Red Hot Chili Peppers announce new album The Getaway, premiere first single “Dark Necessities” — listen

The follow-up to 2011's I'm With You arrives in June


Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to return with a brand new album called The Getaway on June 17th. Due out through Warner Bros., the 13-track LP includes production from Danger Mouse as well as mixing from Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich.

The Getaway serves as the long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s I’m With You. It also marks the first Chili Peppers release not produced by Rick Rubin since 1989’s Mother Milk.

(Read: Dissecting Every Red Hot Chili Peppers Album)

Along with news of the LP, the alt rock veterans premiered lead single “Dark Necessities” on radio stations across the US today. Mid-tempo and soulful, the five-minute cut finds frontman Anthony Kiedis accompanied by piano and some really funky bass. Stream it in full below.

Check out the album’s artwork and tracklist below. Pre-orders have already begun here.

The Getaway Artwork:

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The Getaway Tracklist:
01. The Getaway
02. Dark Necessities
03. We Turn Red
04. The Longest Wave
05. Goodbye Angels
06. Sick Love
07. Go Robot
08. Feasting on the Flowers
09. Detroit
10. This Ticonderoga
11. Encore
12. The Hunter
13. Dreams of a Samurai

In support of the record, the Peppers will perform at a number of festivals throughout the summer, including Rock WerchterFestival d’été de Quebec, and Lollapalooza.

Red Hot Chili Peppers 2016 Tour Dates:
05/22 – Columbus, OH @ Rock on the Range
05/29 – Napa Valley, CA @ BottleRock
06/03-05 – Mendig Airfield, DE @ Rock am Ring
06/08 – Interlaken, CH @ Greenfield Festival
06/10 – Landgraaf, NL @ Pinkpop
06/10-12 – Nickelsdorf, AT @ Nova Rock
06/30-07/02 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival
07/02 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/06 – Kiev, UA @ U-Park Festival
07/09 – Moscow, RU @ Park Live
07/10 – Perthshire, UK @ T in the Park
07/15 – Ottawa, QC @ Ottawa Bluesfest
07/16 – Quebec City, QC @ Festival d’été de Quebec
07/22-24 – Yuzawa-cho, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
07/22-24 – Jinsan, KR @ Valley Rock Festival
07/29-31 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
07/30 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/25 – Belfast, IE @ Tennent’s Vital
08/26-27 – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival
08/26-27 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival