Olly Alexander Unveils Vibrant Solo Single “Dizzy” Ahead of Eurovision 2024

Olly Alexander

Olly Alexander, the multi-talented singer-songwriter and actor, has unveiled his latest solo single titled “Dizzy,” doubling as the UK’s official entry for Eurovision 2024. Collaborating with electronic producer Danny L Harle, known for his work with Charli XCX and Dua Lipa, Alexander delivers a captivating track that captures the exhilarating rush of new love.

Inspired by the infectious energy of club classics from the 2000s, “Dizzy” takes listeners on a sonic journey, blending pulsating rhythms with lush harmonies. The accompanying music video adds a surreal dimension to the song, immersing viewers in a whirlwind of emotions and blurring the line between fantasy and reality.

In a statement about the song, Alexander shared, “I wrote the song last summer with Danny L Harle… We took the feeling of Dizziness and put that into the production, so there’s a lot of undulating arpeggios, lilting harmonies and counter rhythms in the backing vocals.” Drawing inspiration from 80s icons like Erasure and Pet Shop Boys, “Dizzy” conjures a magical realm of endless gardens and eternal flowers.

Notably, “Dizzy” marks Alexander’s debut solo effort following his tenure as the frontman for Years & Years. As he prepares to represent the UK at Eurovision 2024, Alexander aims to infuse the competition with his signature flair and infectious energy. The final, set to take place in Malmö, Sweden, on May 11, promises to be a thrilling showcase of musical talent from across Europe.

In addition to releasing the single, Alexander will appear in a special program titled Graham Meets Olly, where Eurovision commentator Graham Norton will delve into Alexander’s journey to Sweden. The program will also feature the TV debut of the “Dizzy” music video, offering fans a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into Alexander’s Eurovision preparations.

With his commitment to “fly the flag for the [UK] in the gayest way possible,” Alexander’s performance of “Dizzy” at Eurovision 2024 promises to be a celebration of diversity and inclusivity. As fans eagerly await the event, Alexander’s infectious energy and vibrant musicality are sure to leave a lasting impression on audiences worldwide.