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Bleachers release new single “Hate That You Know Me”

17 Apr

American indie pop act Bleachers – fronted by musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jack Antonoff – have released their new single online.

“Hate That You Know Me” – featuring background vocals from Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, Julia Michaels, and Sam Dew – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels, who previously teamed up with Antonoff on Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” taken from the group’s sophomore album, “7/27,” as well as “How Do We Get Back to Love,” taken from the soundtrack to the sixth season of original HBO series, “Girls.”

Production duties on “Hate That You Know Me” were handled by Antonoff alongside Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Frances’ “Say it Again,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rare.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Bleachers’ sophomore studio collection “Gone Now” – featuring previous single “Don’t Take the Money” – will arrive on June 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

In addition to Kurstin, Antonoff has also collaborated with fellow producers Organized Noize (Big Boi, Cee Lo Green) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie) on the follow-up to 2014’s “Strange Desire.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Hate That You Know Me” below.

Alicia Keys reveals new album “HERE” tracklist

30 Oct

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Alicia Keys has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming sixth album.

The singer-songwriter-record producer will release “HERE” on November 4 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current single “Holy War” – which was written by Keys alongside Billy Walsh and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Girl on Fire” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Swizz Beatz (Angie Stone), Harold Lily (Christina Milian), Mark Batson (Lianne La Havas), Tish Hyman (Kelly Rowland), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith) and Taylor Parks (Demi Lovato).

Other musicians expected to appear on “HERE” are Pharrell Williams (Lion Babe), Sam Romans (John Legend), Emeli Sande (Rihanna), Sampha (Jessie Ware), Mike Dean (Kanye West) and Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius).

Peep the tracklisting below.

(1) The Beginning (Interlude) / (2) The Gospel / (3) Pawn It All / (4) Elaine Brown (Interlude) / (5) Kill Your Mama / (6) She Don’t Really Care_1LUV / (7) Elevate (Interlude) / (8) Illusion of Bliss / (9) Blended Family (What You Do for Love) / (10) Work on It / (11) Cocoa Butter (Interlude) / (12) Girl Can’t Be Herself / (13) Your Glow (Interlude) / (14) More Than We Know / (15) Where Do We Begin Now / (16) Holy War / International Edition – (17) In Common / (18) Hallelujah

Alicia Keys unearths new promotional single “Holy War”

28 Oct

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Alicia Keys has unearthed a new promotional single online.

“Holy War” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Keys along with regular collaborators Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan) and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys will release her sixth album “HERE” – featuring previous singles “Blended Family (What You Do for Love),” “In Common” and “Hallelujah” – on November 4 via RCA Records.

Other album contributors include Swizz Beatz (Gwen Stefani), Harold Lily (Toni Braxton), Mark Batson (LeAnn Rimes), Tish Hyman (Gorgon City), Jimmy Napes (Ellie Goulding) and Taylor Parks (Jason Derulo).

Amongst the reported songwriters and producers backing Keys on the follow-up to 2013’s “Girl on Fire” are Pharrell Williams (Justin Timberlake), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius), Emeli Sande (Katy Perry), Sampha (Jessie Ware), Mike Dean (Kanye West) and Sam Romans (Craig David).

Listen to the audio clip for “Holy War” below.

Alicia Keys confirms details for new album “HERE”

7 Oct

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Alicia Keys has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The singer, songwriter, and record producer christened her sixth studio collection “HERE” and will release it on November 4 via RCA Records.

Current single “Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” – which was co-written by Tish Hyman and co-produced by Mark Batson – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other songwriters and producers backing Keys on “HERE” are Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese (The Weeknd), Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan), Taylor Parks (Mariah Carey) and  Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Girl on Fire” reportedly boasts further contributions from Swizz Beatz, Harold Lilly, Pharrell Williams, Sam Romans, Charlie Puth, Sampha, Emeli Sande, Mike Dean, and Sam Dew.

Listen to the audio clip for “Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” below.

Alicia Keys hits the studio with Charlie Puth

28 Aug

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Alicia Keys has recorded new music for Charlie Puth.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Puth release or Keys’ upcoming sixth studio collection.

Puth previously co-wrote / produced songs for Trey Songz (“Slow Motion”), Jason Derulo (“Broke”), CeeLo Green (“Working Class Heroes”), Thomas Rhett (“I Feel Good”), and Bonnie McKee (“Bombastic”).

He also contributed to the next projects by Fergie [Interscope], Zara Larsson [Epic], Kehlani [Atlantic], and Pia Mia [Interscope].

His forthcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind,” reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Ammar Malik, Ilsey Juber, Eskeerdo, and Toby Gad.

Keys, on the other hand, will release her next studio collection – featuring singles “In Common” and “Hallelujah” – later this year through RCA Records.

Amongst the confirmed collaborators on the still-untitled project are Illangelo, Billy Walsh, Taylor Parks, Harold Lilly, Mark Batson, Sam Romans, Jimmy Napes, Sam Dew, Mike Dean, and Swizz Beatz.

Keys’ previous studio collection, 2012’s “Girl on Fire,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “New Day,” “Tears Always Win” and “Brand New Me.”

Watch the music video for “We Don’t Talk Anymore” below.

Santigold premieres “Banshee” music video

23 Aug

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Santigold has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter – real name Santi White – posted the visual clip for “Banshee” to her YouTube channel on Monday (August 22, 2016).

“Banshee” was co-written by Cathy Dennis (Britney Spears, AlunaGeorge), Sarah Hudson (Katy Perry, Dua Lipa), John Hill (Rihanna, Florence Welch), and Patrik Berger (Noonie Bao, Carly Rae Jepsen).

Santigold’s latest album “99¢” – featuring previous singles “Can’t Get Enough of Myself,” “Who Be Lovin’ Me” and “Chasing Shadows” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Master of My Make-Believe” boasts additional alliances with Rostam Batmanglij (Frank Ocean), Nugget (Kelela), Dave Sitek (Kelis), Sam Dew (Bridget Kelly), and Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira).

Watch the music video for “Banshee” below.

Alicia Keys unveals artwork for new single “Hallelujah”

16 Jun

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Alicia Keys has unveiled the artwork for her new single.

“Hallelujah” marks the second promotional cut from the singer-songwriter-producer’s upcoming sixth album.

“Hallelujah” was co-written by Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts further works with Sam Smith (“Stay with Me”), Madonna (“Best Night”), Jessie Ware (“Pieces”), Lapsley (“Hurt Me”) and Ellie Goulding (“Heal”).

The Grammy award winning hitmaker – real name James Napier – also contributed to the next releases by Eliza Doolittle, Raye, GRACE, Frances, Liv Dawson, and Karen Harding.

Meanwhile, Keys is scheduled to release her sixth studio collection – featuring current single “In Common” – later this year through RCA Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Girl on Fire,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “New Day” and “Brand New Me.”

Other musicians backing Keys on the new album are Swizz Beatz, Harold Lilly, Pharrell Williams, Emeli Sande, Mark Batson, Sam Dew, Illangelo, Taylor Parks, Billy Walsh, Mike Dean, and Sam Romans.

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Hallelujah” below.