Hilary Duff explores a more dance-driven sound on her upcoming album, "Dignity," due April 3 via Hollywood. Among the contributors to the project were Kara DioGuardi, Tim & Bob, the Black Eyed Pea

Hilary Duff explores a more dance-driven sound on her upcoming album, "Dignity," due April 3 via Hollywood. Among the contributors to the project were Kara DioGuardi, Tim & Bob, the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Chico Bennett & Richard Vission, Vada Nobles and Fred Wreck.

Five songs previewed by Billboard ("With Love," "Play With Fire," "Stranger," "Danger" and "Burn") find the singer/actress reveling in the beats and rhythms of clubland, with shades of Depeche Mode, Gwen Stefani and Madonna. "With Love" serves not only as the album's first single/video but the name of Duff's new Elizabeth Arden fragrance.

"Dignity" is Duff's first new studio album since a 2004 self-titled affair, which has sold 1.8 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

She will next be seen on the big screen in the animated film "Foodfight" and "War, Inc.," the latter alongside John Cusack and Marisa Tomei. Duff is also planning to tour in support of "Dignity."