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Justine Skye premieres music video for new single “Don’t Think About It”

9 Dec

Justine Skye has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Don’t Think About It” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (December 09, 2017).

The track was co-written by Sam Romans alongside Rachel “Raye” Keen, whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”), Dev (“Come at Me”), M.O (“Not in Love”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”) and Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”).

Production duties on “Don’t Think About It” were handled by Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS, who have recently helmed songs for Naughty Boy (“One Chance to Dance”), Maroon 5 (“Denim Jacket”), Paloma Faith (“Guilty”), Niall Horan (“On My Own”), Zak Samuel (“Play it Cool”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”) and Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Skye’s upcoming debut album “Ultraviolet” – featuring singles “U Don’t Know,” “Back for More” and “GoodLove” – is scheduled to arrive on January 19 via Roc Nation Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Jaramye Daniels, Kevin Garrett, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, A1, Hitmaka, Fred Ball, Prince Charlez, Starrah, PartyNextDoor, and Frank Dukes.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Think About It” below.

Justine Skye announces details for debut album

8 Dec

Justine Skye has announced the details for her debut album.

The American singer-songwriter christened her first studio collection “Ultraviolet” and will release it on January 19 via Roc Nation Records.

Current single “Goodlove” – which was co-written by PartyNextDoor and produced by Frank Dukes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Sam Romans, Raye, Fred Ball, Prince Charlez, Starrah, Lyrica Anderson, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Kevin Garrett, Jaramye Daniels, Hitmaka, and Floyd “A1” Bently.

See the tracklisting for “Ultraviolet” below.

(1) Wasteland / (2) Goodlove / (3) U Don’t Know / (4) Back for More / (5) Don’t Think About It / (6) You Got Me / (7) Heaven / (8) Push Ya / (9) Lil’ Boy / (10) Best for Last

Raye reunites with Billy Walsh of Somewhere Else for new collaboration

29 Nov

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has reunited with Billy Walsh of Somewhere Else for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on Somewhere Else’s single “Glue,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Walsh’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Emeli Sande (“Starlight”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”), The Weeknd (“Die for You”), Post Malone (“I Fall Apart”) and Majid Jordan (“Something About You”).

Meanwhile, Raye is expected to release her next project – featuring the Jin Jin-assisted / Fraser T. Smith produced single “Decline” – early next year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, she recently co-wrote “If I Had My Way” for Little Mix alongside fellow recording artist Sam Romans and Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of UK production team TMS.

Throughout this year, Raye has also been in the studio with musicians including BloodPop, Julia Michaels, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Sasha Sloan, Wesley Muoria-Chaves, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, D’Mile, Sarah Aarons, John Ryan, Ilsey Juber, Naughty Boy, Fred Ball, Evan Bogart, Julian Bunetta, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Glue” below.

Louis Tomlinson selects “Miss You” as new promotional single

27 Nov

British singer/songwriter Louis Tomlinson has selected “Miss You” as the next promotional cut from his upcoming debut album and will release it on December 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Tomlinson alongside Asia Whiteacre (Hailee Steinfeld, Rachel Platten), Sarah Blanchard (Bebe Rexha, Imani Williams), Pablo Bowman (Becky Hill, Zak Abel) and Richard Boardman (Sigma, Alan Walker).

Production duties on “Miss You” were collectively handled by Julian Bunetta alongside Andrew Haas and Ian Franzino of Afterhrs, who have also worked with Niall Horan (“Mirrors”), Maroon 5 (“Best 4 U”), Hey Violet (“Like Lovers Do”), Ben Haenow (“Second Hand Heart”) and One Direction (“Wolves”).

Tomlinson’s first studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Back to You” and “Just Like You” – is expected to arrive early next year via 78 Productions in partnership with Syco Music (UK) and Epic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS (Craig David), Kamille (Anne-Marie), Sam Romans (Olly Murs), Hayley Warner (John Legend), Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth), Skylar Grey (Eminem) and LunchMoney Lewis (Andy Grammer).

Stream the audio clip for “Just Like You” below.

Little Mix release Platinum Edition of “Glory Days” album

24 Nov

British girl group Little Mix – composed of members Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jade Thirlwall – have released the Platinum Edition of their current studio collection “Glory Days.”

Featuring three new songs in the shape of “If I Get My Way,” “Is Your Love Enough?” and “Dear Lover;” the rejuvenated project also boasts contributions from TMS, Sam Romans, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Fred Gibson, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Matthew “BURNS” Burns, Ali Tamposi, Chloe Angelides, and Electric Music.

The original version of “Glory Days” was released in 18 November 2016 via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US). It also spawned hit singles “Shout Out to My Ex,” “Touch,” “No More Sad Songs” and “Power.”

For their upcoming fifth album, Little Mix have reunited with regular collaborators Iain James (Anne-Marie, Craig David), James Newman (Kesha, Toni Braxton), Chelcee Grimes (Tamera Foster, Louisa Johnson) and Fridolin “Freedo” Welcher (Lao Ra, Zara Larsson).

Stream “Glory Days: Platinum Edition” below.

Sigrid releases new promotional single “Strangers”

10 Nov

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has released her new promotional single online.

“Strangers” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Martin Sjolie – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Sigrid’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional productions from Future Cut (Rita Ora), Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding), Laconic (Mic Lowry), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce), The Electric (Mabel McVey), Fred Ball (Rihanna), BloodPop (Justin Bieber), Patrik Berger (Charli XCX) and TMS (Niall Horan).

On the songwriting front, Sigrid has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Noonie Bao (Raye), Tom Havelock (Kwabs), Emily Warren (Becky Hill), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello) and Arrow Benjamin (Alicia Keys).

Stream the audio clip for “Strangers” below.

Maroon 5 release new studio collection “Red Pill Blues”

3 Nov

American pop rock band Maroon 5 – composed of members Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar – have released their sixth studio collection online.

“Red Pill Blues” – featuring singles “Don’t Wanna Know,” “Cold,” “What Lovers Do” and “Help Me Out” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “V” was executive-produced by Jacob “JKash” Kasher, whose recent songwriting credits include Charlie Puth’s “How Long,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This,” and PRETTYMUCH’s “Would You Mind.”

Other producers backing Maroon 5 on “Red Pill Blues” are Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Cirkut (Ava Max), Noah Passovoy (Katy Perry), Diplo (Madonna), John Ryan (Colbie Caillat), TMS (Emeli Sande), Ben Billions (Alina Baraz), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Ricky Reed (Alessia Cara) and Benny Blanco (Halsey).

On the songwriting front, Maroon 5 have worked with Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Alex Aiono), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Camila Cabello), Justin Tranter (Nick Jonas), Julia Michaels (Tinashe) and Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes).

Stream “Red Pill Blues” below.