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The Black Keys key in LP details, stream new single Fever

By | Published on Wednesday 26 March 2014

Black Keys

So, The Black Keys have built on rumours they’d announce an album soon by… announcing an album. The Danger Mouse-produced ‘Turn Blue’, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney’s eighth LP as a duo, will come out on Nonesuch on 12 May. The band say its title, and mood, could signify any/all of the following options:

a) Suffocation
b) Sadness
c) Numbness from extreme cold
d) A Cleveland late night TV host from the 1960s named Ghoulardi
e) All of the above

“We are always trying to push ourselves when we make a record – not repeat our previous work but not abandon it either”, argues Carney. “On this record, we let the songs breathe and explored moods, textures and sounds. We’re excited for the world to hear ‘Turn Blue'”.

Here, in the meantime, is lead ‘Turn Blue’ single ‘Fever: