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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.

Gabrielle teases new promotional single “Under My Skin”

10 Dec

Gabrielle has announced the title of her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Louise Gabrielle Bobb) has christened “Under My Skin” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it soon via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Ian Barter, whose resume boasts additional works with Paloma Faith (“Broken Doll), Guy Sebastian (“Died and Gone to Heaven”), Alex Hepburn (“Woman”) and Izzy Bizu (“What Makes You Happy”).

Gabrielle’s last studio collection, 2007’s “Always,” debuted at number eleven on the UK Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of the Paul Weller-featuring “Why” and Julian Gallagher-produced “Every Little Teardrop.”

Her greatest hits collection, 2013’s “Now and Always: 20 Years of Dreaming,” spawned contributions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (“When a Woman”), Emeli Sande (“It Takes Time”), Johnny Douglas (“I Wish”), Paddy Byrne (“Say Goodbye”), Syience (“Knew Me”) and Jonathan Shorten (“Sunshine”).

Stream the audio clip for “Give Me a Little More Time” below.

Izzy Bizu releases debut album “A Moment of Madness”

2 Sep

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Izzy Bizu has released her first studio collection online.

“A Moment of Madness” – featuring singles “White Tiger,” “Mad Behavior,” “Someone That Loves You” and “Give Me Love” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Epic Records.

On the songwriting front, Bizu has teamed up with Mika Barroux, Jamie Scott, Luke Juby, Joseph Stoddart, Harry Rutherford, and Jimmy Hogarth.

Among the producers backing Bizu on “A Moment of Madness” are Mike Spencer, Paul Herman, Justin Broad, Ian Barter, Adam Argyle, Dan Grech-Marguerat, Steve Chrisanthou, John Beck, and HONNE.

Watch the music video for “White Tiger” below.

Izzy Bizu hints at new collaboration with Naughty Boy

20 Jul

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Izzy Bizu has hinted at a new collaboration with Naughty Boy.

“Jamming a bit of Marvin Gaye with @NaughtyBoyMusic,” the British singer-songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (July 20, 2016).

Naughty Boy’s debut studio collection, “Hotel Cabana,” was released in 2013 via Virgin EMI Records. That collection peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “La La La” and “Lifted.”

The hitmaker – born Shahid Khan – also co-penned and produced songs for Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), and Emeli Sande (“Heaven”).

Meanwhile, Bizu is scheduled to release her first album “A Moment of Madness” – featuring singles “Give Me Love,” “White Together” and “Mad Behavior” – on September 22 via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The keenly awaited project boasts contributions from Mika Barroux, Justin Broad, Paul Herman, Ian Barter, John Beck, Steven Chrisanthou, James Hogarth, Adam Argyle, Luke Juby, Jonny Lattimer, and HONNE.

Watch the music video for “White Tiger” below.

Izzy Bizu unwraps artwork for debut album “A Moment of Madness”

1 Jul

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Izzy Bizu has unwrapped the artwork for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Isobel Bizu Beardshaw – is scheduled to release “A Moment of Madness” on September 2nd via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Current single “Mad Behavior” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Bizu along with regular collaborator Mika Barroux.

The keenly awaited project boasts further contributions from Justin Broad, Paul Herman, Ian Barter, John Beck, Steven Chrisanthou, James Hogarth, Adam Argyle, Luke Juby, Jonny Lattimer, and HONNE.

Watch the music video for “Mad Behavior” below.

Izzy Bizu hints at new collaboration with Jonny Lattimer

2 Feb

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Izzy Bizu has hinted at a new collaboration with Jonny Lattimer.

“Woo studio @jonnylattimer #bussybuilding #music,” the British singer-songwriter posted to her Twitter profile on Tuesday (February 02, 2016).

Lattimer is known for co-writing and / or producing Ellie Goulding’s “Starry Eyed” [Polydor], Rebecca Ferguson’s “Backtrack” [Syco], Kwabs’s “Walk” [Atlantic], Foxes’ “Amazing” [RCA], and Tom Odell’s “I Know” [Columbia].

His extensive resume includes further works with Ella Eyre (“Typical Me”), Anne-Marie (“Boy”), Frances (“Let it Out”), Sinead Harnett (“High Wire”), and James Morrison (“Something Right”).

Meanwhile, Bizu is scheduled to release her first studio collection “A Moment of Madness” – featuring singles “Give Me Love” and “White Tiger” – on June 17 through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Other album contributors include Adam Argyle (Tina Arena), Justin Broad (Raleigh Ritchie), Luke Juby (Emeli Sande), Jimmy Hogarth (Sia), Paul Herman (Corinne Bailey Rae), and Johnathan Lipsey (Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for “Give Me Love” below.