, Liv Dawson, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, and Phoebe Ryan.

Stream the audio clip for “Sober” below.

Era Istrefi enlists James “JHart” Abrahart for new collaboration

1 Sep

Era Istrefi has enlisted James “JHart” Abrahart for a new collaboration.

The British songwriter is known for co-writing Little Mix’s “Power,” Kelsea Ballerini’s “Machine Heart,” Zara Larsson’s “I Would Like,” Charlie Puth’s “Dangerously,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Keith Urban’s “Wasted Time,” Rita Ora’s “Body on Me,” Stanaj’s “Changed,” and Fifth Harmony’s “I Lied.”

JHart’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and producers including Greg Wells, Audra Mae, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Alex Hope, Harmony Samuels, Lindy Robbins, David Guetta, Victoria Horn, Ricky Reed, Taylor Parks, Fraser T. Smith, Shungudzo Kuyimba, and LOSTBOY.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez, Lea Michele), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Tinashe, Ella Eyre).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Rami Yacoub, Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Bonbon” below.

Era Istrefi taps Jonas Jeberg for new collaboration

27 Aug

Era Istrefi has tapped Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The Danish record producer recently helmed singles for Selena Gomez (“Fetish”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Daya (“Words”), Shawn Hook (“Reminding Me”) and Dirty Heads (“Vacation”).

Jeberg’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Ammar Malik, Cara Salimando, Danny Parker, Fransisca Hall, Ed Drewett, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Iain James, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Taylor Parks, Andre Merritt, and Cathy Dennis.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Ariana Grande), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Halsey, Camila Cabello), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Ella Eyre, Adam Lambert).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.

RAYE enlists Joel Compass for new collaboration

23 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rachel Agatha Keen, known mononymously as RAYE, has teamed up with fellow UK artist Joel Compass for a new collaboration.

Compass has previously helmed songs for Lion Babe (“Impossible”), FKA twigs (“In Time”), Seal (“Monascow”), Tinashe (“Touch Pass”), Jamie Cullum (“Forever”), Laura Walsh (“Soft Control”), KStewart (“Stay the Night”), Elli Ingram (“Sun Goes Down”) and Jorja Smith (“Secret Life of Flowers”).

His extensive resume boasts further works with producers and songwriters including Fred Cox, Audra Mae, Jonny Coffer, Miranda Cooper, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, Nicola Roberts, Knox Brown, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Ian Dench, Amanda Ghost, Ed Thomas, and Future Cut.

Meanwhile, RAYE is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Her current promotional single “Sober” – co-written with Paul Keen and Mark Roadnight and produced by Jacob Attwool – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fans of RAYE’s songwriting works should keep an eye on the next projects by Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, Ray BLK, and Louisa Johnson.

Watch the music video for Joel Compass’ “Run” below.

Mabel releases music video for new single “Finders Keepers”

18 Aug

Mabel has released the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Finders Keepers” – featuring Kojo Funds – to her Vevo channel on Thursday (August 18, 2017).

Co-written by Mabel alongside Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid; “Finders Keepers” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Mabel’s upcoming 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 contributions from Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), RAYE (Ellie Goulding), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya), GRADES (Raleigh Ritchie), Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt) and MNEK (Kara Marni).

Watch the music video for “Finders Keepers” below.

Diztortion writes songs for Rihanna’s upcoming album

17 Aug

Diztortion has been enlisted for Rihanna’s upcoming ninth album.

Born Raoul Lionel Chen, The Dutch-Surinamese record producer and songwriter’s resume boasts works with Taya (“Deeper”), Sasha Keable (“Put Your Love on Me”), Melissa Steel (“I’ll Be There”), Ina Wroldsen (“Mad Love”), Craig David (“For the Gram”) and Sigma (“Redemption”).

Among the fellow songwriters and producers Diztortion has collaborated with are Nicola Roberts, Felix Snow, Hayley Warner, Al Shux, Audra Mae, Tom Havelock, Katie Pearlman, Zac Poor, Niara Scarlett, Arnthor Birgisson, Eyelar, Cass Lowe, Ayak Thiik, MNEK, Tanya Lacey, and Levi Lennox.

Meanwhile, Rihanna’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Anti” is expected to arrive later this year via Westbury Road Entertainment in partnership with Roc Nation Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Jessie Ware, Louisa Johnson) and Rachel “RAYE” Keen (Mabel McVey, Ray BLK).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Be There” below.