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Taya reunites with Karen Poole, Arnthor Birgisson for new collaboration

24 Mar

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has reunited with Karen Poole and Arnthor Birgisson for a new collaboration.

Poole previously co-wrote “Sweet Waste of Time” for Taya alongside George Reid of AlunaGeorge. Meanwhile, Birgisson produced and co-wrote “When Ur Sober” alongside Wayne Hector and Emma Davidson-Dillon of Weslee.

Both tracks appear on Taya’s self-titled mini-album, out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Taya’s upcoming project – featuring the Anita Blay-penned / Alan Sampson-produced “Skin” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly yields additional songwriting contributions from Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jin Jin, Caroline Ailin, Frances, Ina Wroldsen, Lauren Aquilina, Chiara Hunter, and Dyo.

On the production front, Taya has also worked with The Electric, Jason Gill, Lostboy, Mitch Allan, Ill Blu, Tre Jean-Marie, Ollie Green, Sacha Skarbek, Knightstarr, Carassius Gold, Laconic, Fred Cox, and Red Triangle.

Watch the music video for “Skin” below.

Taya unveils music video for new promotional single “Skin”

18 Feb

Taya has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Skin” – featuring Lotto Boyzz – was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (February 16, 2018).

Co-written by Anita Blay and produced by Alan Sampson; “Skin” is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Taya’s upcoming project – featuring further contributions from The Electric, Frances, Shae Jacobs, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Ollie Green, Dyo, Sacha Skarbek, Eyelar, Tre Jean-Marie, Lauren Aquilina, and Evan Bogart – is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Skin” below.

Taya schedules release date for new promotional single “Skin”

15 Feb

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, is scheduled to release her new single “Skin” on February 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Anita Blay (better known by her stage name CocknBullKid), whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Hair”), Neon Jungle (“Future Ex Girl”), Lilly Ahlberg (“Bad Boys”), Arlissa (“Same Road”) and Caitlyn Scarlett (“Lost in Space”).

Production duties on “Skin” were handled by Alan Sampson, who is also responsible co-writing and producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Parade’s “Louder,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Taya is expected to release her next project – featuring further productions from The Electric, Fred Ball, Two Inch Punch, Lostboy, Sacha Skarbek, Knightstarr, Ollie Green, Grades, Scribz Riley, Ill Blu, Fred Cox, ADP, Carassius Gold, and Tre Jean Marie – later this year via Atlantic Records.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated collection are Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Lauren Aquilina, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Chiara Hunter, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Caroline Ailin, Ina Wroldsen, Shae Jacobs, Jacob Attwooll, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Sebastian Kole, Plested, and James Newman.

Stream the audio clip for “5432” below.

Kiah Victoria hits the studio with Stint for new collaboration

11 Jan

Photo Credit: Alberto Vargas

American singer/songwriter Kiah Victoria has enlisted Canadian record producer Stint for a new collaboration.

Born Ajay Bhattacharyya, Stint recently co-produced and co-wrote “Tell Me You Love Me” for Demi Lovato alongside Kirby Lauryen and John Hill. The track appears on Lovato’s latest album of the same name, which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other artists Stint has worked with are Sabrina Claudio (“Unravel Me”), Banks (“In Your Eyes”), Zara Larsson (“Make That Money Girl”), AlunaGeorge (“Jealous”), Nao (“Girlfriend”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“LA Hallucinations”), Santigold (“Walking in a Circle”) and Tayla Parx (“Runaway”).

Meanwhile, Victoria is expected to release her next project – featuring the Fabienne Holloway-assisted / Fred Cox-produced “Treat Me” – later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Sacha Skarbek, Max McElligott, Philip Plested, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Jeff Gitty, Cass Lowe, Bastian “Carassius Gold” Langebaek, and Zach Skelton.

As a songwriter, Victoria co-penned “Midnight” for Jessie Ware alongside Jordan Thomas, Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Bastian “Carassius Gold” Langebaek. The track appears on Ware’s third studio collection “Glasshouse,” which debuted at number seven on the UK Albums Chart.

Stream the audio clip for “Treat Me” below.

Jessie Ware unleashes third studio collection “Glasshouse”

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessica Ware, has unleashed her third studio collection online.

“Glasshouse” – featuring productions from previous collaborators Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Dave Okumu, and Jamie Scott – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”), Julia Michaels (“Hearts”), Shungudzo (“Your Domino”) and Model Child (“Love to Love”).

Other album songwriters include Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld) and Samuel Preston (Olly Murs).

“Glasshouse” also boasts productions from Starsmith (Molly Kate Kestner), Julian Bunetta (Ella Henderson), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), John Ryan (Niall Horan), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Stint (Demi Lovato) and Fred Ball (Rihanna).

Stream “Glasshouse” below.

Jessie Ware unveils acoustic version of new promotional single “Hearts”

17 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

The acoustic version of “Hearts” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Ware alongside Julia Michaels (Pink, Gwen Stefani), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Charli XCX, James Blunt) and Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Anne-Marie, Jessie Reyez).

Ware’s third album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight,” “Selfish Love” and “Alone” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman, Alexandra “Shungudzo Kuyimba” Govere, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Ross Golan, Sarah Aarons, and Ed Sheeran.

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith, Bastian Langebaek, Andrew Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Stint, Happy Perez, Cashmere Cat, Julian Bunetta, Fred Ball, Sacha Skarbek, and John “JRY” Ryan.

Stream the audio clip for “Hearts” below.

Jessie Ware shares music video for new promotional single “Alone”

13 Oct

Jessie Ware has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Alone” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (October 12, 2017).

The track – which was co-written by Sarah Aarons and collectively produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya and Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Ware’s upcoming album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight” and “Selfish Love” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman (Dan Caplen), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Louisa Johnson), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Nina Nesbitt (Jasmine Thompson), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Julia Michaels (Pink) and Ed Sheeran (Liam Payne).

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith (Joel Compass), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Andrew Wansel (Usher), Benny Blanco (Kacy Hill), Happy Perez (Miguel), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Sacha Skarbek (Charlotte OC) and John “JRY” Ryan (Harry Styles).

Watch the music video for “Alone” below.