Tag Archives: Steven McCutcheon

Sam Smith hits the studio with Amy Allen, Two Inch Punch

20 Mar

Sam Smith has recorded new music with Amy Allen and Two Inch Punch.

Born Benjamin Ash, Two Inch Punch previously co-wrote and produced Sam Smith’s “Money on My Mind,” which topped the UK Singles Chart in 2014. The pair also worked on two additional songs – “Life Support” and “Safe With Me.”

Meanwhile, Allen is responsible for co-writing Fletcher’s “Undrunk,” Shawn Mendes’s “When You’re Ready,” Halsey’s “Without Me,” Matoma’s “Losing It Over You,” Selena Gomez’s “Back to You,” and Dinah Jane’s “Pressure.”

Smith’s current single “Dancing With a Stranger” (featuring Normani) – which was produced by regular collaborators Jimmy Napes alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming third album and follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill of It All” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Kamille and Steve Mac – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records.

Watch the music video for “Money on My Mind” below.

Kamille teases new collaboration with Pharrell Williams

19 Mar

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has teased a new collaboration with Pharrell Williams.

“When @pharrell likes a song u wrote but u never got to tell him thank u,” Kamille posted to Instagram on Monday (March 18, 2019).

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2017’s “My Head’s a Mess” later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

She has also contributed to the next releases by Sam Smith, Tiesto, Lianne La Havas, Dan Caplen, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Dua Lipa, Mullally, Nick Jonas, Ray BLK, Stormzy, Liam Tomlinson, and Years & Years.

Besides Pharrell Williams, Kamille has also been in the studio with producers Goldfingers, Steve Mac, Fraser T. Smith, Invisible Men, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, T-Collar, Nana Rogues, Diztortion, Naughty Boy, Louis Bell, SG Lewis, Al Shux, Levi Lennox, Shama Joseph, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Emotional” 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.

 

 

Sam Smith hits the studio with Kamille, Steve Mac for new collaboration

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith has teamed up with fellow recording artist Kamille and music producer Steve Mac for a new collaboration.

Kamille and Steve Mac have collectively helmed singles for Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Mabel (“Don’t Call Me Up”) and Little Mix (“Love Me Like You”).

Besides working on her upcoming project under Virgin EMI, Kamille has also contributed to the next releases by Tiesto, Lianne La Havas, Dan Caplen, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Dua Lipa, Mullally, Nick Jonas, Ray BLK, Stormzy, Liam Tomlinson, and Years & Years.

Meanwhile, Mac’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Ed Sheeran (“Shape of You”), Anne-Marie (“Alarm”), Craig David (“Brand New”), Jess Glynne (“Thursday”), Nick Jonas (“Right Now”) and Rita Ora (“Your Song”).

Smith’s current promotional single “Dancing With a Stranger” (featuring Normani) – which was produced by regular collaborators Jimmy Napes alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

His forthcoming third studio collection and follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill of It All,” which topped both the US and UK albums chart, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Watch the music video for “Dancing With a Stranger” below.

 

Zara Larsson teams with Tom Walker on new song “Now You’re Gone”

3 Mar

Zara Larsson has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tom Walker on a new song “Now You’re Gone,” taken from Walker’s debut studio collection, “What a Time to Be Alive,” which is now available via Sony Music/Relentless Records.

The track was co-written by Chelcee Grimes (Dua Lipa’s “Kiss and Make Up”, Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Kylie Minogue’s “Million Miles”) and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Rita Ora’s “Your Song,” Craig David’s “Brand New”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Larsson is currently working on her upcoming studio collection under TEN Music Group / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Max Martin, HitImpulse, Will IDAP, Jordan Riley, Goldgfingers, Rami Yacoub, Carassius Gold, Grades, Cass Lowe, Digital Farm Animals, and Electric.

On the songwriting front, Larsson has worked with Caroline Ailin, Max Wolfgang, Dyo, Erik Hassle, Jin Jin, Marlon Roudette, Nat Dunn, Leland, Whitney Phillips, Michael Pollack, and Delacey.

Stream the audio clip for “Now You’re Gone” below.

Ellie Goulding delivers new promotional single “Flux”

3 Mar

Ellie Goulding has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Flux” – which was written by Goulding alongside regular collaborator Jim Eliot and Joe Kearns – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Goulding’s upcoming fourth album – featuring previous single “Close to Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

On the follow-up to 2015’s “Delirium,” Goulding has also worked with Steve Mac, Kamille, Jason Evigan, MoZella, Starsmith, Jamie Hartman, Ilsey Juber, Nate Campany, Justin Tranter, and Noel Zancanella.

Stream the audio clip for “Flux” below.

 

Mabel announces new single “Don’t Call Me Up”

15 Jan

Mabel has announced the details for her new single.

The Swedish singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Call Me Up” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Polydor Records.

Scheduled to arrive on January 18 via all digital streaming outlets; “Don’t Call Me Up” was written by Mabel alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Dua Lipa, Olly Murs) and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon (Anne-Marie, Ed Sheeran).

Featuring previous single “One Shot” (which was co-written by Kelly Kiara and co-produced by JD. Reid), Mabel’s upcoming debut album reportedly delivers further contributions from TMS, Negin Djafari, Kid Harpoon, Amy Wadge, Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Joel Compass, and Fraser T. Smith.

Stream the audio clip for “One Shot” below.