Amy Shark has revealed her forthcoming sophomore album ‘Cry Forever’ will arrive next year, marking the occasion with a new single and tour announcement.
The Gold Coast singer broke the news this morning (December 4), sharing that her long-awaited second LP is set for release on April 30, 2021. The record, arriving via Wonderlick/Sony, is available for pre-order now.
Shark also released the third cut from her forthcoming project, titled ‘All the Lies About Me’. You can listen to it below:
As for the tour, Shark shared the dates on her social media, writing “Today I am also announcing the biggest shows of my life!!”.
She’ll be embarking on a seven-stop stint from mid-June to early July next year, with shows scheduled for her hometown of the Gold Coast, as well as Hobart, Sydney and more.
Pre-sale tickets will be available from December 7, with general sale from December 11.
Shark opened up about her process of writing and recording the new album in her Instagram caption, saying “On Monday the 4th of March 2019 I started recording my sophomore album CRY FOREVER”.
“I’ve waited a very long time to talk about this out loud,” she wrote. “At times I’ve cried, felt crazy, heartbroken, childish, pathetic, emotional, incredible, lonely, happy, excited, sad, too passionate, disappointed and I’ve hesitantly learnt to forgive.”
“If I didn’t have this album I don’t know what I would’ve done.”
The singer revealed the album’s tracklist yesterday, which features previous singles ‘Everybody Rise’ and ‘C’MON’ with Travis Barker. It also reveals a collaboration with Keith Urban titled ‘Love Songs Ain’t For Us’.
Amy Shark’s 2021 ‘Cry Forever’ Australian tour dates are:
Saturday 12 – Sydney, Qudos Bank Arena
Friday 18 – Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
Saturday 19 – Hobart, Wrest Point Lawns
Friday 25 – Gold Coast, HOTA
Saturday 26 – Brisbane, Riverstage
Thursday 1 – Adelaide, AEC Theatre
Saturday 3 – Perth, RAC Arena