‘Surrender’ will be Hurts third LP release and is out on the 9th October 2015, via Columbia Records. In advance of the album the duo have also announced the release of new single ‘Some Kind of Heaven’ which will drop on the 31st July 2015.
Hurts began work on the album immediately following their sell out 2013 tour and continued writing and recording throughout 2014 across the globe including Ibiza, New York, Montreux, Sweden, L..A and the Swiss Alps. The band have continued to work alongside Swedish producer Jonas Quant on the new record, whilst also joining forces with esteemed, Grammy Award winning producers Stuart Price (Madonna, The Killers), Ariel Rechtshaid (Haim, Vampire Weekend) to sculpt the sound of their much anticipated third album.
Hurts’ return after two years follows the release of their top 10 sophomore album, “Exile” and No. 1 single, “Under Control” with Calvin Harris and Alesso. Since the band entered the UK album charts in 2010 they’ve sold over 1.2 million albums and 3 million singles worldwide, as well as over 250,000 tickets across their sold out tours. Hurts are certified Gold in the UK and Austria, 2 x Platinum in Germany and Finland, and Platinum in Poland, Switzerland and Russia.
In preparation for the album launch, Hurts will be performing two intimate shows for a handful of fans this week. The band will be taking to the stage at The Scala in London and The Lido in Berlin, to perform a mix of old and new tracks for the lucky competition winners.
Full tracklisting for ‘Surrender’ as follows…
Some Kind of Heaven
Nothing Will Be Bigger Than Us
Weight of the World