March 25, 2015 | D&LFollowing news of his new single, Major Lazer announced news of a new album and a tour to follow!
Peace Is The Mission, is set for release on June 1st (available for pre-order today), making the release Major Lazer’s third studio album to date. Shooting the new video on location in India, the versatile artist’s new project will be released on Because/Mad Decent, already making his latest single release ‘Lean On’ a top 20 favourite on the global music chart.
With producer Diplo being Mad Founder’s brand ambassador, he commented on the experience of filming the video to the single on location in India.
“India is special and its beauty absolutely humbled me,” he said. “When we toured there as Major Lazer, it was mind blowing to see our fan-base and we wanted to incorporate the attitude and positive vibes into our video and just do something that embodies the essence of Major Lazer.
“Major Lazer has always been a culture mashup and to us, India feels like some kind of special creature with one foot in history and one firmly in the future. The experience is something we’ll never forget.”
With features including Ellie Goulding, Tarrus Riley, 2 Chainz, Pusha T and Ariana Grande, it’s time to hear those tracks live in action. Get those all important dates below;
3/26/15 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Estacao Leopoladina
3/27/15 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – Chevrolet Hall
3/28/15 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Lollapalooza Brazil
4/19/15 – Las Vegas, NV – Encore Beach Club
5/16/15 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival
6/6/15 – Ozark, AR – Wakarusa Festival
6/7/15 – Houston, TX – Free Press Summer Fest
6/14/15 – Las Vegas, NV – XS Nightclub
6/18/15 – Las Vegas, NV – Encore Beach Club
6/26/15 – Odense, Denmark – Tinderbox Festival
6/27/15 – Norrkoping, Sweden – Bravalla Festival
7/2/15 – Warsaw, Poland – Open’er Festival
7/3/15 – London, UK – Wireless Festival
7/12/15 – Las Vegas, NV – XS Nightclub
8/20/15 – St. Poelten, AT – Frequency Festival
8/23/15 – Biddinghuizen, NL – Lowlands Festival
11/11/15 – 11/15/15 – Miami, FL > Cozumel, Mexico – Mad Decent Boat Party
READ MORE: NEW MUSIC: Major Lazer, DJ Snake & MO In ‘Lean On’
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