Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae was doing the forward-thinking R&B thing a couple years before it blew up, and now her new album The Electric Lady is set to drop in the midst of all the rage. (September 10 via Wondaland Arts Society/Bad Boy Records, to be specific). It includes tracks with Erykah Badu, Miguel, Prince, Solange, Big Boi, Cee-Lo Green, and Esperanza Spalding.

Janelle recently announced an extensive tour in support of the album which previously didn't include a NYC date, but now one's been added: October 18 at The Apollo. Tickets for her show at the legendary venue go on Live Nation/Ticketmaster/Apollo A-List presales today (8/29) at 10 AM (password for Live Nation presale is "summer," for Ticketmaster presale is "electriclady," and for Apollo A-List presale is "apollo") and the general on-sale begins Thursday, September 5 at noon.

All dates are listed, along with streams of two tracks from her new album and the tracklist, below...


Janelle Monae - "Q.U.E.E.N." (ft. Erykah Badu)

Janelle Monae - "PrimeTime" (ft. Miguel)

Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady Tracklist:
01 Suite IV: Electric Overture
02 Givin Em What They Love [ft. Prince]
03 Q.U.E.E.N. [ft. Erykah Badu]
04 Electric Lady [ft. Solange]
05 Good Morning Midnight (Interlude)
06 PrimeTime [ft. Miguel]
07 We Were Rock and Roll
08 The Chrome Shoppe (Interlude)
09 Dance Apocalyptic
10 Look Into My Eyes
11 Suite V: Electric Overture
12 It's Code
13 Ghetto Woman
14 Our Favorite Fugitive (Interlude)
15 Victory
16 Can't Live Without Your Love
17 Sally Ride
18 Dorothy Dandridge Eyes [tt. Esperanza Spalding]
19 What an Experience
20 Q.U.E.E.N. [feat. Erykah Badu] [Wondamix] (Bonus)
21 Electric Lady [feat. Big Boi and Cee-Lo Green] [Dungeon-Wondamix] (Bonus)
22 HYTB (Bonus)
23 I Want You Back (Bonus)

Janelle Monae -- 2013 Tour Dates
Sep 14 Roundhouse London, United Kingdom
Oct 13 The Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
Oct 14 Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC
Oct 16 House of Blues Boston Boston, MA
Oct 18 Apollo Theater New York, NY
Oct 22 Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, MN
Oct 24 Gothic Theatre Englewood, CO
Oct 29 Roseland Theater Portland, OR
Oct 30 Showbox SODO Seattle, WA
Nov 01 The Warfield San Francisco, CA
Nov 02 Club Nokia Los Angeles, CA
Nov 05 House of Blues Anaheim Anaheim, CA
Nov 06 House of Blues San Diego San Diego, CA
Nov 07 Crescent Ballroom Phoenix, AZ
Nov 09 House of Blues Dallas Dallas, TX
Nov 13 House of Blues Houston Houston, TX
Nov 15 Uptown Theater Kansas City, MO
Nov 17 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
Nov 19 The Ritz Raleigh, NC
Nov 20 The Filmore Charlotte Charlotte, NC
Nov 22 Hard Rock Live Orlando, FL
Nov 22 Hard Rock Live Orlando Orlando, FL
Nov 23 The Fillmore Miami Beache Miami Beach, FL
Nov 26 The Tabernacle Atlanta, GA


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