Alasdair Murray (born 6 September 1986), better known by his stage name Illy, is a recording artist from Ormond in Melbourne, Australia. Before his solo career, Illy was a member of Crooked Eye, but opted to leave the group. He released his first solo album in 2009, entitled Long Story Short, and has released four more albums. His second The Chase, was nominated for an ARIA award while his third Bring It Back won. Furthermore, in 2013 he released an album titled Cinematic and in 2016 he released an album titled Two Degrees. He has toured internationally both as headliner and as support to the Hilltop Hoods in 2014 world tour in Europe.
Illy was a member of Crooked Eye before embarking on a solo career. He released his first album, Long Story Short in 2009.Long Story Short reached #24 on the ARIA Top 40 Urban Albums chart and the lead single, “Pictures”, was placed on national rotation on Triple J. In April 2010, Illy embarked on his first national headlining tour, playing 12 dates nationally. In September the same year, Illy toured nationally alongside Australian rappers 360 and Skryptcha for “The Three Up Tour”.