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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!

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for new album

21 May

Craig David has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for his upcoming seventh album.

Smith previously co-wrote and / or produced “Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance),” “6 of 1 Thing,” “She’s on Fire,” and “Kinda Girl for Me,” taken from 2007’s “Trust Me,” as well as “World Filled with Love” and “Four Times a Lady,” taken from 2002’s “Slicker Than Your Average.”

Other credits by the multi Grammy nominated musician include Stormzy’s “Big for Your Boots,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Cosmo Pyke’s “Social Sites,” DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Ellie Goulding’s “Hearts Without Chains,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans,” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Shelly Peiken, Karen Poole, Nina Woodford-Wells, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Bonnie McKee, Kelly Sheehan, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel Furner, Livvi Franc, Heather Bright, Diana Gordon, Kasia Livingston, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

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 collection 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, and Max McElligott.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s work.

Craig David reunites with MNEK for new collaboration

20 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with fellow recording artist MNEK for a new collaboration.

MNEK previously co-wrote “Change My Love” for David alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn, and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS. The track peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable songwriting and production credits by MNEK, born Uzoechi Emenike, include Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Olly Murs’ “Private,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

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 collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Bryaton Bowman), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Nineteen85 (Majid Jordan), Caroline Ailin (Louisa Johnson), Max McElligott (John Newman), Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas), Ed Drewett (Fleur East) and Sam Dew (Zayn Malik).

Fans of MNEK’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Akon, Dua Lipa, Naughty Boy, Kara Marni, Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, and Christina Aguilera.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work below!

Craig David drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh for new collaboration

17 May

Craig David has drafted Norwegian singer/songwriter Eyelar Mirzazadeh, professionally known as Eyelar, for a new collaboration.

Eyelar is known for her co-penning Taya’s “Got Me Wondering,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Redlight’s “Here with Me,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Catch Me,” and R3hab’s “Get Up.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers and fellow songwriters including Luke Fitton, Karen Poole, Fred Ball, Chelsea Lena, Arrow Benjamin, Shola Ama, Diztortion, Chiara Hunter, Toddla T, Nicola Roberts, Jonny Coffer, MNEK, James Newman, Knightstarr, and Stargate.

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 / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Maverick Sabre), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), Diztortion (Sasha Keable), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Nineteen85 (Drake), Max McElligott (Saz Close), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Talay Riley (Usher), Ed Drewett (Britney Spears) and Sam Dew (Taylor Swift).

Fans of Eyelar’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by RAYE, Kyla Smith, Macy Maloy, Tinashe, Anne-Marie, Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue, Liza Owen, Clean Bandit, AYDEN, Kara Marni, LOVELLE, Ella Henderson, HIRA, Grace Sewell, KStewart, and Sigma.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Eyelar’s work!

Craig David taps Sam Dew for new album

14 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has tapped the songwriting services of Sam Dew for his upcoming seventh album.

Dew is known for co-writing Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” Rihanna’s “Numb,” Jessie Ware’s “Champagne Kisses,” Clams Casino’s “Breath Away,” Usher’s “Far from Perfect,” Julio Bashmore’s “Holding On,” SOHN’s “Hard Liquor,” Marsha Ambrosius’ “Night Time,” Bridget Kelly’s “The Mouth,” Lianne La Havas’ “What You Don’t Do,” and Mary J. Blige’s “Self Love.”

The Chicago-based singer/songwriter’s extensive resume boasts further works with producers Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Jim Jonsin, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn, Ronald “FLIP” Colson, David Sitek, Jack Antonoff, Ludwig Goransson, Fred Ball, Shea Taylor, Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, Justin Parker, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Fraser T. Smith, Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh, and J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.

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 / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Jason Derulo), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Diztortion (Lethal Bizzle), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Max McElligott (John Newman), Ed Drewett (Fleur East), Talay Riley (Nick Jonas) and Dave Tozer (Ella Eyre).

Sam Dew’s mini-album “Damn Sue,” on the other hand, is now available via via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream “Damn Sue” below.

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.

Gabi Wilson teases new collaboration with Emeli Sande

2 Mar

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American singer/songwriter Gabi Wilson, who also goes by the stage name H.E.R., has teamed up with Emeli Sande for a new collaboration.

Sande’s resume boasts songwriting works with Alicia Keys (“Kill Your Mama”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), Gabrielle (“It Takes Time”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Elle Varner (“Runaway”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”) and Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”).

The Scottish artist’s second album “Long Live the Angels” – featuring singles “Hurts,” “Garden,” “Breathing Underwater” and “Highs & Lows” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Wilson is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Shola Ama (Taya), Jaramye Daniels (Teyana Taylor), Kirby Lauryen (Fleur East), Samuel Dew (Zayn Malik) and Eric Bellinger (Usher).

Amongst the producers expected to appear on the album are GRADES (NAO), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Mike Riley (Tove Lo), The Arcade (Iggy Azalea), Illangelo (Jorja Smith), Harmony Samuels (Brandu), Mike Dean (Kanye West), Bryan Michael Cox (Ciara), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Metro Boomin (The Weeknd), The Rascals (Zendaya) and Da Internz (Big Sean).

As a songwriter, Wilson co-wrote “Boyfriend Material” for Ariana Grande alongside Alex Cantrall, Jeff Hoeppner, and Dwight Watson.

Stream H.E.R’s debut mini-collection “Volume 1” below.