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Purple Ferdinand releases new single “Left to Fight”

25 May

British singer/songwriter Vanessa Ferdinand, known professionally as Purple Ferdinand, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Paul Herman and Justin Broad, who previously teamed up with Ferdinand on “Wasn’t Taught to Love” (co-penned by Raleigh Ritchie), “Birds” (co-penned by Ed Thomas) and “Speak True.”

Ferdinand also co-penned Niia’s “California” alongside the song’s producer Robin Hannibal. The track appears on Niia’s debut album, “I,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Left to Fight” below.

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.

Izzy Bizu shares music video for new single “Talking to You”

1 Feb

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

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Talking to You” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (February 01, 2017).

The track was written by Bizu – real name Isobel Beardshaw – alongside regular collaborations Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Justin “SumPunk” Broad (Raleigh Ritchie, Purple Ferdindad).

Bizu’s debut studio collection “A Moment of MadnesS” – featuring previous singles “Give Me Love,” “White Tiger” and “Mad Behaviour” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

In addition to Herman and Broad, the album also boasts contributions from Mike Spencer (Jamiroquai), Adam Argyle (Dua Lipa), Jamie Scott (Ed Sheeran), Luke Juby (Emeli Sande) and Steve Christanthou (Lianne La Havas).

Watch the music video for “Talking to You” below.

Raleigh Ritchie announces details for new mini-collection

2 Dec

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Raleigh Ritchie has announced the details for his new EP.

The British actor, singer, songwriter christened his next mini-collection “Mind the Gap” and will release it on December 16 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Mind the Gap” includes five new songs in the shape of “Motions,” “Sicko,” “Liability,” “StraitJacket” and current single, “Unicorn Loev.”

The project also reunites Ritchie – real name Jacob Anderson – with regular collaborators Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Camille Purcell), Paul Herman (Dido, Izzy Bizu) and Justin “SumPunk” Broad (Corinne Bailey Rae, Jessie J).

Listen to the audio clip for “Unicorn Loev” 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 unveils “Mad Behaviour” music video

23 Mar

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

The British singer-songwriter posted the Guillaume Panariello-directed clip for “Mad Behaviour” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (March 23, 2016).

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

As mentioned in earlier posts, Bizu’s first studio collection “A Moment of Madness” – featuring previous singles “Give Me Love” and “White Tiger” – will be released on June 17 through Epic Records.

Other album contributors include Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding), Paul Herman (Raleigh Ritchie), Justin Broad (Corinne Bailey Rae), Adam Argyle (Gabrielle Aplin), Luke Juby (Emeli Sande), and Jonathan Lipsey (Kylie Minogue).

Watch the live performance of “Mad Behaviour” below.

Izzy Bizu enlists Digital Farm Animals for debut album

3 Mar

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Izzy Bizu has enlisted Digital Farm Animals for her upcoming debut album.

“Had a lovely jam with @digitalfarmanimals sippin’ on coconuts,” the British singer-songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (March 03, 2016).

Digital Farm Animals is known for producing / co-writing Dua Lipa’s “Be the One” [Warner Brothers Records], Alex Newell’s “Devilish” [Big Beat Records] and Rudimental’s “All That Love” [Asylum Records].

The hitmaker – real name Nick Gale – also worked with the likes of Anne-Marie [Major Toms], Taya [Atlantic Records], KStewart [Warner Brothers Records], JONES [37 Adventures] and Sigma [3 Beat Music].

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

Other album contributors include Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding), Paul Herman (Natasha Bedingfield), Justin Broad (Raleigh Ritchie), Adam Argyle (Gabrielle Aplin), Luke Juby (Emeli Sande), and Jonathan Lipsey (Laura Welsh).

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Mad Behaviour” below.

Raleigh Ritchie releases debut album “You’re a Man Now, Boy”

28 Feb

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Raleigh Ritchie has released his debut studio collection online.

“You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring singles “Bloodsport,” “The Greatest” and “Stronger Than Ever” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The highly anticipated LP was helmed prominently by Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Natasha Bedingfield).

Other album contributors include Chris Loco (Ella Eyre), Mike Spencer (Jack Garratt), Utters (All Saints), Mike Elizondo (Eminem), George Reid (AlunaGeorge) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar).

Listen to the audio clip for “Cowards” below.