NAO Readies Sophomore Album ‘Saturn’ & World Tour

Just a few weeks ago we were wondering when songstress NAO was going to bless us with an album title and release date for her sophomore collection, and now our wishes have been granted. The songstress just announced that her highly-anticipated album, Saturn, will be in our hands on October 26th and we've already marked our calendars.

To sweeten the deal, she's also giving us a world tour so fans near and far can experience the new tracks and joints from her debut album, For All We Know. The tour begins officially in December, getting a running start in Japan, before hopping to North America and Europe in 2019. She concludes the tour in March of next year with a final show at London's Brixton Academy.

NAO gave us a taste of the new album when she released her latest track "Make It Out Alive" with SiR. About the new project, NAO said in a press release, "My friends kept telling me about the term 'Saturn Returns.' It's this idea that Saturn takes 29 years to orbit from when you're born and it is the planet of blessings and growth. So by the time you're around 29, between 27 and 32, something big happens in your life. It's like waking up and coming of age, like: "I've been going through my twenties and what have I been doing in this relationship?" What have I been doing in this job?" You start to rethink everything – old stuff that your parents taught you or ideas that you believed in. It's like a complete shedding of skin and it can be painful," she says.

We're sure she has a lot to say on her sophomore album, which along with SiR also features Kwabs and is available for pre-order from your favorite digital retailer. Check out the tracklist for Saturn below and see if NAO has a tour date near you when you keep scrolling down.

 NAO Saturn tracklist:

1. Another Lifetime
2. Make It Out Alive (feat. SiR)
3. If You Ever
4. When Saturn Returns (Interlude)
5. Saturn (feat. Kwabs)
6. Gabriel
7. Orbit
8. Love Supreme
9. Curiosity
10. Drive and Disconnect
11. Don’t Change
12. Yellow of the Sun
13. A Life Like This

NAO World Tour dates:

Thu 6 Dec - WWWX, Tokyo, Japan

North America 
Sat 12 Jan - Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC
Sun 13 Jan - Showbox, Seattle, WA
Mon 14 Jan - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
Wed 16 Jan - The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
Fri 18 Jan - The Novo, Los Angeles, CA
Sat 19 Jan - Observatory - North Park, San Diego, CA
Sun 20 Jan - The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA
Tue 22 Jan - Metro Music Hall, Salt Lake City, UT
Wed 23 Jan - Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
Fri 25 Jan - Fine Line Music Café, Minneapolis, MN
Sat 26 Jan - Concord Music Hall, Chicago, IL
Sun 27 Jan - Majestic Theater, Detroit, MI
Tue 29 Jan - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON
Wed 30 Jan - Corona Theatre, Montréal, QC
Fri 01 Feb - Royale, Boston, MA
Sat 02 Feb - Terminal 5, New York, NY
Mon 04 Feb - Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
Tue 05 Feb - The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
Thu 07 Feb - Masquerade, Atlanta, GA

Thu 07 Mar - Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL
Fri 08 Mar - Gaite Lyrique, Paris, FR
Sat 09 Mar - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, BE
Mon 11 Mar - Luxor, Cologne, DE
Wed 13 Mar - Vega, Copenhagen, DK
Thu 14 Mar - Mojo, Hamburg, DE
Fri 15 Mar - Kesselhaus, Berlin, DE
Wed 20 Mar - Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
Thu 21 Mar - Beckett Student Union, Leeds, UK
Fri 22 Mar - 02 Institute, Birmingham, UK
Sun 24 Mar - Vicar Street, Dublin, IE
Tue 26 Mar - O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol UK
Thu 28 Mar - O2 Academy Brixton, London, UK

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