Tag Archives: RCA Records

Paloma Faith enlists Starsmith for a new collaboration

19 Jun

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Starsmith for a new collaboration.

The multi-platinum selling songwriter, producer, remixer and DJ (born Finlay Dow-Smith) is known for helming Ellie Goulding’s “Starry Eyed,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Kwabs’ “Fight for Love,” Ella Eyre’s “Don’t Follow Me,” Kylie Minogue’s “Put Your Hands Up,” Mika’s “Staring at the Sun,” Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” Betty Who’s “Better,” and M.O’s “Preach.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Francis “Eg” White, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Talay Riley, Natalia Hajjara, Jonny Coffer, Ina Wroldsen, Jack Patterson, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Justin Parker, Al Shux, Joel Compass, Martin Terefe, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, and Benny Benassi.

Meanwhile, Faith is expected to release her fourth album, tentatively entitled “The Architect,” later this year via Sony Music UK / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” reportedly delivers further productions from Jake Gosling (Shania Twain), Greg Kurstin (Liam Gallagher), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), The Arcade (Rita Ora), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Fred Ball (Rihanna), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande), Jamie Scott (Rag’n’Bone Man) and TMS (Liam Tomlinson).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Wayne Hector (Jason Derulo), Chiara Hunter (David Guetta), John Newman (Olly Murs), Cleo Tighe (Foxes), Linus Wiklund (Noonie Bao), Isley Juber (Lykke Li), Alexander Kronlund (Demi Lovato), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Lea Michele) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Allie X).

Watch the music video for “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” below.

H.E.R. releases new single “Lights On”

3 Jun

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, professionally known as H.E.R., has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Talay Riley, whose credits include Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Ella Mai’s “Anymore,” Dua Lipa’s “Last Dance,” Timothy Bloom’s “Still,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” Jason Derulo’s “If it Ain’t Love,” Wilkinson’s “Afterglow,” and Kelela’s “All the Way Down.”

Production duties on “Lights On,” on the other hand, were collectively handled by H.E.R. alongside Mike “Scribz” Riley (Khalid, Tove Lo) and Daniel “GRADES” Traynor (Mullally, Jessie Ware).

As mentioned in earlier posts, H.E.R.’s upcoming project “H.E.R., Vol. 2” – featuring previous singles “Every Kind of Way” and “Say it Again” – will arrive on June 16 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Lights On” below.

Tinashe enlists Eyelar Mirzazadeh for new collaboration

15 May

Tinashe has enlisted Dutch singer/songwriter Eyelar Mirzazadeh, professionally known as Eyelar, for a new collaboration.

Eylar is known for co-writing Taya’s “Got Me Wondering,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Redlight’s “Here with Me,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Catch Me,” and R3hab’s “Get Up.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Luke Fitton, Karen Poole, Fred Ball, Chelsea Lena, Arrow Benjamin, Shola Ama, Diztortion, Chiara Hunter, Toddla T, Nicola Roberts, Jonny Coffer, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Knightstarr, James Newman, and Stargate.

Meanwhile, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore album “Joyride,” which follows 2014’s “Aquarius,” 2015’s “Amethyst” and 2016’s “Nightride,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Flame” – which was co-written by Ilsey Juber, Simon Wilcox, Nasri Atweh, and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Fans of Eyelar’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by RAYE, Kyla Smith, Macy Maloy, Anne-Marie, Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue, Liza Owen, Clean Bandit, AYDEN, Kara Marni, LOVELLE, Ella Henderson, HIRA, Grace Sewell, KStewart, and Sigma.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Eyelar’s work!

Miley Cyrus announces details for new single

4 May

Miley Cyrus has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Malibu” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on May 11 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Malibu” were handled by American record producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Oren Yoel, who previously teamed up with Cyrus on “Adore You,” “BB Talk,” “Space Bootz” and “I Get So Scared.”

Other notable credits by Yoel include Asher Roth’s “Another One Down,” Parachute’s “Can’t Help,” Stacy Barthe’s “Extraordinary Love,” Rozzi Crane’s “Painkiller,” Eliza Doolittle’s “No Man Can,” PSSY PWR’s “Rodeo,” Tori Kelly’s “Art of Letting You Go,” and Keri Hilson’s “Isn’t It Always.”

Cyrus’ next studio collection follows 2015’s “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” and 2013’s “Bangerz,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned international singles “We Don’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball.”

Stream “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” below.

H.E.R. releases new single “Say it Again”

28 Apr

American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, professionally known as H.E.R., has released her new single online.

“Say it Again” – which was co-written by Wilson alongside Hue “SoundzFire” Strother – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Say it Again” were handled by Darhyl Camper Jr., whose other credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Tamar Braxton’s “Love & War,” Ro James’ “Already Knew That,” Keyshia Cole’s “Trust & Believe,” John Legend’s “Dreams,” and Stacy Barthe’s “Flawed Beautiful Creatures.”

H.E.R.’s upcoming mini-album “Volume 2” – featuring “Every Kind of Way,” “Still Down,” “Lights On,” “I Won’t,” “Changes,” “Faded” and “Rather Be” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Among the musicians backing H.E.R. on the highly-anticipated collection are Daniel “GRADES” Traynor (NAO, Jessie Ware), Mike “Scribz” Riley (Khalid, Tove Lo) and Kurtis “K9” McKenzie (Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora).

Listen to the audio clip for “Say it Again” below.

Bleachers release new single “Hate That You Know Me”

17 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers – fronted by musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jack Antonoff – have released their new single online.

“Hate That You Know Me” – featuring background vocals from Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Julia Michaels, and Sam Dew – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels, who previously teamed up with Antonoff on Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” taken from the group’s sophomore album, “7/27,” as well as “How Do We Get Back to Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the sixth season of original HBO series, “Girls.”

Production duties on “Hate That You Know Me” were handled by Antonoff alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Bleachers’ sophomore studio collection “Gone Now” – featuring previous single “Don’t Take the Money” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

In addition to Kurstin, Antonoff has also collaborated with fellow producers Organized Noize (Big Boi, Cee Lo Green) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie) on the follow-up to 2014’s “Strange Desire.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Hate That You Know Me” below.

Bleachers drop new single “Don’t Take the Money”

2 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers have dropped their new single online.

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

The track was written by Lorde – real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor – alongside Bleachers’ lead vocalist Jack Antonoff, whose resume boasts works with other artists including Zayn Malik (“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”), Taylor Swift (“Out of the Woods”), Brooke Candy (“Changes”), Rachel Platten (“Stand By You”), Christina Perri (“I Don’t Wanna Break”), Sara Bareilles (“Brave”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Sweetie”) and Troye Sivan (“Heaven”).

Production duties on “Don’t Take the Money” were collectively handled by Vince Clarke alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

Bleachers’ upcoming sophomore album, on the other hand, is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “Strange Desire,” which peaked to number eleven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “I Wanna Get Better” and “Like a River Runs.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Don’t Take the Money” below.