Zapp II

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Zapp II
Zapp II.jpg
Studio album by Zapp
Released December 6, 1982 (1982-12-06)
Genre
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
  2. "Dance Floor"
    Released: 1982
  3. "Playin' Kinda Ruff / Do You Really Want an Answer?"
    Released: July 14, 1982[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 on 1982 via Warner Bros. Records. The album peaked at #25 on the UD Billboard 200 chart and at #2 on the US Billboard 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 by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on September 21, 1982.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Roger and Larry Troutman[3].

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

Charts[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.