Tag Archives: Shellback (producer)

Taylor Swift announces new single “Out of the Woods”

9 Oct

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Taylor Swift has announced the details for her new single.

The singer/songwriter dubbed “Out of the Woods” as the second promotional cut from her fifth studio album, “1989,” out on October 28 via Big Machine Records.

“Out of the Woods” – available for download from October 13 via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was co-written and produced by Jack Antonoff.

The track follows previous single “Shake it Off,” which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

“1989” is confirmed to feature further productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin (Usher, Carrie Underwood), Shellback (Ariana Grande, Britney Spears) and Ryan “Alias” Tedder (Beyonce, Ellie Goulding).

Watch the music video for “Shake it Off” below.

Lily Allen premieres music video for new single ‘Air Balloon’

7 Feb

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Lily Allen has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Air Balloon” marks the second promotional single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming third studio album.

The still-untitled collection – which serves as the follow-up to 2008’s “It’s Not Me, It’s You” – is expected to be released later this year via Parlophone Records.

“Air Balloon” was helmed by Swedish songwriter and producer Karl Johan Schuster, more commonly known as Shellback.

Some of his notable credits are “I Wish” by Cher Lloyd [Epic Records Music], “DJ Got Us Falling in Love” by Usher [RCA Records], “22” by Taylor Swift [Big Machine Records] and “On a Roll” by Icona Pop [Big Beat Records].

In addition to Shellback, the “Hard Out Here” star also enlisted Greg Kurstin (Pink, Rita Ora), Naughty Boy (Sam Smith, Ella Eyre), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Emeli Sande) and Lucas Secon (Jordin Sparks, Toni Braxton).

Watch the music video for “Air Balloon” below.

Lily Allen releases official lyric video for new single ‘Air Balloon’

22 Jan

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Lily Allen has released the official lyric video for her new single online.

“Air Balloon” marks the second promotional single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming third studio album.

The track was produced by Karl Johan Schuster, more commonly known as Shellback, whose recent credits include “On a Roll” by Icona Pop [Big Beat Records] and “I Wish” by Cher Lloyd f/ T.I. [Epic Records].

He also worked with the likes of Britney Spears [RCA Records], One Direction [Columbia Records], Sean Paul [Atlantic Records], Ke$ha [Kemosabe Records], Taylor Swift [Big Machine Records] and Maroon 5 [A&M / Octone Records].

The still-untitled collection by Allen – which serves as the follow-up 2008’s “It’s Not Me, It’s You” – will be released later this year via Parlophone Records.

Lead single “Hard Out Here” – written by Allen along with regular collaborator Greg Kurstin – debuted at number nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other album contributors include Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Cheryl Cole, Ella Eyre), Lucas Secon (Kylie Minogue, Jordin Sparks), Fraser T. Smith (Leona Lewis, Emeli Sande) and Devonte Hynes (Tinashe, Sky Ferreira).

Watch the lyric video for “Air Balloon” below.

Icona Pop collaborate with the Cataracs for debut album

25 May

Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop have enlisted The Cataracs for their upcoming album, out soon via Warner Music Group / Big Beat / Atlantic Records.

The hit songwriter and producer – Niles “Cyrano” Hallowell-Dhar – is known for collaborating with the likes of David Guetta [Virgin Records], Far East Movement [Interscope Records] and Dev [Republic Records].

He also contributed to the next projects by Selena Gomez [Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records], Becky G [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Jennifer Lopez [Universal Music Group / Capitol Records] and Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled project by Icona Pop – consisting of members Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjlet – will boast further collaborations with Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Usher, Christina Milian), Elof Loelv (Rihanna, Mikky Ekko), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Ciara, Mike Posner) and Johan “Shellback” Schuster (Carrie Underwood, Britney Spears).