Lady Gaga, HAIM, and more shift new album release dates in response to pandemic
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Nearly each single trade has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, to the purpose the place itemizing all of them has turn into a frightening process. And whereas some may assume that the music trade hasn’t been hit as onerous as, say, movie and tv, that’s undoubtedly not the case—as evidenced partly by the latest cancellations/delays of main festivals like Coachella and SXSW. We’re additionally beginning to see the different methods during which the music trade has been impacted by the pandemic, and it goes past the obvious-but-needed cancellation of huge festivals. Along with cancelling or suspending upcoming excursions, a number of artists are shifting the discharge dates of their upcoming albums, together with high-profile releases from Lady Gaga and HAIM.
In a press release shared along with her Twitter followers immediately, Girl Gaga says she’s “made the extremely powerful resolution to postpone the discharge of Chromatica,” her sixth studio album. The artist says she’ll announce a brand new 2020 launch date quickly, and within the meantime she urges everybody to “spend this time specializing in options.” Girl Gaga additionally revealed that she had deliberate a secret Coachella set which needed to be scrapped when the fest was cancelled.
HAIM additionally launched a press release on Twitter concerning the discharge of their long-awaited third studio album, Girls In Music Pt. III, which was initially scheduled to reach on April 24. Over the previous 12 months, the sister trio debuted a collection of music movies directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, and whereas they had been superb, we started to surprise in the event that they had been truly releasing a brand new album anytime quickly or if that they had simply pivoted to video. Sadly, we’ll have to attend even longer, because the album is not going to arrive till “later this summer time”:
Stereogum has a helpful roundup of extra launch date shifts, together with a pair of albums that may now arrive earlier than anticipated: Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia, initially slated for April 3, will now hit on March 27 (this Friday!), whereas Sufjan Stevens’ Aporia, additionally set for April 3, is formally accessible as of immediately, March 24.
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