Halsey’s Going Into The Void With Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross

Halsey’s Going Into The Void With Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross

Today (June 28), Halsey announced that she is working on her fourth studio album titled If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power with industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails’s Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

A 10-second preview video of a new, untitled track with heavily atmospheric and textured musical elements came with the announcement. The video also depicts a billboard advertisement promoting the album zooming outwards.

Fans are going wild and expecting that this will be a new punk-rock era for the New Jersey pop singer, who has previously delved into pop-punk and nu-metal elements.

Halsey seems to have already dropped hints that she’s been leaning towards a new rock direction. Last year, she and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker were featured on Machine Gun Kelly’s “Forget Me Too”. A year before that, she and Barker collaborated with Yungblud for “11 Minutes.” She also was featured in Bring Me The Horizon’s “¿” on their 2019 Music to Listen To… album.

A lead single, tracklist, and an album release date are to be announced. Given Reznor and Ross’s penchant for winning awards — they have racked up two Oscars, two Golden Globes, and a Grammy together — fans are speculating that this new partnership could likewise spell trophy success for Halsey as well. She’s also expecting her first child, making 2021 an exciting year to be Halsey.