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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.

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.

Kai teams up with Justin Raisen for a new collaboration

28 Feb

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Canadian singer/songwriter Kai has teamed up with Justin Raisen for a new collaboration.

The American producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist is known for his works with Charli XCX (“Nuclear Seasons”), Santigold (“Who I Thought You Were”), Kylie Minogue (“If Only”), Sky Ferreira (“You’re Not the One”), Alex Winston (“We Got Nothing”), Theophilus London (“Why Even Try?”), Kim Gordon (“Murdered Out”), Ariel Pink (“Picture Me Gone”), Little Boots (“Satellite”), and Angel Olsen (“Shut Up Kiss Me”).

Raisen’s extensive resume boasts further works with fellow musicians Ariel Rechtshaid, Daniel Nigro, Ashlee Gardner, Rivers Cuomo, Jordan Benik, Remi Nicole, Mary Raisen, and Jeremiah “Nugget” Raisen.

Meanwhile, Kai – real name Alessia De Gasperis-Brigante – is expected to release her debut project later this year.

On the still-untitled collection, the Canadian singer/songwriter has reportedly teamed up with producers Benny Cassette (Kandace Springs), BURNS (Louisa Johnson), Two Inch Punch (Kacy Hill), Joel Little (Ellie Goulding), Malay (John Legend), Daniel Heath (Lana Del Rey) and Banx & Ranx (Olly Murs).

Amongst the songwriters Kai has worked with are Jenna Andrews (Kiesza), Samuel Dew (Taylor Swift), Philip Plested (Ella Henderson), Simon Wilcox (Nick Jonas), Danny Parker (James Blunt) and Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes).

Watch the music video for “Never Be Like You” 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.

Sam Dew enlists Dave Sitek for debut EP “Damn Sue,” unveils new song “Rewind”

3 Apr

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Sam Dew has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the audio clips for “Rewind” to his official SoundCloud page on Thursday (April 02, 2015).

“Rewind” is slotted for inclusion on the artist’s upcoming EP “Damn Sue,” out on April 7 via iTunes in partnership with RCA Records. Dave Sitek from TV and the Radio serves as the mini-album’s executive producer.

On the songwriting front, Dew is known for co-penning Rihanna’s “Numb” f/ Eminem [Def Jam], Bridget Kelly’s “Friends” [Roc Nation], Jessie Ware’s “Sweetest Song” [Island] and Marsha Ambrosius’ “Night Time” [RCA].

He also contributed to Rudimental’s upcoming sophomore album under Black Butter Records and Atlantic Records. The still-untitled project follows 2012’s “Home,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Listen to “Rewind” below.

Lianne La Havas works with Paul Epworth for sophomore album

16 Feb

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Lianne La Havas has worked with Paul Epworth on new material.

“Going back into the studio today with @PaulEpworth” she posted to her official Twitter account on Monday (February 16, 2015).

Epworth recently produced “Pendulum” for British singer/songwriter FKA twigs. The track appears on the artist’s debut album, “LP1,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Young Turks Recordings.

His extensive resume also includes works for U2 [Island Records], Florence Welch [Republic Records], Lana Del Rey [Interscope Records], Bruno Mars [Atlantic Records] and CeeLo Green [Warner Bros. Records].

As previously reported, Havas will release her second studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group imprint Warner Bros. Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Is Your Love Big Enough?” reportedly spawns further collaborations with Robert Shea Taylor (Beyonce, Chris Brown), Sam Dew (Jessie Ware, Marsha Ambrosius) and Di Genius (Ne-Yo, Melissa Steel).

Watch the music video for “Lost & Found” below.