HALSEY’S NEW ALBUM, IF I CAN’T HAVE LOVE, I WANT POWER, IS OUT TODAY
“an industrial-leaning masterpiece….Halsey is not a woman, they’re a rock God. And IICHLIWP proves she’s earned the title.” – SPIN
“one of those statement albums that change the course of an artist’s career…”– Stereogum
“Halsey is at her best here….This is the sound of ambition, an evolution of Halsey’s sound…” – Associated Press
27 AUGUST 2021 (TORONTO, ON) - Today, Halsey released their fourth studio album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power. The career-defining album, which features 13 songs penned by Halsey, was produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. Known for their work in Nine Inch Nails and as Oscar, Golden Globe and GRAMMY®-winning film/television composers, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power is the first album the pair have produced for another artist. Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham and Pino Palladino guest on the album. See below for track listing. Anticipation has been building since early July, when Halsey unveiled the album’s cover art at The Met Fifth Avenue in New York City. Download / stream If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power HERE.
Hailing the album as “an industrial-leaning masterpiece,” SPIN observed, “Halsey is not a woman, they’re a rock God. And IICHLIWP proves she’s earned the title.” Stereogum heralded If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power as “one of those statement albums that change the course of an artist’s career.” Associated Press noted, “Halsey is at her best here…This is the sound of ambition, an evolution of Halsey’s sound…”
IMAX Experience: Halsey Presents If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power screened in cities around the globe earlier this week. Additional IMAX screenings will take place in select theaters on Saturday, August 28. The hour-long film experience, set to the music of the new album, was written by Halsey, and directed by Colin Tilley. For further details on tomorrow’s screenings, visit halseytickets.imax.com.
Tickets are on sale HERE for Halsey’s one-night-only global digital performance experience, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, which will be livestreamed on Sunday, August 29, in North and South America and on Monday, August 30, in the rest of the world.
Track Listing – If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power
- The Tradition
- Bells in Santa Fe
- Easier than Lying
- Girl is a Gun
- You asked for this
- i am not a woman, i'm a god
- The Lighthouse
Halsey has amassed more than 31 billion combined global streams to date, including more than 12.5 billion U.S. streams, and sold nearly 17 million adjusted album units worldwide.
If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power follows Manic, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Current Albums chart. It was the first album of 2020 to be certified Platinum in the U.S. and attained Platinum certification in numerous other countries also.
Halsey continues to push creative boundaries, exerting an influence and impact beyond music. Her first book, I Would Leave Me If I Could: A Collection of Poetry, debuted on The New York Times Best Sellers list last November. Named as one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2020, they have won over 20 awards, including an AMA, MTV VMA, GLAAD Award, the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award and a CMT Music Award. Halsey recently introduced about-face, a multi-dimensional makeup line for made for everyone. Halsey continues to speak up for important causes such as disenfranchised youth, women’s rights, mental health and the LGBTQ community.
Halsey Photo Credit: Lucas Garrido