Melyz - Press Kit
Melyz is a singer songwriter, born in Geneva, Switzerland.
Oscillating between the catchy Pop feels and the heavy groove of Electro sounds, her warm and powerful vocals will carry you within her musical universe.
Her style: Dark Pop.
She released her debut 5 track EP “Don’t Tell On Us” on the 25th January 2019.
MELYZ, a singer-songwriter of Mauritian origin, was born in Geneva, Switzerland.
Growing up in a multi-lingual family, it has influenced the way she writes, composes and sings.
Surrounded by music all her life, she started performing on stage at the age of 7.
At the age of 13 she entered a performing art school in Nyon, Switzerland (Les Ateliers du Funambule).
In 2010 she moved to the UK to study music and attended two different music universities- ACM (Academy of Contemporary Music) and BIMM (Brighton Institute of Modern Music).
Straight after her graduation, things started picking up: she was chosen to represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015, under her real name - Mélanie René - with one of her own composition (Time To Shine).
After taking part in many Eurovision-related events throughout Europe for more than a year, Melyz felt the need to focus on a more authentic and personal music project, and developed a Pop Electro vibe.
Her inspirations are artists such as MØ, Banks or even Dua Lipa (to name but a few).
Her first single "Dancefloor" was released in March 2018, which she co-composed with Phil Braithwaite. It was recorded and produced at Kitchen Studio in Geneva, by Stephane Chapelle and Eric Anderson.
This single is featured on her debut EP “Don’t Tell On Us”, released on the 25th January 2019.
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A bit more on Mélanie René …
Mélanie René is MELYZ's real name.
She has taken part in a few music contests, winning the Grand Prize in the Romanian music contest "Festival George Grigoriu" in 2009, with one of her songs in french "Il chante avec les anges".
Her song “Time to Shine” (Eurovision Song for Switzerland 2015) got some recognition within the Music Industry (entering the top 100 music chart in several European countries).
Following the ESC held in Vienna, Austria, she did several gigs in different countries: in Portugal, England, Latvia, the Netherlands and France.
For more info on Mélanie René, click on the following link: www.melanierene.eu/articles
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