Kygo Reveals Details Behind Debut Album ‘Cloud Nine’‏

Having become the fastest artist in history to reach one billion streams in 2015, 2016 is shaping up to be even bigger for Kyrre Gørvell Dahl, aka KYGO, as he reveals the details behind his debut studio album, ‘Cloud Nine’.

First teased back in February for his fans and 18 months in the work, the Norwegian sensation now shares a confirmed release date for ‘Cloud Nine’, the exclusive artwork for the album designed by none other than Mr. Brainwash, and his brand new track, ‘Fragile’, featuring Labrinth, and it’s all available to pre-order now!

Pre-Order “Cloud Nine”

With a tracklisting still to come, ‘Cloud Nine’ is set for release on May 13, 2016, via Sony Music International/Ultra Music. Those who pre-order ‘Cloud Nine’ from today will also receive ‘Fragile’ as an instant free download. Unmistakably his most ambitious effort to date, ‘Fragile’ has Kygo leaving the house scene entirely as he pushes his musical boundaries further than ever before, stripping back things to 75 bpm and crafting a rousing ballad around Labrinth’s stunning vocals. ‘Fragile’ was first performed live last week on Norwegian TV show, ‘Senkfeld’, to a stunning reaction online.

Listen to Kygo & Labrinth’s ‘Fragile’

Having topped seven million record sales since the original release of ‘Firestone’ back in 2014, Kygo has amassed a who’s who list of collaborators to join him for what is one of the most anticipated albums of 2016, and with Labrinth the next name out of the bag, expectations will grow once more as to is next to join Kygo on ‘Cloud Nine’.

“I am so excited to announce the final details of my debut studio album, ‘Cloud Nine.’ I’ve been working on it nonstop over the last 18 months and have been lucky enough to work with some incredibly talented artists along the way. I’m really looking forward to showing everyone the result this May and being able to finally get the music out to my fans, who give me the best support in the world!”

In addition to the release of his first long player, Kygo will also be embarking on a European leg of his ‘Cloud Nine’ tour this March. The European stops follow on from a wildly successful US tour, in which the Bergen-native headlined some of the most respected venues in the country such as The Greek Theater in Los Angeles and Barclays Center in New York. Kicking off in Holland just after his headlining set at Ultra Music Festival, the ‘Cloud Nine’ tour will see the burgeoning superstar also play Germany, Belgium, Italy, France and the UK amongst many more. Check out the full dates below.

‘Cloud Nine’ Tour Dates

March 26 – Heineken Music Hall – Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 27 – Heineken Music Hall – Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 29 – Palladium – Cologne, Germany

March 30 – Lotto Arena – Antwerp, Belgium

April 1 – Rockhal – Esch Alzette, Luxembourg

April 2 – Stadthalle – Offenbach, Germany

April 4 – Maag Halle – Zurich, Switzerland

April 5 – Mediolanum Forum – Milan, Italy

April 7 – Gasometer – Vienna, Austria

April 8 – Zenith – Munich, Germany

April 9 – Forum Karlin – Prague, Czech Republic

April 10 – Columbiahalle – Berlin, Germany

April 12 – Zenith – Paris, France

April 14 – Saint Jordi Club – Barcelona, Spain

April 15 – Barclaycard Center – Madrid, Spain

April 20 – Glasgow O2 Academy– Glasgow, Scotland

April 21 – Manchester Academy – Manchester, England

April 22 – Brixton 02 Academy – London, England

April 23 – Brixton 02 Academy – London, England

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