Tag Archives: James Hogarth

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.

Maverick Sabre shares performance video for new song “Breathe”

20 Oct

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Maverick Sabre has shared a new performance video online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Michael Stafford – posted an exclusive visual clip for “Breathe” to his Vevo channel on Sunday (October 18, 2015).

His sophomore album “Innerstanding” – featuring lead single “Come Fly Away” – is scheduled to hit stores on October 30 through Virgin EMI Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Lonely Are the Brave” boasts contributions from Fraser T. Smith (Sam Smith), Utters (Raleigh Ritchie), Chris Loco (Professor Green), Mr. Hudson (Alex Clare) and James Hogarth (Amy Winehouse).

Watch the live performance for “Breathe” below.

Maverick Sabre shares details for new album “Innerstanding”

13 Sep

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Maverick Sabre has shared the details for his upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer, songwriter, rapper and guitarist – real name Michael Stafford – christened his next studio collection “Innerstanding” and will release it on October 30 through Mercury Records and Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Come Fly Away” – now available for download via iTunes – was collectively produced by Fraser T. Smith (Sam Smith, Kylie Minogue) and Dan “Utters” Radclyffe (Sinead Harnett, Raleigh Ritchie).

“Innerstanding” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Lonely Are the Brave,” which debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “I Need,” “Let Me Go” and “No One.”

Other musicians backing Sabre on the keenly-awaited LP are Chris Loco (Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly), Mr. Hudson (Pixie Lott, Alex Clare), Di Genius (Melissa Steel, Lianne La Havas) and James Hogarth (Sia, Amy Winehouse).

Peep the tracklisting for “Innerstanding” below.

(01) Hold On / (02) Come Fly Away / (03) Breathe / (04) Give it Up / (05) Why / (06) Don’t Forget / (07) So Free / (08) Mother / (09) Walk into the Sun / (10) Falling Again / (11) We Don’t Wanna Be / (12) Give Me Love / (13) Lay Your Head

Izzy Bizu unveils music video for new single “Give Me Love”

18 Aug

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Izzy Bizu has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Isobel Beardshaw – posted the visual clip for “Give Me Love” to her Vevo channel on Monday (August 17, 2015).

“Give Me Something” was written by Izzy Bizu and regular collaborator Mika Barroux along with the song’s producers Justin Broad (Raleigh Ritchie, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Natasha Bedingfield).

Video treatment was handled by Georgia Hudson, who is also responsible for Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do” [Republic], Ella Eyre’s “Deeper” [Virgin EMI] and Neon Jungle’s “Welcome to the Jungle” [RCA].

Bizu’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional cuts “Adam & Eve” and “Diamond” – is expected to be released later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Coolbeanz” EP reportedly boasts additional contributions from Jonathan Lipsey (Kylie Minogue, Laura Welsh), Adam Argyle (Gabrielle Aplin, Olly Murs) and Jimmy Hogarth (Sia, Amy Winehouse).

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