Exclusive Premier: Izzy Bizu Get’s Summer Started Right With ‘ Adam & Eve’

21-year-old Izzy Bizu looks set to have a great summer, starting the season off with her newest banger Adam & Eve...

Ben Fawcett

5 years ago

By Ben Fawcett

Born to an Ethiopian mother and an English father, Izzy Bizu’s possesses a soulful pop soundscape. Growing up with influence from Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse and Marvin Gaye, Izzy’s delicate acoustica threads those nostalgic funk-and-soul elements with a genuine indie spirit.

Just Twenty-One years old the South West London native Izzy Bizu was discovered at an ILUVLIVE Open Mic competition. It’s no surprise that she won when she impressed Emeli Sande and Naughty Boy who were amongst her audience.

Six month’s after her discovery, Izzy’s debut EP Coolbeanz caught the attention of Radio 1 tastemakers Zane Lowe, Gemma Cairney and Huw Stephens, as well as BRIT award winner Sam Smith, who invited Izzy to support him on tour. Now signed to Epic/ Sony, Izzy is set to release her first official single, Adam & Eve on June 21.

Izzy will be playing her first London Headline show on May 13 at The Courtyard in London with tickets available here as well as The Great Escape and Glastonbury with more dates to be announced.