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Awa hits the studio with Laura Welsh, Future Cut for new collaboration

12 Oct

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Swedish singer/songwriter Awa Santesson-Sey, known mononymously as Awa, has teamed up with Laura Welsh and Future Cut for a new collaboration.

Welsh’s debut studio collection “Soft Control” was released in 2015 via Outsiders Recorded Music Limited / Polydor Records. That collection features singles “Cold Front” and “Break the Fall,” as well as productions from Dev Hynes, Emile Haynie, Joel Compass, Robin Hannibal, and Greg Kurstin.

Meanwhile, Future Cut’s production resume boasts works with Lily Allen (“Smile”),  Stooshe (“Black Heart”), Olly Murs (“Please Don’t Let Me Go”), Little Mix (“How Ya Doin”), Shakira (“Gypsy”), Laura Izibor (“Shine”), Melanie Fiona (“Ayo”), Ella Eyre (“Together”) and Mae Muller (“Leave It Out”).

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Awa is currently working on her upcoming debut project under Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Negin Djafari, Luke Fitton, Joi Wynn, Kasper Larsen, Angela Beyince, Levi Lennox, Erika Nuri, Aston Rudi, Eyelar, Steve Booker, Autumn Rowe, Diztortion, and Lauren Aquilina.

Awa’s current promotional single “Comfortable” – which was produced by Aaron “Alias” Kleinstub and co-written by Justin Chaisson Smith – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Amanda Reifer shares music video for new single “Duppy”

11 Oct

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Amanda Reifer has shared the music video for her new single online.

The Jamar Harding-directed clip for “Duppy” was posted to the Bajan singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (October 11, 2019).

“Duppy” – which was co-written by Ljay Currie and produced by Charlie Heat – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track is also slotted for inclusion on Reifer’s upcoming debut project, for which a title and release date is yet to be announced.

Other musicians backing Reifer on the collection are Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa), Jonah Christian (Normani), Marcus James (Snoh Aalegra), Diztortion (Sean Paul), Boi-1da (Drake), Supa Dups (Bruno Mars) and Deputy (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “Duppy” below.

Amanda Reifer teams up with Jonah Christian, Marcus James for new collaboration

29 Sep

Bajan singer/songwriter Amanda Reifer has teamed up with Marcus James and Jonah Christian for a new collaboration.

James recently co-wrote “I Want You Around,” “Find Someone Like You,” “Charleville 9200, Pt. II,” “Enjoy,” “Nothing to Me” and “Peace,” taken from Snoh Aalegra’s debut album, “Ugh, Those Feels Again.”

Meanwhile, Christian is responsible for producing and co-writing Normani’s “Waves” (featuring 6LACK), Lil Wayne’s “Dark Side of the Moon” (featuring Nicki Minaj), Mahalia’s “Simmer” (featuring Burna Boy), SiR’s “New LA” (featuring Anderson Paak & King Mez) and Snoh Aalegra’s “Find Someone Like You.”

Reifer’s current promotional single “Bang Bang” – which was produced by Charlie Heat – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Reifer’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Girl Like Me,” “Ransom” and “Haunt You” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa, Craig David), Diztortion (Sasha Keable, Melissa Steel), Boi-1da (Drake, Lana Del Rey), Supa Dups (Pia Mia, Bruno Mars) and Deputy (Rihanna, Nicole Scherzinger).

As a songwriter, Reifer recently co-wrote “Title” for Kiana Lede alongside Lisa Scinta, Alec King, Andre “Bizness Boi” Robertson, Brandon “B. Ham” Hamlin, Vaidel “Smurv” Vidal, and Zachary “Ekzakt” Perry.

Watch the music video for “Bang Bang” below.

Amanda Reifer teams up with Charlie Heat for new single “Bang Bang”

20 Jul

Bajan singer/songwriter Amanda Reifer has released her new single online.

“Bang Bang” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Charlie Heat (real name Ernest Brown), whose other credits include Christina Aguilera’s “Accelerate,” Kanye West’s “All Day,” Madonna’s “Holy Water,” Tommy Genesis’ “100 Bad,” Sevyn Streeter’s “Prolly,” and Travis Scott’s “Piss on Your Grave.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Reifer’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional  singles “Haunt You,” “Ransom” and “Girl Like Me” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further contributions from Banx & Ranx (Ella Eyre, Kiana Lede), Diztortion (Sasha Keable, Hailee Steinfeld) and Supa Dups (Mary J. Blige, John Legend).

Stream the audio clip for “Bang Bang” below.

 

Awa Santesson-Sey drafts Aston Rudi for new collaboration

13 Apr

Swedish singer/songwriter Awa Santesson-Sey, known mononymously as Awa, has drafted Aston Rudi for a new collaboration.

Rudi recently co-wrote “Do Not Disturb” for Atlantic recording artist Mahalia alongside Alastair O’Donnell, Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, and Jonny Lattimer. The track is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Rudi’s resume boasts additional works with Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Hamzaa’s “Saving Grace,” Jaz Karis’s “Petty Lover,” Anais’s “Nina,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” Ray BLK’s “Gone,” and Abi Ocia’s “Konfyt.”

Meanwhile, Awa is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Levi Lennox, Nina Nesbitt, Steve Booker, Lauren Aquilina, Kasper Larsen, Molly Rainford, Luke Fitton, Candace Shields, Scott Effman, Linnea Sodahl, Marlon Roudette, Kelly Kiara, and Michael Angelo.

Stream the audio clip for “Obvious” below.

Becky Hill releases new promotional single “I Could Get Used to This”

29 Mar

Becky Hill has released her new promotional single online.

“I Could Get Used to This” – which was collectively produced by Mark Ralph and Richard “Weiss” Dinsdale – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Hill alongside regular collaborators Ryan Ashley (Samantha Mumba, Christina Aguilera), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Beyonce, Kylie Minogue) and Michael Kintish (Jojo, Eric Saade).

Hill’s debut album – featuring previous single “Sunrise in the East” (which was co-written by Maverick Sabre and collectively produced by Lostboy, Hitimpulse and ADP) – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from The 23rd (Ellie Goulding), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Diztortion (Melissa Steel), Plested (Little Mix), Ed Drewett (Sinead Harnett), Josh Record (Ella Henderson), Ollie Green (Stephen Puth) and Karen Poole (Louise Redknapp).

Watch the music video for “I Could Get Used to This” below.

Kamille teases new collaboration with Pharrell Williams

19 Mar

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has teased a new collaboration with Pharrell Williams.

“When @pharrell likes a song u wrote but u never got to tell him thank u,” Kamille posted to Instagram on Monday (March 18, 2019).

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “My Head’s a Mess” later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

She has also contributed to the next releases by Sam Smith, Tiesto, Lianne La Havas, Dan Caplen, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Dua Lipa, Mullally, Nick Jonas, Ray BLK, Stormzy, Liam Tomlinson, and Years & Years.

Besides Pharrell Williams, Kamille has also been in the studio with producers Goldfingers, Steve Mac, Fraser T. Smith, Invisible Men, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, T-Collar, Nana Rogues, Diztortion, Naughty Boy, Louis Bell, SG Lewis, Al Shux, Levi Lennox, Shama Joseph, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Emotional” below.