Dua Lipa to play two Dublin gigs as part of 2020 world tour

Dua Lipa to play two Dublin gigs as part of 2020 world tour

Dua Lipa has announced two Irish dates as part of her new world tour next year.

She also revealed the name of her eagerly awaited forthcoming album, ‘Future Nostalgia’, due for release in 2020.

The singer will perform at Dublin's 3Arena on June 18 and 19, 2020.

According to the star's post on Instagram, tickets go on sale this Friday.

In her announcement she explained that she wanted to challenge herself with her new music.

She said: "I was inspired by so many artists on the new record from Gwen Stefani to Madonna to Moloko to Blondie and Outkast, to name just a few.

“Because of the time that I’d spent on the road touring with my band I wanted ‘Future Nostalgia’ to have a lot more of a live element, but mixed together with modern electronic production.

"My sound has naturally matured a bit as I’ve grown up but I wanted to keep the same pop sensibility as I had on the first record.

"I remember that I was on my way to a radio show in Las Vegas thinking about the direction for this new record and I realised that what I wanted to make was something that felt nostalgic but had something fresh and futuristic about it too.”

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