Hot Chip announces new ‘Freakout / Release’ album and shares ‘Down’

Hot Chip have announced the details of their new album ‘Freakout / Release’ – their new single ‘Down’ can be heard below.

It will be followed by the next album from the fifth ‘A Bath Full Of Ecstasy’, released back in June 2019.

Hot Chip’s eighth studio album, “Freakout / Release”, is due out on August 19 via Domino. Written and recorded by the band’s Relax & Enjoy studio in East London, the band’s regular live version of Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” particularly inspired the creation of the album.

“The idea of ​​being out of control is always present in dance music, in a positive sense,” Hot Do Chip’s Al Doyle said in a press release about the impact of the new album cover, and frontman Alexis Taylor said: “By When we were able to get back together, we were turning on a tap and lots of ideas were pouring in pretty quickly. “

Regarding the lyrical themes of “Freakout / Release”, Joe Goddard said: “We were living in a time when it was very easy to feel that people were losing control of their lives in various ways. There is darkness that passes through many of these subjects “.

Down ”, the first single from“ Freakout / Release ”, released today (April 19), and you can check out the video directed by Douglas Hart and Steve Mackey.

‘Freakout / Release’ also features the collaboration of Soulwax, Canadian rapper Cadence Weapon and London DJ and musician Lou Hayter.

You can check out the track list and album art for Hot Chip’s ‘Freakout / Release’ below.

1. ‘Down’

2. ‘Eleanor’

3. ‘Frakout / Release’

4. ‘broken’

5. ‘Not Alone’

6. ‘Hard To Be Funky’ (by Lou Hayter)

7.’Am ‘

8. ‘Miss The Bliss’ (Miss Happiness)

9. ‘The Evil of Men’ (feat. Cadence Weapon)

10. ‘Guilty’

11. ‘Out of My Deep’

Hot Chip will play a quartet concert at O2 Academy Brixton in London in September in support of their new album.

Tickets for these concerts go on sale at 9am on Friday (April 22), and you can buy them here; you can see the dates below.


21 – O2 Brixton Academy, London

22 – O2 Brixton Academy, London

23 – O2 Brixton Academy, London

24 – O2 Brixton Academy, London


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