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Zak Abel hits the studio with Marlon Roudette for new collaboration

23 May

Zak Abel has teamed up with Marlon Roudette for a new collaboration.

Roudette previously co-wrote “Finders Keepers” and “Fine Line” for his sister Mabel McVey. The JD Reid-produced tracks peaked to numbers eight and eleven on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

In addition to prepping his third studio collection under Universal Music Group / Island Records UK, Roudette has also penned songs on the next projects by Sinead Harnett, Louisa Johnson, Dan Caplen, and Liam Payne.

Meanwhile, Abel is expected to release his next project and follow-up to 2017’s “Only When We’re Naked” – featuring current promotional single “Love Song” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Mojam Music, Nile Rodgers, Maegan Cottone, Lostboy, Will Simms, Jordan Riley, Philip Plested, SG Lewis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lawrie Martin, Fred Ball, Max McElligott, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “When the Beat Drops Out” below.

Zak Abel hits the studio with Mojam Music, Clarence Coffee Jr.

10 May

British singer/songwriter Zak Abel has recorded new music with Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Mojam have previously produced songs for Plan B (“In the Name of Man”), Tom Walker (“Heartland”), James Arthur (“Get Down”), Conor Maynard (“Talking About”), Sam Smith (“Like I Can”), Naughty Boy (“Should’ve Been Me”), Professor Green (“Monster”) and Tinie Tempah (“A Heart Can Save the World”).

Meanwhile, Coffee Jr.’s songwriting resume boasts works for Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Dua Lipa (“Genesis”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Tonight I’m Getting Over You”), Olly Murs (“Deeper”), Kylie Minogue (“Sexercize”), Lea Michele (“On My Way”), Justin Bieber (“The Feeling”) and Selena Gomez (“Forget Forever”).

Abel, on the other hand, is expected to release his next project later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “Only When We’re Naked” reportedly yields additional alliances with Nile Rodgers, Maegan Cottone, Lostboy, Will Simms, Jordan Riley, Philip Plested, SG Lewis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lawrie Martin, Fred Ball, Max McElligott, and Lucy “Pawws” Taylor.

Abel’s current promotional single “Love Song” – which was co-written by Wayne Hector and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Love Song” below.

Era Istrefi confirms new promotional single “Origami”

21 Mar

Era Istrefi has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Albanian singer/songwriter christened “Origami” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming still-untitled album under B1 Recordings / Neser Music / Ultra Records.

The track was written by Istrefi alongside Whitney Phillips (Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Jonas), Jerker Hansson (Zara Larsson, Erik Hassle) and Jarrad Rogers (Ella Eyre, Rachel Platten).

Featuring previous singles “No I Love Yous” and “Redrum,” Istrefi’s forthcoming project boasts further songwriting contributions from JHart, Maria Hazell, Chelcee Grimes, Sam Romans, Marli Harwood, Kamille, Jesse Saint John, Sarah Hudson, Maegan Cottone, Linnea Sodahl, and Jenna Andrews.

On the production front, the “Bonbon” star has also teamed up with TMS, Rami Yacoub, Jonas Jeberg, King Henry, Digital Farm Animals, Will Simms, Fred Ball, Two Inch Punch, and Hit Impulse.

Watch the music video for “No I Love Yous” below.

Lilly Ahlberg releases new promotional single “Bad Boys”

7 Jan

Swedish/British singer-songwriter Lilly Ahlberg has released her new promotional single online.

“Bad Boys” – which was written by Ahlberg alongside Anita Blay, Matt “HUMN” Newman and Jonny Hockings – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Bad Boys” were handled by Hockings alongside HUMN and Future Cut, who are also responsible for Maxine Ashley’s “Happy,” Whinnie Williams’ “What About Me,” Matt Terry’s “Heartless,” Bakar’s “Small Town Girl,” and Alex Adair’s “Casual.”

Ahlberg’s debut project – featuring further contributions from Jim Eliot, Corey Sanders, Rachel Furner, Danny Shah, Sam Merrifield, Hannah Wilson, Michael Angelo, Will Simms, Zena Kitt, Andreas Soederlund, and Knightstarr – is expected to arrive later this year via Hot Hot Records / Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Bad Boys” below.

Mullally hits the studio with Utters, Ed Thomas for new collaboration

10 Nov

British singer/songwriter Connor Mullally-Knight, known mononymously as Mullally, has enlisted Ed Thomas and Utters for a new collaboration.

Thomas is responsible for co-writing Jorja Smith’s “On My Mind,” Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Aquilo’s “Thin,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Meanwhile, Utters’ production resume boasts works with AlunaGeorge (“Last Kiss”), Chronixx (“I Know Love”), Raleigh Ritchie (“In Too Deep”), All Saints (“One Woman Man”), Foxes (“Beauty Queen”), Ella Eyre (“Home”), Selah Sue (“Feel”) and Purple Ferdinand (“Through Your Eyes”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mullally’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “She Don’t Know Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Two Inch Punch, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, ADP, Jordan Riley, Cook Classics, Scott Hoffman, Robopop, Will Simms, MNEK, Jonny Coffer, Grades, Scribz Riley, and Cool & Dre.

On the songwriting front, Mullally has also worked with Amy Wadge, Jason Boyd, Danny Parker, Grace Tither, Ali Tennant, Max McElligott, Ari PenSmith, Danny Shah, Jordan Thomas, Levi Lennox, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “She Don’t Know Me” below.

Bobii Lewis hits the studio with Nina Nesbitt, Mojam Music

12 Oct

British singer/songwriter Bobii Lewis has teamed with fellow recording artist Nina Nesbitt and Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

Nesbitt’s songwriting resume boasts works for Olivia Holt (“Phoenix”), Jasmine Thompson (“Love for the Lonely”), Conor Maynard (“Living”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”) and The Shires (“Other People’s Things”).

Mojam Music, composed of Mustafa Omer and James Murray, have previously produced Tom Walker’s “Heartland,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Frances’ “No Matter,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” and Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway.”

Meanwhile, Lewis’ current promotional single “Drifting” – which was produced by Don Corleone – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming debut project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Tre Jean Marie, Karen Poole, Bless Beats, Jin Jin, Michael Angelo, Negin Djafari, Harry James, Stacy Barthe, Cutfather, Grace Tither, Crada, Will Simms, Levi Lennox, Grades, Scribz Riley, The Rascals, Freedo, and Sky Adams.

Stream the audio clip for “Drifting” below.

Era Istrefi drafts French Montana for new single “No I Love Yous”

18 Jul

Era Istrefi has announced the title for her new single.

The Kosovo-Albanian recording artist (born Era Istrefaj) christened “No I Love Yous” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

The French Montana-featuring track, which was co-written by Chloe Angelides and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard alongside Lukas “Lulou” Loules and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund, is scheduled to arrive on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to “Bonbon” and the Felix Snow-produced “Redrum,” “Home With You” (co-written by RAYE and co-produced by Big Taste) and “Sapphire” (co-written by Sam Romans and produced by TMS) are among the other tracks slotted for inclusion on Istrefi’s debut album.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Will Simms, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Linnea Sodahl, Jesse Saint John, and Sarah Hudson.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.