beabadoobee Shares Spirited Single "Talk," Announces New Album  'Beatopia'


Photo:  Erika Kamano

Gen Z icon beabadoobee has made her long-awaited return with the release of her brand new single and video “Talk.” The mood-shifting single drops alongside the announcement of her upcoming sophomore studio album Beatopia, out July 15.

“Talk” is a hazy jam that exemplifies Bea’s versatility, drawing upon her signature blend of pop-rock. Her soft, effervescent vocals weave through layers of instrumentals that feel nostalgic and novel, including catchy guitar riffs and basslines that strongly take influence from definitive 2000s pop-rock hits.  

“I wrote ‘Talk’ just after my first album. I was obsessed with Tuesday because I thought it was the best night to go out, not too much chaos but just enough to have a good time,” says Bea on the inspiration for the track. “Generally, it’s about doing things that aren’t necessarily healthy or great for you, but you can’t help indulging. It’s like that unavoidable feeling that you get. You can’t get rid of it, and you know it’s bad, but you love it really, and it’s whatever, so you do it anyways.”

The single arrives alongside a high-energy Alexandra Leese and Luke Casey-directed video that opens on Bea playing guitar on a mushroom-adorned stage with her band. The spirited video’s upbeat energy becomes even more infectious when it cuts to scenes of the artist performing while surrounded by a legion of her biggest fans and her close circle of friends.

Beatopia is set to be beabadoobee's most expansive body of work to date. On the fantastical yet profoundly personal album, the Gen Z icon will explore fuzzy rock, classic singer-songwriter, psychedelia, midwest emo, and outright pop while remaining undeniably authentic.

Starting in April with her debut Coachella performances, beabadoobee will be embarking on a US run of select shows that will see her headline major cities, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Diego, and more. She’ll then be taking the stage as direct support on Halsey’s 'Love and Power' arena tour, performing at The Governors Ball, and joining the east coast leg of Bleachers’ tour, including a performance at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall.

beabadoobee will also be embarking on a run of headline shows in the UK this October, culminating in a monumental show at London’s legendary Brixton Academy. The release of “Talk” kicks off beabadoobee’s biggest and most exciting year-to-date with shows and festival appearances worldwide, including Glastonbury, Primavera Sound, Summer Sonic, Mad Cool, Rock En Seine, Reading & Leeds, TRNSMT, and more.  

Watch the "Talk" video and see a complete list of tour dates below:

beabadoobee tour dates:
04-17 Indio, CA - Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
04-18-24 Las Vegas, NV - Oxford
04-20 Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre
04-22 Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades
04-24 Indio, CA - Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
04-25 Pomona, CA - Glass House
04-26 San Diego, CA - Humphrey’s
05-17 West Palm Beach, FL - iThink Financial Amphitheater @
05-19 Tampa, FL - MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre @
05-20 Jacksonville, FL - Underbelly
05-23 Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
05-24 Franklin, TN - FirstBank Amphitheatre @
05-25 Franklin, TN - FirstBank Amphitheatre @
05-27 Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center @
05-28 Louisville, KY - Waterfront Park @
05-29 Clarkston, MI - Pine Knob Music Theatre @
06-01 Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center @
06-03 Camden, NJ - BB&T Pavilion @
06-05 Toronto, Ontario - Budweiser Stage @
06-07 Richmond, VA - The National
06-08 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion @
06-10 Queens, NY - The Governors Ball (Citi Field)
06-11 Minneapolis, MN - Rock the Garden
06-18 Hradec Krà¡lové, Czech Republic - Rock for People Fest
06-25 Somerset, England - Glastonbury Festival
07-07 Madrid, Spain - Mad Cool Festival
07-08 Glasgow, Scotland - TRNSMT Festival
07-10 Turku, Finland - Ruisrock Festival
07-15 London, England - Finsbury Park
07-22 Portland, ME - Thompson’s Point #
07-23 Newport, RI - Fort Adams State Park #
07-26 New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall #
07-27 Lewiston, NY - Artpark Amphitheater #
07-29 Cooperstown, NY - Brewery Ommegang #
07-30 Montreal, Quebec - Osheaga Fest
08-09 Gothenburg, Sweden - Way Out West Festival
08-10 Budapest, Hungary - Sziget Festival
08-11 Oslo, Norway - à˜yafestivalen 2022
08-20 Japan - Summersonic Festival
08-21 Japan - Summersonic Festival
08-24 Zurich, Switzerland - Zurich Openair Festival
08-25 Paris, France - Rock en Seine Festival
10-04 Dublin, Ireland - Olympia Theatre
10-05 Belfast, Northern Ireland - Ulster Hall
10-07 Bristol, England - O2 Academy Bristol
10-08 Norwich, England - UEA
10-10 Nottingham, England - Rock City
10-11 Newcastle, England - NX
10-13 Manchester, England - Manchester Academy
10-14 Sheffield, England - Foundry
10-17 Brighton, England - Chalk
10-18 Southampton, England - Engine Rooms
10-19 London, England - O2 Academy Brixton
@ with Halsey
# with Bleachers

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