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Griff announces debut album ‘vertigo’ + world tour including Alexandra Palace

Praise for ‘Miss Me Too’
“Griff exists in the lineage of Lorde’s hyper-specific and emotional lyricism, as well as Taylor Swift’s knack for a killer hook” – Rolling Stone 
“Magnificently bombastic…the British pop star’s best yet” – The Guardian
“A magnified, full-bodied sound that has progressed in step with Griff’s own growth…sends Griff’s voice to the stars”  NME
“Recalls Robyn in its devastating one-two of euphoria and melancholy” – Sunday Times


Griff has today announced details of debut album vertigo, which will be released on Warner Music on July 19th. Featuring anthemic new single ‘Miss Me Too’, the full tracklist was teased by Griff in a huge, spray-painted dress from CSM designer Eden Tan. Griff has also confirmed a run of global dates continuing her vertigo world tour, following a sold-out first leg this spring: pre-sale for the tour, which includes a London show at Alexandra Palace on November 13th, opens for those who pre-order the album today, with general sale beginning on May 3rd via Griff’s website

Before Griff’s debut album had a name – or its titular first single, even – it had a feeling: vertigo. That pit-of-your-stomach, up-is-down sense that the world is spinning faster than you can keep up with, and your own place in it has never felt less secure. It’s a journey of self-discovery that Griff has taken fans on ever since, building the three volumes of her landmark project in real-time and weaving songs that resonated with the vertigo arc into work that moves through melancholy and heartache into healing and joy. A coming-of-age album shaped for complex times, vertigo witnesses Griff scaling new creative heights without compromising the hand-stitched, home-made magic that first marked her out as British Pop’s most modern, exciting voice. 

With a 360-approach on everything from production, fashion and design to the spiral motif long connecting vertigo in plain sight – right down to her signature hair style – Griff’s debut album turns the tumultuousness of young adulthood into a source of power. Latest single ‘Miss Me Too’ is a euphoric, existential banger about the little-discussed irony of losing confidence as you supposedly grow older and wiser, and was accompanied by a beautifully choreographed video physically exorcizing such emotions. Throughout the record, the BRITs Rising Star winner draws on her sideways origin-story, from her unorthodox Chinese-Jamaican outsider-status growing up to launching an international music career from the confines of her bedroom. That tenacious, no-nonsense talent always wise beyond her years also sounds – crucially – like she is living: free of expectation, and moving through a world in which there is no one way to make your debut album or to be yourself.

Introducing the record today, Griff comments: “the album is about vertigo as an emotion and the dizziness and upside down feeling of heartache. I wanted to drop this project in parts from insular low feelings (Vol.1) to desperate euphoria (Vol.2) and with volume three, the full story.”

Check out full track-list for vertigo below, catch Griff live on tour later this year, and stay tuned for more to follow soon. 

Vertigo tracklist

1. ‘Vertigo’
2. ‘Miss Me Too’
3. ‘Into The Walls’
4. ‘19th Hour’
5. ‘Astronaut’
6. ‘Anything’
7. ‘Pillow In My Arms’
8. ‘Cycles’
9.‘Tears For Fun’
10. ‘Hiding Alone’
11. ‘Hole In My Pocket’
12. ‘Everlasting’
13. ‘So Fast’
14. ‘Where Did You Go’

Headline Tour Dates

13.08.24 || Brisbane || Princess Theatre
15.08.24 || Sydney || Enmore Theatre
17.08.24 || Melbourne || Northcote Theatre
19.08.24 || Auckland || Powerstation
13.09.24 || Washington || 9:30 Club
16.09.24 || Philadelphia || Theatre of Living Arts
17.09.24 || New York || Terminal 5
20.09.24 || Boston || House of Blues
21.09.24 || Montreal || Beanfield Theatre
22.09.24 || Toronto || Danforth Music Hall
24.09.24 || Detroit || St Andrew’s Hall
26.09.24 || Chicago || The Vic Theatre
27.09.24 || Minneapolis || First Avenue, Mainroom
29.09.24 || Denver || Ogden Theatre
30.09.24 || Salt Lake City || The Depot 
02.10.24 || Vancouver || The Commodore Ballroom
03.10.24 || Seattle || Showbox SoDo
04.10.24 || Portland || Crystal Ballroom
06.10.24 || San Francisco || Regency Ballroom
07.10.24 || Los Angeles || The Wiltern
09.10.24 || San Diego || The Observatory North Park
10.10.24 || Tempe || The Van Buren
08.11.24 || Glasgow || O2 Academy
09.11.24 || Birmingham || O2 Academy
10.11.24 || Bristol || O2 Academy
12.11.24 || Manchester || Academy
13.11.24 || London || Alexandra Palace
16.11.24 || Paris || Élysée Montmartre
18.11.24 || Cologne || Carlswerk Victoria
19.11.24 || Amsterdam || Paradiso
20.11.24 || Antwerp || De Roma
22.11.24 || Hamburg || Docks
24.11.24 || Berlin || Huxleys
25.11.24 || Copenhagen || Vega
27.11.24 || Munich || Theaterfabrik
29.11.24 || Lausanne || Les Docks
30.11.24 || Milan || Magazzini Generalli
02.12.24 || Barcelona || Razzmatazz
03.12.24 || Madrid || La Riviera

PRE-SAVE vertigo 

WATCH ‘Miss Me Too’ 

WATCH ‘Vertigo’ visualiser

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