News > January 7, 2013

MIA’s claimed her new album was delayed because her label thought it was “too positive”

MIA‘Give Me All Your Luvin” feat Nicki Minaj and MIA hitmaker MIA has said her new album’s been delayed until April because the label felt it was “too positive”.

Having a chat with, she confirmed that her fourth album ‘Mathangi’ would be out on April 15 and that she was still working on it, before adding: “I thought I’d finished it. I finished it and then I handed the record in, like a couple of months ago… At the moment, I’ve been told it’s too positive. So we’re having a bit of an issue at the label.”

Asked to elaborate on it all, she continued: “They’re like ‘You need to like darken it up a bit’…It’s like ‘We just built you up as the public enemy Number One and now you’re coming out with all this positive stuff.”

‘Public enemy Number One’.