Alison Wonderland, one of electronic music’s most acclaimed artists, boldly kicks off 2022 with a powerful new single and video. On âFear of Dying,â which Alison wrote and produced, she unwraps the pervasive anxiety and crippling fear of losing someone close to you – pairing her head-spinning drops and angelic voice with patterns of hop-skip drums and infectious player – blips synth girl.
Themes of death and rebirth resonate in the official video for “Fear of Dying”, which was directed by Brandon Dremer (Dillon Francis, Diplo, Panic! At the Disco). As Alison embarks on a new journey, she must first confront her past. She takes a dizzying spin through the streets of Los Angeles at night with a captive by her side – purple-haired Alison who emerged with Awake in 2018, her second album to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Dance / Electronic charts. Albums.
The new single follows Alison’s euphoric dark side banger, “f U Love U,” and her year-end performance in Decadence, Arizona. She has already announced a series of festival dates for 2022, including Ultra, and a flagship show on April 1 at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Tickets for the Shrine show are available HERE. See below for the itinerary.
Highlights of the 2021 tour included sold-out Alison’s sold-out shows and her 80,000 solid performances at Lollapalooza, where she teased “f U Love U”, sparking intense anticipation among fans. Upon release in early December, the single debuted on the covers of Spotify’s Friday Cratediggers and New Dance Beats playlists and quickly amassed over a million combined global streams.
Billboard praised the “head shine” of “f U Love U”. Run The Trap observed, “Alison maintains the tension and suspense with a hook that will play in your head all day.” DJ Life Mag said: “Always the type to deliver tracks that cause true emotion, the Australian talent’s latest offering is a booming bass anthem fueled by a fragile vocal offering.” This Song is Sick praised the “dramatic and tense build-ups and epic climaxes”.
Earlier this year, Alison ventured into the NFT space with her fantasy-themed “Wonderquest,” a project that raised over A $ 3 million on the initial sale and spent time in the World Top 20. One of the few “dragons” originally sold for AU $ 350. and now orders over AUD $ 10,000. His other recent efforts include creating a five-star sanctuary at Animal Crossing, talking about the paranormal with Loserfruit on Twitch, delivering acclaimed lockdown sets (including Digital Mirage and Lollapalooza), continuing production of his radio show broadcast around the world “Radio Wonderland” and starting a side business as a YouTuber.
03/21/25 – Puerto Vallarta, MX – Spring Break Brownies and Lemonade
03/25/27 – Miami, Florida – Ultra Music Festival
03/25/26 – New Orleans, LA – BUKU Music + Art Project 2022
4/1 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Exhibition Hall
04 / 23-24 – Ennis, Texas – Festival Ubbi Dubbi
Photo credit Jared Tinetti
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