KHALID WILL BRING THE FREE SPIRIT TOUR TO AUSTRALIA IN NOVEMBER 2019
Illusive Presents, Frontier Touring and AEG Presents are thrilled to announce that 21-year old superstar Khalid is heading back to Australian and New Zealand shores for his Free Spirit Tour. With his Grammy-nominated debut album American Teen having been certified double Platinum and his new record Free Spirit finally out in the world, there’s no better time for fans down under to experience the El Paso singer’s magic.
Following the monumental success of his debut album American Teen (certified Gold in Australia), Khalid is gearing up to break new records with his sophomore effort, Free Spirit (out now via Sony Music). In February, he gave fans a taste of what was to come by dropping lead single ‘Talk’, co-written with Disclosure, including their own remix of the song ‘Talk’ Disclosure VIP, adding to a stable of hits that’s truly staggering for an artist so young. Free Spirit also includes new tracks ‘Self’ and ‘My Bad’. The album features special guest John Mayer on the track ‘Outta My Head’.
From 7x Platinum ‘Young Dumb & Broke’ and 3x Platinum ‘Better’, to the stack of collabs with some of the world’s biggest artists, such as Normani on ‘Love Lies’ (5x Platinum), 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign on ‘OTW’ (2x Platinum), Martin Garrix on ‘Ocean’ (2x Platinum), benny blanco and Halsey on ‘Eastside’, Shawn Mendes on ‘Youth’, Calvin Harris and Future on ‘Rollin’, Logic and Alessia Cara on ‘1-800-273-8255’, and close friend Billie Eilish on ‘lovely’, Khalid has truly become one of the most notable names in pop today.
The release of Free Spirit is accompanied by a companion short film directed by Emil Nava, which screened in cinemas for a limited 24 hour period and also allowed fans an exclusive chance to hear the record in full before its release. The film is creatively parallel to the album, adding visual elements to the music to tell stories of the beauty and the pain of Khalid’s childhood.