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Arlissa releases new single “Running”

16 Aug

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has released her new single online.

“Running” – which was written by Arlissa alongside producers Martin Terefe and Matt Schwartz – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional single “Let This Go” (produced by Peter “Neros” Ibsen and co-written by Sam Fischer and Jamal “Digi” Chammas) – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly features contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Wrabel, Jesse Shatkin, Stint, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Andre Harris, MoZella, Rykeyz, Senai Tedross, and Martin Sjolie.

Stream the audio clip for “Running” below.

Arlissa reveals artwork for new single “Running”

12 Aug

Arlissa has revealed the artwork for her new single online.

“Guys, I’ve had the craziest journey with music since I was 14 writing my first songs. I’ve had so so so so many obstacles and people try to get in the way but here we are! Running is out Friday 16th! Thanks for being on this journey with me and believing in me! I love you all,” the American-German singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Sunday (August 11, 2019).

As per BMI Repertoire, “Running” was written by Arlissa alongside Martin Terefe (Shawn Mendez, Aloe Blacc) and Matt Schwartz (Cheryl, Kylie Minogue).

Arlissa’s upcoming debut album – featuring current promotional single “Let This Go” – is expected to arrive later this year via Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly features contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Sam Fischer, Wrabel, Jesse Shatkin, Stint, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Andre Harris, MoZella, Rykeyz, Senai Tedross, and Martin Sjolie.

Stream the audio clip for “Let This Go” below.

 

Yuna liberates new album “Rouge”

12 Jul

 

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Malaysian singer/songwriter Yunalis Zarai, known mononymously as Yuna, has liberated her new studio collection online.

“Rouge” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Chapters” features guest appearances from Tyler, The Creator (“Castaway”), G-Eazy (“Blank Marquee”), Masego (“Amy”), Little Simz (“Pink Youth”), Kyle (“Likes”) and Jay Park (“Does She”).

On the songwriting and production front, Yuna has worked with Robin Hannibal, Shungudzo, J. LBS, Chloe Angelides, Sam Farrar, Michelle Buzz, Cardiak, Joel Van Dijk, and Fisticuffs.

Stream “Rouge” below.

Yuna premieres music video for new single “Pink Youth”

2 Jul

Yuna has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Pink Youth” – featuring Little Simz – was posted to the Malaysian singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (August 1st, 2019).

The track was co-written by Chloe Angelides, whose other credits include Demi Lovato’s “Ruin the Friendship,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Era Istrefi’s “No I Love Yous,” Tinashe’s “Player,” and Nicki Minaj’s “Get On Your Knees.”

Production duties on “Pink Youth” were handled by Robin Hannibal, who is also responsible for Niia’s “Nobody,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Erik Hassle’s “No Words,” and DNCE’s “TV in the Morning.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Yuna’s upcoming fourth international studio album “Rouge” – featuring previous singles “Forevermore” and “Blank Marquee” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Verve Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fisticuffs (Miguel, Jhene Aiko), Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere (Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson), Michelle Buzz (Dagny, Katy Perry) and Jason “J. LBS” Pounds (Anderson Paak, Jorja Smith).

Watch the music video for “Pink Youth” below.

Yuna confirms details for new album “Rouge”

17 May

 

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Yuna has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Malaysian singer/songwriter (real name Yunalis Zarai) christened her fourth international studio collection “Rouge” and will release it on July 12 via Universal Music Group / Verve Forecast Records.

Current promotional single “Blank Marquee” – featuring G-Eazy – is now available iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Robin Hannibal, Chloe Angelides, Big Taste, Shungudzo, Jamie Hartman, Fiona Bevan, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “Rouge” below.

(1) Castaway / (2) Blank Marquee / (3) (Not) the Love of My Life / (4) Teenage Heartbreak / (5) Pink Youth / (6) Forget About You / (7) Likes / (8) Amy / (9) Does She / (10) Forevermore / (11) Tiada Akhir

Yuna drafts Shungudzo, Robin Hannibal for new single “Forevermore”

5 Apr

Malaysian singer/songwriter Yunalis Zara’ai, known mononymously as Yuna, has released her new promotional single online.

“Forevermore” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, whose other credits include Little Mix’s “Touch,” Alina Baraz’s “I Don’t Even Know Why Though,” Tinashe’s “Eat You Up,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Victoria Monet’s “Wish I Never Met You,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Production duties on “Forevermore” were handled by regular collaborator Robin Hannibal, who is also responsible for Niia’s “California,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Kacy Hill’s “Am I,” Erik Hassle’s “No Words,” Kimbra’s “Human,” Lion Babe’s “Where Do We Go,” and DNCE’s “TV in the Morning.”

Yuna’s upcoming fourth international studio album – featuring further contributions from Big Taste, Chloe Angelides, Jamie Hartman, and Fiona Bevan – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Verve Records.

Watch the music video for “Forevermore” below.

Liza Owen teams with Olivia Waithe for new collaboration

13 Mar

Liza Owen has teamed up with Olivia Waithe for a new collaboration.

Formerly known as Livvi Franc, Waithe has previously penned songs for Rihanna (“What Now”), Britney Spears (“Trouble for Me”), Demi Lovato (“Two Pieces”), Selena Gomez (“Save the Day”), Leona Lewis (“Shake You Up”), Ciara (“Overdose”) and Kelly Clarkson (“The War is Over”).

Under her former management team Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong and Allison Hunte, Waithe signed a recording contract with now-defunct Jive Records and worked with top producers for her debut album “Underground Sunshine” including Future Cut (“Hummingbird”), Greg Kurstin (“She Loves Love”), RedOne (“Automatic”) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (“My Window”).

Meanwhile, Owen’s current promotional single “Room Full of Boxes” – which was co-written by Sean Myer alongside London Jackson and Jacob Ames of X Lovers – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Besides regular collaborators Andrew Haas and Ian Franzino of AfterHrs, Owen has also been in the studio with Banx & Ranx, Chloe Angelides, Teddy Geiger, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Shungudzo, Big Taste, Steph Jones, Danny Parker, Tayla Parx, Steve Mac, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Stream the audio clip for “Room Full of Boxes” below.