Mike Posner Releases Highly Anticipated New Album ‘At Night, Alone.’
May 9, 2016 BY Nettwerk
Detroit native singer-songwriter and producer Mike Posner releases his long-awaited new album At Night, Alone. (featuring the global multi-platinum hit “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”) today via Island Records.
The release of At Night, Alone. is powered by the worldwide success of the RIAA platinum “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”) which has surpassed 300 million streams. The track hit #5-bullet on the Billboard Hot 100, Mike’s first Hot 100 hit in 5 years, #2 on the Top 40 Airplay chart, and #5 Rhythmic. After 4 weeks at #1 in the UK, the track hit #1 on the U.S. and Global Shazam charts; and Top 5 on the U.S. and Global Spotify charts. In 10 weeks, the video for “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)” boasts over 166 million YouTube views.
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”) ascends the stratosphere as Mike prepares to open for fellow Island artists Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas across North America this summer on their Honda Civic Tour: Future Now.
“The last artist I listened to was Mike Posner because I’m obsessed with that song ‘ I Took a Pill in Ibiza.’ That’s my favorite song right now.” – Chris Martin of Coldplay
“Mike Posner is one of the most clever, talented writers I know and this is his best work yet. This is a very important album. It should be listened to start to finish.” – Big Sean
“These are the best songs he’s ever written.” – Avicii
“Mike can write one hell of a song. I thank him for sharing his truths with us.” – Labrinth
“Mike Posner has reinvented himself as an introspective pop artist – which sounds like it could be insufferable but for the fact that these songs are deeply authentic and astonishingly personal while being relentlessly catchy at the same time. This is one of the first times I’ve listened to an album before it’s released knowing it’s going to be a worldwide hit because it strikes two simultaneous bulls-eyes: unforgettable hooks and unforgettable lyrics. It’s a confessional pop masterpiece.” – Amanda Palmer
Nearly six years after the release of his debut album, the road to At Night, Alone. has been a wild ride for Mike Posner, as he comes full circle in 2016 back to the essence of his craft. “I think I’ve developed more gratitude since I’ve been away,” he told the New York Post, just before his recent appearance on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and sold out show the same week at the Webster Hall Marlin Room. Reflecting on the lost years, he told Billboard, “Music is all I do, all day. There was just this dark spot [after] my first album.”
Before taking over in the U.S., “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)” conquered charts across Europe: In the Netherlands, #1 on the National Airplay Chart and #1 Spotify; in Sweden, 5x-platinum and Top 5 on the National Airplay Chart; in Norway, 4x-platinum; in France, #1 top 40 Airplay and #1 Spotify; and in Denmark, double-platinum. Worldwide, the track has hit #1 in 37 countries, and Top 10 in 85 more territories.
Detroit-based Mike Posner released his debut album, 31 Minutes to Takeoff, in August 2010. The album spun off three hit singles including “Cooler Than Me” (double-platinum Hot 100 Top 10 hit, 54+ million YouTube views to date); “Please Don’t Go” (platinum Top 10 hit, 38+ million YouTube views to date); and “Bow Chicka Wow Wow.” Mike is also known for writing the Grammy®-nominated “Sugar” by Maroon 5, and “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber, as well as co-writing songs for Pharrell, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Nelly, TI, Snoop Dogg, Avicii, Nick Jonas, and more.