All the Artists Featured on Halsey’s New Album ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’
Halsey fans may already know that Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails produced their latest album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power. What they may not know is how many different artists contributed to the singer/songwriter’s most recent work.
Here are all the musicians featured on Halsey’s new album.
Dave Grohl plays the drums on Halsey’s album
Grohl is a multi-talented musician best known for his work with rock bands Nirvana and Foo Fighters. He was the drummer for Nirvana, and he founded Foo Fighters as the band’s singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter.
Grohl plays the drums on Halsey’s song “Honey,” the ninth track on her new album.
Lindsey Buckingham contributes his guitar skills
Lindsey Buckingham is a singer, musician, and songwriter best known for being the former lead guitarist and lead male singer of the music group Fleetwood Mac. Buckingham’s romantic life has also received a lot of attention, particularly his relationship with bandmate Stevie Nicks.
When Buckingham joined Fleetwood Mac, he agreed to be part of the band only if his then-partner Nicks could join, as well. Buckingham and Nicks quickly became the face of Fleetwood Mac during their most commercially successful period, highlighted by the group’s 1977 album Rumours.
Buckingham plays the guitar on Halsey’s song “Darling,” the seventh track on their latest album.
Kevin Martin aka ‘The Bug’ programmed a track for Halsey
Kevin Martin is an English musician, journalist, and music producer. He has been active in the music industry for more than two decades. Martin has collaborated to form several musical groups, including GOD, Techno Animal, Ice, Curse of the Golden Vampire, Black Chow, and more.
“The Bug” programmed track two on Halsey’s latest album, along with Reznor and Ross. The song is called “Bells in Santa Fe.”
Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio played the bass on ‘IICHLIWP’
Dave Sitek is a musician, music producer, photographer, and painter known for his band TV on the Radio. Contributing to IICHLIWP is not the first time Sitek has worked with Reznor and Ross, as he has produced jazz remixes of their songs in the past. He has also worked with bands such as Weezer, Little Dragon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars, Foals, and Celebration.
Sitek lent his skills as a guitarist on “You Asked for This,” the sixth song on Halsey’s latest studio album.
Pino Palladino contributed to Halsey’s new song ‘Lilith’
Giuseppe Henry Palladino, also known as Pino Palladino, is a Welsh musician, songwriter, and music producer. He has played bass for musical groups The Who, the John Mayer Trio, and Beck. Palladino has also worked with Nine Inch Nails before.
Palladino played the bass on the fourth track of Halsey’s album. The song is titled “Lilith.”
Karriem Riggins played the drums for Halsey
Karriem Riggins is a rapper, DJ, music producer, and jazz drummer. He has released three albums of his own, as well as producing several collaborations with Common, J Dilla, and many more.
Riggins played the drums for track four, “Lilith,” of Halsey’s album. Pino Palladino also contributed to the song.
Jack Dangers from ‘Meat Beat Manifesto’
Jack Dangers, the stage name for John Steven Corrigan, is an English DJ, electronic musician, and producer best known for being the primary member of the Meat Beat Manifesto.
Along with Reznor and Ross, Dangers helped program “Girl Is a Gun,” the fifth track from IICHLIWP.