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Hot Chip Announce New Album, “Why Make Sense?”

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Following a video teaser last week, Hot Chip have announced the release of their sixth studio album, Why Make Sense? Due out May 18, the new LP follows 2012’s In Our Heads. Ahead of the record’s release, the has shared a music video for the effort’s lead single and opening track, “Huarache Lights.”

In addition to the album, Hot Chip has revealed that for those that pre-order the album, they will include a special four-track EP titled Separate, made up of songs that were completed during the sessions for the new record. The band has also expanded their existing schedule of performances, including more stateside shows. Scroll down below to view the album and EP tracklists as well as the band’s updated tour itinerary.

Why Make Sense?:

01 Huarache Lights
02 Love is the Future
03 Cry For You
04 Started Right
05 White Wine and Fried Chicken
06 Dark Night
07 Easy to Get
08 Need You Now
09 So Much Further to Go
10 Why Make Sense?

Separate EP:

01 Burning Up
02 Separate
03 Move With Me
04 Re-harmonize

Hot Chip Tour Dates:

02-20 Birmingham, England - The Library at the Institute
02-21 Newcastle Upon Tyne, England - BBC Radio 6 Music Festival
05-12 Glasgow, Scotland - School of Art
05-13 Manchester, England - Gorilla
05-14 London, England - Oval Space
05-17 Brussels, Belgium - Les Nuits Botanique
05-19 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Tolhuistuin
05-20 Berlin, Germany - Heimathafen
05-21 Paris, France - La Gaite Lyrique
05-25 George, WA - Sasquatch! Music Festival
05-26 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
05-28 Denver, CO - Odgen Theatre
05-30 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
05-31 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom
06-02 Detroit, MI - Majestic Theatre
06-03 Toronto, Ontario - Danforth Music Hall
06-04 Boston, MA - House of Blues Boston
06-05 Washington, DC - Echostage
06-05-07 New York, NY - The Governors Ball Music Festival
06-28 Barcelona, Spain - Sonar by Day
06-19 Barcelona, Spain - Sonar by Night
08-21 Powys, Wales - Green Man Festival



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