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FKA twigs reunites with Rick Nowels for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has reunited with Rick Nowels for a new collaboration.

Nowels previously co-wrote and co-produced “Good to Love” for twigs, which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Recent credits by Nowels also include Lana Del Rey’s “Love,” Dua Lipa’s “Lost in Your Light,” Kesha’s “Hunt You Down,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” Melanie C’s “Unravelling,” and Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me?”

Meanwhile, FKA twigs is expected to release her sophomore studio collection – featuring further contributions from Sia, Andrew Wyatt, Levi Lennox, and Timmaz “Tic” Zolleyn – later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “LP1,” which peaked to number thirty on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned alliances with Emile Haynie (“Two Weeks”), Dev Hynes (“Hours”), Sampha (“Numbers”), Joel Compass (“Kicks”), Paul Epworth (“Pendulum”) and Arca (“Lights On”).

Stream the audio clip for “Good to Love” below.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has teamed up with Emily Warren and Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by Sigrid, Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, Sigala, Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly, David Guetta, Shakira, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, Liza Owen, Phoebe Ryan, and Ella Henderson.

Meanwhile, Loco is responsible for co-writing and producing Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of the Loco’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, Ray BLK, and Jojo.

Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Heavy” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Justin Parker, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Moon Willis, Jamie Scott, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Raye, Amy Wadge, Stacy Barthe, Chelcee Grimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Sasha Sloan, Eyelar, Negin Djafari, Kamille, Jennifer Decilveo, Tash Phillips, Wayne Hector, Ed Sheeran, Iain James, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Levi Lennox, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Heavy” below.

Kesha releases new album “Rainbow”

11 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kesha Rose Sebert, known mononymously as Kesha, has released her new studio collection online.

“Rainbow” – featuring promotional singles “Praying,” “Woman,” “Hymn” and “Learn to Let Go” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Cara Salimando (Ella Henderson), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld), Stephen Wrabel (Ellie Goulding) and Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani).

On the production front, Kesha has worked with Ricky Reed (Meghan Trainor), Stuart Crichton (Kylie Minogue), Drew Pearson (Michelle Branch), Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift) and Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey).

Stream “Rainbow” below.

Anne-Marie connects with Snakehips for new single “Either Way”

28 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, mononymously known as Anne-Marie, has connected with Oliver Lee and James Cartner of electronic music production duo Snakehips for their new single “Either Way,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Julia Michaels, whose recent credits include Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Wanna Know Love,” Shakira’s “When a Woman,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” and Skyler Stecker’s “How Did We.”

Production duties on “Either Way,” which also features rapper Joey Badass, were collectively handled by Snakehips alongside Warren “Oak” Felder and Cass Lowe, who is also responsible for Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Gryffin’s “Love in Ruins,” Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up,” and Astrid S’s “About a Boy.”

Fans of Anne-Marie, on the other hand, should keep an eye on her upcoming debut album, which is expected to hit stores and online outlets later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Moon Willis (Chris Brown), Fraser T. Smith (Jess Glynne), Greg Wells (Keith Urban), Rick Nowels (FKA twigs), Digital Farm Animals (Marlon Roudette), Fred Cox (Tori Kelly), Bless Beats (Sean Paul), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Mojam Music (Tom Walker).

Stream the audio clip for “Either Way” below.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Moon Willis for new collaboration

26 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, mononymously known as Anne-Marie, has teamed up with Moon Willis for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter has previously worked with Zac Samuel & Taya (“Never Letting Go”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Chris Brown (“Bite My Tongue”), Ray BLK (“Bad Boys”), Craig David (“It Was Always You”), Kyla (“Congratulations”), Becky Hill (“Insecure”), Melissa Steel (“Ray of Sunshine”), Laura Welsh (“You Don’t Even Know”) and RAYE (“Not for You”).

Moon Willis’ extensive resume boasts additional alliances with fellow producers and songwriters including Cara Salimando, Tom Aspaul, Jenna Andrews, Leland, Chelcee Grimes, Jaramye Daniels, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Talay Riley, Maiday, Kevin Garratt, Jennifer Decilveo, Two Inch Punch, Nicola Roberts, Daecolm Holland, Ilsey Juber, and Tre Jean-Marie.

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie is scheduled to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Do it Right” – later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Chris Loco, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Jim Eliot, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, Felix Joseph, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Braford Ellis, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Ciao Adios” below.

FKA twigs hits the studio with Levi Lennox for new collaboration

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has teamed up with Levi Lennox for a new collaboration.

Lennox’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”), Lauren Aquilina (“Lie to Me”) and Koda Kumi (“Bangerang”).

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Sam Smith, RAYE, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, KStewart, Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie, LOVELLE, Mabel McVey, DAGNY, Becky Hill, Amber Mark, Era Istrefi, DAKOTA, Melissa Steel, Ellie Goulding, Dan Caplen, and Georgia Ku.

Meanwhile, FKA twigs is expected to release her upcoming sophomore studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Good to Love” and “Trust in Me” – later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

In addition to confirmed contributors Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey) and Sia (Katy Perry), the highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware) and Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher).

Watch the music video for “Good to Love” below.

Lana Del Rey reveals new album “Lust for Life” tracklisting

13 Jul

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American singer/songwriter Elizabeth Grant, professionally known as Lana Del Rey, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming album, “Lust for Life,” which will arrive on July 21 via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

Current promotional singles “Groupie Love” and “Summer Bummer” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Honeymoon” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin (Adele, Katy Perry), Benny Blanco (Sia, The Weeknd), Boi-1da (Rihanna, Nicole Scherzinger), T-Minus (Bryson Tiller, Kelly Rowland) and Jahaan Sweet (Kehlani, Jessie Reyez).

For the highly-anticipated project, Del Rey has also reunited with Rick Nowels (FKA twigs, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Dido, Nelly Furtado), Justin Parker (Kiiara, Mikky Ekko), Emile Haynie (Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars) and Tim Larcombe (Celeste Waite, Gabriella Cilmi).

See the tracklisting for “Lust for Life” below.

(1) Love / (2) Lust for Life / (3) 13 Beaches / (4) Cherry / (5) White Mustang / (6) Summer Bummer / (7) Groupie Love / (8) In My Feelings / (9) Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind / (10) God Bless America – And All the Beautiful Women in It / (11) When the World Was at War We Kept Dancing / (12) Beautiful People Beautiful Problems / (13) Tomorrow Never Came / (14) Heroin / (15) Change / (16) Get Free