Mac Miller's family announce new album 'Circles' will drop later this month

scandal 09/01/2020

Mac Miller's family has announced that his final album will be released next week.

"Circles" is being released on 17 January - after it got completed by Miller's long-standing collaborator Jon Brion.

Miller died in September 2018 after an accidental drug overdose at the age of 26.

In a statement on Instagram, Miller's family wrote: "Here we are. The act of having to write this at all feels surreal. At the time of his passing, Malcolm was well into the process of recording his companion album to Swimming, entitled Circles.

"Two different styles complementing each other, completing a circle - Swimming in Circles was the concept. He had been working with Jon Brion, who after hearing some early versions of songs, cleared his calendar to help Malcolm fine-tune them.

"After his passing, Jon dedicated himself to finishing Circles based on his time and conversations with Malcolm. We are eternally grateful to Jon and to those who gave their best to the difficult and emotional task of putting out this body of work."

The album comes out on 17 January, two days before what would have been Mac Miller's 28th birthday.