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Eden to go 'Bonkers' as Dizzee Rascal confirmed as Sessions headliner
7:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014 in News
East London superstar Dizzee Rascal has been confirmed as a headliner at this summer’s Eden Sessions. He will play at the home of the famous Biomes on Saturday, June 21.
Dizzee, also known as Dylan Mills, released his fifth studio album, The Fifth, in September last year and it became his fourth consecutive record to peak in the top ten in the UK. The Fifth spawned the top ten singles Goin’ Crazy, featuring Robbie Williams, and Something Really Bad, featuring Will.i.am.
To date, he has released four number one singles, all from his fourth album Tongue n’ Cheek. These included his massive collaboration with Calvin Harris and Chrome Dance wiv Me and Bonkers, a track featuring dance megastar Armand Van Helden. His BRIT Awards mash-up You’ve Got the Dirtee Love, performed at the 2010 ceremony with Florence and the Machine, made it to number two in the UK.
Known for his collaborations, Dizzee has also made songs with Shakira, Jessie J, Basement Jaxx, DJ Fresh and many more.
Boy in da Corner, Dizzee’s 2003 debut, won that year’s Mercury Prize, an award for which he was nominated again in 2007 for his third record Maths + English and in 2010 for his follow-up album Tongue n’ Cheek. In 2010 he was named Best British Male Solo Artist at the BRIT Awards.
Dizzee joins Ellie Goulding on the 2014 Eden Sessions bill with more headliners to be announced soon. Ellie will headline a show on Tuesday, July 8.
The Eden Sessions Inside Track club returns for the 2014 season with members getting a guaranteed pair of tickets to each forthcoming show in the week before they go on general sale.
Tickets to the Dizzee Rascal Eden Session cost £35 plus £5 booking fee and are on sale to Inside Track members now, and on general sale at 6pm on Tuesday, February 11.
To buy Inside Track membership, which is £15, go to: www.edensessions.com.
Buy tickets online or through the Eden Box Office on 01726 811972.
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