Khalid Announces ‘Free Spirit’ Album Release Date & Cover Art

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After sharing that his anticipated sophomore effort would arrive in April, Khalid made it official on Thursday (Feb. 28), saying that Free Spirit can be launched April 5. He additionally shared the album's paintings, which options the "Better" singer standing atop a van in the midst of a abandoned street.

"Free Spirit the album Drops on April fifth Make positive to pre-order on March seventh," he tweeted shortly after midday ET. Earlier within the month, Khalid kicked off the challenge's rollout with the discharge of the Disclosure-assisted "Talk," which sits at No. 50 as one in every of his 4 data presently on the Billboard Hot 100.

"This album is the fruits of all the progress and experiences I’ve gathered over the previous two exceptional years," he instructed Beats 1 of what to anticipate from his upcoming LP. "I’ve been within the studio pouring my soul and spirit to create a physique of labor that I hope speaks to each one in every of you."

The album may even be pre-dated by a brief Free Spirit quick movie, which is directed by Emil Nava. The flick is scheduled to hit theaters for 24 hours solely on April three. "I’m no actor, however actually, capturing for Free Spirit was a lot enjoyable and stepping out of my consolation zone impressed me A LOT. I’m so anxious and excited it’s killing me," Khalid wrote to Instagram.

Find the announcement under. Pre-order Free Spirit on March 7.