Major Lazer have announced their fourth album ‘Music Is The Weapon’, due out on 23 October 2020.
The long-awaited release will be their first full-length since 2015. It will feature recently released tracks ‘Oh My Gawd’ with Mr Eazi, Nicki Minaj and K4mo, Marcus Mumford collab ‘Lay Your Head On Me’, the Latin Grammy-nominated ‘Rave de Favela’ with Anitta, MC Lan and BEAM, ‘Que Calor’ featuring J Balvin and El Alfa, ‘Trigger’ with Khalid and ‘Can’t Take It From Me’ featuring Skip Marley.
In the meantime, fans can check out the Music Is The Weapon Spotify Enhanced album playlist, which consists of 50 tracks that inspired the album curated by Major Lazer.
The band are also set to debut Major Lazer: Year Negative One in early 2021. The comic book was drawn by longtime collaborator Ferry Gouw, creator of the original Major Lazer character, and written by acclaimed scribe Alex De Campi.
Major Lazer recently partnered with YouTube to debut a new docu-special entitled ‘Chasing The Sound’, following them to Ghana and Nigeria. In addition, the 2016 documentary film ‘Give Me Future’ chronicling the group’s historic 400,000 person concert in downtown Havana, Cuba is now available on YouTube for the first time ever.
The global dance trio are scheduled to play a series of socially distant drive-in Major Lazer Sound System shows in the US throughout this October.
The full official tracklisting for ‘Music Is The Weapon’ featuring additional artists is due to be announced soon so watch this space!