MAJOR LAZER UNVEILS CAREER-SPANNING
MAJOR LAZER ESSENTIALS COMPILATION

INCLUDES APPEARANCES FROM JUSTIN BIEBER, MØ, TRAVIS SCOTT, ARIANA GRANDE, QUAVO, NICKI MINAJ, SEAN PAUL, ANITTA, PABLLO VITTAR, WIZKID, MR. EAZI, AMBER COFFMAN, BRUNO MARS, CAMILA CABELLO AND MANY MORE

“BLOW THAT SMOKE” FEATURING TOVE LO OUT NOW

Major Lazer is debuting their Major Lazer Essentialstoday—listen and share here.

Featuring Justin Bieber, , Travis Scott, Ariana Grande, Quavo, Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul and many more, Essentials highlights Major Lazer’s reach across the globe, and the vast range of their influences and influence to date.

With standouts as wide-ranging as “Jah No Partial,” with its sample of heritage Jamaican artist Johnny Osbourne, to features from the world’s biggest pop stars, to the now legendary Flosstradamus remix of “Original Don,” to their Latin Grammy nomination for “Sua Cara,” which was one of the biggest video launches in YouTube’s history. Also including their recent collaboration with African artists like Burna Boy, Babes Wodumo, Mr. Eazi and Kizz Daniel, Essentials showcases Major Lazer’s unique positioning and singular talent for transcending borders and genre.

Essentials features a brand new release, “Blow That Smoke” featuring Tove Love, plus their biggest hits to date, “Lean On” (the first independent track to hit #1 on U.S. Top 40 radio) and “Cold Water,” two of the most streamed songs of all time on Spotify. Beyond their many accolades, Major Lazer’s storied career has been marked by constant reinvention that has shaped the sound today’s pop.

With three albums under their belt—2009’s Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do, 2013’s Free The Universe and 2015’s Peace is the Mission— the band continues to tour the world over, including a groundbreaking 400,000 person show in Havana, Cuba as chronicled in the 2017 documentary Give Me Future, multiple trips to Pakistan, a just-wrapped tour of Africa and beyond. Major Lazer’s mission—to make the world smaller by making the party bigger—continues to grow worldwide. A highly anticipated fourth album is on the way, with much more to come from Major Lazer in 2019.

Fans will recognize longtime collaborator Ferry Gouw’s work on the cover, featuring hand drawn portraits of Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire, plus featured artists and friends from throughout their discography, as well as a reappearance of the Major Lazer cartoon.

Major Lazer Essentials follows the band’s new Afrobeats Mixtape and a recent tour of Africa with stops in South Africa, Malawi, Kenya and Uganda. While in Africa, Major Lazer visited the VETPAW (Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife) headquarters to participate in anti-poaching missions alongside veterans and learn more about ways to combat poaching in South Africa and beyond. Learn more and donate here.

For more information, please contact Reid Kutrow or Carla Sacks at Sacks & Co., 212.741.1000.


MAJOR LAZER—MAJOR LAZER ESSENTIALS
1. Blow That Smoke (feat. Tove Lo)
2. Lean On (feat. MØ and DJ Snake)
3. Cold Water (feat. Justin Bieber and MØ)
4. Light It Up (feat. Nyla and Fuse ODG) [Remix]
5. Know No Better (feat. Travis Scott, Camila Cabello and Quavo)
6. Sua Cara (feat. Anitta and Pabllo Vittar
7. Watch Out For This (Bumaye) (feat. Busy Signal, The Flexican and FS Green)
8. Powerful (feat. Ellie Goulding)
9. Pon De Floor (feat. Vybz Kartel)
10. Hold the Line (feat. Mr. Lex and Santigold)
11. Keep It Goin' Louder (feat. Nina Sky and Ricky Blaze)
12. All My Love (feat. Ariana Grande)
13. Original Don (Flosstradamus Remix)
14. Get Free (feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors)
15. Run Up (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR and Nicki Minaj)
16. Jah No Partial (feat. Flux Pavilion)
17. Be Together (feat. Wild Belle)
18. Bubble Butt (feat. Bruno Mars, Tyga and Mystic
19. Jet Blue Jet (feat. Leftside, GTA, Razz & Biggy)
20. Come On To Me (feat. Sean Paul)
21. Boom (feat. MOTi, Ty Dolla $ign, Wizkid and Kranium)
22. Orkant/Balance Pon It (feat. Babes Wodumo and Taranchyla)
23. Loyal (feat. Kizz Daniel & Kranium)
24. All My Life (feat. Burna Boy)
25. Tied Up (feat. Mr Eazi, Raye and Jake Gosling)