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Hot Chip Releases First Single From New Album 'Why Make Sense?'

British electronic music outfit Hot Chip has revealed its sixth studio album, Why Make Sense?, while also releasing the lead single, “Huarache Lights.” The new album, recorded in Oxfordshire and London, is a 10-track collection set to be released via Domino Records May 18.

In advance of the album release, the London-based group will rev up the anticipation with a few intimate UK shows starting at The Library @ The Institute in Birmingham, the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival and Glasgow. The tour will proceed with US and European performances.  

The electronic group’s return is a follow-up to their highly-regarded 2012 LP, In Our Heads. The forthcoming album will also include a special four-track bonus EP recorded during the album sessions.

Inspired by an experimental and sculptural concept, the new music video to “Huarache Lights” was constructed by Robert Bell’s light installation and shot live using video projection mapping. Watch the video below:

Hot Chip - Huarache Lights Tracklist: 
1. Huarache Lights 
2. Love is the Future 
3. Cry For You 
4. Started Right 
5. White Wine and Fried Chicken 
6. Dark Night 
7. Easy to Get 
8. Need You Now 
9. So Much Further to Go 
10. Why Make Sense?

Separate EP: 
1. Burning Up 
2. Separate 
3. Move With Me 
4. Re-harmonize

Hot Chip - 2015 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 Ogden 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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