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One Liners: Amy Shark, Spotify, Dua Lipa, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 10 March 2020

Amy Shark


Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark has signed a new global management deal with Red Light. “We are absolutely THRILLED to have Amy Shark join the Red Light Management team”, says company president Will Botwin. “Amy is an extraordinary songwriter and singer and we are looking forward to helping develop Amy’s career further on a global scale”.



Spotify has announced details of its latest initiative to support emerging talent. Called Radar, the programme will see the streaming firm select an artist or artists in a number of key markets and provide them with marketing and editorial support. In the UK all that Radar love will go to rap duo Young T & Bugsey.



Dua Lipa has released a workout video to accompany her new single ‘Physical’. Like Jane Fonda, but with more lewd gestures. Her new album (Dua Lipa, not Jane Fonda), ‘Future Nostalgia’, is out on 3 Apr.

Warpaint’s Jenny Lee Lindberg has released a cover of Fugazi’s ‘I’m So Tired’, with a seven-inch version being pressed up for Record Store Day. “I love, admire and respect Fugazi with my whole heart, always have”, she says. “The sentiment of ‘I’m So Tired’ is deeply moving and extremely relatable. It was such a pleasure and a pleasant surprise I was able to pull this off. I hope I did it justice, it sure was fun – and that’s the point of it all”.

Enter Shikari have released new single ‘The King’. Frontman Rou Reynolds explains: “‘The King’ is about the fervent, rushed desire we as humans often have for revenge. It’s almost a lesson in patience and forgiveness. Not just lyrically, but also because of how much of a struggle this boisterous track was to make. We’re glad we stuck with it and tamed this beast and can’t wait to play it live”.

Nightwish have released new single ‘Harvest’. Their new album – ‘Human. :II: Nature.’ – is out on 10 Apr.

Flohio has released another new freestyle, this one titled ‘Disengaged’.

Hinds have released new single ‘Come Back And Love Me’. Says guitarist Carlotta Cosials: “[This] is the most romantic song we’ve ever done. We had real doubts about which song of the album should be the next single and when we told our team we wanted this one they all freaked out cos nobody chooses ballads for a single. Then I thought that we never really followed any industry rule so I think we will be OK”.

Yves Tumor has released new single ‘Kerosene’ from upcoming album ‘Heaven To A Tortured Mind’, which is out on 3 Apr.

M.O have released new single ‘Going Out Of My Way’ featuring Mr Eazi.

Kelly Moran has released the latest track that appears on a new compilation called ‘Ultrasonic’. Said track is called ‘Sodalis’. The album is full of experimental pieces based on field recordings of bats that were made by composer Stuart Hyatt. Other contributors to the record include Eluvium, Mary Lattimore, Sarah Davachi, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma. The compilation is out on 1 May through Temporary Residence.

Haring has released new single ‘Community’. His new album, ‘Blurred’, is out on 27 Mar.



BTS have announced that they will play two nights at Twickenham Stadium in London on 3-4 Jul. Tickets will go on pre-sale to the band’s fanclub on 18 Mar.

Deadmau5 has announced that he will bring his ‘Cube v3’ show to London’s Brixton Academy on 26 Jun. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

Ghostpoet has announced that he will tour the UK and Ireland in November. His new album ‘I Grow Tired But I Dare Not Fall Asleep’ is out on 1 May.

Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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