Apocalypse Soon

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Apocalypse Soon
Apocalypse-Soon-by-Major-Lazer.jpg
EP by Major Lazer
Released February 25, 2014
Recorded 2012
Genre
Length 17:29
Label
Producer Major Lazer, Moska
Major Lazer chronology
Free the Universe
(2013)
Apocalypse Soon
(2014)
Peace Is the Mission
(2015)
Singles from Apocalypse Soon
  1. "Aerosol Can"
    Released: February 14, 2014
  2. "Come On to Me"
    Released: March 3, 2014
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press3.5/5 stars[2]
Consequence of SoundC-[3]
entertainment.ie4/5[4]
New Zealand Herald4/5 stars[5]
HipHopDXXXXX[6]
Pitchfork Media5.8/10[7]
Resident Advisor3.5/5[8]

Apocalypse Soon is an extended play (EP) by American electronic dance music band Major Lazer. It was released in 2014 after the success of their 2013 studio album Free the Universe.

The EP includes 5 tracks featuring collaborations with a number of artists, notably Sean Paul and Pharrell Williams in addition to Machel Montano, RDX, Moska and Mr. Fox.

The song "Come On to Me" featuring Sean Paul charted in France and the Netherlands, whereas the track "Aerosol Can" featuring Pharrell Williams charted in Australia and Belgium. The EP itself charted in France and New Zealand.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Aerosol Can" (featuring Pharrell)3:02
2."Come On to Me" (featuring Sean Paul)3:33
3."Sound Bang" (featuring Machel Montano)3:54
4."Lose Yourself" (featuring RDX and Moska)3:16
5."Dale Asi" (featuring Mr. Fox)4:46
  • The EP also contains a digital booklet of the release

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[9] 141
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[10] 28
US Billboard 200[11] 137
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[12] 6
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[13] 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "Apocalypse Soon – Major Lazer". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  2. ^ LeRoy, Dan (February 21, 2014). "Major Lazer – Apocalypse Soon EP". Alternative Press. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Staples, Derek (March 5, 2014). "Major Lazer – Apocalypse Soon EP". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  4. ^ Cashin, Rory (March 18, 2014). "Review: Major Lazer – 'Apocalypse Soon' EP". entertainment.ie. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  5. ^ Jones, Bridget (February 27, 2014). "Album review: Major Lazer, Apocalypse Soon EP". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  6. ^ Dowling, Marcus (March 1, 2014). "Major Lazer – Apocalypse Soon". HipHopDX. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  7. ^ Cox, Jamieson (March 3, 2014). "Major Lazer: Apocalypse Soon EP". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  8. ^ Ryce, Andrew (March 4, 2014). "Major Lazer – Apocalypse Soon". Resident Advisor. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Major Lazer – Apocalypse Soon EP". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Major Lazer – Apocalypse Soon EP". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  11. ^ "Major Lazer Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  12. ^ "Major Lazer Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  13. ^ "Major Lazer Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2015.