Tag Archives: Sam Romans

Mahalia drafts Sam Dew for new collaboration

19 Feb

British singer/songwriter Mahalia Burkmar, known mononymously as Mahalia, has drafted fellow recording artist Sam Dew for a new collaboration.

Dew’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelela (“Blue Light”), Lianne La Havas (“What You Don’t Do”), Santigold (“Before the Fire”), Jessie Ware (“Sweetest Song”), Mary J. Blige (“Self Love”), Rihanna (“Numb”), Bridget Kelly (“The Mouth”) and Marsha Ambrosius (“Night Time”).

Meanwhile, Mahalia’s current promotional single “Do Not Disturb” – which was co-written by Alastair O’Donnell, Felix Joseph, Aston Rudi, and Jonny Lattimer – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming sophomore album under Atlantic Records UK, Mahalia has also worked with Kuya Productions (Ella Henderson, Tamera Foster), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran, Kylie Minogue), Grades (Nao, Paloma Faith), Jennifer Decilveo (Anne-Marie, Diana Gordon) and Sam Romans (Raye, Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Do Not Disturb” below.

Cosima releases new promotional single “R U Lonely 2?”

14 Feb

British singer/songwriter Cosima Ehni, known mononymously as Cosima, has released her new promotional single online.

“R U Lonely 2?” is now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Benjamin “Fryars” Garrett, whose songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Rae Morris (“Atletico”), Mika (“Celebrate”) and Lilly Allen (“Trigger Bang”).

Cosima’s debut mini-album under Island Records, 2016’s “South of Heaven,” featured another collaboration with Fryars in the shape of “Girls Who Get Ready.” That project delivered further contributions from Greg Wells, Nina Woodford, Felix Joseph, and Josh Crocker.

For her next collection, which is expected to arrive later this year, Cosima has reportedly worked with Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), Matt Parad (Anaïs, Kacy Hill), Joel Pott (Foxes, Mabel McVey), Sam Romans (Raye, Craig David) and Jeff Gitty (Kali Uchis, Lianne La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “R U Lonely 2?” below.

Zhavia Ward releases new promotional single “100 Ways”

12 Dec

Zhavia Ward has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Ward alongside Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Alina Baraz, Ella Henderson), Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Liza Owen), Warren “Oak” Felder (Dinah Jane, Alessia Cara), Trevor Brown (Kehlani, Fleur East) and William Simmons (Demi Lovato, Bea Miller).

Ward’s upcoming debut project under Columbia Records reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Eyelar, Wayne Hector, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sam Romans, and Amy Allen.

On the production front, Ward has worked with Benny Cassette, M-Phazes, Alex Hope, Symbolyc One, Malay, Doc McKinney, Illangelo, Rob Knox, Stint, Tushar Apte, Snakehips, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper.

Stream the audio clip for “100 Ways” below.

Clean Bandit release sophomore album “What is Love?”

30 Nov

British electronic music group Clean Bandit – consisting of members Grace Chatto, and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson – have released their sophomore studio collection via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

“What is Love?” – which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “New Eyes” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts guest appearances from Zara Larsson, Marina Diamandis, Craig David, Rita Ora, Demi Lovato, Anne-Marie, Charli XCX, Ellie Goulding, Julia Michaels, and Louisa Johnson.

On the songwriting and production front, Clean Bandit have worked with Steve Mac, Ina Wroldsen, Mark Ralph, Kamille, Jason Evigan, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, Ilsey Juber, Fred Gibson, Caroline Ailin, Julian Bunetta, John Ryan, Emily Warren, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Cara Salimando, and Jonny Price.

Stream “What is Love?” below.

Rita Ora delivers sophomore studio collection “Phoenix”

24 Nov

Rita Ora has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Ora has worked with songwriters including Ed Sheeran, Ali Tamposi, Georgia Ku, Lotus IV, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Brian Lee, Noonie Bao, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Among the producers who contributed to the album are StarGate, Jimmy Napes, Andrew Watt, Digital Farm Animals, Julian Bunetta, Louis Bell, Ben Billions, John Ryan, Sam Romans, Fred Gibson, Sir Nolan, Jonny Coffer, Ali Payami, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Steve Mac, and Rudimental.

Stream “Phoenix” below.

Rita Ora shares new promotional single “Cashmere”

20 Nov

Rita Ora has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by regular collaborators Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi and Andrew Watt, who previously worked with Ora on singles “Anywhere,” “Lonely Together,” “For You” and “Girls.”

Production duties on “Cashmere” were handled by Julian Bunetta and John Ryan, who are also responsible for Rudimental’s “These Days,” Jess Glynne’s “Never Let Me Go,” Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands,” Harry Styles’ “Two Ghosts,” and Jessie Ware’s “Finish What We Started.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album “Phoenix” will arrive on Novmber 26th via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further contributions from Steve Mac, Ed Sheeran, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, Jimmy Napes, Louis Bell, Digital Farm Animals, Jonny Coffer, Ilsey Juber, Sir Nolan, and Ben Billions.

Stream the audio clip for “Cashmere” below.

Rita Ora releases new promotional single “Velvet Rope”

15 Nov

Rita Ora has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sam Romans alongside Jimmy Napes, whose other credits include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Ray BLK’s “Doing Me,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful,” and Jessie Ware’s “Pieces.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album “Phoenix” – featuring previous singles “Let You Love Me,” “Girls,” “Anywhere” and “Your Song” – will arrive on November 26th via Atlantic Records UK.

Stream the audio clip for “Velvet Room” below.