Multi-platinum pop-star Mika has announced the release of his much anticipated new album ‘No Place In Heaven’ to be released on 15th June in the UK and 16th June in the US.
Following on from his multi-million selling worldwide debut ‘Life In Cartoon Motion’ and subsequent releases ‘The Boy Who Knew Too Much’ and ‘The Origin of Love’, Mika’s fourth album ‘No Place In Heaven’ is a striking record that has been crafted by Mika over the past two years. Mika enlisted long-time collaborator and Grammy nominated producer Gregg Wells (Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Adele, Rufus Wainwright) to produce the new album. The pair creating a mature new record that exhibits Mika’s incredible song writing talents and breath-taking vocals, evoking memories of classic 70s pop albums created by acclaimed song writers Billy Joel, Todd Rundgren, Elton John etc.
Mika has spent the past couple of years conquering the hearts of audiences across Europe, appearing as a judge on the X Factor Italy, a coach on The Voice France and topping the charts in France with the release of “Boum Boum Boum”. In addition to his musical achievements, Mika has been working closely with global watch company, Swatch, as their creative ambassador to create some unique designs for their collections. More recently Mika has been collaborating with renowned Italian fashion house, Valentino, producing bespoke suits with their creative directors.
To celebrate the announcement of his new album, Mika is gifting ‘Last Party‘ as an instant grat track to fans when the album is pre-ordered through iTunes. ‘Last Party’, an ode to Freddie Mercury, will be accompanied by a simple yet stunning , shot by celebrated fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, the first time Peter has ever collaborated with a music artist. Fans in the States will also receive the new track ‘Talk About You‘ with an album pre-order.
Mika rounded off his last album in the UK with an incredible string of live shows including a sold out show at Heaven and a headline slot at Lovebox Weekend as well as performing a live set at the 2012 Olympics in London and numerous European tour dates and festival appearances. He will hit the states for three North American shows in May, performing at Verboten in Brooklyn, NY May 3, Webster Hall in New York, NY May 4, and Belasco in Los Angeles, CA May 6. L.A. is on sale April 8 and New York is on sale April 10. If you pre-order No Place In Heaven from his official store, you’ll be granted early access to tickets as well.
Mika’s previous single ‘Popular feat. Ariana Grande’ recently hit 100 Million views on YouTube and Vevo and has certified gold in the USA with over 500,000 sales. Mika has also sold over 10 million records and received Gold or Platinum awards in 32 countries worldwide across his previous three albums ‘Life in Cartoon Motion’, ‘The Boy Who Knew Too Much’ and ‘The Origin Of Love’, winning Brit and MTV Awards in the process.