Hurts have released their third studio album SURRENDER today with Sony Music Entertainment Australia and Columbia Records. The current single, ‘Some Kind of Heaven’, was the first taste of the band’s new album, setting the stage with a succinct yet profound insight into SURRENDER.
Hurts’ began work on the album immediately following their sell out 2013 tour and continued writing and recording throughout 2014 across the globe including Ibiza, New York, Montreux, Sweden, L.A and the Swiss Alps. The band have continued to work alongside Swedish producer Jonas Quant on the new record, whilst also joining forces with esteemed, Grammy Award winning producers Stuart Price (Madonna, The Killers), Ariel Rechtshaid (Haim, Vampire Weekend) to sculpt the sound of their much anticipated third album.
Hurts’ return after two years follows the release of their top 10 sophomore album, EXILE and No. 1 single, “Under Control” with Calvin Harris and Alesso. Since the band entered the UK album charts in 2010 they’ve sold over 1.2 million albums and 3 million singles worldwide, as well as over 250,000 tickets across their sold out tours. Hurts’ are certified Gold in the UK and Austria, 2 x Platinum in Germany and Finland, and Platinum in Poland, Switzerland and Russia.
Track listing – SURRENDER
2. Some Kind of Heaven
4. Nothing Will Be Bigger Than Us
5. Rolling Stone
11. Perfect Timing
12. Weight of the World