Mayer Hawthorne releases his long-awaited third album "Where Does This Door Go" on July 15th. The album features a host of top producers, including Jack Splash (Cee-Lo Green and Alicia Keys), Oak & Pop (Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj) and work from the legendary Pharrell Williams. The first single "Her Favorite Song", is released on July 8thand has already clocked up over 250k plays on SoundCloud. Mayer gave a little taste of what's to come when he leaked the boogie-funk homage "Designer Drug". In addition, the album also boasts a sizzling collaboration with hip-hop's biggest star of the moment, Kendrick Lamar.
After releasing his debut album "A Strange Arrangement" on Stones Throw Records, his second album "How Do You Do" reached #7 in the US iTunes Chart. "How Do You Do" quickly garnered critical praise from the media and fellow musicians, including Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, John Mayer, Snoop Dogg and more. The album, with its throwback to classic, soulful Motown sounds featured a collaboration with British duo Rizzle Kicks, on the UK version.
Mayer's last trip to the UK saw him play at The Scala in London, a show which sold out in minutes. He returns to the UK this summer, playing at London's annual Hard Rock Calling Festival on June 28th, and his own headline show at London's XOYO on July 3rd, as part of his European tour. Mayer has also announced a summer tour supporting OneRepublic in the US.
European Tour Dates
June 25th - Maroquinerie - Paris
June 27th - BiNuu - Berlin
June 28th - Artheater - Cologne
June 30th - Hard Rock Calling Festival - London
July 1st - Bitterzoet - Amsterdam
July 3rd - XOYO - London
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