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Rising Pop Star Kim Petras Dares You To “Turn Off The Light”

Kim Petras (photo credit: Byron Spencer / illustration: Lucas David)

Fresh off her nomination for GLAAD’s Outstanding Music Artist award, rising music star KIM PETRAS heads into her favorite time of year with dropping of her new 19 song album/dance project, the Halloween inspired TURN OFF THE LIGHT that includes songs like “There Will Be Blood” and “Death by Sex”.

Spooky Fun!

Petras will also embark on the next leg of her Clarity Tour this month with a stop by Seattle’s Showbox on October 22nd. Snag tix HERE!!!

A lot more about “Turn Off The Light”:

Kim Petras has released her highly-anticipated, Halloween-inspired project TURN OFF THE LIGHT. Resurrecting Kim’s malevolent persona, TURN OFF THE LIGHT invites sinister synths and bloodthirsty beats to summon nine new tracks which join its critically-acclaimed first volume as one 17-track body of work. PRESS HERE to listen. 

Welcoming atmospheric club instrumentals alongside five new, spine-chilling singles including “There Will Be Blood,” an intoxicatingly sanguine floor-filler, TURN OFF THE LIGHT fuses classic horror soundscapes with euphoric, modern, pop hooks to birth a theatrical, Frankenstenian project. Also featured are tracks “Wrong Turn,” “Massacre,” “Death By Sex,” and the glam-rock-possessed “Everybody Dies.” Full track listing below. 

Later this month, Kim will be hitting the road for The Clarity Tour. The run, which kicks off October 21 in Vancouver, will bring Kim to major cities from coast to coast, including New YorkSeattleLos AngelesAtlanta, and Nashville, before wrapping on December 8 in San DiegoPRESS HERE for tickets and VIP packages. 

To thank her fans, and celebrate her explosive year, every ticket purchased online for Kim’s upcoming The Clarity Tour will include a digital download of TURN OFF THE LIGHT. Additionally, with the limited edition pink swirl version selling out at Urban OutfittersTURN OFF THE LIGHT VOL. 1 is now available on vinyl in neon pink via Amazon. 

Kim‘s recently-released, 12-track project Clarity launched into the Top 4 of the iTunes Pop Chart and featured “Icy” alongside a string of lauded singles which dominated Spotify‘s “New Music Friday” and Apple Music‘s “Best of The Week” for ten consecutive weeks

Kim just wrapped the North American and European legs of her first-ever headline tour, which sold out during pre-sale, prompted her to move many of her performances to larger venues, and saw her take the stage at the Reading and Leeds Festivals and Manchester Pride alongside Ariana Grande.  

Kim, who is featured on MAX‘s “Love Me Less” remix and appears on Charli XCX‘s album on “Click” alongside Tommy Cash, is set to continue a trajectory that saw her recognized as one of music’s most promising new artists, after having accumulated over 180 million global streamsbroke into Top 40 radio with her pop hit “Heart to Break,” and opened for Troye Sivan on his 2018 nationwide the Bloom Tour

At the start of this year, Kim sold out her first ever headline shows in New York City, Los Angeles, Sydney, and Melbourne before headlining Sydney Mardi Gras. While in Australia, she also made a pop-up appearance to perform alongside Rita Ora on her Phoenix World Tour. She was also recently nominated for GLAAD’s Outstanding Music Artist award.  

From her #1 Spotify Global Viral 50 bop “I Don’t Want It At All” to her Top 40 radio hit “Heart to Break,” Kim‘s undeniable voice and string of irresistible singles have earned her recognition as one to watchby the likes of NY Times, Billboard, Paper, V Magazine, Noisey, Out, I-D, Refinery29, Popcrush, and many more. Chosen as a Spotify RISEartist, Kim became one of New York Fashion Week’s most buzzed-about names, released her critically-acclaimed, Halloween-inspired mixtape TURN OFF THE LIGHT, VOL. 1 featuring Elvira, and joined Charli XCX on her Pop 2mixtape before collaborating with Cheat Codes on “Feeling of Falling.”


TURN OFF THE LIGHT Tracklist: 1) Purgatory2) There Will Be Blood3) Bloody Valentine4) Wrong Turn5) <demons>6) Massacre7) Knives8) Death By Sex9) o m e n10) Close Your Eyes11) TRANSylvania12) Turn Off The Light13) Tell Me It’s A Nightmare14) i don’t wanna die…15) In The Next Life16) Boo! Bitch!17) Everybody Dies   

North American Tour Dates:

10/21Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre 
10/22Seattle, WA @ The Showbox 
10/24 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater 
10/26 Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater 
10/28Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades 
10/30Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall
11/3Austin, TX @ Emo’s 
11/4Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
11/8Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live
11/9 Miami, FL @ Miami Beach Pop Festival 
11/11Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
11/12Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
11/14Charlotte, NC @ The Underground – Charlotte 
11/16Brooklyn, NY @ Avant Gardner – Great Hall 
11/17Brooklyn, NY @ Avant Gardner – Great Hall 
11/19Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
11/20 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
11/22Boston, MA @ Royale
11/23Boston, MA @ Royale
11/25Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
11/27Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theater
11/30St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre
12/1Kansas City, MO @ The Truman
12/4Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
12/5Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
12/8 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park

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