Sia reveals new song ‘Cheap Thrills’ and announces two rare live dates

Australian pop star will perform at Flow and Way Out West festivals next year

Sia has revealed new song ‘Cheap Thrills’, as well as her first headline gigs in five years.

‘Cheap Thrills’ was originally written for Rihanna and feature on Sia’s next album, ‘This Is Acting’, which consists entirely of songs Sia wrote for other artists before deciding to keep them for herself. It is released in January 2016. It joins ‘Bird Set Free’, ‘One Million Bullets’ and single ‘Alive’ on the list of tracks fans have already heard from the album.

‘This Is Acting’ is the follow-up to Sia’s 2014 album ‘1000 Forms Of Fear’, which featured the hit singles ‘Elastic Heart’ and ‘Chandelier’.

Listen to the song below:

In addition to the new track, Sia has also announced plans for her first live shows since 2011. She will headline Flow Festival in Finland and Sweden’s Way Out West next summer.

Flow Festival takes place in a disused power station in the heart of Helsinki between August 12-14. Sia heads up a bill which also includes M83, Chvrches, Jamie xx, Stormzy, Four Tet and more. Tickets are available now.

Sia will also headline Way Out West, which takes place on the same weekend (August 11-13) in Gothenburg. Joining her on the line-up of the Swedish event will be Chvrches, Jamie xx, Stormzy, M83 and Anna Von Hauswolff.