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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.

Becky Hill releases new promotional single “I Could Get Used to This”

29 Mar

Becky Hill has released her new promotional single online.

“I Could Get Used to This” – which was collectively produced by Mark Ralph and Richard “Weiss” Dinsdale – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Hill alongside regular collaborators Ryan Ashley (Samantha Mumba, Christina Aguilera), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Beyonce, Kylie Minogue) and Michael Kintish (Jojo, Eric Saade).

Hill’s debut album – featuring previous single “Sunrise in the East” (which was co-written by Maverick Sabre and collectively produced by Lostboy, Hitimpulse and ADP) – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from The 23rd (Ellie Goulding), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Diztortion (Melissa Steel), Plested (Little Mix), Ed Drewett (Sinead Harnett), Josh Record (Ella Henderson), Ollie Green (Stephen Puth) and Karen Poole (Louise Redknapp).

Watch the music video for “I Could Get Used to This” below.

Fleur East announces new single “Favourite Thing”

18 Dec

Fleur East has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter has christened “Favourite Thing” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on January 4, 2019 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was reportedly written by Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Ella Eyre, Melissa Steel), Plested (Kiah Victoria, Grace Carter) and Red Triangle aka George Tizzard and Richand Parkhouse (James Arthur, David Guetta).

East’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Love, Sax and Flashbacks,” peaked to number fourteen on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Sax” (produced by Electric) and “More and More” (produced by Electric & Ian Kirkpatrick).

Prior to parting ways with Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music, East has recorded new music with songwriters and producers including Goldfingers, Tayla Parx, Lostboy, Fiona Bevan, M-Phazes, Chiara Hunter, Mojam, Lauren Aquilina, Nana Rogues, Grace Tither, Youthonix, and Hannah Wilson.

Stream the audio clip for “Over Getting Over” below.

 

 

Little Mix unwrap tracklisting for new album “LM5”

18 Oct

British girl group Little Mix have unwrapped the tracklisting for their upcoming fifth studio collection, “LM5,” which is scheduled to arrive on November 16 via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The Nicki Minaj-featuring lead single “Woman Like Me” – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Jess Glynne alongside Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days,” Little Mix have also worked with songwriters and producers including Timbaland, Rachel Furner, MNEK, Jenna Andrews, Tre Jean-Marie, Kamille, Loose Change, Shungudzo, Jez Ashurst, Plested, Boy Matthews, Symbolyc One, Goldfingers, and Chris Loco.

See the tracklisting for “LM5” below.

(1) The National Manthem / (2) Woman Like Me / (3) Think About Us / (4) Strip / (5) Monster in Me / (6) Joan of Arc / (7) Love a Girl Right / (8) American Boy / (9) Told You So / (10) Wasabi / (11) More Than Words / (12) Motivate / (13) Notice / (14) The Cure / (15) Forget You Not / (16) Woman’s World / (17) The Cure (Stripped) / (18) Only You

Little Mix reveal details for new album “LM5”

16 Oct

Little Mix have revealed the details for their upcoming album.

The British quartet – composed of Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall, and Perrie Edwards – have dubbed their fifth studio collection “LM5” and will release it on November 16 via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

Lead promotional single “Woman Like Me” – which was written by Jess Glynne alongside Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days,” Little Mix have also worked with producers Electric, Chris Loco, Goldfingers, Martin Sjolie, Youthonix, Jez Ashurst, Rice N’ Peas, Fred Ball, TMS, Captain Cuts, Tre Jean-Marie, MNEK, Red Triangle, Freedo, Yei Gonzalez, and Banx & Ranx.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on “LM5” are Kamille, Jenna Andrews, Plested, Shungudzo, Casey Smith, JHart, Sarah Hudson, Nija Charles, Boy Matthews, James Newman, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jessica Agombar, Patrick Patrikious, Sinead Harnett, Rachel Furner, Justin Tranter, Michael Pollack, Johan Franson, Shakka, Iain James, and Chelcee Grimes.

Stream the audio clip for “Woman Like Me” below.