International pop icon P!NK releases the title track, “Beautiful Trauma” today (Click Here To Listen). The track is the second to be released from her highly anticipated seventh studio album due out October 13th via RCA Records. Fans who pre-order the album will receive “Beautiful Trauma” instantly. “Beautiful Trauma” was written by P!NK and Jack Antonoff and produced by Antonoff.
The first single, “What About Us,” has over 100 million streams worldwide and hit #1 on iTunes in 26 markets, Top 5 in 36 markets and Top 10 in 48 markets on the day of release. Rolling Stone called the track “…an emotional dance floor anthem packed with pounding drums and a gorgeous array of synths,” while Variety said its “…an aching ballad with a soaring chorus that shows off the singer’s powerful range.”
In August, P!nk received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2017 Video Music Awards
Since her debut in 2000, P!NK has released six studio albums, 1 greatest hits album, sold over 42 million albums, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1). In addition, she is the recipient of three Grammy Awards, one Daytime Emmy Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six MTV Video Music Awards, two MTV Europe Awards, two People’s Choice Awards and was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013.
She has sold out arenas all over the world, made her acting debut in Lionsgate’s Thanks for Sharing and released a side project with singer/songwriter Dallas Green entitled You+Me. Last year, P!NK released “Just Like Fire” from Walt Disney Studios’ feature film Alice Through The Looking Glass. The track was #1 on the Adult Contemporary Chart for 6 consecutive weeks and has over 155 million views of the music video. P!NK was featured on Kenny Chesney’s “Setting The World on Fire,” marking her first #1 on the Country Airplay Chart and Hot Country Songs Chart. The track also received a 2017 Grammy nomination for Best Country Duo/Group performance earning P!NK her 18th Grammy nomination.
P!NK is a huge supporter of various charities, including: Make a Wish Foundation, Autism Speaks, Human Rights Campaign and No Kid Hungry. She was formerly a spokesperson for COVERGIRL and remains on the UNICEF team as an Ambassador.
For More Information:
Official Website: http://www.pinkspage.com
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pink
To Purchase, Listen or Pre-Order:
“What About Us”
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“Beautiful Trauma” Track
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Paloma Faith – one of only two British female artists this decade to have their last three albums go double platinum in the UK – will release her long-awaited fourth album, ‘The Architect’, on November 17 via RCA Records.
The new album – her first in more than three years and since giving birth to her first child – features an array of acclaimed co-writers, producers and collaborators including: Sia, John Legend, Jesse Shatkin, TMS, Starsmith, Tobias Jesso Jr., Eg White, Rag'n'Bone Man, actor Samuel L. Jackson and journalist and activist Owen Jones.
Paloma, who won the BRIT Award for British Female Solo Artist in 2015 following the phenomenal success of her last record, 2014’s ‘A Perfect Contradiction’, explores both personal and political themes on the album.
Whilst the music is classic Paloma – with sweeping orchestral tracks, smooth soul, sleek disco grooves and stomping electro pop all featured on the album – the lyrics raise social and political questions, and cover powerful and topical themes, such as motherhood, social anxiety, wealth inequality, technology’s impact on feelings of alienation…. oh and also the future of the Western world, Donald Trump, Brexit and the refugee crisis – all within the confines of classic pop.
A deluxe version of the album will include four bonus tracks -
16. Power to the Peaceful
17. Tonight’s Not the Only Night
18. My Body
19. Price of Fame
Title track ‘The Architect’ features - if you can imagine it – Paloma as Mother Nature, singing to humanity, while ‘Guilty’ reflects on the Brexit vote from the perspective of a Leave voter who regrets their choice. Lead single ‘Crybaby’ ponders whether war would cease to exist if men successfully dealt with their emotions, and ‘Lost and Lonely’ is sung from the viewpoint of a skeleton!
The album also includes the track ‘Warrior’ written by Sia, which Paloma interprets to be about the refugee crisis, a duet with John Legend, ‘I’ll Be Gentle’, and two spoken word interludes – album opener ‘Evolution’ which is performed by acclaimed actor Samuel L. Jackson and ‘Politics of Hope’ which is a political commentary by Owen Jones. String arrangements on ‘The Architect’, ‘Warrior’ and ‘I’ll Be Gentle’ were written by David Arnold, the celebrated film and TV composer best known for his work on James Bond and Sherlock.
Paloma said: “‘The Architect’ is a social observation record. I was adamant that I wouldn’t write about love. I wanted to look outside of myself. I’m coming at politics from the perspective of the common man or woman, observing why people are suffering. Each song on the record is about a different pocket of the socio-political world that I’ve been delving into.”
She added: “I wanted to write something more modern. On previous albums I’ve been more concerned with the past, but now I’m looking forward because of motherhood and wanting to change things for a better future. It’s a marriage of old and new.”
Today Paloma releases the video for first single, ‘Crybaby’ – watch here. The dystopian video, which is directed by Thomas James and was shot in Ukraine, opens with footage of IVF, a newborn baby and a young girl, before a man addresses a group of uniformed young people, including the girl, in a human factory. He gives a speech about qualities such as emotion, empathy and feeling, which he says are “for the weak, for those we leave behind, for those that we remove from the crop.” The rest of video features Paloma as one of the people in the institution as she encounters the brutal training of the people imprisoned.
‘The Architect’ follows the huge success of Paloma’s last album, ‘A Perfect Contradiction’, which spent 29 weeks in the Top 10 Albums Chart, 66 weeks in the Top 40, and 100 weeks in the Top 200. The epic lead single from the record, ‘Only Love Can Hurt Like This’, is Paloma’s biggest-selling to date, with over half a million copies sold and 55 million streams on Spotify.
Pre-order the ‘The Architect’ here and here
Paloma will embark on a UK arena tour next year, entertaining huge crowds across the UK and Ireland playing shows at venues including the Manchester Arena, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Dublin’s 3Arena and London’s O2 Arena. Tickets for The Architect tour 2018 go on sale on September 29 at 9am via gigsandtours.com
Full UK arena tour dates below:
March 2 First Direct Arena, Leeds
March 3 Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
March 5 BHGE Arena, Aberdeen
March 6 The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
March 8 Manchester Arena, Manchester
March 9 Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
March 11 BIC, Bournemouth
March 12 Brighton Centre, Brighton
March 14 O2 Arena, London
March 17 Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff
March 20 Echo Arena, Liverpool
March 21 Genting Arena, Birmingham
March 23 The SSE Arena, Belfast
March 24 3Arena, Dublin
Three-time Grammy award-winning superstar Gwen Stefani will release her first ever holiday album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas, on Interscope / Polydor Records October 6th. The set features a mixture of original and classic holiday tunes and is available for pre-order September 22nd at https://GwenStefani.lnk.to/ChristmasPR Fans who pre-order You Make It Feel Like Christmas will receive an instant download of the title track which features a duet with Blake Shelton. Listen to Gwen Stefani featuring Blake Shelton “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” HERE and purchase the single at all digital retailers.
An exclusive Deluxe Edition of You Make It Feel Like Christmas will also be available. This special version includes a hard-back book with 24 pages of exclusive images from the making of the album and Gwen’s personal holiday photos.
Exclusive holiday bundles and merchandise including the CD, white vinyl, T-Shirt, Christmas cards, ornament, and more are currently available at gwenstefani.com.
You Make It Feel Like Christmas features six originals and six classic holiday tunes. The first single “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” was written by Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, busbee and Justin Tranter, with the other originals being written by Gwen Stefani, busbee and Justin Tranter. You Make It Feel Like Christmas was produced by busbee and Eric Valentine.
Gwen Stefani feat. Blake Shelton “You Make it Feel Like Christmas” eSingle
Newly crowned BBC Music’s Introducing Artist of the Year, Izzy Bizu announces single 'Talking To You'
Newly crowned as BBC Music’s Introducing Artist of the Year, Izzy Bizu has released brand new single ‘Talking To You’. Take a listen here.
The BBC Music Award win rounds off a huge year for the 22 year-old South Londoner who released her debut album in September, was nominated for and played the MOBO Awards, recorded the theme tune for the Euro 2016 Championships, performed at multiple festivals across the summer and has only recently returned from an 8 date tour of the US as part of the BBC Presents Tour with Spring King and Sundara Karma.
Izzy perform lived on BBC One tonight as part of the Music Awards, following in the steps of past winners including Catfish and the Bottlemen and Jack Garratt.
She has also announced two headline shows for 2017:
Tuesday, 14th February - Manchester, Club Academy
Wednesday, 15th February - London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Stream / Buy A Moment Of Madness including ‘Talking To You’
Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/IzzyAMOMAM
Emeli Sandé to livestream first UK concert in support of 'Long Live The Angels' exclusively via TIDAL
Following the release of her long awaited second studio album, Long Live The Angels, TIDAL will exclusively livestream Emeli Sandé’s first U.K. concert in support of the release of her album on Tuesday 15th November at 9:00 PM GMT. The livestream will be available for replay as well, so fans worldwide can tune in at their convenience.
TIDAL members can watch “TIDAL X Emeli Sandé from London” live at TIDAL.com/EmeliSande and will find it available on replay thereafter.
Non-members can view a 1-minute preview of the performance and sign up for a complimentary trial HERE.
TIDAL’s commitment to connecting fans with their favourite musicians has spanned dozens of livestreams, thousands of ticket giveaways, and an extensive array of exclusive content – including: TIDAL X 1015, a star studded benefit concert; TIDAL X livestreams from Chance the Rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill, Bon Jovi and more; exclusive albums such as Beyoncé’s LEMONADE, Rihanna’s ANTI and Usher’s Hard II Love; unique content including Nick Jonas’ Last Year Was Complicated documentary series, Rick Ross’ album annotations and more!
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