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Liam Payne delivers new promotional single “Bedroom Floor”

21 Oct

Liam Payne has delivered his new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by fellow recording artists Charlie Puth and Lil Aaron alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Zara Larsson), Ammar Malik (Jessie Ware), Noel Zancanella (Shawn Mendes) and Steve Mac (Jess Glynne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Payne’s upcoming debut album – featuring the Ed Sheeran-penned “Strip That Down” and Hailee Steinfeld-assisted “Call You Mine” – is expected to arrive later this year via Hampton Records in partnership with Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Bibi Bourelly, Emily Warren, Andrew Watt, Sean “The Pen” Garrett, Marlon Roudette, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Scott Harris, Jaramye Daniels, Marlin “Hookman” Bonds, Talay Riley, and Samuel Preston.

On the production front, Payne has teamed up with Soulshock & Karlin, Pharrell Williams, Digital Farm Animals, Warren “Oak” Felder, Zaire Koalo, Nick Monson, DannyBoyStyles, and Ben Billions.

Stream the audio clip for “Bedroom Floor” below.

Kelela liberates new promotional single “Blue Light”

5 Oct

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, known mononymously as Kelela, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Blue Light” – which was co-written by Nia Andrews, Sam Dew, Alex “Bok Bok” Sushon, and Asma Maroof – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Blue Light” were collectively handled by Marc “Dubbel Dutch” Glasser alongside Alex “Bok Bok” Sushon, Ariel Rechtshaid, Terror Danjah, and Asma Maroof of of Nguzunguzu.

Kelela’s debut album “Take Me Apart” – featuring previous singles “LMK,” “Frontline” and “Waitin” – will arrive on October 6th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Arca (FKA twigs), Talay Riley (Craig David), Kingdom (Dawn Richard), Jeremiah Raisen (Charli XCX), Boots (Deradoorian) and Al Shux (Lianne La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Blue Light” below.

Craig David selects “For the Gram” as new promotional single

4 Oct

Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX Shutterstock (4149987ac)
Craig David
Celebrities at the ITV studios, London, Britain – 02 Oct 2014
Leaving the ITV studios following a guest appearance on ‘Lorraine’

Craig David has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “For the Gram” as the second promotional cut from his upcoming seventh album “The Time is Now” and will release it on October 5th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “For the Gram” were handled by Diztortion (real name Raoul Chen), whose resume boasts additional works with Taya (“When You’re Sober”), Sigma (“Redemption”), Melissa Steel (“I’ll Be There”), Ina Wroldsen (“Mad Love”) and Sasha Keable (“Put Your Love on Me”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “The Time is Now” – featuring the Sam Romans-assisted / Jonas Blue-produced lead promotional single “Heartline” – will arrive on January 26, 2018 via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox/Insanity Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” boasts further songwriting contributions from Carmen Reece (Tamar Braxton), Ed Drewett (Sinead Harnett), Rachel Furner (Frances) and Talay Riley (Keri Hilson).

On the production front, David has also worked with Chase & Status (Emeli Sande), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Steve Mac (Jess Glynne), MNEK (Kylie Minogue), Fraser T. Smith (Bebe Rexha) and Kaytranada (Alicia Keys).

Stream the audio clip for “Heartline” below.

Kelela delivers new promotional single “Waitin”

4 Oct

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, known mononymously as Kelela, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Waitin” – which was written by Kelela alongside Dominic “Mocky” Salole and Dean Bein – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Waitin'” were collectively handled by regular collaborators Jack “Jam City” Latham alongside Ariel Rechtshaid (Charli XCX, Kylie Minogue) and Kwes (Solange Knowles, Eliza Doolittle).

Kelela’s debut album “Take Me Apart” – featuring previous singles “LMK” and “Frontline” – will arrive on October 6th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Arca (Bjork), Sam Dew (Bridget Kelly), Talay Riley (Craig David), Kingdom (Dawn Richard), Jeremiah Raisen (Sky Ferreira), Boots (Kesha) and Al Shux (Elle Varner).

Stream the audio clip for “Waitin” below.

Kelela unleashes music video for new single “LMK”

30 Sep

Kelela has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the Andrew Thomas Huang-directed clip for “LMK” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 09, 2017).

The track – which was written by Kelela alongside Asma Maroof of Nguzunguzu and Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelela’s upcoming debut album “Take Me Apart” – which was executive produced by regular collaborators Ariel Rechtshaid and Jam City – will arrive on October 7th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting alliances with fellow recording artists including Mocky (“Enough”), Romy Madley Croft (“Jupiter”), Nia Andrews (“Blue Light”) and Sabina Sciubba (“Altadena”).

Other musicians backing Kelela on “Take Me Apart” are Arca (Frank Ocean), Sam Dew (Taylor Swift), Kingdom (Dawn Richard), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Boots (FKA twigs) and Al Shux (Lianne La Havas).

Watch the music video for “LMK” below.

Frances teases new collaboration with Jess Glynne

22 Sep

Frances has teased a new collaboration with Jess Glynne.

“Not a bad spot for a few days of writing with a group of crazy talented people!! Thank you @jessglynne ❤️,” the British singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram profile on Friday (September 22, 2017).

Born Sophie Cooke, Frances released her debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” earlier this year via Cookie Records and Capitol Records. That collection also spawned contributions from Greg Kurstin (“Say it Again”), Steve Fitzmaurice (“Don’t Worry About Me”) and Mojam Music (“No Matter”).

Having previously co-written Karen Harding’s “Open My Eyes;” Frances has also penned songs on the next projects by fellow recording artists Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Liv Dawson, Ella Henderson, Sody, and Kara Marni.

Meanwhile, Glynne’s second studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection boasts further songwriting alliances with Jin Jin (David Guetta), Kamille (Bebe Rexha), Carla Marie Williams (Craig David), Wayne Hector (Birdy), Sam Romans (John Legend), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Jamie Scott (Niall Horan) and Ed Sheeran (Anne-Marie).

On the production front, Glynne has worked with TMS (Zak Abel), Steve Mac (Pink), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Starsmith (Paloma Faith), Jonny Coffer (Kiesza), Bastian Langebaek (Jessie Ware), Grades (Nao), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande) and The Electric (Mabel McVey).

Watch the music video for “Hold My Hand” below.

Craig David confirms details for new album “The Time is Now”

15 Sep

Craig David has confirmed the details for his upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter christened his seventh studio collection “The Time is Now” and will release it on January 26, 2018 via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox/Insanity Records.

Lead promotional single “Heartline” – which was co-written with Sam Romans and Jonas Blue – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” boasts further songwriting contributions from Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith) and Talay Riley (Keri Hilson).

On the production front, David has worked with Tre Jean-Marie (Marlon Roudette), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Fraser T. Smith (Stormzy) and Kaytranada (Sinead Harnett).

See the tracklisting for “The Time is Now” below.

(1) Magic / (2) Heartline / (3) Brand New / (4) Going On / (5) Love Me Like it’s Yesterday / (6) For the Gram / (7) Get Involved / (8) I Know You / (9) Live in the Moment / (10) Love will Come Around / (11) Somebody Like Me / (12) Focus / (13) Reload / (14) Talk to Me / (15) Talk to Me (Part 2)