Children's TV star Rastamouse signs second album deal
Ellen E Jones
Ellen is The Independent's TV critic. She writes a daily review of Last Night's TV and a weekly 'Inside TV' column for the i paper, as well as a column on general topics for the main paper most Wednesdays. Ellen is a former Hollywood correspondent and a contributing editor to Little White Lies, she's written on TV, film, lifestyle, travel and politics for publications including the Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, Esquire and Total Film.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Rastamouse, the cheese-loving, children’s TV star, has defied the sceptics by announcing he’s signed a deal for a second album with EMI, to be released in 2013.
In a press release from DDA Public Relations Rastamouse - who is voiced by TV presenter Reggie Yates - expresses his excitement at the the news: “Mi bare excited dat mi friends at EMI want to hear plenty more choons an’ it gonna be a lot ah fun getting’ into da groove.”
The first album from Rastamouse and Da Easy Crew, Makin A Bad Ting Good was released last year. Music website hitthefloor.co.uk called it “wholesome, soft and colourful reggae music.”
Rastamouse says fans can expect even more from his second. “Dere’s already some bangin’ riddims echoin’ round Nuff Song Studio.”
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