Major Lazer announce new album featuring Vampire Weekend's Ezra, Shaggy, Bruno Mars and more
Diplo's party-in-a-box project Major Lazer will release their sophomore album Free The Universe on November 6th via Mad Decent/Downtown.
The full-length follow up to 2009's Guns Don't Kill People-- Lazers Do will feature Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, Wyclef Jean, Bruno Mars, Tyga , Flux Pavilion, Shaggy, Wynter Gordon, Dev and more, including Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman who features on the previously released track 'Get Free' - watch the video at the bottom of this page.
Major Lazer have also announced a run of tour dates across American and Europe including, three UK shows at Creamfields, Notting Hill Carnival and the Isle of White's Big Top.
All dates as below.
Major Lazer Tour Dates
- 15 August - Otranto, Parco Torcito (Italy)
- 16 August - Calvia, Mallorca Rocks Hotel (Spain)
- 17 August - Ibiza, Ibiza Rocks Hotel (Spain)
- 18 August - Hasselt, Pukkelpop Festival (Belgium)
- 22 August - Copenhagen, VEGA (Denmark)
- 23 August - Aarhus, Train (Denmark)
- 24 August - Stockholm, Popaganda Festival (Sweden)
- 25 August - Daresbury, Creamfields Festival (England)
- 27 August - London, Notting Hill Carnival (England)
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