Tom Jones' Dizzee duet

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 27 December 2008

This article is from 2008.

Tom Jones

Tom Jones loves Dizzee Rascal

Singing legend Sir Tom Jones has revealed he wants to duet with British rapper Dizzee Rascal

Sir Tom Jones wants to duet with Dizzee Rascal.

The singing legend is a big fan of the British rapper and would love him to appear on one of his tracks.

He said: "I like his song, 'Dance Wiv Me', it's a British rap, which is great. It doesn't have to be American to be gangster, but this is happy rap. I'd have him rapping on one of my records if it called for it."

Tom also revealed the Arctic Monkeys are big fans of his and the indie rockers even use his music as inspiration.

He added: "I went to an awards ceremony recently and got talking to Alex Turner from Arctic Monkeys in the pub afterwards. He was going on about 'Love Me Tonight', a song I did in 1969. He said, 'That song is slamming.' They listen to it in the dressing room before they go on."

Dizzee Rascal

Squawking young garage MC who combines the sublime and the ridiculous in his progressive music and has scored some huge hits with 'Bonkers', 'Holiday' and 'Dance Wiv Me'.

Brighton Dome

Sat 21 Oct

£29 / 01273 709709

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 13 Oct

£27.50–£28.50 / 01223 357851

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 19 Oct

£29.90 / 01702 351135

Also at:

Tom Jones

Big show from the perma-tanned Welsh lothario. Expect all the hits from 'Green, Green Grass of Home' to 'What's New Pussycat'.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Sat 5 Aug

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