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Mic Lowry deliver new mini-album “Mood”

18 Oct

British vocal harmony boy band Mic Lowry – composed of members Delleile Ankrah, Akia Jones, Kaine Ofoeme, Ben Sharples, and Michael Welch – have delivered their new mini-album online.

“Mood” – featuring 7 new songs, including promotional singles “Don’t Tempt Me” and “Can’t Lie” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the musicians backing Mic Lowry on “Mood” are The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Youthonix (Raleigh Ritchie), Patrik Patrikious (Ella Henderson), MNEK (Craig David), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Alina Baraz), Harmony Samuels (Chris Brown), Ryan Toby (Usher) and Shift K3Y (Becky Hill).

Stream “Mood” below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Tamera Foster

14 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tamera Foster for a new collaboration.

“Making sweet music with Parker Ighile and Ray Blk,” Foster posted to her InstaStory on Saturday (October 14, 2017).

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future BLK release or Foster’s upcoming debut album.

As a songwriter, Foster co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Kieza and Bakermat alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam.

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with top producers and songwriters including The Electric (“Mirror My Love”), Chelcee Grimes (“Turn it Up Overnight”), Knightstarr (“Mama Used to Say”), Balistiq (“Let Me In”), Andrew Stewart-Jones (“Neverland”) and Tom Aspaul (“Golden Shackles”).

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Snakehips, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” – which was originally intended for Foster’s debut project under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music – below.

Mabel confirms details for new project

11 Oct

Mabel has confirmed the details for her upcoming project.

“Ivy to Roses,” which is the title of the British singer/songwriter’s debut mixtape, will arrive on October 13th via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Begging” – which was written by Mabel alongside Josh Crocker and Joel Pott – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid, who co-wrote previous single “Finders Keepers;” The Electric, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Tre Jean Marie, Negin Djafari, MNEK, and Joel Compass are among the other musicians expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project.

See the tracklisting for “Ivy to Roses” below.

(1) Come Over / (2) Begging / (3) Finders Keepers / (4) Ivy / (5) Low Key / (6) Roses / (7) Weapon / (8) Passionfruit / (9) Finders Keepers (Remix)

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.

Kamille drafts Goldfingers for debut promotional single “Body”

28 Sep

Kamille has announced the details for her debut single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Camille Angelina Purcell) christened “Body” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming project and will release it on October 6th via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Kamille alongside Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel of Swedish production duo Goldfingers, who have also worked on the next projects by John Newman, Louisa Johnson, Mali-Koa, Charlotte OC, L Devine, Antigoni Buxton, Fleur East, Liza Owen, and Mic Lowry.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kamille’s forthcoming debut project is expected to arrive in 2018 via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers furthers productions and songwriting contributions from Ritual (Dua Lipa), Chris Loco (Rita Ora), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys) and TMS (Paloma Faith).

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting should also keep an eye on the next releases by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Jessie Ware, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Anne-Marie delivers new promotional single “Heavy”

24 Sep

Anne-Marie has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Heavy” – which was co-written by Anne-Marie alongside Nataliya “Tash” Phillips and Iain James – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Heavy” were collectively handled by The Invisible Men (Iggy Azalea, Bebe Rexha), Nana Rogues (Drake, Tinie Tempah), MNEK (Kara Marni, Zara Larsson) and Team Salut (Rita Ora, Emeli Sande).

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Stream the audio clip for “Heavy” below.

Mabel hits the studio with Pawws, The Electric

21 Sep

British singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has teamed with Pawws and The Electric for a new collaboration.

Pawws (born Lucy Helene Taylor) has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, The Electric (composed of Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen) are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Fifth Harmony’s “Don’t Say You Love Me,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’s “Love You More,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

Mabel’s current mini-album “Bedroom” – featuring the Marlon Roudette-penned / John “JD” Reid-produced “Finders Keepers” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming debut studio collection under Polydor Records reportedly boasts alliances with Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Raye (Anne-Marie), Arnthor Birgisson (Taya), Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Grades (Ella Mai) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Finders Keepers” below.