Major Lazer - Major Lazer Essentials

Major Lazer - Major Lazer Essentials
October 23rd, 2018

Major Lazer’s animated “frontman” might be a bearded, beret-wearing soldier-cyborg who appears to have been lifted from a lost G.I. Joe episode, but the group itself is so much more. Beyond core members Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire, Major Lazer is a moveable feast—the product of all its principals’ musical influences, their collaborators, and the places to which they've traveled in their decade of existence. Essentials is a sprawling introduction to the band’s biggest tracks and a glimpse into the vast array of cultures it folds into its cohesive musical vision. Recorded at Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Studio in Jamaica, 2009’s “Pon de Floor” mixes dancehall and Brazilian baile funk with a few choice lines from Kingston deejay Vybz Kartel. A languid house beat underpins “Lean On,” their 2015 team-up with France’s DJ Snake and Danish singer MØ. And Bruno Mars, Tyga, and Mystic feature on 2013’s more-than-suggestive, hip-hop-inspired dance track “Bubble Butt.” In addition to those and plenty of other key singles, Essentials also includes four newer tracks: Collabs with Mr. Eazi, Burna Boy, Kizz Daniel, and Babes Wodumo weave Afrobeats and gqom vibes seamlessly into Major Lazer’s borderless sound.

01. Blow That Smoke (feat.Tove Lo)
02. Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake)
03. Cold Water (feat. Justin Bieber & MØ)
04. Light It Up (feat. Nyla & Fuse ODG) [Remix]
05. Know No Better (feat. Travis Scott, Camila Cabello & Quavo)
06. Sua Cara (feat. Anitta & Pabllo Vittar)
07. Watch Out For This (Bumaye) [feat. Busy Signal, the Flexican & FS Green]
08. Powerful (feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley)
09. Pon De Floor (feat. Vybz Kartel)
10. Hold The Line (feat. Mr. Lex & Santigold)
11. Keep It Goin' Louder (feat. Nina Sky and Ricky Blaze)
12. All My Love (feat. Ariana Grande & Machel Montano) [Remix]
13. Original Don (feat. The Partysquad) [Flosstradamus Remix]
14. Get Free (feat. Amber Coffman)
15. Run Up (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)
16. Jah No Partial (feat. Flux Pavilion)
17. Be Together (feat. Wild Belle)
18. Bubble Butt (feat. Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic)
19. Jet Blue Jet (feat. Leftside, GTA, Razz & Biggy)
20. Come On To Me (feat. Sean Paul)
21. Boom (feat. MOTi, Ty Dolla $ign, Wizkid & Kranium)
22. Orkant/Balance Pon It (feat. Babes Wodumo & Taranchyla)
23. Loyal (feat. Kizz Daniel & Kranium)
24. All My Life (feat. Burna Boy)
25. Tied Up (feat. Mr. Eazi, RAYE & Jake Gosling)