Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers return with a new single – “Dark Necessities” which is released around the world today (May 5th) via all digital retailers.
The track is the first song to be released from the Los Angeles-based band’s upcoming 11th studio album, The Getaway, due from Warner Bros. Records on June 17th on CD and LP. Fans who pre-order the album at the band’s website will receive an instant download of “Dark Necessities”. The album was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich. Red Hot Chili Peppers’ previous album, I’m With You, was released in 2011 and topped the charts in 18 countries.
Fans who buy from their website get can order a Limited Edition 180-g Lithograph Cassette Single copy featuring the double LP pressed on 180-gram vinyl foiled stamped and numbered to 5,000 worldwide, a lithograph with album artwork, the digital album delivered on release date, cassette single of “Dark Necessities” and immediate download of new single.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at a variety of music festivals around the world this summer, including headlining Lollapalooza in Chicago on July 30th. Please see below for all upcoming dates.
1. The Getaway
2. Dark Necessities
3. We Turn Red
4. The Longest Wave
5. Goodbye Angels
6. Sick Love
7. Go Robot
8. Feasting on the Flowers
10. This Ticonderoga
12. The Hunter
13. Dreams of a Samurai
05/22 – Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range
05/29 – Napa Valley, CA – BottleRock
06/03-05 – Mendig Airfield, Germany – Rock am Ring
06/03-05 – Nuremburg, Germany – Rock im Park
06/08 – Interlaken, Switzerland – Greenfield Festival
06/10 – Landgraaf, Netherlands – Pinkpop
06/10-12 – Nickelsdorf, Austria – Novarock
06/29-07/02 – Roskilde, Denmark – Roskilde Festival
06/30-07/03 – Gdynia, Poland – Open’er Festival
07/02 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
07/06 – Kiev, Ukraine – U-Park Festival
07/09 – Moscow, Russia – Park Live
07/10 – Perthshire, Scotland – T in the Park
07/15 – Ottawa, Canada – Ottawa Bluesfest
07/16 – Quebec City, Canada – Festival d’été de Quebec
07/22-24 – Yuzawa-cho, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
07/22-24 – Jinsan, South Korea – Valley Rock Festival
07/29-31 – Montreal, Canada – Osheaga Festival
07/30 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/25 – Belfast, Northern Ireland – Tennent’s Vital
08/26-27 – Reading, England – Reading Festival
08/26-27 – Leeds, England – Leeds Festival
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