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Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Lianne La Havas announces details for new album

4 May

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Lianne La Havas has announced the details for her upcoming third album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled project on 17 July 2020 via Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

Current promotional single “Paper Thin” – which was co-written by regular collaborator Matt “Aqualung” Hales – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blood” features additional contributions from Beni Giles, Homer Steinweiss, Joe Harrison, Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, Oscar Scheller, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Paper Thin” below.

Lianne La Havas unleashes new single “Bittersweet”

26 Feb

Lianne La Havas has unleashed her new single online.

“Bittersweet” – which was collectively produced by Havas alongside Beni Giles and Matt “Aqualung” Hales – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Havas’ upcoming third studio album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Blood” reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Bittersweet” below.

Kelis confirms new EP release for 2020

19 Feb

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According to a recent interview with SSENCE, American singer, songwriter and chef Kelis is scheduled to release her new EP later this year.

Among the songwriters and producers Kelis worked with on this project are Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Kara Marni, Ella Eyre), Daniel “Grades” Traynor (Dua Lipa, Lianne La Havas), Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson (Sinead Harnett, Tamera Foster) and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Lauren Jauregui, David Guetta).

Kelis’ last studio album, the David Andrew Sitek-produced “Food,” debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Jerk Ribs” and “Rumble.”

She also provided guest vocals on the track “Back and Forth,” taken from Italian DJ Giorgio Moroder’s fourteenth studio album, “Deja Vu,” which was released in 2015 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Back and Forth” below.

Lianne La Havas teases completion of new album

15 Jan

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Lianne La Havas has teased the completion of her upcoming album.

“It’s finished :-)” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (15 January 2020).

The highly-anticipated project follows 2015’s “Blood,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Unstoppable” (produced by Paul Epworth) and “What You Don’t Do” (produced by Matt Hales and Al Shux).

On her third studio album, Havas has worked with songwriters and producers Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “What You Don’t Do” below.

Tamera Foster releases new single “Don’t Phone”

22 Nov

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British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster, known mononymously as Tamera, has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by Aston Rudi, whose other credits include Mahalia’s “Do Not Disturb,” Jordan Stephens’ “Thunder,” Hamzaa’s “Saving Grace,” Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Jaz Karis’ “Petty Lover,” Anais’ “Before Zero,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” and Ray BLK’s “5050.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tamera’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Parker Ighile-produced lead single “Romeo” – is expected to arrive later this year via Moonshyne Music Limited.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Oscar Scheller, Josh Crocker, Fred Cox, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Phone” below.

Tamera Foster confirms details for new single “Don’t Phone”

20 Nov

Tamera Foster has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Phone” as her next promotional cut and will release it on Thursday (21 November 2019) via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Aston Rudi, whose other credits include Mahalia’s “Do Not Disturb,” Jordan Stephens’ “Thunder,” Hamzaa’s “Saving Grace,” Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Jaz Karis’ “Petty Lover,” Anais’ “Before Zero,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” and Ray BLK’s “5050.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tamera’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Parker Ighile-produced lead single “Romeo” – is expected to arrive later this year via Moonshyne Music Limited.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Oscar Scheller, Josh Crocker, Fred Cox, Maths Time Joy, Loxe, Dayyon Alexander, and Eyelar Mirzazadeh.

Stream the audio clip for “Romeo” below.