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One Liners: Dave Stewart, Demi Lovato, St Vincent, more

By | Published on Monday 13 May 2019

Dave Stewart

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• That Hipgnosis Songs Fund has acquired the publishing catalogue of Dave Stewart – a cache of over 1000 songs. Stewart also joins the company’s advisory board. “I’m not generally one for puns but sweet dreams are literally made of this”, says Hipgnosis founder Merck Mercuriadis. Is that strictly a pun?

• Demi Lovato has signed a new management deal with Scooter Braun. She says she “couldn’t be happier, [or more] inspired and excited to begin this next chapter”.

• St Vincent marked the tenth anniversary of her second album, ‘Actor’, last week with an essay on her memories of making and releasing it.

• New Avicii track, ‘Tough Love’, has been released. It’s taken from his upcoming posthumous album ‘Tim’.

• Aurora has released new single ‘The River’. Her new album, ‘A Different Kind of Human (Step II), is out on 7 Jun.

• Babymetal have released new single ‘Elevator Girl’.

• P Money has released new single ‘Where & When’, featuring Giggs.

• Open Mike Eagle has released a new collaboration with Lizzo, titled ‘Extra Consent’.

• Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has released new single ‘Kimi Ga Ii Ne Kuretara’ (‘If You Look Good’). The track serves as the theme song for Japanese drama series ‘Mukai No Bazuru Kazoku’ – or ‘My Family Goes Viral’.

• Tolliver has released new single ‘Keep It Wet’.

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