Whereas the vacation season is simply getting began, Kygo is already dropping presents. The Norwegian producer dropped a shock album, Thrill of the Chase, on Friday (Nov. 11).
Out through RCA Data, the 14-track LP options the beforehand launched singles “Simple” that includes X Ambassadors, “Woke Up In Love” with Gryffin and Calum Scott, “By no means Actually Liked Me” that includes Dean Lewis and the disco-centric “Dancing Toes,” a collaboration with Joe Jonas‘ DNCE venture.
“I’ve been engaged on this assortment of songs over the past 2 years and hope you take pleasure in them as a lot as I do!” Kygo wrote on social media upon the album’s launch, having simply beforehand posted himself mendacity down within the studio, resting after ostensibly simply ending the album.
The album’s cowl includes a picture of the producer as a toddler, sitting at a piano — the instrument that’s been essential to the Kygo sound.
Kygo’s earlier album, Golden Hour, hit No. 18 on the Billboard 200 in June of 2020, spending 17 weeks on the chart. The album additionally went to No. 2 on Dance/Digital Albums chart and spent 66 weeks on the tally.
The fourth studio album within the Kygo catalog, Thrill of the Chase extends the intense, anthemic pop crossover dance sound that Kygo helped pioneer upon his debut throughout the peak of the EDM heyday. The album closes with “Freeze,” a beforehand launched eight-minute slow-build anthem that marks a number of the extra experimental sounds within the Kygo oeuvre thus far.
“This style of music could be very likable,” the producer born Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll stated of his signature in his March Billboard cowl story. “It’s form of melodic and comfortable and has this good vibe to it. You might be 5 years outdated or 75 years outdated [and enjoy it].”
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