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One Liners: Lana Del Rey, FAC, Kings Of Leon, more

By | Published on Tuesday 12 January 2021

Lana Del Rey


Round Hill Music has acquired of the catalogue of songwriter Jim Vallance – best known as the songwriting partner of Bryan Adams. He has also written for bands such as Kiss, Aerosmith and Heart.



The Featured Artists Coalition has announced a load of new Artist Ambassadors. They are Kano, Anna Calvi, Idles’ Adam Derbyshire, Brix Smith, Rae Morris, Shabaka Hutchings, Portishead’s Beth Gibbons, Carmody, Frank Hamilton, Ruth Patterson and Benny Bizzie. Patterson and Bizzie are joint ambassadors with Attitude Is Everything.

Kwame Safo has joined the PRS Foundation as Grants & Programmes Manager (Industry Funds). “We’re delighted to welcome Kwame to the PRS Foundation team”, says CEO Joe Frankland. “His music connections and experience across multiple sectors of the industry will be a fantastic asset to the organisation, the team and the ground-breaking industry funds he will be managing”.



Lana Del Rey has released ‘Chem Trails Over The Country Club’, the title track of her new album, which is set for release on 19 Mar.

Kings Of Leon will release new album ‘When You See Yourself’ on 5 Mar. From it, this is new single, ‘The Bandit’.

Zayn Malik has released new single ‘Vibez’. His new album, ‘Nobody Is Listening’, is out this Friday.

Sleaford Mods have released new single ‘Nudge It’, featuring Amy Taylor from Amyl And The Sniffers.

Unknown T has released new single ‘WW2’.

Blanck Mass will release new album ‘In Fernaux’ on 26 Feb. From it, this is ‘Starstuff’.

Church & AP have released new single ‘Must Be’.

Hockeysmith has released new single ‘Down Love’.

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

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