Halsey Drops New Track “New Americana” Off Debut Album – Listen Now! (@halseymusic)

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Today, Halsey gives us “New Americana” available as an instant grat track with BADLANDS [Astralwerks] pre-orders. After Zane Lowe premiered the song yesterday on Apple Music’s Beats 1, Halsey hit Billboard’s #1 spot on the Trending Artist chart – even though the song was not yet  available outside of the Beats radio plays. Until now!

Hot on the heels of her acclaimed Room 93 EPHalsey will release her full-length debut album, BADLANDS [Astralwerks], on August 28, 2015. BADLANDS is an artfully constructed concept album, musically tracing a journey through a dystopia that may be how the future looks if you were living in the past.

The digital pre-order is live now, and landed Halsey at #1 on the alternative iTunes chart and #2 on iTunes Overall Albums Chart.  Pre-ordering the 11-track standard edition now unlocks three instant grat downloads—“New Americana,” Ghost and Hold Me Down—while pre-ordering the 16-track deluxe edition also includes an instant download of “Hurricane.” Her official D2C store features a limited-edition deluxe box set featuring with original artwork by Halsey, the full 16 track deluxe album in a special package, unreleased demo songs on custom 7” vinyl, a map of BADLANDS, a custom lithograph from Halsey, button pack, sticker decals, and more.

Commanding a firestorm of fan response, Halsey sold out her first headline tour within minutes and soared to #1 on both Billboard’s Emerging Artists and Billboard’s Trending Artists charts in addition to becoming a worldwide trending topic on Twitter multiple times. The video for “Ghost” hit 2 million, and the single for “Ghost” has had more than 75,000 digital downloads to date and more than 8 million Spotify streams. She also genuinely stole the show at SXSW as the 2015 fest’s “Most Tweeted Artist.” Along the way, she’s been crowned a YouTube Breakthrough Artist in 2014 and handpicked as for the VEVO DSCVR and Spotify EMERGE initiatives. Halsey’s VEVO LIFT feature starts Monday, July 13.

Take a listen to “New Americana” below.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.