The Kid Laroi’s ‘The First Time’: Everything To Know Including The Release Date, Tracklist, And More

The Kid Laroi is gearing up for his debut studio album, The First Time, which is expected this year. After premiering the record’s lead single, an emotional song that finds him reminiscing on past memories over a psychedelic synth instrumental. “No matter which way I run,” he sings. “I can’t go back to the way it was.”

Before the song’s release, he also dropped a trailer for The First Time. The grainy clips find Laroi smoking and hanging out with friends. “The first time you fall in love. The first time you get caught. The first time you feel shame. The first real kiss,” he says in the voiceover for the video.

Here’s everything to know about his forthcoming debut album.

Release Date

The First Time will likely be dropping sometime in 2023.


So far, the two confirmed tracks on the project are “I Can’t Back To The Way It Was (Intro)” and “Love Again.” The full tracklist for The First Time has yet to have been revealed.


There are currently no confirmed features on the album. However, The Kid Laroi has teamed up with Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus in the past, so there’s a possibility those artists could make another appearance.


The artwork for The First Time is still TBD.


The first single, “I Can’t Go Back To The Way It Was (Intro),” was released on January 20. The next single, “Love Again,” arrived on January 27.


On January 31, The Kid Laroi announced his Bleed For You Tour across the major cities in the United States. You can view the full list of dates below.

3/22 — Syracuse, NY @ Oncenter War Memorial
3/24 — Kingston, RI @ Ryan Center*
3/25 — Bangor, ME @ Cross Insurance Arena*
3/27 — State College, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center
3/28 — Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
3/29 — Ypsilanti, MI @ EMU George Gervin GameAbove Center
3/31 — Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena*
4/1 — Charlottesville, VA @ John Paul Jones Arena
4/2 — Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
4/4 — Tallahassee, FL @ Donald L Tucker Civic Center
4/5 — Knoxville, TN @ Thompson-Boling Arena
4/7 — Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center
4/8 — Coralville, IA @ Xtream Arena
4/15 — Indio, CA @ Coachella*
4/22 — Indio, CA @ Coachella*
4/26 — Boise, ID @ Extra Mile Arena
4/28 — Loveland, CO @ Budweiser Events Center
4/30 — Oklahoma City, OK @ Paycom Center
5/2 — Springfield, MO @ Great Southern Bank Arena
5/3 — Champaign, IL @ State Farm Center

*Not an Outback Presents show