Major Lazer have announced details of their new album ‘Peace Is The Mission’, to be released in June.
The album is the follow up to 2013 record ‘Free The Universe’ and features appearances from MØ, Ellie Goulding, Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T and Elliphant among others. There is also a remix for the Ariana Grande song ‘All My Love’, which appeared on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One soundtrack. A full tracklist can be seen below.
‘Lean On’, featuring MØ and DJ Snake, is the first single from the record. Watch the video for ‘Lean On’ below.
Speaking to NME in a video you can watch below, Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire of the group explained the new album might surprise some fans.
Speaking of one track, formed around a beat called ‘Powerful’ Diplo said: “It was a good beat name, ‘cos that was the hook, immediately. It’s sick. When you hear it you’ll be like, ‘Wow. Major Lazer did a waltz song, with a reggae artist.”
Peace Is the Mission:
‘Be Together’ featuring Wild Belle
‘Too Original’ featuring Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell
‘Blaze Up The Fire’ featuring Chronixx
‘Lean On’ featuring MØ & DJ Snake
‘Powerful’ featuring Ellie Goulding & Tarius Riley
‘Light It Up’ featuring Nyla
‘Roll the Bass’
‘Night Riders’ featuring Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T & Mad Cobra
‘All My Love’ featuring Ariana Grande & Machel Montano (Remix)
Major Lazer were recently announced as part of the line-up for this year’s Wireless Festival at London’s Finsbury Park in July. They join A$AP Rocky and headliner Drake on the Friday of the event.
Last month, Diplo also teamed up with Skrillex to release the debut Jack Ü album in the middle of the artists’ joint 24-hour DJ set.