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:


    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