- 01 Jun 23
Before a string of shows across Europe this summer, Irish star CMAT has announced the release date for her second album Crazymad, For Me and plans for a UK and Ireland tour starting this November
Irish pop-star CMAT has been busy since releasing her debut album If My Wife New I'd Be Dead last year - especially since she's just unveiled her upcoming sophomore album, Crazymad, For Me with the new single 'Have Fun!'
It was her second single released in 2023 coming after the January drop of 'Mayday,' a sexy song about climate change.
Co-produced by Matias Téllez and Rob Milton and mixed by Matias in Norway, 'Have Fun!' is a track about "ring necked parakeets that are wild in London, but also about getting over a breakup and moving on from an emotional stalemate even when you don't, or can't, forget the other person's actions."
my NEW SINGLE Have Fun! is out now! it's about ring necked parakeets that are wild in London, but also about getting over a breakup and moving on from an emotional stalemate even when you don’t, or can’t, forgive the other person’s actions. lol. listen: https://t.co/bkrmaDqvAb
— cmat (@cmatbaby) May 31, 2023
"I suppose it is a song about how things in life are never satisfying and don’t make sense," CMAT reflects, "but they exist anyway and we have to make the best of it. And have fun!”
The video adds to this, giving visual form to what could be considered as the album's formative focal points in an "ambitious summary" - something important as the album's final song.
Shot jointly in Paris and Dublin by Collective Film, CMAT added that 'Have Fun!'s' music video
“I did two days in gay Paree with a wonderful motley crew of amazing locals who transported me back to la belle epoque so convincingly I was ready to storm the Bastille by the time it was done. The video for Have Fun! Sort of encompasses the whole big wide overarching “theory” behind the album, actually. I hope you love it!!”
Crazymad, For Me drops via AWAL on October 13th. Described as an "abstract break-up album," the kind derived from when you're still pissed about something from a decade ago, it includes artwork from Seatton and will continue to do so across the entire album campaign.
Additionally, CMAT also revealed that she not only has plans for a European tour this summer but a UK and Ireland tour starting this Autumn. Pre-ordering Crazymad, For Me from the official store before 6PM on June 6th will grant fans pre-sale access to the November string of performances, for anyone interested.
As a part of the European Tour, she has she'll be coming to Ireland for a show at Malahide Castle in June on the 27th as well as at Otherside in Slane on July 8th. She's also set to play Glastonbury Festival this year, joining other Irish acts like the Murder Capital. If you miss out then, don't worry, she's set to play at Dublin's 3 Olympia Theatre December 1st and 2nd.
Pre-order Crazymad, For Me here:
Check out the tracklist for CMAT's new album, Crazymad, For Me here:
1 - California
2 - Phone Me
3 - Vincent Komapny
4 - Such a Miranda
5 - Rent
6 - Where Are Your Kids Tonight (feat. John Grant)
7 - Can't Make Up My Mind
8 - Whatever's Inconvenient
9 - I...Hate Who I Am When I'm Horny
10 - Torn Apart
11 - Stay For Something
12 - Have Fun!
Watch the Official Music Video for CMAT's 'Have Fun!' here:
Check out CMAT's upcoming tourdates, here:
Europe and UK Tour:
June 11th - Kite Festival, Kirtlington Park, UK
June 16th - Black Deer, Tunbridge Wells, UK
June 17th - Isle of Wight Festival, Isle of Wight, UK
June 25th - Glastonbury Festival, UK
June 27th - Malahide Castle, Dublin, IE *
June 28th - Belsonic, Belfast, NI *
June 30th - Rock Werchter, Werchter, BE
July 1st - Down the Rabbit Hole, Ewijk, NL
July 8th - Otherside, Slane, IE
July 21st - Blue Dot, Cheshire, UK
July 28th - Camp Bestival, Dorset, UK
July 29th - Y Not?, Derbyshire, UK
August 12th - South Facing, London, UK
August 19th - Camp Bestival, Shropshire, UK
September 2nd - Kalorama, Lisbon, PT
UK and Ireland Tour:
November 15th - Chalk, Brighton, UK
November 16th - O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, UK
November 18th - SWX, Bristol, UK
November 20th - Leadmill, Sheffield, UK
November 21st - Stylus, Leeds, UK
November 23rd - O2 Ritz, Manchester, UK
November 24th - Barrowlands Ballroom, Glasgow, UK
November 25th - Newcastle Uni SU, Newcastle, UK
December 1st - Olympia, Dublin, IE
December 2nd - Olympia, Dublin, IE