OUT NOW ON iTUNES : http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/sumadis/id352734317 "SUMADIS" is Bobby NiO's early artist, experimental album which he describes as "PUNK R&B"..and sees a young Bobby writing producing and theraputicaly expressing himself through music. There are moments of spiritually aware depth in the song "I KNOW"...and the darker karmic reverberance of "GET YOU BACK"...through to the Sticky produced garage anthem "Music Aint Dead" which featured on DJ EZ platinum selling garage compilations. The 2003 released self penned single "DO YOU THINK YOUR SPECIAL" charted in the national UK charts notably higher than the debut of the legendary Amy Winehouse, and saw Bobby touring the UK live and gaining a respect for his uncomprimised artistic values. With production from Maximum Risk (brandy,outlandish) and Copenhaniacs, "Sumadis" is a recording industry rarity, in that an 18 year old Bobby NiO produced, co-produced, wrote and sang the 18 songs, even mixing 7 of them. This prodigical work was the result of a real need for self expression and creation, and focus away from a problematic past, which is evident on the songs "Paranoid" in which he talks about his teen drug abuse, to the angrily deliverd "Takin The Piss" and the cleverly written "Eat Your Beef" speaking of his experience on London's club scene and the altercations it brought. His innocently poised self expression saw him rebelling against the then "norms" but still giving familiarity and soul in all that "Sumadis" is. An independant artist offering much like the debuts of Dizzy Rascal, or Mike Skinner of TheStreets...but with full blown explicit and experimental songs, comical subject matters, huskily blended harmonies, and a sweet narration ranging from cool to audaciously raw through the club banging synths, worthy of worldwide acclaim. Underlying the mesh of experimental fun, "Sumadis" delivers echoes of the lost edgy R&B of the 90's, that is so often overlooked for its complexity and musical proess. It is worldly understandable, tastemaking, and avon garde all at the same time, somewhat indeeringly disjointed, glimmering with all the freshness of a rebellion in the making. Songs like quirky rap record "Rago" and the danchall seductivness of "Dutty" show the sheer versatility of NiO switching from a comical cheeky MC, to that of a smooth R&B standout. "Sumadis" is equally reminiscent of elements of all musical genres, garnering the attitude of a punk rocker, to the depths of a soul legend, Bobby Nio created a thoughtful edgy and raw collection of work, which can only be the result of a true ARTIST at work. "SUMADIS" IS AVAILABLE DIGITALLY NOW ON ITUNES AND ALL GOOD DIGITAL STORES.