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Dua Lipa found herself releasing an upbeat dance-pop album during a global crisis. But fans embraced the opportunity to find escape. By Caryn Ganz. Dua Lipa looked away from the camera and covered her face with a manicured hand. She failed to muffle a major sniffle. It was shortly after 10 a. She was not at a photo shoot, in a radio studio or any of the other places an artist preparing to release her much-anticipated second album might be. She was in coronavirus self-quarantine in London, addressing her fans live on Instagram for only the second time. The album was due in 11 days. Lipa quickly composed herself and spoke about how she had avoided focusing on the pressures that come with making a buzzed-about second album — like the specter of the sophomore slump, a fate that could extinguish a budding career — by assembling a dancey, upbeat LP that made her feel good.
The album generated five singles, along with title track , which was released as a promotional single. The song became her first top three entry on the Billboard Hot chart. The album was originally scheduled to be released on 3 April , but was moved forward after leaking in its entirety two weeks earlier. To promote the album, Lipa is scheduled to embark on the Future Nostalgia Tour , commencing in January Upon its release, Future Nostalgia received widespread acclaim from music critics , many of whom praised the production and its cohesion. Commercially, the album topped the charts in thirteen countries and reached the top ten in thirty-one countries.
After working as a model, she signed with Warner Music Group in and released her self-titled debut album in Released in April , the single " One Kiss ", with Calvin Harris , peaked at number one in the UK, and became the longest-running number-one single for a female artist in It won her the Brit Award for Song of the Year. The success of the singles helped her self-titled album become one of the most-streamed albums on Spotify and achieve platinum certifications. Her second studio album, Future Nostalgia , was released in March to critical acclaim.