Paul van Dyk is firmly back in album-mode, today announcing a fall tour across North America, ahead of a new album in early 2020. The iconic trance producer/DJ will be hitting 12 cities in the US and Canada throughout November, including key markets such as NYC, Miami and Chicago, previewing his forthcoming album to adoring fans across the continent. His new album will be titled Guiding Light and the pre-album tour is aptly named MISSION: Guiding Light, the first stage of this ensuing sonic journey.
MISSION: Guiding Light will take music lovers on a journey to find their guiding light through the power of music. During the course of his career, van Dyk has embraced personal development and empowerment, encouraging his fans to follow their passion and pursue their dreams. This new album will encapsulate van Dyk’s lifelong mission to motivate others, serving as their guiding light in the pursuit of happiness. On the MISSION: Guiding Light tour, van Dyk will play tracks from the album to a North American audience for the first time, teasing what’s slated to be one of his most energetic albums to date.
“It’s always an aim to inspire others through music, and that’s my mission with my new album Guiding Light. I collaborated with some of the most talented up and coming artists in trance music over the past year, recording sessions across the world from my home studio in Berlin to hotel rooms in far corners of the globe. It’ll be a joy to share the album with my North American fans for the first time, can’t wait to see you all soon.” – PvD remarks of the new album
Paul van Dyk has had a busy summer, hosting the 2nd consecutive SHINE Ibiza residency at their new homebase Club Eden, in between various festival dates that included EDC Las Vegas, Creamfields and Nature One. van Dyk even curated the SHINE Stage at Tomorrowland, proof that the residency has stretched beyond its initial home of Ibiza and a testament to the passion for trance in the dance music community. With a string of singles lined up for release in the coming months and the upcoming tour of North America, van Dyk looks to finish the year strong, heading into the release of his 10th studio album in early 2020.