Mura Masa Release The 3rd Album with 2gether
Mura Masa has announced the release of his new song titled 2gether. This announcement was made directly by Mura Masa through a post on his Instagram account to let his fans know that he will be releasing a new song on November 26, 2021. In addition, Mura Masa said that he provided a snippet of his upcoming third album, as a follow-up. continued from the previous album titled RYC (Raw Youth Collage) which was released in January 2020, on his TikTok account.
“Follow my tik tok that’s where I post-album trailers and production videos,” he wrote.
The single 2gether features vocals from 19-year-old London-based artist Gretel Hänlyn. The lo-fi single aka Low Fidelity ushers in a “new chapter” for Mura Masa, who recently said he would post-production snips and videos on TikTok to see the third record. Even so, further details about this project have not emerged.
This new single comes after Mura Masa received a Grammy Awards nomination. He appeared in the “Best Remixed Recording” category for his spin on the single Talks by PVA. The 2022 awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on January 31, 2022.
Meanwhile, the Guernsey-born artist has been announced to be performing at Best Kept Secret 2022 alongside The Strokes, Nick Cave, and more.
Previously, the producer whose real name is Alex Crossan received a five-star review of R.Y.C. (Raw Youth Collage) from NME who said: “RYC is most provocative and memorable when its larger-than-life characters and production become detached and flammable with a lust for life. Yet Mura Masa’s anxious musings about modern life – highs, lows, lies what we tell ourselves to make things better – just as hard.”
Last year, the music producer funded a new program to train black women in live music roles. Mura Masa explained the reasoning behind the scheme stems from a “serious lack of women of color” in roles in the music industry.
Meanwhile, Mura Masa has teamed up with Alice Longyu Gao and German-Canadian singer Bülow for a song called She Abunai which was released earlier this year.
Mura Masa is the owner of the real name Alexander Crossan. He was born on April 5, 1996, in Guernsey. Today, he is known as an electronic music producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Mura Masa is perhaps best known for his song Lovesick, which took his name after reaching number one on the Spotify Viral charts in the UK and the US.
Initially, this 26-year-old youth played guitar, bass, drums, and sang in local punk, hardcore, deathcore, and gospel bands. But after that, Alexander Crossan started producing his own music at the age of 15 while looking for samples on YouTube and other corners of the internet. He entered the world of electronic music after learning about Hudson Mohawke and streaming music through YouTube, eventually discovering James Blake, Cashmere Cat, and SBTRKT.
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At the age of 17, Crossan uploaded his first pirated songs, remixes, and songs to SoundCloud. The song Lotus-Eater was picked up by BBC Radio 1 with Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, Huw Stephens, and Phil Taggart, all playing the song on their show. After leaving Guernsey to study English Literature at the University of Sussex in Brighton, Mura Masa began playing his music live, with sold-out shows at the Green Door Store in Brighton and Electrowerkz in London, England. Alexander Crossan started his career by posting a mixtape entitled Soundtrack to a Death to SoundCloud in 2014. This mixtape was later distributed globally by the German label Jakarta Records.
Mura Masa has collaborated with musicians such as A. K. Paul, A$AP Rocky, Bonzai, Charli XCX, Christine and the Queens, Damon Albarn, Desiigner, Jamie Lidell, NAO, and Tom Tripp.
His self-titled debut album was nominated for “Best Dance/Electronic Album” and “Best Recording Package” at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The achievement made him the first artist to be nominated as a musician and creative director for the same album. His remix of Haim’s Walking Away won “Best Remixed Recording Non-Classical” at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.