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Kara Marni teams with Arlissa, All About She for new song “Just Us”

26 Nov

Kara Marni has revealed a new song from her upcoming debut project.

“Just Us” was written by Marni alongside fellow recording artist Arlissa and UK production duo All About She (composed of Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell).

Having previously collaborated with Arlissa on unreleased cuts “Crazy,” “Strangers,” and “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie;” All About She have also written songs with Calvin Harris (“Love Now”), VV Brown (“Bullet”), Sasha Keable (“Careless Over You”), Charli XCX (“Four By Four”), Karen Harding (“Starlight”), Imani Williams (“Got My Love”), Lauren Faith (“Love Can Wait”), Melissa Steel (“Making it Rain”) and Camden Cox (“Spirals”).

Meanwhile, Arlissa’s current singles “Love Was Made for Saving” and “Every Time I Breathe” – which was collectively helmed by Michael Pollack, Jeff Gitty, and William “Cook Classics” Lobban-Bean – are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various media outlets, Marni’s upcoming mini-album – featuring the Sebastian Kole-assisted / Invisible Men-produced lead single “Gold” – is expected to arrive early next year via Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with MNEK, Amy Wadge, Fred Cox, Eyelar, Shea Taylor, Fabienne, Ollie Green, Mullally, Autumn Rowe, Lostboy, Andrea Martin, Pantha, Lauren Aquilina, Chris Loco, Frances, Maths Time Joy, Laura Dockrill, and Mac & Phil.

Watch Kara Marni perform “Golden” and “Just Us” below.

Kara Marni premieres music video for new single “Golden”

20 Sep

Kara Marni has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Golden” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 15, 2017).

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Sebastian Kole (born Coleridge Tillman), whose other credits include Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Stanaj’s “Ain’t Love Strange,” Jada Grace’s “Believe,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Bridges.”

Production duties on “Golden” were handled by The Invisible Men (aka Jon Shave, George Astasio and Jason Pebworth), who are also responsible for Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Bebe Rexha’s “No Broken Hearts,” Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy,” Britney Spears’s “Pretty Girls,” and Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via First Access Entertainment / Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Maths Time Joy (Liza Owen), Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie), Pantha (Emeli Sande), Fred Cox (Dan Caplen), Lostboy (Nina Nesbitt), Ollie Green (Stephen Puth), MNEK (Dua Lipa), Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, Marni has worked with Andrea Martin (Jordin Sparks), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Charli XCX), Amy Wadge (Mahalia), Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Meghan Trainor), Lauren Aquilina (Tamera Foster), Grace Tither (Ella Eyre) and Fabienne Holloway (Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Golden” below.

Lianne La Havas shares music video for “Tokyo”

10 Aug

Lianne La Havas has shared a new music video online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the Ravi Dhar-directed clip for “Tokyo” to her YouTube channel on Wednesday (August 09, 2017).

The track was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, whose resume boasts further works with Sara Bareilles (“Islands”), Birdy (“Blown Apart”), Rebecca Ferguson (“I Choose You”), Kandace Springs (“Chosen”), Pixie Geldof (“Escape Route”), Lea Michele (“Don’t Look Down”), Paloma Faith (“Flood”) and Bat for Lashes (“In Your Bed”).

Havas’ current studio collection “Blood” – featuring singles “Unstoppable” and “What You Don’t Do” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Is Your Love Big Enough?” boasts additional contributions from Al Shux (Kelela), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius), Di Genius (Tanika), Shea Taylor (Bridget Kelly), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys), Howard Lawrence (Frances) and Mark Batson (Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “Tokyo” below.

Mick Schultz teases new collaboration with Kelly Rowland

28 Mar

Mick Schultz has teased a new collaboration with Kelly Rowland.

“Recording something special with @kellyrowland,” the American record producer and songwriter tweeted on Monday (March 27, 2017).

Schultz’s production and songwriting credits include Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” Jenna Andrews’ “Oil & Water,” and Rihanna’s “Desperado.”

His extensive resume boasts further works with artists/fellow musicians Maejor, Tiffany Fred, Paul “Phamous” Shelton, Lights, James Fauntleroy, Chloe Angelides, Iain James, Stephenie Jones, Claude Kelly, Liza Owen, Jesse St. John, Pia Mia, Stanaj, Rook Monroe, Georgia Ku, Derrus Rachel, and Euanitta.

Meanwhile, Rowland is expected to release her upcoming fifth album, which serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” later this year.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tricky Stewart (Nicole Scherzinger), The-Dream (Celine Dion), Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph (Jennifer Lopez), Dem Jointz (Brandy), Maejor (Justin Bieber), Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo) and Mel & Mus (Keyshia Cole).

On the songwriting front, Rowland has reportedly teamed up with Diane Warren (Whitney Houston), Angie Beyince (Destiny’s Child), Traci Hale (Britney Spears), Shane Stevens (Ariana Grande), Nash Overstreet (Meghan Trainor), Verse Simmonds (Chris Brown) and Rock City (Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “Kisses Down Low” below.

Rihanna selects “Needed Me” as new single

19 Mar


Rihanna has selected her new single.

The Barbadian singer-songwriter christened “Needed Me” as the second promotional cut from her latest album, “Anti.”

Production duties on “Needed Me” were collectively handled by DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Britney Spears), Twice As Nice (Ariana Grande, Kid Ink) and Frank Dukes (Jeremih, Kanye West).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Anti” – featuring previous single “Work” – is now available for download via Westbury Road Entertainment in partnership with Roc Nation Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic” delivers further productions from Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Shea Taylor (Beyonce), Brian Kennedy (CeeLo Green), Mick Schultz (Zendaya) and Fred Ball (Jessie Ware).

Watch the music video for “Work” below.

Lianne La Havas debuts new single “Fairytale”

14 Feb

Lianne La Havas - Blood

Lianne La Havas has debuted her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter-guitarist posted the audio clip for “Fairytale” to her YouTube channel on Friday (February 12, 2016).

“Fairytale” appears on La Havas’s “Blood Solo” EP, which is now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets.

The original issue of “Blood” – featuring singles “Unstoppable,” “What You Don’t Do” and “Green & Gold” – was released in July 31, 2015 through Nonesuch Records (US) and Warner Brothers Records (UK).

Commercial performance-wise, the follow-up to 2012’s “Is Your Love Big Enough?” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and number fifty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

That collection also delivered collaborations with Paul Epworth (Adele), Matthew Hales (Sara Bareilles), Al Shux (Elle Varner), Shea Taylor (Beyonce), Di Genius (Nelly Furtado), Jimmy Napes (Disclosure), and Sam Dew (Rihanna).

Listen to the audio clip for “Fairytale” below.

Rihanna releases new album “Anti”

28 Jan


Rihanna has released her eighth album online.

“Anti” – featuring appearances from Drake and SZA – is now streaming exclusively on Tidal for one week, and a deluxe version of the album with three bonus tracks will be made available on January 29th.

Lead single “Work” was co-written by Jahron “PartyNextDoor” Brathwaite and produced by Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels, Allen Ritter, and Sevn Thomas.

Other songwriters backing Rihanna on the follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic” are James Fauntleroy (Leona Lewis), Bibi Bourelly (Usher), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Madonna), The-Dream (Santigold), and The Weeknd (Ariana Grande).

On the production front, “Anti” boasts contributions from Shea Taylor (Sia), Jeff Bhasker (Beyonce), Mick Schultz (Zendaya), Hit-Boy (Brandy), DJ Mustard (Tinashe), Fred Ball (Jessie Ware), and Brian Kennedy (Fantasia).

Peep the tracklisting for “Anti” below.

(1) Consideration / (2) James Joint / (3) Kiss it Better / (4) Work / (5) Desperado / (6) Woo / (7) Needed Me / (8) Yeah, I Said It / (9) Same Ol’ Mistakes / (10) Never Ending / (11) Love on the Brain / (12) Higher / (13) Close to You