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One Liners: The Wanted, Jaxsta, Neneh Cherry, more

By | Published on Thursday 28 April 2022

Tom Parker


Music credits database Jaxsta has promoted Beth Appleton to CEO, as founder Jacqui Louez-Schoorl focuses on other activities at the company. “Jacqui and I are magnificent business partners and friends”, says Appleton. “This change allows Jacqui to focus on the Jaxsta product and our community relations and I can then drive the management and operation of the company with my experience and connections, so together we can power each other and the success of Jaxsta going forward”.



The Wanted have released ‘Gold Forever (For Tom)’ in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity. The new version of the 2012 song was originally recorded for late band member Tom Parker’s memorial service.

Neneh Cherry has announced a new compilation of covers of her songs, called ‘The Versions’, which will be released on 10 Jun. Following Robyn’s recently released cover of ‘Buffalo Stance’, now a new version of ‘Manchild’ recorded by Sia has been shared. Other artists on the covers album include Anohni, Greentea Peng, Sudan Archives and Seinabo Sey.

Arcade Fire have released the latest track from their upcoming ‘We’ album, ‘Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)’.

Superorganism have expanded their new single ‘’. “It’s a musical journey through the anxieties and isolation that can arise from being an artist, it’s ultimately delicious though”, says the band’s Harry.

Angel Olsen has released ‘Big Time’, the second single from her upcoming new album of the same name.

James Righton has released new single ‘Empty Rooms’, featuring none other than Abba’s Benny Andersson. “He’s never done anything like this before”, Righton says of Andersson. “I nervously sent him the track and a couple of days later he sent back this keyboard line which was perfect”.

Aluna and Jayda G have teamed up for new single ‘Mine O Mine’. “This track was pure inspiration in the moment, myself and Jayda started with nothing and built the production, melody and lyrics from scratch, just following our thoughts and feelings about having pulled through 2021 and looking forward to 2022”, says Aluna.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs has shared ‘Crosswalk’, the second single from his upcoming album ‘When the Lights Go’, which is out in July.

JWestern has released new single ‘More Than Friends’.



Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will play EartH in London on 25 Nov. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

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