We don’t know about you, but since the release of ~How I’m Feeling~ in 2020, we at THP have been absolutely dying for even more Lauv music. So, as you can guess, we were extremely hyped when he announced his sophomore album All 4 Nothing, set to be released on August 5th. Since announcing the album, Lauv has released two singles, and this week he blessed us with a third, ‘Kids Are Born Stars.’
While he is perhaps best known for his hit single ‘I Like Me Better,’ Lauv has proven many times that he is one of the most diverse and talented artists currently on the charts. This is, of course, reaffirmed in this new release and we at THP hope it sees just as much success as some of his previous songs.
Combining his usual stellar production and lyricism, Lauv uses ‘Kids Are Born Stars’ both to connect with his inner child and to inspire confidence in his younger self. The music video mirrors this in its depiction of Lauv and his child-self creating music together in their bedroom. It’s an extremely wholesome and cute video, definitely, one you’re gonna wanna watch over and over again.
According to Lauv, themes such as nostalgia will run throughout the new album, as well as other themes such as conflict and self-empowerment. When discussing the upcoming album, Lauv states:
“When I started making this album, I was doing a lot of inner child meditation work and this song was me getting back in touch with my 8th grade self and giving him a little dose of confidence because Lord knows he would’ve needed it back then.”
As well as his album release, Lauv will also be embarking on a headline tour across North America. The All 4 Nothing Tour kicks off in Minneapolis on August 11th and Lauv will be joined across the states by Hayley Kiyoko. Honestly, we couldn’t put together a better pairing if we’d tried. Tickets are still on sale so see if he is coming to a city near you below!
Aug 11th – Minneapolis, MN – The Amory
Aug 12th – Chicago, IL – Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom
Aug 13th – Detroit, MI – Meadow Brook Amphitheater
Aug 15th – Toronto, ON – RBC Echo Beach
Aug 16th – Montreal, QC – Place Bell
Aug 17th – Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
Aug 19th – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
Aug 20th – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Aug 21st – Cincinnati, OH – Icon Festival Stage at Smale Park
Aug 23rd – Columbus, OH – KEMBA Live!
Aug 25th – Washington, DC – The Anthem
Aug 26th – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center
Aug 28th – Ashbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer Stage
Aug 30th – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
Aug 31st – Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy
Sept 1st – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
Sept 3rd – Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall
Sept 4th – Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Sept 6th – Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom
Sept 7th – Ogden, UT – Ogden Amphitheater
Sept 9th – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theatre
Sept 11th – San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
Sept 12th – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theatre
Sept 15th – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre – UC Berkeley
Sept 17th – Vancouver, BC – Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
Sept 20th – Seattle, WA – WAMU Theater
So, what do you think of Lauv’s newest single? What songs are you claiming from his new album (if you can even choose just one)? Be sure to let us know by tweeting us @TheHoneyPop or visiting us on our Facebook and Instagram.