Miike Snow has released the provocative video for anthemic new single “Genghis Khan.” Directed by award-winning Ninian Doff (Pulse Films), the video premiered earlier today via Buzzfeed and is now available to watch worldwide on Miike Snow’s YouTube Channel: http://smarturl.it/GenghisKhanVideo. The band has partnered with Tumblr and Spotify to create a stunning interactive iii Tumblr experience, allowing fans to listen to tracks from the album while simultaneously exploring unique music and art related to those songs. Andrew Wyatt took part in a special Tumblr Answer Time yesterday via Miike Snow’s official Tumblr page in advance of the “Genghis Khan” video premiere – get a recap and experience the iii Tumblr HERE (link to tumblr page).
“Genghis Khan” has drawn ecstatic critical acclaim, with Billboard commending the track as “more proof that (Miike Snow) are reinventing themselves yet again,” while SPIN saluted the track’s “crisp kick-snare-fill punch and sterling pianos,” declaring it “very much a return to form for the trio.” “A bright, funky reminder of Miike Snow’s serious pop chops,” affirmed Rolling Stone in an exclusive interview with the trio’s Andrew Wyatt, while Noisey hailed “Genghis Khan” for its “booming synth hits, and a melt of different vocals layering over each other, making the track another certified banger.”
Miike Snow has also unveiled plans for a major North American headline tour – the Swedish/American trio’s first in more than three years. The dates celebrate Miike Snow’s new album iii, out March 4 via Downtown/Atlantic Records. Kicking off March 3rd at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge, the Spring tour will see Miike Snow crisscross the continent with stops at Coachella and Ultra along the way, returning to the Big Apple for an eagerly awaited performance at the annual Governors Ball Music Festival on June 3rd – 5th (full dates below). Tickets go on sale to public this Friday, January 15th at 10am local time. A limited amount of of pre-sale tickets will be available to Miike Snow mailing list subscribers starting January 13th at 10am local time. For complete details and ticket information, visit www.miikesnow.com.
iii is available now for pre-order on the iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, with all orders receiving instant grat downloads of the acclaimed new track “Heart Is Full,” single “Genghis Khan,” and “Heart Is Full (Feat. Run The Jewels) [Remix].” In addition, limited edition picture disc vinyl and special bundles will soon be available for pre-order exclusively via Miike Snow’s official web store.