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One Liners: Louis Tomlinson, Jamie Hartman, Sufjan Stevens, more

By | Published on Thursday 12 October 2017

Louis Tomlinson

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Songwriter Jamie Hartman, best known of late for co-writing Rag N Bone Man’s ‘Human’, has signed a new worldwide publishing deal with Reservoir. He has worked with the company since its 2012 acquisition of Reverb Music. “I am delighted”, says Reservoir’s Annette Barrett. “I’m THRILLED”, says Hartman.

• Son Lux have signed to City Slang and will release new album ‘Brighter Wounds’ on 9 Feb. The band will also play a one-off UK show at The Scala in London on 20 Feb. Here’s new single ‘Dream State’:

• Punk band Lightyear are crowdfunding a new documentary about the mid-90s UK punk scene, called ‘This Music Doesn’t Belong To You’. “It was a golden era of innocence, passion and debauchery”, say the band. “And it was never truly documented”. Put in a few quid here.

• Louis Tomlinson has released a new song, ‘Just Like You’. “It’s all about this view of celebrities that we’re impenetrable and almost not human, but fundamentally we all have the same problems’, he says, wealthily.

• Sufjan Stevens will release a compilation of outtakes, remixes and demos from his ‘Carrie & Lowell’ album, titled ‘The Greatest Gift Mixtape’, on 24 Nov. From it, this is ‘Wallowa Lake Monster’:

• Shamir has released new single ‘Straight Boy’. His new album, ‘Revelations’, is out next month.

• Mabel has announced that she will release her debut mixtape, ‘Ivy To Roses’, tomorrow. From it, this is ‘Begging’:

• New Zealand producer Truth has just released the video for ‘Lyrical Murderer’, his collaboration with D Double E:

• Recent Secretly Canadian signing Makeness has released new single ‘Loud Patterns’:

• Paradise Lost have announced that they will tour the UK and Ireland in February, finishing with a show at Gorilla in Manchester on 23 Feb.

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

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