Fitz produced “Fadeback” while Joel Little (Lorde) produced “Do What You Want” and Ricky Reed (Jessie J) helmed “Hand Clap.” Fitz and The Tantrums are: Fitz (vocals), Noelle Scaggs (vocals/tambourine), James King (saxophone), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards), John Wicks (drums) and Joseph Karnes (bass).
The New York Times noted, “Their debut effort, ‘Pickin’ Up the Pieces’ (Dangerbird), and follow-up, ‘More Than Just a Dream’ (Elektra), burst with danceable hooks.” The Los Angeles Times said, “Fitz…understands what makes a good song…And co-vocalist Noelle Scaggs’ charisma overflows.” About Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears: Black Joe Lewis (born Tucson, Arizona, United States)is an American blues, funk and soul artist influenced by Howlin' Wolf and James Brown.
He formed Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears in Austin, Texas in 2007.
For our third album, we continued to challenge ourselves, taking care not to write the same record again.” “Turn It Up,” Fitz exhorts at the top of album opener and first single “Hand Clap.” The horn-and-beats fueled track captures the exhilarating sense of promise – and danger – that a night out and a new romance hold.
The staccato “Complicated” paints a relationship that’s packed with both chemistry and conflict and bursts into an unexpected cheer.
Will.explained the “situation” like this, "Since the beginning of Black Eyed Peas, we've always had amazing vocalists that appeared on the mic with us. On ‘Elephunk,' there were several females that appeared on that album.” He continued, “Obviously Fergie was the featured female, but on songs like 'Let's Get it Started,' it's Noelle [Scaggs], and then Fergie, songs like 'Latin Girls,' it's Debi Nova, and 'Request Line,' it's Macy Gray.
We'll always work with good females." Fergie hasn’t recorded any new music with the Peas in more than five years, but she did perform with them at Coachella in 2015.
actress arrived in style for their engagement dinner on Saturday night (November 4) in New York City.
PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Joe Jonas Joining the engaged couple at the dinner was Joe‘s older brother Kevin Jonas and his wife Danielle along with his DNCE band mates Cole Whittle and Jin Joo Lee.
Fitz and The Tantrums’ natural exuberance permeates their new self-titled album, which celebrates walking to the beat of your own drum.