MACKLEMORE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM GEMINI OUT SEPTEMBER 22
HIS FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN 12 YEARS
FEATURING KESHA, LIL YACHTY, OFFSET, ERIC NALLY, SKYLAR GREY & MORE
Macklemore will release his new solo album entitled GEMINI on September 22 via Bendo LLC / ADA. The album can be pre-ordered here now. This marks his first solo project since 2005’sThe Language of My World and follows his two massive releases with producer Ryan Lewis: 2012’s multiple-GRAMMY award winning album The Heist and 2016’s This Unruly Mess I’ve Made.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have achieved four #1 ARIA singles over the course of both these albums, culminating in 21 platinum certifications between them while current single fromGEMINI – Glorious (feat Skylar Grey) – has also just reached platinum sales and sits at a current high position of #2 on the ARIA chart.
The viral video for Glorious, starring Macklemore’s 100 year old grandmother, has over 33 million views, while the video for Marmalade (featuring Lil Yachty) starring a Mini Macklemore, a Lil Lil Yachty and running back legend Marshawn Lynch has over 23 million views in just two weeks. Glorious continues to climb the charts across the globe, Top 40 radio, Billboard’s Hot 100, racking up 1.8 million streams a day. Glorious is currently #1 on Spotify Top 50 in Australia and last week, the track was number 1 on Spotify’s Today’s Top Hits in the US.
In a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Macklemore stated: “I always try to get a different pallet of sounds and textures and vibes. This album, I was in a good place man… for the most part, if I’m in a happy place and life is good, that’s going to be reflected in the music.”
In addition to Skylar Grey and Lil Yachty, GEMINI features artists including Kesha, Migos rapper Offset, Downtown featured vocalist Eric Nally, and London’s rising neo-soul singer-songwriterDan Caplen.
Outside of music, Macklemore was featured in an MTV special with President Obama about the opioid epidemic in America and was the first US citizen ever to participate in the PresidentialWeekly Address.
GEMINI Track List:
- ‘Ain’t Gonna Die Tonight’ feat. Eric Nally
- ‘Glorious’ feat. Skylar Grey
- ‘Marmalade’ feat. Lil Yachty
- ‘Willy Wonka’ feat. Offset
- ‘Intentions’ feat. Dan Caplen
- ‘Good Old Days’ feat. Kesha
- ‘Levitate’ feat. Otieno Terry
- ‘Firebreather’ feat. Reignwolf
- ‘How To Play the Flute’ feat. King Draino
- ‘Ten Million’
- ‘Over It’ feat. Donna Missal
- ‘Zara’ feat. Abir
- ‘Corner Store’ feat. Dave B and Travis Thompson
- ‘Miracle’ feat. Dan Caplen
- ‘Church’ feat. Xperience
- ‘Excavate’ feat. Saint Claire