(May 9, 2016 – New York, NY) Detroit native singer-songwriter and producer Mike Posner took the concept of “dropping” his long-awaited new album At Night, Alone. (featuring the global multi-platinum hit “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”) to new heights – physically launching the record from a weather balloon 110,000 feet (20 miles) up in space, to land on earth (in Massachusetts) on its release day Friday. Mike partnered with GoPro to capture the entire 3-hour album launch, whose full 1080p 3-D 360 video will be available soon. A teaser of the full video is available today HERE. The engineering feat (2.5 hours up, 30 minutes down) will give techies and other humans the opportunity to immerse themselves as closely as possible in the dream-like VR experience of traveling this high in space.
Friday’s send-off of At Night, Alone. is powered by the worldwide success of the RIAA platinum “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”) which has surpassed 300 million streams. The track hits #1 on the Pop Airplay chart this week following its #5-bullet on the Billboard Hot 100 (Mike’s first Hot 100 hit in 5 years), #2 on the Top 40 Airplay chart, and #5 Rhythmic. After 4 weeks at #1 in the UK, the track hit #1 on the U.S. and Global Shazam charts; and Top 5 on the U.S. and Global Spotify charts. In 10 weeks, the video for “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)” boasts over 181 million YouTube views.
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”) ascends the stratosphere as Mike prepares to open for fellow Island artists Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas across North America this summer on their Honda Civic Tour: Future Now.
Detroit-based Mike Posner released his debut album, 31 Minutes to Takeoff, in August 2010. The album spun off three hit singles including “Cooler Than Me” (double-platinum Hot 100 Top 10 hit, 54+ million YouTube views to date); “Please Don’t Go” (platinum Top 10 hit, 38+ million YouTube views to date); and “Bow Chicka Wow Wow.” Mike is also known for writing the Grammy®-nominated “Sugar” by Maroon 5, and “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber, as well as co-writing songs for Pharrell, Big Sean,2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Nelly, TI, Snoop Dogg, Avicii, Nick Jonas, and more.