Track of the Day: John Newman returns with huge new single, Feelings.
John Newman, owner of one of the most distinctive voices, writer and performer of some of the biggest anthems including 3 number 1 singles - Feel The Love, Love Me Again & Blame, and one of the major breakthrough artists in the UK in recent years, marks his very welcome return with the release of his brand-new single FEELINGS.
Released on Island Records, John wrote the track with the BLNK collective in Sweden, best known for writing Chainsmokers Paris and Sexual for NEIKED. The track was co-produced by John alongside fast rising Swedish producer Jarly who co-produced Lullaby and Came Here For Love for long time John collaborator, Sigala.
John has just hit a staggering 2 billion global streams (combining audio and video) for his own releases and is well past the 4.5 billion!! mark when you factor in his hugely successful collaborations.
Following the release of 2015s acclaimed Revolve album, which was the follow-up to his platinum selling no. 1 debut album Tribute, John took a well-earned break to take stock, recover from a health issue and re-examine what it was he wanted to say and how he would say it. Revolve was largely recorded in Los Angeles where Newman had been spending a lot of time, including a headlining performance at Coachella alongside friend and collaborator Calvin Harris (& Rihanna) where they performed their number 1 hit Blame.
It quickly became clear that his heart and soul belonged in the UK and John relocated to the Kent countryside where he has been busy in the studio writing and recording new music.
It was the global no. 1 smash Love Me Again and subsequent debut album, Tribute which also spawned the huge hit single Come & Get It, that established the Yorkshire-man as one of the UKs most singular talents and consistently successful artists. Global monster Blame, which sold over 4 million worldwide, gave John his third UK no. 1 single following Rudimentals Feel The Love and his own chart-topping debut Love Me Again. Newman has sold over 6 million singles world-wide to date.
John has also found time to record and feature alongside Sigala and the legendary Nile Rodgers on the massive hit Give Me Your Love and remains very much in demand as a songwriter having penned singles for Paloma Faith, Kungs, & Jacob Banks to name but a few.