Takeover Tuesday Playlist: AJR Prep Fans For Their Wacky Tour With Beach Boys, Vampire Weekend & More


Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the listing on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as artistic and distinctive to them as doable.

After being found by Sia on Twitter again in 2013, AJR stormed onto the scene with their debut single, "I'm Ready." In the 5 years since, the New York-born trio — consisting of brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan Met — have carved their very own path with an eclectic mixture of electro-pop tunes on two EPs and two albums, most not too long ago unveiling the deluxe model of their LP The Click, on Sept. 21.

In help of The Click, AJR shall be kicking off The Click Tour (Part 2) on Oct. 26 in Dallas. The 14-date North American tour will see AJR enjoying New Orleans' Voodoo Music + Arts Festival on Oct. 28, with stops in Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas and Atlanta earlier than a hometown present at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on Dec. 21.

Ahead of the tour, AJR has shared the songs that replicate the wacky vibe of their upcoming tour for this week's Takeover Tuesday Playlist. Just like their reside present, which at all times retains AJR's followers on the sting of expectation and shock, the songs on the playlist are unsuspecting and change from style to style with every observe.

"Unexpected transitions, remixes of songs, bizarre efficiency items, and manufacturing parts all contribute to a present that’s non conventional, barely left of middle," the brothers say of their reveals. "This playlist goals to do the identical factor. You would possibly assume you perceive the theme and order, however then a track begins that can shock you."

The 13-song playlist comprises an eclectic mixture of tracks that function Vampire Weekend, The Beach Boys, Panic! At the Disco, Rex Orange County and extra. Get prepared for AJR's upcoming reside reveals by testing their tour inspirations with their Takeover Tuesday Playlist under, and take a look at the entire tour dates right here.