Craig David drops new single, reveals new album details

Craig David drops new single, reveals new album details

Craig David has unveiled a new single, Heartline, and announced details of a new album. 

Heartline, which is available now, was produced by Jonas Blue and features on David’s upcoming new LP, The Time Is Now. Now available to pre-order, the new record features collaborations with Bastille, JP Cooper, AJ Tracey, Ella Mai, Kaytranada and Goldlink. 

The Time Is Now is due for release on January 26, 2018 via Insanity. 

David has also revealed three new live dates for November and will play O2 Academy Brixton (3), Manchester’s The Warehouse Project (4) and O2 Academy Birmingham (5). Tickets are available from September 22.

Craig David hit No.1 with last year’s comeback album, Following My Intuition, which has now sold 137,754 copies, according to the Official Charts Company. His 2001 debut Born To Do It remains his biggest selling album in the UK with 1,909,412 sales.

Music Week told the story of David’s comeback at the end of last year, interviewing the singer alongside manager Colin Lester and Evan Lamberg, president, North America Universal Music Publishing. Click here to read it in full.

In a statement about The Time Is Now, Craig David said: “This album is me going back to those days of simple story telling and waving the flag for UK R&B.  It is for all of you that have been with me since those days, everyone that’s joined along the way and is here NOW. I want to say thank you so much (yes YOU!) for being so loving and supportive of me on this musical journey we're on! I am eternally grateful! Play it loud, live in the moment & try to remember, the time is now.”

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