"Good Intentions" is the third official single to be released from British grime rapper Dappy's debut solo studio album, Bad Intentions. "Good Intentions" was released on 16 September 2012 as a digital download on the iTunes Store. The single was written by Dappy, and produced by Fraser T Smith. The single received its première when Dappy performed the song live at T4 on the Beach on 1 July 2012. The track later premièred on radio on 29 July 2012.
The release of "Good Intentions" was confirmed by Dappy at T4 on the Beach. The song premièred on BBC Radio 1 Xtra on 29 July 2012. Dappy said of the song, that it is a little different from his previous released songs, and that in the song, he is speaking from the heart.