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Alina Baraz premieres music video for new single “I Don’t Even Know Why Though”

8 Apr

Alina Baraz has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “I Don’t Even Know Why Though” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (April 06, 2018).

The track was co-written by Shungudzo, whose other credits include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino,” Victoria Monet’s “Wish I Never Met You,” and Tinashe’s “Eat You Up.”

Production duties on “I Don’t Even Know Why Though” were collectively handled by Warren Felder (Sabrina Carpenter, Liam Payne), Trevor Brown (Kehlani, Maty Noyes) and Zaire Kaolo (Bea Miller, Madison Beer).

Baraz’s latest project “The Color of You” – featuring further contributions from Robin Hannibal, Asia Whiteacre, Noah Breakfast, Sarah Aarons, Michael Pollack, and Stint – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “I Don’t Even Know Why Though” below.

Alina Baraz releases debut mini-album “The Color of You”

7 Apr

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has released her debut EP online.

“The Color of You” – featuring nine new songs in the shape of “Fallin,” “Floating,” “High,” “Coming to My Senses,” “I Don’t Even Know Why Though,” “Tainted,” “The One,” “Yours” and “Electric” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Warren “Oak” Felder (John Legend, Sabrina Carpenter), Noah Breakfast (Hailee Steinfeld, Marina Diamandis) and Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya (Sinead Harnett, Kiah Victoria).

On the songwriting front, Baraz has worked with Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa, Ella Eyre), Asia Whiteacre (Bebe Rexha, Carly Rae Jepsen), Shungudzo (Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson) and Michael Pollack (Kelly Clarkson, Ingrid Andress).

Stream “The Color of You” below.

Tinashe unveils artwork, release date for new album “Joyride”

17 Mar

Tinashe has unveiled the artwork for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter will release her next studio collection “Joyride” on April 13th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The Stargate-produced singles “No Drama,” featuring Offset and co-written with Starrah; and “Faded Love,” featuring Future and co-written with Noonie Bao and Sasha Sloan, are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nightride” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, MNEK, Shungudzo, Fred Ball, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Arrow Benjamin, Julia Michaels, BloodPop, Justin Tranter, and NOVAWAV.

Watch the music video for “Faded Love” below.

Louisa Johnson confirms new promotional single “Yes”

10 Mar

Louisa Johnson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Yes” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The 2 Chainz-featuring track was written by Camille “Kamille” Purcell, Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore, Matthew Radosevich, Christopher “Chris Loco” Crowhurst and Goldfingers (aka Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel).

Louisa’s last single “Best Behaviour” – which was co-written by Shungudzo and Danny Parker and produced by Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her debut album reportedly boasts additional productions from Toby Gad, Burns, Steve Mac, Jake Gosling, Dave Bassett, Ian Lovatt, Arnthor Birgisson, Joe Janiak, Digital Farm Animals, Jason Evigan, and Cutfather.

On the songwriting front, Louisa has also worked with Maegan Cottone, Anouck “Nuuxs” Boungnang, Iain James, Priscilla Renea, Jacob Kasher, Caroline Ailin, Marlon Roudette, Ina Wroldsen, Chloe Angelides, Ali Tamposi, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Sam Romans, Negin Djafari, and Linnea Sodahl.

Watch the music video for “Best Behaviour” below.

Victoria Monet releases new mini-album “Life After Love”

24 Feb

American singer-songwriter Victoria Monet has released her new project online.

“Life After Love, Pt. 1” – featuring “Wish I Never Met You,” “Freak,” “No Good,” “Water Fall Out of Love,” “Ten New Friends” and “Let Her Go” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-album boasts productions and songwriting contributions from D’Mile (Rihanna, Mack Wilds), Shungudzo (Alina Baraz, Jessie Ware), Tommy Brown (Stanaj, Jennifer Lopez), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle, Chris Brown), Levi Lennox (FKA twigs, Zayn Malik) and AFTEHRS (Niall Horan, Liza Owen).

As a songwriter, Monet has co-penned songs for Ariana Grande (“Be Alright”), Chris Brown (“Drunk Texting”), Fifth Harmony (“Everlasting Love”), Shontelle (“Evacuate My Heart”), Jordin Sparks (“Double Tap”), Coco Jones (“Deja Vu”) and Diddy & Dirty Money (“I Hate That You Love Me”).

Monet’s extensive resume yields additional works with fellow songwriters and producers including Rodney Jerkins, Shane Stevens, Jonas Jeberg, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Tayla Parx, Leon “RoccStar” Youngblood, Mickey Shiloh, Antonio Dixon, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, and The Rascals.

Stream “Life After Love, Pt. 1” below.

Tinashe liberates new promotional single “Faded Love”

12 Feb

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Faded Love” – featuring Future – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Tinashe alongside fellow recording artists Sasha Sloan and Noonie Bao, who are also responsible for Camila Cabello’s “Never Be the Same,” Kygo’s “This Town,” Alma’s “Phases,” and Charli XCX’s “Track 10.”

Production duties on “Faded Love” were handled by Tor Hemansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who previously teamed up with Tinashe on “Feels Like Vegas,” “No Drama” and the Bebe Rexha-assisted “All Hands on Deck.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe’s upcoming album “Joyride” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from MNEK, Shungudzo, Fred Ball, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, Julia Michaels, BloodPop, Justin Tranter, and NOVAWAV.

Stream the audio clip for “Faded Love” below.

Shungudzo unleashes new promotional single “Come On Back”

10 Feb

Zimbabwean/French/Native-American singer-songwriter Alexandra Govere, known mononymously Shungudzo, has unleashed her new single online.

“Come On Back” – which was co-written by Shungudzo alongside fellow recording artist Jenny Owen Youngs – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Come On Back” were handled by Jordan Palmer, whose resume boasts additional works with Andy Grammer (“This Ain’t Love”), Lights (“New Fears”), Allie X (“Paper Love”), Leland (“Mattress”), Liza Owen (“Don’t Call My Baby”), Prince Fox (“Fragile”) and Greyson Chance (“Afterlife”).

The track also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” out now via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Having worked with top producers TMS, Scribz Riley, Grades and MNEK; fans of Shungudzo’s works should keep an eye on the next releases by Ella Henderson, Alina Baraz, Tinashe, Liza Owen, and Sabina Ddumba.

Her notable songwriting credits include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Jessie Ware’s “Stay Awake, Wait for Me,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Mic Lowry’s “Frustrations,” Girli’s “Not That Girl,” and Whissell’s “Old Souls, Young Bodies.”

Stream the audio clip for “Come On Back” below.