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Cover Drive Unveil 'Explode' Video Featuring Dappy - Watch Now

Monday, 23 July 2012 Written by Elliott Batte
Cover Drive Unveil 'Explode' Video Featuring Dappy - Watch Now

Barbados four-piece Cover Drive have unveiled the new video to their track ‘Explode’ - and it features none other than ex-N Dubz star Dappy.

Cover Drive have a gift for writing amazing, unique pop songs and ‘Explode’ is no exception. It follows on from the band’s previous UK chart smashes ‘Twilight’, which rocketed straight to the top of the charts at the beginning of the year, their last single ‘Sparks’, and their debut ‘Lick Ya Down’. Having already built a devoted following in their native Barbados, the UK and beyond, Cover Drive have global domination firmly in their sights.

‘Explode’ infuses the band’s zesty Bajan roots with a vibrant feel-good rhythm that is sure to bring the sun to British shores after the most miserable summer on record - a definitive sound dubbed ‘carib-pop‘ that’s every bit as unique and distinctive as each of these four talented musicians.

Cover Drive will be performing at Hyde Park and Victoria Park for the BT London Live on July 31st and then onto V Festival for August 18th and 19th. In addition they will be supporting Kelly Clarkson on her arena tour throughout October and will be joining the JLS boys on their tour in August and September. You’ll also hear the band featured on Far East Movement’s ‘Turn Up The Love’, currently moving up the iTunes chart.

They’re one of the most exciting, most talked about new pop bands of 2012. There’s nothing else quite like Barbados’ latest exports Cover Drive right now, but don’t take our word for it: over 14 million video views on YouTube/VEVO, three UK Top Ten singles including a No.1 and a Twitter following that has hit 80,000 in just six months. The band release their fourth single,‘Explode’ through Polydor Records on August 26th.

For Cover Drive tickets, check the links below the video.



Cover Drive UK & Ireland Tour Dates are as follows:

Sun July 29th 2012 - Quex Park, Margate
Sun August 26th 2012 - Chantry Park, IP2 0BS, Ipswich
Mon August 27th 2012 - The PROBIZ County Ground, BN3 3AN, Brighton
Sat September 1st 2012 - Powderham Castle, EX6 8JQ, Exeter
Sun September 2nd 2012 - Lincolnshire Showground, LN2 2NA, Lincoln

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