Major Lazer postpones Free The Universe album for April



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MAJOR LAZER POSTPONES “FREE THE UNIVERSE” FOR APRIL RELEASE

ALBUM PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE 2/26, INCLUDES INSTANT GRAT TRACK “WATCH OUT FOR THIS (BUMAYE)”, VIDEO COMING IN MARCH

MAJOR LAZER WORLD TOUR 2013 STARTS FEB 28

FREE THE UNIVERSE, originally scheduled to be released February 19th, will now be released April 15th via Secretly Canadian / Mad Decent / Downtown Records in North America. Starting February 26th you can pre-order the album through iTunes in the US & Canada http://smarturl.it/FTUPreOrder and immediately receive the third single “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” which features famed dancehall artist Busy Signal, along with The Flexican & FS Green. The group issued a statement on the postponement below:

“Our fans are the most important part of what makes Major Lazer what it is. It is with that consideration that “FREE THE UNIVERSE” will not be released this month as previously scheduled. We never want to disappoint our supporters but circumstances out of our control have made us unable to keep the intended date. For anyone disappointed, we are truly apologetic and we promise that this hiccup has only made what we have planned for the album stronger. We tried extremely hard to keep the date but it was ultimately decided that rushing the album would have been unfair to you and everyone who worked so hard on it. There will be information soon about the album pre-order and we are working with everyone to be able to deliver you a few songs prior to the release.”

In the mean time, check out Major Lazer on the FREE THE UNIVERSE 2013 WORLD TOUR, download the free remix EP,
LAZER STRIKES BACK Vol. 1, below. Keep an eye out for the 90′s dancehall-themed video for “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)”, more exclusive Major Lazer music and updates in the coming weeks!

DOWNLOAD LAZER STRIKES BACK Vol. 1 VOLUME 1

1. Major Lazer & Flux Pavilion – Jah No Partial (Jack Beats Remix)

2. Major Lazer – Get Free feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors (Cris Cab Cover)

3. Major Lazer – Original Don feat. The Partysquad (DGRC Remix)

4. Hot Chip – Look Where We Are (Major Lazer Extended Remix)

MAJOR LAZER WORLD TOUR 2013

THU 2/28 TORONTO, ON Sound Academy

FRI 3/1 ROYAL OAK, MI Royal Oak Music Hall

SAT 3/2 CHICAGO, IL Congress

SUN 3/3 CLEVELAND, OH House of Blues

TUE 3/5 NASHVILLE, TN Cannery Ballroom

THU 3/7 CARBORRO, NC Cat’s Cradle

FRI 3/8 ATLANTA, GA Masquerade

SAT 3/9 NEW ORLEANS,LA BUKU Fest

MON 3/11 DALLAS, TX House of Blues

TUE 3/12 HOUSTON, TX House of Blues

THU 3/14 AUSTIN, TX SXSW – TBA

FRI 3/15 SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX UME Festival

SUN 3/17 MIAMI, FL Ultra Festival

TUE 3/19 MADISON, WI Majestic Theater

WED 3/20 MINNEAPOLIS, MN First Avenue

THU 3/21 ST. LOUIS, MO The Pageant

FRI 3/22 LAWRENCE, KS The Midland by AMC

SUN 3/24 MIAMI, FL Ultra Festival

MON 3/25 VANCOUVER, BC Venue

TUE 3/26 SEATTLE, WA Showbox SODO

WED 3/27 PORTLAND, OR Roseland

THU 3/28 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Independent

SUN 3/31 SAO PAULO, BRAZIL Lollapalooza

FRI 4/5 BUENOS ARIES, AR Quilmes Rock Festival

SAT 4/6 SANTIAGO, CH Lollapalooza Chile SUN 4/7 BOGOTA, CO Festival Estereo Picnic

TUE 4/9 LAS VEGAS, NV 1Oak

SAT 4/13 INDIO, CA Coachella

SAT 4/20 INDIO, CA Coachella

WED 4/24 HAMBURG, DE Übel & Gefährlich

THU 4/25 PARIS, FR Bataclan

FRI 4/26 ROUEN, FR Le 106

SAT 4/27 AMSTERDAM, NL Paradiso

MON 4/29 UTRECHT, NL Tivoli

WED 5/1 SHEFFIELD, UK The Plus

THU 5/2 OXFORD, UK O2 Academy

FRI 5/3 BRISTOL, UL O2 Academy

SAT 5/4 LONDON, UK Roundhouse

TUE 5/7 BRUSSELS, BE AB Hall

WED 5/8 ZURICH, CH Maag Halle

THU 5/9 MILAN, IT Magazzini Generali

FRI 5/10 BOLOGNA, IT Link

SAT 5/11 MARSEILLE, FR Cabaret Aléatoire

TUE 5/14 PRAUGE, CZ Lucerna Music Hall

WED 5/15 WARSAW, PL Palladium

THU 5/16 BERLIN, DE Berghain


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