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RITT MOMNEY – PUT YOUR RECORDS ON

By Cassandra Yany

Ritt Momney released the music video for his version of Corinne Bailey Rae’s “Put Your Records On” Thursday. In the video produced by Overcast and directed by Daniel Jordan K, a young boy’s daydream is brought to life and he sees himself as a future pop star in a psychedelic dreamscape.

The audience sees the pop star in a field filled with colorful roses underneath a pastel sky. This scene then starts to morph back into reality as the tone of the song changes. The serene, yet exciting vibe of the visuals perfectly encapsulates the feel-good mood of the track.

The cover first gained popularity as part of a TikTok trend where creators would put random swatches of makeup on their face and then jump to a clip where they have designed a full look using those colors. Social media influencer Ian Roley was invited on set as a makeup influencer to recreate the trend’s butterfly look for the music video.

“In 2006, Corinne Bailey Rae released one of the greatest pop songs of all time with ‘Put Your Records On,’” said Momney. “It was one of my mom’s favorites. She’d blast it in the minivan on the way to soccer practice and we’d all sing.”

“Fast forward to March 2020 when I got the idea to do a fun little cover of this song I’ve loved my whole life to combat some of the dreariness I was feeling. With this being my first real music video, I was really lucky to work with a bunch of professionals who were also around my age. They did a really good job capturing the essence of the cover, and I’m stoked that I got to work with Ian, the makeup artist who started the TikTok trend.”

Momney plans to donate a portion of the music video’s proceeds to a charity of Rae’s choosing. His rework of the song has become the 21-year-old’s breakout hit of the year. It has earned him over 120 million global streams to date with over two million TikTok videos made with the sound. This also marks Momney’s first Billboard Hot 100 entry, currently holding the no. 82 spot, and his Pop radio debut, charting at no. 39 less than two weeks after its impact.

The song topped Spotify’s US and Global Viral 50 charts in September and currently holds the no. 17 and no. 23 spots on the Us and Global Top 50, respectively.

About Ritt Momney

Ritt Momney is the solo project of Salt Lake City native Jack Rutter. The project first began as an indie rock band with his high school friends, but later became a personal outlet for the 21-year-old after his bandmates left for Mormon missions and his girlfriend went to college. He began writing, recording and producing his upcoming debut album in his bedroom. In the LP, titled “Her and All of My friends,” Rutter struggles with loss, loneliness and a drift away from Mormon culture.

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Ritt Momney Joins Disruptor / Columbia Records

Ritt Momney  recently joined the Disruptor / Columbia Records family. In case you’re not familiar, Ritt Momney is the solo project of 20 year-old Salt Lake City native, Jack Rutter, which began as an indie rock band and became a personal outlet for Jack after his bandmates left on Mormon missions and his girlfriend left for college.

Sighting James Blake, Earl Sweatshirt, and STRFKR as musical influences, Ritt released his debut album Her and All of My Friends in July 2019. The 13-track LP shows how he grapples with loss, loneliness, and a drift away from Mormon culture. One of his most popular tracks on the album, “(If) The Book Doesn’t Sell,” tells the story of him questioning religion as a 14 year old. Listen HERE.

Ritt Momney was slated to hit the road with Dayglow this spring, but due to COVID the tour got canceled. With newfound time on his hands, he recorded a cover of Corinne Bailey Rae’s 2006 Grammy-nominated hit “Put Your Records On.” Ritt’s modern take on the nostalgic track immediately gained traction on TikTok, with over 40k videos posted per day using the sound, including posts by Lizzo and Iggy Azalea. The track is currently #26 on Spotify US, #50 on Spotify Global and climbing. “Put Your Records On” reached #1 on Spotify’s US Viral 50 and #2 on Global Viral 50 and has been added to various Spotify playlists including Today’s Top Hits, Pop Rising, Chill Hits, and more. It’s also currently in the Top 100 on Apple Music Global and iTunes.

In an interview with Rolling Stone about the inspiration behind recording “Put Your Records On,” Ritt says: “Right after COVID-19 hit, I wanted to be working on something, but I really felt that — with how depressing the world already was at that point — I couldn’t handle writing a depressing song. It was too much. I started playing around with the idea of manifesting happiness instead of projecting my own sadness. It was pretty therapeutic….[I] felt like a lot of the people I know and care about could use a song like this right now…. All the credit goes to Corinne Bailey Rae.”

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Lost Kings – Hurt × DeathbyRomy

Los Angeles based producers Lost Kings are back with the release of their brand new track and music video, “Hurt” ft. singer/songwriter DeathbyRomy via Disruptor Records/RCA Records (listen/watch here).  “Hurt” sees the guys returning to one of the hallmarks of their earliest releases, an up-tempo dance heavy beat.  The production mixed with DeathbyRomy’s powerful rich vocals provide the perfect end of summer jam for anyone’s playlist. In addition, Kyle Cogan directed the accompanying music and features dancer Maisy Dunne performing stunning choreography.

“Hurt” is the first track to be released from the duo’s forthcoming EP It’s Not You. The guys will release additional tracks in the coming months which will culminate with the EP.

“‘Hurt’ marks the beginning of a new chapter of Lost Kings,” says the duo. “These songs on the It’s Not You EP speak to the cycle of relationships that we’ve been through and our fans can relate to. We wanted to touch on people being in love but also wanting to keep their independence. Sonically, we wanted to continue exploring a new frontier while keeping the truest reflection of who we are.”

About Lost Kings

Lost Kings consists of Los Angeles based duo Rob Gainley and Nick Shanholtz. The two have risen up through the ranks of new producer talents gaining over 800 million combined streams worldwide.  In the process, they have released various original music and remixes, released two EP’s, Paper Crowns and Lost Angeles and sold out major markets across the US including New York’s Webster Hall and Chicago’s Bottom Lounge.  The group’s EP’s featured artists from all genres of music including Wiz Khalifa, Ally Brooke, A$AP Ferg, Marc E. Bassy, Loren Gray, Social House, Anna Clendening and more. After making their mainstage debut at the Life Is Beautiful Festival and playing some of the biggest music festivals across the globe, Lost Kings secured their slot to make their debut at Coachella in 2021.

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Dove Cameron × BIA – Remember Me

DOVE CAMERON SHARES NEW SINGLE “REMEMBER ME” FT BIA

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Dove Cameron has released her latest single “Remember Me” featuring BIA today via Columbia Records/Disruptor Records. Dove’s sonic soundscape takes a dark turn as she coo’s about how she wants to be remembered over a strong bassline and shiny synths.

Produced by the Futuristics, Dove’s song “Remember Me” follows songs by Camila Cabello, Halsey and Bebe Rexha that have all come from the multi-platinum duo.

In speaking about the track, Dove says: “I’m so excited for my new single “Remember Me” to finally be released! I’ve been waiting for what feels like years to finally have this track and this new sound be out in the world and available to my fans, and I can’t believe that day is today! I also couldn’t be happier to be working with an artist like BIA, I’m such a fan and the tone and energy she brought to the track is magic.”

Dove took part in Global Citizen and the World Health Organization’s #TogetherAtHome concert series, where she debuted “Remember Me” for the first time and had over 200K viewers. Watch her performance HERE

Dove released her first few musical flavorings “Waste” and “Bloodshot,” which Cosmopolitan calls “a dreamy heartbreaker that might keep you up at night” late September. She later released “So Good,” which E! News called “an absolute stunner,” and “Out of Touch” shortly after. Collectively, the songs have accumulated over 30 million streams and video views to date and have received praises from Rolling Stone, Billboard and Refinery29.

Stay tuned for more from Dove Cameron coming soon!

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