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FKA twigs reunites with Rick Nowels for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has reunited with Rick Nowels for a new collaboration.

Nowels previously co-wrote and co-produced “Good to Love” for twigs, which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Recent credits by Nowels also include Lana Del Rey’s “Love,” Dua Lipa’s “Lost in Your Light,” Kesha’s “Hunt You Down,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” Melanie C’s “Unravelling,” and Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me?”

Meanwhile, FKA twigs is expected to release her sophomore studio collection – featuring further contributions from Sia, Andrew Wyatt, Levi Lennox, and Timmaz “Tic” Zolleyn – later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “LP1,” which peaked to number thirty on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned alliances with Emile Haynie (“Two Weeks”), Dev Hynes (“Hours”), Sampha (“Numbers”), Joel Compass (“Kicks”), Paul Epworth (“Pendulum”) and Arca (“Lights On”).

Stream the audio clip for “Good to Love” below.

FKA twigs hits the studio with Levi Lennox for new collaboration

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has teamed up with Levi Lennox for a new collaboration.

Lennox’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”), Lauren Aquilina (“Lie to Me”) and Koda Kumi (“Bangerang”).

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Sam Smith, RAYE, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, KStewart, Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie, LOVELLE, Mabel McVey, DAGNY, Becky Hill, Amber Mark, Era Istrefi, DAKOTA, Melissa Steel, Ellie Goulding, Dan Caplen, and Georgia Ku.

Meanwhile, FKA twigs is expected to release her upcoming sophomore studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Good to Love” and “Trust in Me” – later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

In addition to confirmed contributors Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey) and Sia (Katy Perry), the highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware) and Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher).

Watch the music video for “Good to Love” below.

Sampha delivers new promotional single “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano”

12 Jan

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Sampha has delivered a new song online.

“(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Sampha produced the track alongside regular collaborator Rodaidh McDonald, whose other credits include Adels’s “If It Hadn’t Been for Love,” Lapsley’s “Hurt Me,” The XX’s “Hold On,” and JONES’ “Deep.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sampha’s upcoming debut album “Process” – featuring previous promotional singles “Blood on Me” and “Timmy’s Prayer” – will arrive on February 3 via Young Turks Recordings.

As a songwriter and record producer, Sampha recently helmed Solange’s hit single “Don’t Touch My Hair” alongside fellow musicians Raphael Saadiq, David Andrew Sitek, and Patrick Wimberly of Chairlift.

His extensive resume boasts further works with Alicia Keys (“Give Me Life”), FKA twigs (“Numbers”), Katy B (“Play”), Drake (“Too Much”), SBTRKT (“Hold On”), Emile Haynie (“A Kiss Goodbye”) and Jessie Ware (“Valentine”).

Watch the music video for “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano” below.

FKA twigs teams with Oneohtrix Point Never for new song “Trust in Me”

12 Jan

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FKA twigs has shared a new song online.

The self-directed Nike commercial entitled “Do You Believe in More?” – featuring the audio clip for “Trust in Me” – was posted to NikeWomen’s YouTube channel on Wednesday (January 11, 2017).

“Trust in Me” was written by FKA twigs alongside Joseph Williams and the song’s producer Daniel “Oneohtrix Point Never” Lopatin, who recently helmed several tracks on Anohni’s critically-acclaimed debut album, “HOPELESSNESS.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer/songwriter – real name Tahliah Barnett – is currently working on her upcoming sophomore studio collection under Young Turks Recordings.

The still-untitled project – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Sia and Rick Nowels – follows to 2014’s “LP1,” which peaked to number thirty on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Watch the ad below to hear ‘Trust In Me’.

Sampha announces details for debut album “Process”

5 Nov

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Sampha has announced the details for his upcoming debut album.

The British electronic music singer, songwriter, and record producer – born Sampha Sisay – christened his first studio collection “Process” and will release it on February 3, 2017 via Young Turks Recordings.

Current single “Blood On Me” – which was produced by Sampha alongside Rodaidh McDonald – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In related news, Sampha recently co-wrote and co-produced “Don’t Touch My Hair” for Solange alongside Patrick Wimberly, Dave Sitek and Raphael Saadiq. The track appears on Solange’s latest album, “A Seat at the Table.”

Sampha’s extensive resume boasts further works with FKA twigs (“Numbers”), Katy B (“Play”), Drake (“Too Much”), SBTRKT (“Hold On”), Emile Haynie (“A Kiss Goodbye”) and Jessie Ware (“Valentine”).

Peep the tracklisting for “Process” below.

(1) Plastic 100°C / (2) Blood on Me / (3) Kora Sings / (4) (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano / (5) Take Me Inside / (6) Reverse Faults / (7) Under / (8) Timmy’s Prayer / (9) Incomplete Kisses / (10) What Shouldn’t I Be?

FKA twigs unleashes “Good to Love” music video

21 Feb

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FKA twigs has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the self-directed visual clip for “Good to Love” to her YouTube channel on Thursday (February 18, 2016).

“Good to Love” was co-written and produced by Rick Nowels, whose recent credits include Adele (“Why Do You Love Me”), Madonna (“Beautiful Scars”), Lana Del Rey (“High By the Beach”) and Foxes (“Wicked Love”).

Meanwhile, twigs – real name Tahliah Barnett – will release her upcoming sophomore album later this year through Young Turks Recordings.

The still-untitled project – featuring songwriting contributions from fellow recording artist Sia Furler – serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “LP1,” which peaked to number thirty on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Fans of Nowels’ songwriting and productions works, on the other hand, should look out for the next releases by Charli XCX [Neon Gold / Atlantic], HAIM [Polydor / Columbia] and Gwen Stefani [Interscope].

Watch the music video for “Good to Love” below.

FKA twigs works with Sia for second album

25 Sep

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FKA twigs has worked with Sia for her upcoming sophomore album.

The Australian singer/songwriter previously co-wrote hits for Celine Dion (“Loved Me Back to Life”), Jennifer Lopez (“Expertease”), Jessie J (“Breathe”), Kylie Minogue (“Kiss Me Once”) and Kelly Clarkson (“Invisible”).

Furthermore, Sia’s next album “This is Acting” will hit stores and digital outlets later this year through Puzzle Monkey Records and RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “1000 Forms of Fear” includes songs that were initially pitched to Adele [XL], Beyonce [Columbia], Katy Perry [Capitol], Demi Lovato [Hollywood], Rihanna [Roc Nation] and Shakira [RCA].

FKA twigs’ first studio collection, 2014’s “LP1,” peaked to number thirty on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Two Weeks,” “Video Girl” and “Pendulum.”

Her current mini-collection “M3LL155X” – boasting contributions from Arca, Boots, Joel Compass, and Tic – is now available for download for download via iTunes in partnership with Young Turks Recordings.

Listen to the audio clip for “Alive” below.