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Lily Allen christens “Trigger Bang” as lead single from new album

23 Nov

Lily Allen has announced the details for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Trigger Bang” – featuring Giggs – as the lead promotional cut from her upcoming album under Parlophone Records, tentatively entitled “The Fourth Wall.”

Released in 2014; Allen’s previous studio collection “Sheezus” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. That project also spawned three singles in the shape of “Hard Out Here,” “Air Balloon” and “As Long As I Got You.”

Among the songwriters and producers expected to appear on “The Fourth Album” are Mark Ronson, Jenna Andrews, Benny Cassette, Andrea “Nylo” Landis, BloodPop, Chloe Angelides, Tev’n, Sarah Hudson, Dre Skull, Liana Banks, Ari PenSmith, Rodaidh McDonald, and Sam Duckworth.

It is also important to note that Allen co-wrote “Mr. C” for Nina Nesbitt alongside Karen Poole and Steve Mac, as well as “Can’t Dance without You” for Professor Green alongside Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of UK songwriting/production team TMS.

Stream the audio clip for “Hard Out Here” below.

Raye reunites with Sarah Hudson for new collaboration

18 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rachel Agatha Keen, professionally known as Raye, has reunited with Sarah Hudson for a new collaboration.

The pair previously co-wrote “Come at Me,” taken from American recording artist Dev’s sophomore album, “I Only See You When I’m Sleeping.”

Hudson’s songwriting resume boasts additional works for Katy Perry (“Swish Swish”), Dua Lipa (“Genesis”), Charli XCX (“Babygirl”), Santigold (“Banshee”), Nicki Minaj (“Get on Your Knees”), Iggy Azalea (“Black Widow”), Idina Menzel (“Queen of Swords”) and Justin Bieber (“The Feeling”).

Raye, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, she recently co-penned “Don’t Think About It” for Roc Nation signee Justine Skye alongside Sam Romans and TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Additionally, the “U Don’t Know Me” star has reportedly contributed to the next projects by Stefflon Don, Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Era Istrefi, Paloma Faith, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, Ray BLK, Louisa Johnson, and MØ.

Stream “Songs from the Sea” below.

Chris Loco teases new collaboration with Jojo

6 Oct

Chris Loco has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Me today when @iamjojo laid the ‘scratch’ vocals,” the British record producer and songwriter posted to his InstaStory on Wednesday (October 04, 2017).

Born Christopher Crowhurst, Loco’s credits include Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection in 2018 via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Big Taste, Stephenie Jones, Digital Farm Animals, Chelcee Grimes, Jussi Illmari, Cara Salimando, Iain James, Myah Marie, Nick Monson, Sarah Hudson, Trey Campbell, Alex Hope, Justin Tranter, Skyler Stonestreet, Kyle Shearer, Chloe Angelides, and Gino “Farrago” Barletta.

Stream the audio clip for “The River” below.

Era Istrefi delivers new promotional single “No I Love Yous”

29 Sep

Era Istrefi has delivered her new promotional single online.

“No I Love Yous” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The French Montana-featuring track was co-written by Istrefi alongside Chloe Angelides (Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Halsey, Camila Cabello), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Tori Kelly, Ella Eyre).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Istrefi’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “Bon Bon” and “Redrum” – is expected to arrive later this year via B1 Recordings / Neser Music / Ultra Records.

The still-untitled collection boasts further alliances with Mark Ralph, Fred Gibson, Jenna Andrews, Rami Yacoub, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Sam Romans, Maegan Cottone, HitImpulse, Jin Jin, Two Inch Punch, Sarah Hudson, Fred Ball, Chelcee Grimes, Big Taste, Raye, Felix Snow, and TMS.

Stream the audio clip for “No I Love Yous” below.

Jojo drafts Big Taste for fourth album

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Joanna Noëlle Levesque, known professionally as JoJo, has teamed up with Big Taste for a new collaboration.

Born Leroy Clampitt, the Los Angeles-based record producer’s credits include Bebe Rexha’s “Small Doses,” Jake Miller’s “Overnight,” Maty Noyes’ “Falling Out of Love,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Adam Lambert’s “Two Fux,” Phoebe Ryan’s “Forgetting All About You,” and Justin Bieber’s “Company.”

In addition to contributing to the next projects by Raye, Jess Kent, Sabina Ddumba, Era Istrefi, Alma, Dagny, and Marina Diamandis; Big Taste has signed a record deal with Universal Music Group imprint Island Records.

Photo Credit: Jack McKain

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection in 2018 via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Alex Hope (Troye Sivan), Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne), Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari (Kelly Clarkson) and Nick Monson (Selena Gomez).

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love,” Jojo has also worked with songwriters including Skyler Stonestreet (Liza Owen), Chelcee Grimes (Rita Ora), Sarah Hudson (Ella Henderson), Cara Salimando (Kesha), Stephenie Jones (Bea Miller), Chloe Angelides (Demi Lovato), Justin Tranter (Tinashe), Farrago (Hailee Steinfeld) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Zendaya).

Stream the audio clip for “Good Thing” below.

Era Istrefi enlists James “JHart” Abrahart for new collaboration

1 Sep

Era Istrefi has enlisted James “JHart” Abrahart for a new collaboration.

The British songwriter is known for co-writing Little Mix’s “Power,” Kelsea Ballerini’s “Machine Heart,” Zara Larsson’s “I Would Like,” Charlie Puth’s “Dangerously,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Keith Urban’s “Wasted Time,” Rita Ora’s “Body on Me,” Stanaj’s “Changed,” and Fifth Harmony’s “I Lied.”

JHart’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and producers including Greg Wells, Audra Mae, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Alex Hope, Harmony Samuels, Lindy Robbins, David Guetta, Victoria Horn, Ricky Reed, Taylor Parks, Fraser T. Smith, Shungudzo Kuyimba, and LOSTBOY.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez, Lea Michele), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Tinashe, Ella Eyre).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Rami Yacoub, Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Bonbon” below.

Era Istrefi taps Jonas Jeberg for new collaboration

27 Aug

Era Istrefi has tapped Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The Danish record producer recently helmed singles for Selena Gomez (“Fetish”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Daya (“Words”), Shawn Hook (“Reminding Me”) and Dirty Heads (“Vacation”).

Jeberg’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Ammar Malik, Cara Salimando, Danny Parker, Fransisca Hall, Ed Drewett, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Iain James, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Taylor Parks, Andre Merritt, and Cathy Dennis.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Ariana Grande), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Halsey, Camila Cabello), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Ella Eyre, Adam Lambert).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.