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Nilüfer Yanya Announces Debut Album 'Miss Universe', Shares New Track In Your Head

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Molly Daniel

Nilüfer Yanya has announced details of her debut LP, 'Miss Universe'.

Preceded by last November's Heavyweight Champion of the Year and today's offering, In Your Head, the London-based artist's first full-length offering is set to arrive on March 22 via ATO Records.

Head below to view the album's cover art and tracklist, alongside the new track's accompanying video directed by her longtime creative collaborator ENERGYFORCE. Discussing the song, Yanya said:

"Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me and I get trapped. There’s the things I need disguised as things I think I only want, things I think I’m choosing out of choice not necessity. Sometimes this only becomes clear in retrospect, or maybe it will never become clear. Some people may call that being paranoid. I think that’s what I wrote the song about, but what’s interesting to me, and what I think I was trying to get at, is the illusion of freedom."

Yanya tours North America throughout February supporting Sharon Van Etten, before heading to the UK and Europe in the spring. 

'Miss Universe' tracklist:

2. In Your Head
3. Paralysed
4. Angels
5. Experience?
6. Paradise
7. Baby Blu
8. Warning
9. Heat Rises
10. Melt
11. “Sparkle” GOD HELP ME
12. Safety Net
13. Tears
14. Monsters Under The Bed
15. The Unordained
16. Give Up Function
17. Heavyweight Champion of the Year

Nilufer Yanya Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed April 03 2019 - GLASGOW CCA (United Kingdom)
Thu April 04 2019 - MANCHESTER YES (The Pink Room) (United Kingdom)
Fri April 05 2019 - LEEDS Brudenell Social Club (United Kingdom)
Sat April 06 2019 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Cluny (United Kingdom)
Mon April 08 2019 - LEICESTER Scholar (United Kingdom)
Tue April 09 2019 - LONDON EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) (United Kingdom)
Thu April 11 2019 - BIRMINGHAM Hare & Hounds (United Kingdom)
Fri April 12 2019 - BRISTOL Thekla (United Kingdom)
Sat April 13 2019 - OXFORD O2 Academy Oxford (United Kingdom)
Sun April 14 2019 - BRIGHTON Haunt (United Kingdom)
Tue April 16 2019 - AMSTERDAM Bitterzoet (Netherlands)
Wed April 17 2019 - HAMBURG Nochtwache (Germany)
Thu April 18 2019 - BERLIN Kantine am Berghain (Germany)
Fri April 19 2019 - ROTTERDAM Motel Mozaique (Netherlands)
Sun April 21 2019 - VIENNA Chelsea Club (Austria)
Mon April 22 2019 - MUNICH Ampere (Germany)
Wed April 24 2019 - ZURICH Exil (Switzerland)
Thu April 25 2019 - COLOGNE Blue Shell (Germany)
Fri April 26 2019 - PARIS Le Point Ephemere (France)
Mon April 29 2019 - BRUSSELS Les Nuits Botanique Festival (Belgium)
Tue April 30 2019 - NIJMEGEN Merleyn (Netherlands)
Wed May 01 2019 - UTRECHT ACU (Netherlands)

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