Dua Lipa – Radical Optimism Lyrics & Tracklist

English 153 May 3, 2024

"Radical Optimism" is the third studio album by Dua Lipa, marked a triumphant return for the English-Albanian pop sensation after a four-year hiatus since her acclaimed "Future Nostalgia" in 2020. Released on May 3, 2024, under Warner Records, the album resonated globally, showcasing Lipa's evolution as an artist.

The album's lead single, "Houdini," debuted on November 9, 2023, accompanied by a visually captivating music video. Its infectious beats propelled it to the top of charts in Belgium, Bulgaria, and Greece, while securing a notable second position in the UK and reaching the top ten in various other countries. A testament to its enduring popularity, "Houdini" dominated the Billboard Dance/Electronic Songs chart for an impressive seventeen weeks, further solidifying Lipa's presence in the electronic music scene.

Following the success of "Houdini," Lipa unveiled "Training Season" as the album's second single during a stellar performance at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards on February 4, 2024. Released on February 15, the track showcased Lipa's versatility with its diverse formats, including limited vinyl, CD, and cassette editions. Its music video, directed by Vincent Hancock, added another layer of visual artistry to the song's narrative. "Training Season" garnered acclaim globally, debuting within the top ten in the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, and Canada, with an acoustic rendition and a remix by Chloé Caillet further enriching its repertoire.

"Illusion," the album's third single, premiered on April 11, 2024, accompanied by instrumental and extended versions. This captivating track continued Lipa's streak of success, entering the UK charts within the top ten and reaching the pinnacle of the US Dance/Electronic Songs chart. Notably, its music video drew parallels to Kylie Minogue's iconic "Slow," adding a nostalgic flair to Lipa's innovative visual storytelling.

With "Radical Optimism," Dua Lipa not only delivered a sonically diverse album but also reaffirmed her status as a trailblazer in the global music landscape. Below you can find a to z all track details, with lyrics and videos.

Radical Optimism album Cover

Radical Optimism album cover

Cast & Crew

  • Artist/Band
  • Release Date
  • May 3, 2024
  • Producer(s)
  • Andrew Wyatt, Danny L Harle, Ian Kirkpatrick & Kevin Parker
  • Writer(s)
  • Ali Tamposi, Andrew Wyatt, Billy Walsh, Caroline Ailin, Danny L Harle, Digital Farm Animals, Dua Lipa, Emily Warren, Ian Kirkpatrick, Julia Michaels, Kevin Parker, Martina Sorbara, Shaun Frank, Steve Mastroianni, Tobias Jesso Jr. & Yaakov Gruzman