LONDON, UK (Top40 Charts/ Hackford Jones PR)
Dappy today announces that his debut solo album 'Bad Intentions' will be released via All Around The World/Island on October 1st! As a surprise for the fans, Dappy
today also releases a new video 'I'm Coming: Tarzan 2' (Tarzan Freestyle 1 went online last year and has over 3 million views!), which sees him back to his hard hitting, controversial best, name checking a variety of people including Tinie Tempah, Kelly
Cowell and Joe McElderry. Dappy
pulls no punches in a video which is bound to cause a stir as only Dappy
can. 'I'm Coming: Tarzan 2' can be downloaded from ITunes now.
Recorded over the last year, the album 'Bad Intentions' is an extraordinary body of work. Club smashes, are peppered with soul bearing slow jams to create a confident collection of pop brilliance.
The album features the No.1 smash 'No Regrets', 'Rockstar' featuring Brian May which reached No.2 this year and 'Spaceship' Dappy's top 5 collaboration with Tinchy Stryder.
Created with the help of the industries most in demand production houses such as Fraser T Smith, SX, Nathan Retro, TMS, Dawood, Wayne Hector
and Alf Millar, the album is sonic manifestation of Dappy's personality.
Album opener and next single 'Good Intentions' (released September
24th) is beautiful, haunting ballad showcasing his superlative vocals and knowing lyrics. 'Bring It Home' is a knockdown dance floor smash. 'Come With Me' featuring Margs and producers Retro & Dawood (a single to be released on August 12th) is a cool slice of electro pop/dance about enjoying a night out, meeting girls and partying. Whilst 'Yin & Yang' adds final blow of pop brilliance with its standout infectious chorus, "I'm looking for Miss Ride or Die."
sold over a million albums as part of dynamite trio N-Dubz
and 2012 will see him tour the UK after being dubbed a 'livewire performer' by The Independent at a recent show. The seventeen date tour will see Dappy
making stops at various key venues around the country, including Manchester Academy and Birmingham O2 Academy. The tour will climax with a show at the London HMV Hammersmith Apollo. With an appearance at Radio
1 Hackney Weeked under his belt , Dappy
will play a string of festival dates this summer which include V Festival, T in the Park, T4 on the Beach and Mallorca Live at BCM. He is also performing live in the ring moments before David
Haye and Derek Chisora fight at Upton Park in front of 40,000 next month.
has also recently launched his own clothing brand 'MIGI Clothing', named after his sons Milo and Gino. He has big plans for extending the brand later this year.
Album Tracklisting (Pre-order signed exclusive at play.com) :
2. No Regrets
4. All or Nothing
6. I'm Coming (Tarzan pt.2)
7. Come With Me
8. Ying Yang
10. Fuck Them
11. Good Intentions
12. New Fraser track
13. Bring It Home
DELUXE ALBUM ADDITIONAL TRACKS
15. No Regrets acoustic
16. Spaceship acoustic
17. Rockstar From Radio
1 live lounge
18. We Will Rock You From Radio
1 live lounge
19. Daddy with Benny Banks
See below for Dappy's full list of live appearances:
Sunday 1st July T4 On The Beach
Saturday 7th July T In The Park
Sunday 8th July BSM Planet Dance (Mallorca Live)
Saturday 14th July Upton Park (David Haye Vs. Derek Chisora
Saturday 18th August V Festival (Highlands Park)
Sunday 19th August V Festival (Weston Park)
Friday 9th December Norwich UEA
Saturday 10th December Birmingham HVM Institute
Sunday 11th December Manchester Academy
Monday 12th December Sheffield Plug
Tuesday 13th December Liverpool O2 Academy
15th December Glasgow O2 ABC
Friday 16th December Bristol O2 Academy
Saturday 17th December Oxford O2 Academy
Sunday 18th December Cambridge Junction
Monday 19th December London Indigo O2