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Izzy Bizu hits the studio with Zak Abel, Fred Cox for new collaboration

5 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, known professionally as Izzy Bizu, has teamed up with Zak Abel and Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing his debut album “Only When We’re Naked” in 2017 via Atlantic Records UK, Abel is also known for co-writing Paloma Faith’s “I’ll Be Gentle” and Why Don’t We & Macklemore’s “I Don’t Belong In This Club.”

Meanwhile, Cox’s production resume boasts works with Grace Carter (“Heal Me”), Olivia Nelson (“Back When”), Caitlyn Scarlett (“Back When”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Grace”), Kiah Victoria (“Treat Me”), Denai Moore (“Leave It Up To You”), Chloe Howl (“Comfortably Me”) and Tanika (“Fuck Boy”).

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Bizu is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited.

The follow-up to 2016’s “A Moment of Madness” reportedly features additional alliances with Ian Barter, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Diane Warren, Plested, Fiona Bevan, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Kelli Leigh, Troy Miller, and Laconic.

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Lights On” below.

Izzy Bizu hits the studio with Laconic for new collaboration

13 Jul

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British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, known professionally as Izzy Bizu, has teamed up with Laconic for new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production duo – composed of Dan Goudie and Ash Milton – previously helmed songs for Tom Grennan (“Royal Highness”), Craig David (“No Drama”), Madison Beer (“Home With You”), Cover Drive (“Easy Life”), Bobii Lewis (“Never Leave”) and MAAD (“New Religion”).

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Meanwhile, Bizu is expected to release the follow-up 2016’s “A Moment of Madness” – which include additional alliances with Troy Miller, Kelli Leigh, Plested, Fiona Bevan, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, and Diane Warren – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Bizu’s most recent project “Glita” – featuring lead single “Lights On” (which was co-written by Jessica Agombar and produced by Ian Barter) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Lights On” below.

Izzy Bizu shares acoustic performance of new single “Lights On”

10 Jul

British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, known professionally as Izzy Bizu, has shared a new performance video online.

The rooftop session for “Lights On” was posted to the artist’s YouTube channel on Tuesday (July 10, 2019).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets, “Lights On” was written by Bizu alongside fellow recording artist Jessica Agombar and regular collaborator Ian Barter.

Bizu’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring contributions from Diane Warren, Plested, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Fiona Bevan, and Lucy “Pawws” Taylor – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Her debut studio collection, 2016’s “A Moment of Madness,” debuted at number twenty-three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Give Me Love,” “White Tiger,” “Mad Behaviour” and “Talking to You.”

Watch the rooftop session for “Lights On” below.

Izzy Bizu releases new mini-collection “Glita”

3 May

British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, professionally known as Izzy Bizu, has released her new EP online.

“Glita” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides current promotional single “Lights On,” the mini-collection also features four new songs in the shape of “This is What We Wanted,” “Doorstep,” “Never With It,” “Someone that Loves You ’19.”

Among the musicians Bizu has collaborated with on the project are Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith, Rebecca Ferguson), Amish “ADP” Patel (Craig David, Dan Caplen) and Ian Barter (Gabrielle, Purple Ferdinand).

Stream “Glita” below.

Izzy Bizu unleashes new promotional single “Lights On”

26 Mar

British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, professionally known as Izzy Bizu, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Lights On” – which was written by Bizu alongside fellow recording artist Jessica Agombar and regular collaborator Ian Barter – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Bizu’s upcoming mini-album “Glita” – featuring four additional songs in the shape of “This is What We Wanted,” “Doorstep,” “Never With It,” and “Someone That Loves You” (w/ Coldplay’s Chris Martin) – is scheduled to arrive on April 12th via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Epic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Lights On” below.

Gabrielle unveils artwork, release date, tracklisting for new album “Under My Skin”

26 Apr

British singer/songwriter Louise Gabrielle Bobb, known mononymously as Gabrielle, has christened her upcoming sixth album “Under My Skin” and will release it on August 17 via BMG Rights Management.

Current single “Show Me” – which was produced by Steve Chrisanthou – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2007’s “All I Want” yields further productions Ian Barter, who has also worked with the likes of Paloma Faith (“Broken Doll”), Izzy Bizu (“What Makes You Happy”) and Purple Ferdinand (“Time”).

See the tracklisting for “Under My Skin” below.

(1) Under My Skin / (2) Thank You / (3) Show Me / (4) Every Step / (5) Stronger / (6) Put Up A Fight / (7) Signs / (8) Breathe / (9) Young And Crazy / (10) Take A Minute / (11) Won’t Back Down / (12) Shine

Izzy Bizu teases new music in 2018

2 Jan

British singer/songwriter Izobel Birdshaw, better known by her stage name as Izzy Bizu, has teased new music from her upcoming project in 2018.

“Happy New Year Guys!!! 🎉😜 Just want to reflect on 2017 and say thank you to everyone who bought, streamed or came to see us jam last year and gave me these incredible stats 😘😘😘☺️ New music this year 🎤🎤🎤,” she posted to Instagram on Monday (January 01, 2018).

Bizu’s debut studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment UK / Epic Records, 2016’s “A Moment of Madness,” spawned singles including “Give Me Love,” “White Tiger,” “Mad Behaviour” and “Talking to You.”

In addition to regular songwriting partner Mika Baroux, that album also delivered contributions from Ian Barter (Purple Ferdinand), Justin Broad (Raleigh Ritchie), Paul Herman (Dido), Steve Chrisanthou (Corinne Bailey Rae), Jamie Scott (Anne-Marie) and Luke Juby (Emeli Sande).

As per ASCAP’s ACE Reportery, Bizu has recorded further songs with Isabella Summers (Ella Henderson, Maxine Ashley), Iain James (Craig David, Olly Murs) and TMS (Raye, Justine Skye). However, it is yet to be known whether these tracks are intended for her upcoming project.

Stream “A Moment of Madness” below.