Zapp II

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Zapp II
Studio album by Zapp
Released 1982 (1982)
Genre R&B, funk
Length 40:52
Label Warner Bros.
Producer
Zapp chronology
Zapp
(1980)
Zapp II
(1982)
Zapp III
(1983)
Singles from Zapp II
  1. "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" / "A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)"
    Released: 1982 (1982)
  2. "Dance Floor"
    Released: 1982 (1982)
  3. "Playin' Kinda Ruff" / "Do You Really Want an Answer?"
    Released: July 14, 1982 (1982-07-14)[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]

Zapp II is the second studio album by American funk band Zapp, released in 1982 via Warner Bros. Records. The album peaked at #25 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the R&B chart.[5]

Three singles were released from the album: "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" / "A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)", "Dance Floor" and "Playin' Kinda Ruff" / "Do You Really Want an Answer?" "Dance Floor" was the biggest R&B hit from the album, peaking at #1.[5]

The album was certified gold on September 21, 1982.[6]

Track listing[edit]

[3]

All songs written and composed by Roger and Larry Troutman. 

No. Title Length
1. "Dance Floor"   11:12
2. "Playin' Kinda Ruff"   6:42
3. "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)"   4:59
4. "Do You Really Want an Answer?"   6:40
5. "Come On"   5:14
6. "A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)"   6:09
Total length:
40:52

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1982)[5] Peak
position
US Billboard 200 25
US R&B Albums (Billboard) 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zapp - Zapp II (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Amazon.com: Playin' Kinda Ruff: Zapp: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Birchmeier, Jason. "Zapp II - Zapp - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ Stern, Chip (October 14, 1982). "Zapp: Zapp II : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on March 23, 2009. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Zapp - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "RIAA - Gold & Platinum Searchable Database - October 28, 2014". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 18, 2014.