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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.

Kelela reveals artwork for debut album “Take Me Apart”

1 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, mononymously known as Kelela, has revealed the artwork for her debut album “Take Me Apart,” featuring lead promotional single “LMK,” which is expected to arrive on October 19 via Cherry Coffee Music / Warp Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the title track was co-written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Executive-produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen), the highly-anticipated project boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Paul Epworth (Adele, FKA twigs), Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius, Bridget Kelly), Nguzunguzu (M.I.A., Le1f) and Arca (Kanye West, Frank Ocean).

Stream “Hallucinogen” below.

Craig David taps Jin Jin for new album

27 Jun

Craig David has tapped the songwriting services of Janee Bennett, professionally known as Jin Jin, for his upcoming seventh studio collection.

The British singer/songwriter is known for co-penning Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Little Mix’s “Grown,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” Bakermat’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Alex Newell’s “Keep it Moving,” Sub Focus’ “Love Divine,” Tinie Tempah’s “Mamacita,” Foxes’ “Scar,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Aston Merrygold’s “Trudy,” and Krishane’s “Drunk & Incapable.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by RAYE, Dom McCallister, Taya, Jonas Blue, Sabrina Carpenter, HRVY, Rita Ora, Sigala, Bobii Lewis, YEBBA, David Guetta, Ray BLK, Conrad Sewell, Anne-Marie, Mullally, Jess Glynne, Starley, Ella Eyre, Blonde, Sean Paul, Dido, Jasmine Thompson, Astrid S, Vance Joy, Dakota, Era Istrefi, Stanaj, and Janelle Monae.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Rachel Furner (Frances), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Eyelar (Tinashe), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Lauren Faith (Kaytranada), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears), Sam Dew (Zayn Malik), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Claude Kelly (Jason Derulo) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jin Jin’s work!

Craig David reunites with Rachel Furner for new collaboration

9 Jun

Craig David has reunited with Rachel Furner for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter previously co-wrote “All We Needed” for David’s 2016 album “Following My Intuition.” The Dave Tozer-produced track peaked to number forty-two on the UK Singles Chart.

Other songs Furner co-wrote with the R&B crooner include the “Gone Tomorrow,” “Just Like Wonderful,” “Nothing’s Changed,” “Sing it Out (Rain),” “Unbreakable,” “Walk With Me,” “Be My Girl,” “Natural Love,” “What You Do to Me,” “Make Me Wanna,” “Don’t Turn Around,” and “Giving it Up.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Secret Love Song”), Liza Owen (“All of My Life”), Una Healy (“Grow Up Not Old”), Frances (“Under Our Feet”), Sam Smith (“All Rise”), Dakota (“Only Ever Been You”) and Sweet California (“Just One”).

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), Eyelar (Kylie Minogue), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Lauren Faith (Kaytranada), Talay Riley (Zendaya), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Sam Dew (Bridgit Kelly), Max McElligott (John Newman), Claude Kelly (Whitney Houston) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “All We Needed” below.

Craig David reunites with Mojam Music for new collaboration

1 Jun

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on “Talking About,” performed by fellow UK recording artist Conor Maynard. Peaking to number fourty-four on the UK Singles Chart, the track was also co-written alongside Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer and Hanni “Youthonix” Ibrahim.

Other notable credits by Mojam Music include Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Naughty Boy’s “La La La,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway,” James Arthur’s “Get Down,” Cheryl’s “Boys,” Jess Glynne’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” One Direction’s “Na Na Na,” Leona Lewis’s “Mountains,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” and Mutya Keisha Siobhan’s “Too in Love.”

Their extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrew Jackson, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, JHart, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Lolene Everett, Scott Harris, Viktoria Hansen, Jarred Cotter, Maiday, Ben Harrison, Maegan Cottone, Patrick Patrikious, Jin Jin, Iain James, Fiona Bevan, James Fauntleroy, Niara Scarlett, Eric Dawkins, Jem Cooke, BullySongs, Emily Phillips, Jimmy Napes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Fifth Harmony), Eyelar (Tinashe), Caroline Ailin (Imani Williams), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears), Sam Dew (Zayn Malik), Claude Kelly (Olly Murs) and Max McElligott (Kygo).

Among the producers David has worked with so far are Steve Robson (James Blunt), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel), Diztortion (Sean Paul), Nineteen85 (PartyNextDoor), MNEK (Beyonce), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Fraser T. Smith (Adele), TMS (Louisa Johnson) and Daecolm (Elijah Blake).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Mojam’s work!

Craig David teases new collaboration with Claude Kelly, Steve Robson

30 May

Craig David has teased a new collaboration with Claude Kelly and Steve Robson.

“Amazing day in the studio with Steve Robson & @claudekelly,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (May 30, 2017).

Kelly and Robson have collectively written and produced songs for Olly Murs (“Back Around”), Ella Henderson (“Giants”), James Arthur (“Is This Love?”), Christina Aguilera (“Just a Fool”), James Morrison (“Right By Your Side”) and One Direction (“Why Don’t We Go There?”).

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Kylie Minogue), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Ed Drewett (Jessie Ware), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius) and Max McElligott (Chloe Leone).

Among the producers David has worked with so far are Tre Jean-Marie (Christina Aguilera), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Nineteen85 (Drake), MNEK (Bebe Rexha), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Martin Solveig (Madonna), Fraser T. Smith (Jessie J), Daecolm (Mario Barrett) and TMS (Rita Ora).

Stream “Following My Intuition” below.

Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!