Tag Archives: Tim Anderson

BANKS delivers new single “Crowded Places”

8 Apr

American singer/songwriter BANKS has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by BANKS – born Jillian Banks – alongside regular collaborator Tim Anderson, who previously teamed up with the artist on singles “Fuck with Myself” and “Mind Games.”

Production duties on “Crowded Places” were handled by Jack Antonoff, whose other credits include Zayn Malik’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods,” Rachel Platten’s “Stand By You,” Christina Perri’s “I Don’t Wanna Break,” Sara Bareilles’ “Brave,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Sweetie,” Troye Sivan’s “Heaven,” Lorde’s “Green Light,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Dope.”

BANKS’ latest album, 2016’s “The Altar,” peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered contributions from SOHN (“Gemini Feed”), DJ Dahi (“Trainwreck”), DannyBoyStyles (“Judas”), Ben Billions (“27 Hours”) and John Hill (“Poltergeist”).

Listen to the audio clip for “Crowded Places” below.

Halsey liberates new single “Now or Never”

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Halsey has liberated her new single online.

“Now or Never” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Halsey – real name Ashley Frangipane – alongside Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, whose other credits include Calvin Harris’ “Heatstroke,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Charli XCX’s “Dreamer,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” and Ella Mai’s “Lay Up.”

Production duties on “Now or Never” were collectively handled by Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Cashmere Cat (Gwen Stefani, Ryn Weaver) and Happy Perez (Miguel, Frank Ocean).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Halsey’s sophomore album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is scheduled to arrive on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Greg Kurstin (Beyonce, Kylie Minogue), Captain Cuts (Phoebe Ryan, Carly Rae Jepsen), Tim Anderson (BANKS, Lana Del Rey), The Futuristics (Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello) and Ricky Reed (Kesha, Meghan Trainor).

Listen to the audio clip for “Now or Never” below.

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.

Halsey drafts Greg Kurstin for sophomore album

29 Mar

American singer/songwriter Halsey has enlisted Greg Kurstin for her upcoming sophomore album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.”

The Grammy award-winning record producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” Gwen Stefani’s “Rare,” and Frances’ “Say it Again.”

Kurstin’s extensive resume boasts further works with Adele (“Hello”), Beyonce (“Standing on the Sun”), Kylie Minogue (“Wow”), Britney Spears (“Rock Me In”), Selena Gomez (“Whiplash”), Charli XCX (“Famous”), Ellie Goulding (“Burn”), Sky Ferreira (“Red Lips”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“Boy Problems”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is scheduled to arrive on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Benny Blanco (Rihanna, Ed Sheeran), Captain Cuts (Kesha, Bebe Rexha), Tim Anderson (BANKS, Lana Del Rey), The Futuristics (Chris Brown, Camila Cabello) and Ricky Reed (Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo).

Halsey’s current single “Not Afraid Anymore” – which was co-written by Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger of The Messengers alongside Canadian record producer Jason “DaHeala” Quenneville – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Greg Kurstin’s work below!

Halsey schedules release date for sophomore album

26 Mar

Halsey has scheduled the release date for her upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer/songwriter – real name Ashley Frangipane – will release “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS, Dia Frampton), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran, Tory Lanez), Captain Cuts (Phoebe Ryan, Carly Rae Jepsen) and The Futuristics (Kid Ink, Trey Songz).

Halsey’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Badlands,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Ghost,” “New Americana,” “Castle” and “Colors.”

Her current single “Not Afraid Anymore” – which was co-written by Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger of The Messengers alongside Canadian record producer Jason “DaHeala” Quenneville – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Listen to the audio clip for “Not Afraid Anymore” below.

Charlotte OC releases acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour”

17 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC has released a new song online.

The acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Charlotte OC alongside Jarrad Rogers (Demi Lovato, Rita Ora) and Sean Foreman (Kesha, Ariana Grande).

Production duties on “Darkest Hour” were handled by Tim Anderson, whose other credits include BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Sam Sparrow’s “Yellow Orange Rays,” Halsey’s “Hurricane,” and Solange’s “Sleep in the Park.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Becky Hill).

On the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny,” Charlotte OC has also worked with Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Jone Levine (Bebe Rexha), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Adam Argyle (Ella Henderson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Darkest Hour” below.

Halsey confirms title for sophomore album

8 Mar

Halsey has confirmed the title for her upcoming second album.

The American singer/songwriter – real name Ashley Frangipane – christened her sophomore studio collection “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” and will release it in June via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS, Sam Sparro), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran, Gwen Stefani), Captain Cuts (Kesha, Bebe Rexha) and The Futuristics (Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello).

Halsey’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Badlands,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Ghost,” “New Americana,” “Castle” and “Colors.”

Her current single “Not Afraid Anymore” – which was co-written by Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger of The Messengers alongside Canadian record producer Jason “DaHeala” Quenneville – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Colors” below.