Tag Archives: Tom Havelock

Celeste delivers new mini-album “Lately”

22 Mar

British singer/songwriter Celeste Waite, known monnymously as Celeste, has delivered her new mini-album online.

“Lately” – featuring five new songs in the shape of “Both Sides of the Moon,” “Lately,” “Father’s Son,” “Summer” and “Ugly Thoughts” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tev’n (Joy Crookes, Kenzie May), Josh Crocker (Mabel McVey, Kali Uchis), Tom Havelock (Nina Nesbitt, Jasmine Thompson) and Will Archer (George Maple, Jessie Ware).

Stream “Lately” below.

Celeste premieres music video for new single “Father’s Son”

29 Jan

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

The visual clip for “Father’s Son” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (January 28, 2019).

Production duties on “Father’s Son” were handled by Tom Havelock, whose resume boasts additional works with Kwabs (“Forgiven”), Jasmine Thompson (“Fix Me”), Aquilo (“Never Hurt Again”), Ginny Blackmore (“Right Spot”), Taya (“Deeper”), Ray BLK (“Doing Me”) and Robin Schultz (“Sun Goes Down”).

Having released her debut mini-album “The Milk & The Honey” in 2016 via Lily Allen’s Bank Holiday Records, Celeste’s next project – featuring the Josh Crocker-produced “Lately” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

Watch the music video for “Father’s Son” below.

Thirdstory release debut album “Cold Heart”

10 Mar

American band Thirdstory – composed of singers/songwriters Elliott Skinner, Richard Saunders, and Ben Lusher – have released their debut album online.

“Cold Heart” – featuring promotional singles “Still in Love,” “G Train” and “Searching for a Feeling” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album was prominently produced by Malay, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Midnight Train”), Frank Ocean (“Nikes”), Zayn Malik (“It’s You”), Lorde (“Sober”), Alessia Cara (“Wild Things”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”) and John Legend (“Green Light”).

Other musicians backing Thirdstory on “Cold Heart” are Craze & Hoax, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Paddy Byrne, Brian Kennedy, Jon Levine, Warren “Oak” Felder, MNEK, Tom Havelock, and The Electric.

Stream “Cold Heart” below.

Ray BLK signs new deal with Island Records

23 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has inked a new deal with Island Records UK.

The Universal Music imprint also houses artists including Ariana Grande, Sigrid, JP Cooper, Drake, Mollie King, Bibi Bourelly, Cosima, AlunaGeorge, Hailee Steinfeld, Marlon Roudette, and Jessie Ware, amongst others.

As mentioned in earlier posts, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, MNEK, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Harloe, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “Chill Out” below.

Ray BLK taps Harloe for new collaboration

16 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has tapped the songwriting services of fellow recording artist Harloe.

Born Jessica Ashley Karpov, Harloe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Medicine”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Olivia Holt (“Thin Air”) and Madison Beer (“Unbreakable”).

Her current single “More Than Ever” – which was co-written with regular collaborator Emanuel Kiriakou – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Tamera Foster, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than Ever” below.

JONES enlists George Reid of AlunaGeorge for new collaboration

30 Dec

British singer/songwriter Cherie Jones-Mattis, known mononymously as JONES, has enlisted George Reid of AlunaGeorge for a new collaboration.

Reid’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Taya (“Sweet Waste of Time”), Raleigh Ritchie (“A Moor”), Charlotte OC (“Meet Again”), Molly Rainford (“Bad Friend”) and NAO (“Talking Drum”).

Among the fellow songwriters Reid has worked with are Cathy Dennis, Karen Poole, Fiona Bevan, Dee Adams, Cleo Tighe, Bryn Christopher, Chiara Hunter, Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore, Caroline Ailin, and Glen Roberts.

Meanwhile, JONES is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album and follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin” some time next year via 37 Adventures.

Current promotional single “Something Bout Our Love” – which was co-written by Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers and Mark “TIEKS” Tieku – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

For her second studio collection, JONES has also teamed up with Invisible Men, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Sky Adams, Danny Shah, Lostboy, Arnthor Birgisson, Wayne Hector, Lauren Aquilina, Tom Havelock, Laconic, Max McElligott, Starsmith, Ollie Green, Rachel Furner, Martin Sjolie, and Laura Dockrill.

Stream the audio clip for AlunaGeorge’s “Last Kiss” below.

JONES premieres music video for new single “Something Bout Our Love”

17 Dec

JONES has premiered the music video for her new promotional single online.

The William Baker-directed clip for “Something Bout Our Love” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (December 15, 2017).

Co-written with Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Mark “TIEKS” Tieku; “Something Bout Our Love” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

JONES’ upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “New Skin,” is expected to arrive early next year via 37 Adventures.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Laconic, Sky Adams, Danny Shah, Laura Dockrill, Ollie Green, Starsmith, Arnthor Birgisson, Rachel Furner, Wayne Hector, Lostboy, Tom Havelock, Isabella Summbers, Martin Sjolie, Lauren Aquilina, and Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Something Bout Out Love” below.