Tag Archives: RITUAL

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.

Jasmine Thompson releases new single “Wanna Know Love (Piano Version)”

29 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jasmine Thompson has released the piano version of her new single “Wanna Know Love” via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Wanna Know Love” was co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who also teamed up with the song’s producer Michael “BloodPop” Tucker on Pia Mia’s “Touch,” Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” Britney Spears’ “Better,” John Legend’s “What You Do to Me,” and Tinashe’s “Just Like You.”

Thompson’s current EP “Wonderland,” featuring previous singles “Old Friends” and “Someone’s Somebody,” boasts further songwriting contributions Maegan Cottone (Era Istrefi), Ross Golan (Jessie Ware), Hayley Warner (Nickelback), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Madison Love (Camila Cabello).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Adore” EP also delivers productions from Isa Machine (Ella Henderson), Johan Carlsson (Charlie Puth), Phil Cook (Birdy), Erik Rosse (Conrad Sewell), Oscar Holter (Katy Perry) and RITUAL (Dua Lipa).

Stream the audio clip for “Wanna Know Love (Piano Version)” below.

Kamille registers new song titles online

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Camille Angelina Purcell, mononymously known as Kamille, has registered new song titles on BMI Reportoire.

“Burns” and “Wish You Would” are slotted for inclusion on the artist’s upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Both tracks were co-written with Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxtor and Gerrard O’Connor of RITUAL, who are also responsible for Dua Lipa’s “Hotter Than Hell,” Frances’ “When it Comes to Us,” and Kungs’ “You Remain.”

RITUAL’s current promotional single “Better By Now” – co-written with the group’s lead vocalist Katie “Mononoke” Taylor alongside Jennifer Decilveo – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kamille’s debut project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers additional alliances with Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith), Dantae Johnson (Mali-Koa) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

In addition to recently co-writing and providing guest vocals on UK production trio Ghosted’s first single “Get Some,” Kamille has also contributed to the next releases by Jessie Ware, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, Daecolm, and Ella Eyre.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Dua Lipa unwraps tracklisting for debut album “DL1”

20 Apr

Dua Lipa has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer-songwriter will release the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Hotter Than Hell,” “Be the One,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Room for 2” and “Thinking About You” – on June 2 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional single “Lost in Your Light” – available from April 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Rick Nowels, whose credits include Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Tom Odell’s “Wrong Crowd,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Melanie C’s “Unravelling.”

Other songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the highly-anticipated project are Lindy Robbins, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Cara Salimando, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Album producers include GRADES, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Digital Farm Animals, Emile Haynie, RITUAL, Jon Levine, Axident, Tom Neville, Ian Kirkpatrick, James Flannigan, Greg Wells, Andrew Wyatt, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “DL1” below.

(1) Genesis / (2) Lost in Your Light (featuring Miguel) / (3) Hotter Than Hell / (4) Be the One / (5) IDGAF / (6) Blow Your Mind (Mwah) / (7) Garden / (8) No Goodbyes / (9) Thinking About You / (10) New Rules / (11) Begging / (12) Homesick / Deluxe Edition – (13) Dreams / (14) Room for 2 / (15) New Love / (16) Bad Together / (17) Last Dance

Frances premieres “Grow” music video

20 Mar

Frances has premiered a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Sophie Cooke – posted the visual clip for “Grow” to her Vevo channel on Sunday (March 19, 2017).

This video was helmed in collaboration with Domestic Abuse Charity, “Refuge,” to help raise awareness of domestic violence and the work that “Refuge” does to help and support victims.

Frances’ debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” – featuring singles “Don’t Worry About Me,” “Don’t Matter” and “Say it Again” – 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 Jimmy Napes (Clean Bandit), Rachel Furner (Little Mix), Ollie Green (JONES), Jonny Lattimer (Izzy Bizu) and Dan McDougall (Bruno Major).

Album producers include Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Greg Kurstin (Adele), Mojam Music (Fleur East), Dave McCracken (Elle King), RITUAL (Dua Lipa), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Howard Lawrence (Liv Dawson) and Craze & Hoax (Maverick Sabre).

Watch the music video for “Grow” below.

Frances confirms debut album “Things I’ve Never Said”

19 Oct


Frances has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Sophie Cooke – christened her first studio collection “Things I’ve Never Said” and will release it on March 17, 2017 via Capitol Records in partnership with Method Records.

Current single “Say it Again” – which was co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin – is now available for download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other album contributors include Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith), Ollie Green (JONES), Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding), Two Inch Punch (Anne-Marie), Ritual (Dua Lipa), Wayne Hector (Olly Murs), Simon Aldred (Billie Marten), Howard Lawrence (Lianne La Havas) and Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys).

Peep the tracklisting for “Things I’ve Never Said” below.

(1) Don’t Worry About Me / (2) Love Me Again / (3) Drifting / (4) Cloud 9 / (5) Let it Out / (6) When it Comes to Us / (7) Under Our Feet / (8) Grow / (9) Say it Again / (10) Sublime / (11) The Last Word / (12) It Isn’t Like You / (13) Cry Like Me / (14) Borrowed Time / (15) The Smallest Thing

Dua Lipa shares “Hotter Than Hell” music video

9 May

DuaLipa - Hotter Than Hell

Dua Lipa has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Hotter Than Hell” to her YouTube channel on Friday (May 06, 2016).

“Hotter Than Hell” was co-written by Thomas Baxter, Adam Midgley and Gerald O’Connell with production by Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk.

Video treatment was handled by Emil Nava, whose other credits include Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph” [Atlantic], Ruth B’s “Lost Boy” [Columbia], Tove Lo’s “Timebomb” [Island] and Jessie J’s “Price Tag” [Republic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring previous singles “New Love,” “Be the One” and “Last Dance” – later this year through Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further alliances with Greg Wells, JHart, Two Inch Punch, Ed Drewett, Josh Record, Laura Dockrill, BloodPop, Noonie Bao, Adam Argyle, Chelcee Grimes, Jayson DeZuzio, Iain James, Karen Poole, Sacha Skarbek, TMS, and Andrew Jackson.

Watch the music video for “Hotter Than Hell” below.