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Anne-Marie reunites with Ina Wroldsen, Steve Mac for new promotional single “Then”

14 Dec

Anne-Marie has confirmed the details for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) christened “Then” as her next promotional cut and will release it on December 15 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ina Wroldsen, whose other credits include Clean Bandit’s “Symphony,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Sofia Carson’s “Love is the Name,” Madison Beer’s “Melody,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Adore,” and Britney Spears’ “He About to Lose Me.”

Production duties on “Then” were handled by Steve Mac, who is also responsible for Pink’s “What About Us,” Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Birdy’s “Hear You Calling,” Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Let Me Be Yours,” Rita Ora’s “Your Song,” and Liam Payne’s “Bedroom Floor.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “Heavy,” “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is expected to arrive early next year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Chris Loco, Emily Warren, Moon Willis, Kamille, Justin Parker, Negin Djafari, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jonas Jeberg, Raye, Bless Beats, Sasha Sloan, Fraser T. Smith, Chelcee Grimes, Jamie Scott, Stacy Barthe, Jesse Shatkin, Natasha Bedingfield, Digital Farm Animals, Jin Jin, Ed Sheeran, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Heavy” below.

Justine Skye premieres music video for new single “Don’t Think About It”

9 Dec

Justine Skye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Don’t Think About It” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (December 09, 2017).

The track was co-written by Sam Romans alongside Rachel “Raye” Keen, whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”), Dev (“Come at Me”), M.O (“Not in Love”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”) and Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”).

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS, who have recently helmed songs for Naughty Boy (“One Chance to Dance”), Maroon 5 (“Denim Jacket”), Paloma Faith (“Guilty”), Niall Horan (“On My Own”), Zak Samuel (“Play it Cool”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”) and Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye’s upcoming debut album “Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “U Don’t Know,” “Back for More” and “GoodLove” – is scheduled to arrive on January 19 via Roc Nation Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Jaramye Daniels, Kevin Garrett, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, A1, Hitmaka, Fred Ball, Prince Charlez, Starrah, PartyNextDoor, and Frank Dukes.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Think About It” below.

Justine Skye announces details for debut album

8 Dec

Justine Skye has announced the details for her debut album.

The American singer-songwriter christened her first studio collection “Ultraviolet” and will release it on January 19 via Roc Nation Records.

Current single “Goodlove” – which was co-written by PartyNextDoor and produced by Frank Dukes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Sam Romans, Raye, Fred Ball, Prince Charlez, Starrah, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Kevin Garrett, Jaramye Daniels, Hitmaka, and Floyd “A1” Bently.

See the tracklisting for “Ultraviolet” below.

(1) Wasteland / (2) Goodlove / (3) U Don’t Know / (4) Back for More / (5) Don’t Think About It / (6) You Got Me / (7) Heaven / (8) Push Ya / (9) Lil’ Boy / (10) Best for Last

John Legend enlists Raye for new collaboration

30 Nov

John Legend has enlisted fellow recording artist Raye for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born Rachel Keen) recently co-wrote “If I Had My Way” for Little Mix alongside fellow recording artist Sam Romans and Thomas Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter Kelleher of UK production team TMS.

Raye’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”), Dev (“Come at Me”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Tieks (“Say a Prayer”), Blonde (“All Cried Out”), M.O (“Not in Love”), 5 After Midnight (“Up in Here”), SG Lewis (“Yours”), Matoma (“The Wave”) and Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”).

Meanwhile, Legend’s latest studio collection “Darkness and Light” – featuring promotional singles “Love Me Now,” “Penthouse Floor” and “Surefire” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

He also provided guest vocals on the Zak Abel-penned / TMS-produced cut “I’ll Be Gentle,” taken from Paloma Faith’s chart-topping album “The Architect.”

Watch the music video for “Decline” below.

Raye reunites with Billy Walsh of Somewhere Else for new collaboration

29 Nov

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has reunited with Billy Walsh of Somewhere Else for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on Somewhere Else’s single “Glue,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Walsh’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Emeli Sande (“Starlight”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”), The Weeknd (“Die for You”), Post Malone (“I Fall Apart”) and Majid Jordan (“Something About You”).

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her next project – featuring the Jin Jin-assisted / Fraser T. Smith produced single “Decline” – early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, she recently co-wrote “If I Had My Way” for Little Mix alongside fellow recording artist Sam Romans and Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of UK production team TMS.

Throughout this year, Raye has also been in the studio with musicians including BloodPop, Julia Michaels, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Sasha Sloan, Wesley Muoria-Chaves, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, D’Mile, Sarah Aarons, John Ryan, Ilsey Juber, Naughty Boy, Fred Ball, Evan Bogart, Julian Bunetta, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Glue” below.

Little Mix release Platinum Edition of “Glory Days” album

24 Nov

British girl group Little Mix – composed of members Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jade Thirlwall – have released the Platinum Edition of their current studio collection “Glory Days.”

Featuring three new songs in the shape of “If I Get My Way,” “Is Your Love Enough?” and “Dear Lover;” the rejuvenated project also boasts contributions from TMS, Sam Romans, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Fred Gibson, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Matthew “BURNS” Burns, Ali Tamposi, Chloe Angelides, and Electric Music.

The original version of “Glory Days” was released in 18 November 2016 via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US). It also spawned hit singles “Shout Out to My Ex,” “Touch,” “No More Sad Songs” and “Power.”

For their upcoming fifth album, Little Mix have reunited with regular collaborators Iain James (Anne-Marie, Craig David), James Newman (Kesha, Toni Braxton), Chelcee Grimes (Tamera Foster, Louisa Johnson) and Fridolin “Freedo” Welcher (Lao Ra, Zara Larsson).

Stream “Glory Days: Platinum Edition” below.

Raye unleashes new promotional single “Decline”

3 Nov

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Decline” – which was co-written by regular collaborator Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and produced by Fraser T. Smith – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Raye’s next project and follow-up to 2016’s “Second” is expected to arrive early next year via Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, Raye recently co-penned “If I Get My Way” for Little Mix alongside Sam “RØMANS” Roman and TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Fans of her songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Rihanna, Stefflon Don, Jess Glynne, Era Istrefi, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, Ray BLK, and Louisa Johnson.

Stream the audio clip for “Decline” below.