MIKA DEBUTS NEW SONG “SANREMO”

MIKA debuts a new song “Sanremo” today. Listen/share HERE. The track follows the release of “Ice Cream” and “Tiny Love” from MIKA’s highly anticipated new album, My Name Is Michael Holbrook, out October 4. Pre-order the album HEREIdolator proclaims, “[MIKA is] making up for a long gap between projects…by gracing our ears with a couple bops ahead of the release date.”

In celebration of the forthcoming album, MIKA will make a long-awaited return to North America on his sold-out Tiny Love Tiny Tour with opening support from Kiesza on all U.S. and Canadian dates. The headline run kicks off with back-to-back shows at New York City’s Brooklyn Steel on September 12 and 13 with further dates in San FranciscoLos Angeles, and Montreal. Tickets are on sale now, see below for a complete itinerary.

For his first full length in five years, MIKA explores his American heritage on My Name Is Michael Holbrook. While his tumultuous childhood began in Lebanon before fleeing to Paris and then London, he focuses the album on the roots he traces back to his father’s Savannah, Georgia upbringing. The work also paints a loving picture of his relationship with his mother, the woman who trained him, made his wardrobe for years on the road and most importantly taught him never to follow and always to express himself fearlessly. After writing in home studios in Miami and Tuscany over the course of two years, MIKA went to Brussels to record with producers Marc Crew and Dan Priddy.

“I hadn’t put out a record in four years. I didn’t know what to do when it came time to start the process and was honestly kind of at a loss,” MIKA says. “I felt a little disappointed by the commercial side of the industry. I didn’t want to make a record by numbers or by committee. I wanted to make an uncontaminated, homemade pop record.”

TINY LOVE TINY TOUR

September 12                                            New York, NY                                          Brooklyn Steel

September 13                                            New York, NY                                          Brooklyn Steel

September 15                                             Montreal, QC                                                       Corona

September 16                                             Montreal, QC                                                       Corona

September 18                                         San Francisco, CA                                                  Fillmore

September 21                                          Los Angeles, CA                                                       ACE

September 24                                          Mexico City, MX                                       Plaza Condesa

MIKA LIVE IN EUROPE

November 10                                              London, UK                           Shepherd’s Bush Empire

November 12                                          Barcelona, Spain                                            Razzmatazz

November 13                                             Madrid, Spain                                                 La Riviera

November 15                                               Pau, France                                                          Zenith

November 16                                          Toulouse, France                                                     Zenith

November 18                                    Aix-en-Provence, France                     L’Arena du Pays d’Aix

November 19                                       Saint-Étienne, France                                                  Zenith

November 21                                       Geneva, Switzerland                              SEG Geneva Arena

November 22                                        Zurich, Switzerland                                        Komplex 457

November 24                                               Turin, Italy                                               Pala Alpitour

November 26                                             Ancona, Italy                                       Promenteo Palace

November 27                                               Roma, Italy                                            Palalottomatica

November 29                                             Bologna, Italy                                             Unipol Arena

November 30                                          Montichiari, Italy                                              Palageorge

December 2                                                Livorno, Italy                                      Modigliani Forum

December 03                                               Milan, Italy                                     Mediolanum Forum

December 14                                          Brussels, Belgium                                       Forest National

December 15                                              Lille, France                                                         Zenith

December 17                                              Dijon, France                                     Le Zenith de Dijon

December 19                                    Floirac, Bordeaux, France                                     Arkea Arena

December 20                                             Nantes, France                                                        Zenith

December 22                                              Paris, France                                    Accor Hotel Arena

January 24                                                  Caen, France                                                       Zenith

January 25                                                  Niort, France                                             L’Acclameur

January 29                                   Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg                                        Rockhal

January 30                                            Montbéliard, France                                              L’Axone

February 1                                                  Padova, Italy                                                      Kioene

February 2                                                 Bolzano, Italy                                                  Palaonda

February 5                                                  Napoli, Italy                                            Palapartenope

February 7                                                    Bari, Italy                                                      Palaflorio

February 8                                          Reggio Calabria, Italy                                      Palacalafiore

February 13                                          Utrecht, Netherlands                 TivoliVredenburg – Ronda

February 14                                           Strasbourg, France                                                    Zenith

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