Maggie Rogers Announces Debut Album, Shares New Single "Light On"

Heard It In a Past Life is due out Jan. 18, 2019, on Capitol Records

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Maggie Rogers Announces Debut Album, Shares New Single "Light On"

Maggie Rogers has shared “Light On,” the new single off her forthcoming debut album Heard It In a Past Life, out Jan. 18, 2019, on Capitol Records.

“Light On” is a fluorescent dance-floor jam in the vein of her previous singles off the album. Rogers’ knack for infusing blipping synth melodies with warmth makes the pop-radio tactics of “Light On” feel a bit more sincere. Her voice is the key—it’s rounded and versatile, heartfelt and fluttering, a firefly over flashing-light beats.

Rogers describes the song as a love letter to her fans. “There was so much change that happened so fast, I wasn’t always sure how to make all this stuff feel like me. I was really overwhelmed for a while, and scared, too,” she says in a statement. “This song is me actively choosing this life—in my way and in my time.”

Two tracks from Heard It In a Past Life, Rogers’ breakthrough track “Alaska” and subsequent single “On + Off,” appeared on her 2017 debut EP Now That The Light Is Fading. Other previously released songs from her forthcoming album include “Give a Little” and “Fallingwater.”

Rogers will be embarking on a North American headlining tour before joining Mumford & Sons on the road for the remainder of the year. Find her full list of dates further down.

Listen to “Light On” below, and find the Heard It In a Past Life album art and tracklist further down. You can preorder the LP here.

Heard It In a Past Life Album Art:

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Heard It In A Past Life Tracklist:
01. Give A Little
02. Overnight
03. The Knife
04. Alaska
05. Light On
06. Past Life
07. Say It
08. On + Off
09. Fallingwater
10. Retrograde
11. Burning
12. Back In My Body

Maggie Rogers 2018 Tour Dates:

15 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Fillmore
16 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Fillmore
18 – Santa Ana, Calif. @ The Observatory OC
19 – San Diego, Calif. @ The Observatory North Park
21 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Van Buren
23 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s
24 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
26 – Kansas City, Mo. @ The Truman
27 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Turner Hall Ballroom
29 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ First Avenue
30 – Chicago, Ill. @ The Riviera Theatre

01 – Toronto, Ont. @ The Phoenix
02 – Montreal, Que. @ MTELUS
03 – Portland, Maine @ State Theatre
05 – Boston, Mass. @ Royale
06 – Boston, Mass. @ Royale

07 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Wells Fargo Center
09 – Boston, Mass. @ TD Garden
10 – New York, N.Y. @ Madison Square Garden
14 – Washington, D.C. @ Capital One Arena
17 – Toronto, Ont. @ Scotiabank Arena