World War Joy

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World War Joy
World War Joy EP.png
The placeholder artwork used for The Chainsmokers' playlist on streaming services
Studio album by
Released2019 (2019)
Label
Producer
The Chainsmokers chronology
Sick Boy
(2018)
World War Joy
(2019)
Singles from World War Joy
  1. "Who Do You Love"
    Released: February 7, 2019
  2. "Kills You Slowly"
    Released: March 29, 2019
  3. "Do You Mean"
    Released: April 26, 2019
  4. "Call You Mine"
    Released: May 31, 2019
  5. "Takeaway"
    Released: TBA

World War Joy is the upcoming third studio album from American DJ and production duo The Chainsmokers. It is confirmed to be released in 2019, with an official release date yet to be announced.[1] It will be released under Disruptor and Columbia Records, and feature collaborations with Illenium, Lennon Stella, Bebe Rexha, Ty Dolla Sign, Bülow, 5 Seconds of Summer, and more.

Background[edit]

On February 7, 2019, The Chainsmokers released "Who Do You Love", featuring Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer.[2] In an interview with Billboard on March 27, 2019, they announced plans to release a new album, entitled World War Joy, in 2019.[1] The second single from the album, titled "Kills You Slowly", was released on March 29, 2019.[3] The third single from the album, "Do You Mean", featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Bülow, was released on April 26, 2019.[4] The fourth single from the album, "Call You Mine", featuring Bebe Rexha, was released on May 31, 2019.[5] On July 17, the Chainsmokers revealed the title "Takeaway", the next single, a collaboration with Illenium featuring Lennon Stella.[6]

Promotion[edit]

In support of the album The Chainsmokers will embark on the World War Joy Tour, their second headlining concert arena tour, with 5 Seconds of Summer. The tour is scheduled to begin in Hong Kong at the AsiaWorld-Expo Arena on August 23, 2019, and conclude in Vancouver at Rogers Arena on December 6, 2019.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Track 1"   
2."Track 2"   
3."Track 3"   
4."Track 4"   
5."Track 5"   
6."Takeaway" (with Illenium featuring Lennon Stella)   
7."Call You Mine" (featuring Bebe Rexha)
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Watt
3:37
8."Do You Mean" (featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Bülow)
  • The Chainsmokers
3:13
9."Kills You Slowly"
  • Taggart
  • Pall
  • Parrish Warrington
  • Diedrik van Elsas
  • Gino The Ghost
  • Kristyn Watkins
  • Liam O'Donnell
  • Maxwell George Schneider
  • Nathaniel Motte
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Trackside
3:35
10."Who Do You Love" (featuring 5 Seconds of Summer)
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Oak
3:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Adam Alpert – executive production
  • Alex Pall – production (all), songwriting (all)
  • Andrew Taggart – production (all), songwriting (all), vocals (8, 9), backing vocals (7, 10)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bein, Kat (March 27, 2019). "The Chainsmokers Tease New Song, 'World War Joy' Album for 2019". Billboard. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  2. ^ "Who do you love ft. @5SOS out this Thursday!! Pre-save NOW!". February 5, 2019. Retrieved February 6, 2019 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ Bein, Kat (March 27, 2019). "The Chainsmokers Debut Smoldering New Track 'Kills You Slowly': Listen". Billboard. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  4. ^ Bein, Kat (April 26, 2019). "The Chainsmokers, Ty Dolla Sign & Bulow Brood on the Beat in 'Do You Mean': Watch". Billboard. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  5. ^ Bein, Kat (May 31, 2019). "Bebe Rexha Poisons The Chainsmokers In 'Call You Mine' Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  6. ^ @TheChainsmokers (July 17, 2019). "+1 (212) 969-8427" (Tweet). Retrieved July 18, 2019 – via Twitter.