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This Friday, Nick Murphy will release his much anticipated new album Run Fast Sleep Naked, co-produced with Dave Harrington. It’s the follow up to his 2014 breakthrough debut Built on Glass, released as Chet Faker. Today, Murphy chatted with Zane Lowe on his Beats 1 show to share his new single “Dangerous” — today’s “World Record” — and discuss the new album. Hear their interview HERE and listen to “Dangerous” here:

Nick Murphy Reveals New Project, Talks Rick Rubin’s Impact on His Upcoming Album (BILLBOARD)

Last week fans were treated to another preview from the album in the form of an intimate live version of album track “Message You At Midnight.” The video was filmed in Upstate New York and Billboard noted, “The song’s simple minimalism and hushed intimacy pulls at your soul, and the filmed performance, captured by Kyle Keese, makes it even more arresting.” Watch the video here:


“Message You At Midnight” Live from Troy, NY

There is no slowing down for Murphy after Run Fast Sleep Naked is released, with a massive international tour kicking off on release day. Over the next few months, he will headline over 40 shows on three continents. These shows are selling out quickly with second nights already announced in New York, San Francisco, Toronto and more. All dates are listed below and tickets links can be found at

Apr 26 Wayville, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
Apr 27 Maitland, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
Apr 28 Canberra, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
May 01 Melbourne, Australia – The Forum
May 04 Bendigo, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
May 05 Townsville, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
May 08 Brisbane, Australia – The Tivoli
May 11 Bunbury, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
May 14 Sydney, Australia – The Enmore
May 18 Darwin, Australia – Bass in the Grass Festival
May 29 Chicago, IL – Metro
May 31 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Jun 01 Winnipeg, MN – The Garrick
Jun 04 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Jun 06 Calgary, AB – Palace Theatre
Jun 08 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Jun 09 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Jun 11 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
Jun 12 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theater
Jun 14 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Jun 15 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Jun 18 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Jun 20 Ogden, UT – Ogden Twilight
Jun 21 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Jun 29 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Jun 30 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Jul 05 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
Jul 06 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
Jul 10 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Jul 12 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Jul 13 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Oct 01 Lisbon, Portugal – Coliseu
Oct 02 Porto, Portugal – Coliseu
Oct 04 Madrid, Spain – Sala Riviera
Oct 05 Barcelona, Spain – Apolo 1
Oct 07 Turin, Italy – Teatro Concordia
Oct 09 Munich, Germany – Tonhalle
Oct 10 Zurich, Switzerland – X-tra
Oct 12 Prague, Czech Republic – Lucerna Velky Sal
Oct 13 Warsaw, Poland – Stodola
Oct 15 Berlin, Germany – Tempdrom
Oct 17 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso ‘ADE Presents’
Oct 18 Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
Oct 20 Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
Oct 21 Paris, France – La Cigale
Oct 22 London, UK – Brixton Academy
Oct 24 Manchester, UK – Albert Hall
Oct 25 Dublin, Ireland – Olympia

Run Fast Sleep Naked was announced last month with the release of soulful lead single “Sanity”–a track that was written at Rick Rubin´s Shangri-La studio and brings bright piano melodies, off-kilter beats, and radiant synth lines to Murphy’s unflinchingly self-aware lyrics. Watch the official video, directed by BabyBaby and filmed in the Canary Islands, here:


“Sanity” Official Music Video

To make the album, Murphy spent four years traveling the world solo with a microphone in his suitcase, recording his vocal tracks in whichever spaces and environments most inspired him. During that time, he immersed himself in intense self-examination, a process aided by his reading of Joseph Campbell’s theories of the artist’s shaman-like role in modern society. With its penetrating songwriting and kaleidoscopic palette, Run Fast Sleep Naked is a hypnotically candid document of that searching, an album equally informed by constant questioning and steadily arriving at fragments of truth.

Run Fast Sleep Naked is the latest in a series of widely acclaimed releases from the singer / producer / multi-instrumentalist, including Built on Glass—a platinum-selling effort that won him seven ARIA Music Awards including Best Male Artist and Producer of the Year, and lead to him playing sold out shows on five continents; appearing at major international festivals including Coachella and Glastonbury; performing on television internationally including The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live!; and seeing his music videos receive hundreds of millions of views, including over 185 million views alone for his MTV VMA-nominated video for “Gold,” directed by Hiro Murai (Atlanta).

Run Fast Sleep Naked is available for pre-order / pre-save here:


Run Fast Sleep Naked Album Cover

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