Five years after the release of their sophomore album, "Welcome to the Dollhouse" (2008), Danity Kane return to music. The group announced their reunion on Saturday (August 24) on their site (DanityKane.com), sharing beautiful press photos.
The reuniting group consists of four of the five original members: Dawn Richard, Aubrey O'Day, Aundrea Fimbres and Shannon Bex. D. Woods will not be joining for she "signed on to several projects that will have me committed for the next year."
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Richard, O'Day, Fimbres and Bex made their first appearance as a group at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (Aug. 25), strutting arm-in-arm. "I think we really missed doing music together," Fimbres told Billboard while on the show's red carpet.
New music from Danity Kane is "coming real soon," Richard said. "[There's] an album's worth of new music. We're working with the amazing Stereotypes, who as you know they've done 'Damage.' We have a new record called, 'Rage.' it's a better sound for us. It's a live sound. Danity Kane with live guitar, live drums [and] more of a rock vibe. People will be pleasantly surprised at how we're coming."
"We're focused on Danity Kane. When we get into the studio it's just organic for us. Second to that, it's the stage," O'Day added.
Rumors of a reunion sparked when the girls were spotted at lunch in Los Angeles on May 13. The ladies played coy when asked if they were planning a comeback, but O'Day spoke up when asked if Diddy will be involved: "Who's that?
Reporting by Andrew Hampp (@ahampp) in Brooklyn.