22 years after the original, rapper re-works Captain Sensible track…

Dizzee Rascal is to release a remake of CAPTAIN SENSIBLE’s 1982 chart hit ‘HAPPY TALK’ as a single.

The song, which has been re-worked under the new title ‘Dream’ is taken from the rapper’s ‘Showtime’ album..

The track will feature on two CDs along with B-sides ‘Is This Real?’, ‘Trapped’ and live song ‘Imagine’, which was recorded live in Austin, Texas.

The British garage star is due to tour the UK later this month kicking off at Glasgow Academy on October 22, before winding up at the London Forum on November 4.

The dates are:

Glasgow Academy (October 22)

Leeds University (23)

Belfast Mandela Hall (24)

Manchester Academy (27)

Newcastle University (28)

Brighton Dome (29)

Norwich UEA (31)

Bristol Academy (November 2)

London Forum (4)

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