Olly Murs Opens Up About Emotional New Song 'Dear Darlin' And Confirms June Release

20 April 2013, 08:49 | Updated: 20 April 2013, 10:18

The 'Army Of Two' star says fans will be surprised by how emotional the song's message is.

Olly Murs has announced he will release new single 'Dear Darlin' on 2nd June, and says writing with fellow singer Ed Drewett was an emotional experience as they opened up about their past loves.

The 'Troublemaker' singer announced this past week that the song will serve as his third release from 2012 album Right Place Right Time', and says the two songwriters worked together "for hours" deconstructing their past relationships to come up with the right lyrics.

"Writing with Ed [Drewett] and him being my friend helped," Olly told Digital Spy, about the song's recording process. "We sat there for hours before writing, going over old relationships and recalling the scenarios.

"It's about writing to someone to tell them how I feel about losing someone," the 'Heart Skips A Beat' singer explained. "It's not the kind of song you'd expect me and Ed to write, as we're bubbly characters.

"But we were able to open up to each other," he added.

Check out a picture of Olly live in concert this year below:

The 'Army Of Two' singer has already had a successful week after launching his latest album in America as well as being nominated for an Ivor Novello Award for the first time.

After hearing the news, Olly said he was "thrilled" about the nomination, in which he is up against both Emeli Sande and Coldplay in the category for Most Performed Work for his single 'Dance With Me Tonight'.

Olly Murs recently completed a solo headline tour and will next head out on the road with Robbie Williams from June for the 'Candy' singer's stadium tour of the UK.