Atlanta, Mr and Mrs Smith and Community star Donald Glover previously hinted he’d retire his musical output as Childish Gambino. But in a recent interview the talented polymath said he never went away – “I just completed all my side quests”.

Overnight Childish Gambino dropped new album Atavista, which is a new version of his 2020 album 3.15.20. Two brand new tracks, Atavista and Human Sacrifice, have been included on the new release.

He’s also announced a global tour, called The New World Tour, including dates in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in February 2025.

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The trip to Australia is his first visit since 2019, where he performed at Splendour in the Grass and various sideshows.

Childish Gambino will be supported by American singer-songwriter Amaarae across all his shows.

Here’s where he’s touring:

Saturday February 1 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Tuesday February 4 – Qudos Bank Arena

Friday February 7 – Rod Laver Arena

Tuesday February 11 – RAC Arena

Pre-sale tickets are available from Thursday May 16 – at various times depending on the pre-sale vendor and city. General tickets are on sale from 11am, Monday May 20.