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    The Black Keys Debut Music Video for New Song, "Go," From Forthcoming Album, "'Let's Rock,'" Out June 28
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    The Black Keys have released the music video for their new song "Go," from their upcoming album "Let's Rock." The video is directed by Bryan Schlam and finds the band struggling to reconnect after five years apart. Pat Carney says, "It was great making this video with Bryan, partially because it was filmed at the very type of place it is making fun of," and Dan Auerbach adds, "The video was fun, but we still haven't spoken." Watch the video for "Go" here:

    Director Bryan Schlam says about the making of the video, "For 'Go,' I felt like we needed to address the elephant in the room. Where have the guys been for five years? I thought—Let’s send them to the next level of therapy. A retreat. A commune. A place that’s supposed to symbolize peace and unity ... and they’ll hate every second of it. It was a challenging video, not only in the task of having Dan and Patrick act in almost every shot, but also in keeping a narrative that feels cinematic and funny at the same time. We tried to balance the two, relying on situational humor and the effortlessly cool vibe of the song."

    The band made history this week with their song "Lo/Hi." The song tops Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs, Adult Alternative Songs, Rock Airplay, and Alternative Songs charts, making it the first time any song has reached #1 at all four formats simultaneously. Listen to "Lo/Hi" here.

    "Let's Rock" is a return to the straightforward rock of the singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney's early days as a band. Auerbach says, "When we're together we are The Black Keys, that's where that real magic is, and always has been since we were sixteen." The second song from the record, "Eagle Birds," debuted along with the album announce; it follows the previously released single "Lo/Hi." The Black Keys' thirty-one city North American tour begins September 23 (full schedule below). "Let's Rock" is available for pre-order on all formats here.

    "Let's Rock" was written, tracked live, and produced by Auerbach and Carney at Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville and features backing vocals from Leisa Hans and Ashley Wilcoxson. "The record is like a homage to electric guitar," says Carney. "We took a simple approach and trimmed all the fat like we used to."

    The "Let's Rock" Tour will hit cities including Chicago, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles, and Austin. Special guests Modest Mouse will provide support on all dates, and Shannon & The Clams, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, *repeat repeat, and Jessy Wilson will each open select shows on the tour. The band also headlines 2019's Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas on Saturday, September 21. Tickets for all dates are on sale at nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    THE BLACK KEYS ON TOUR

    Sep 21 Life Is Beautiful Las Vegas, NV
    Sep 23 Pepsi Center* Denver, CO
    Sep 24 Sprint Center* Kansas City, MO
    Sep 25 Enterprise Center* St. Louis, MO
    Sep 27 United Center* Chicago, IL
    Sep 28 Target Center* Minneapolis, MN
    Sep 30 Quicken Loans Arena* Cleveland, OH
    Oct 1 Bridgestone Arena* Nashville, TN
    Oct 2 Nationwide Arena* Columbus, OH
    Oct 4 Fiserv Forum** Milwaukee, WI
    Oct 5 Little Caesars Arena** Detroit, MI
    Oct 7 PPG Paints Arena** Pittsburgh, PA
    Oct 8 Van Andel Arena** Grand Rapids, MI
    Oct 9 Scotiabank Arena** Toronto, ON
    Oct 11 TD Garden** Boston, MA
    Oct 12 The Anthem** Washington, DC
    Oct 14 Wells Fargo Arena** Philadelphia, PA
    Oct 15 Barclays Center** Brooklyn, NY
    Oct 16 The Anthem** Brooklyn, NY
    Nov 5 BB&T Center^ Sunrise, FL
    Nov 6 Amway Center^ Orlando, FL
    Nov 8 PNC Arena^ Raleigh, NC
    Nov 9 State Farm Arena^ Atlanta, GA
    Nov 12 Toyota Center^ Houston, TX
    Nov 13 Frank Erwin Center^ Austin, TX
    Nov 14 Dickies Arena^ Fort Worth, TX
    Nov 16 Talking Stick Resort Arena^ Phoenix, AZ
    Nov 17 Pechanga Arena^ San Diego, CA
    Nov 19 The Forum^ Los Angeles, CA
    Nov 20 Chase Center^ San Francisco, CA
    Nov 22 Moda Center^ Portland, OR
    Nov 23 Tacoma Dome^ Tacoma, WA
    Nov 24 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena^ Vancouver, BC
         

    * with Modest Mouse and *repeat repeat
    ** with Modest Mouse and Jessy Wilson
    ^ with Modest Mouse and Shannon & the Clams

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The Black Keys Debut Music Video for New Song, "Go," From Forthcoming Album, "'Let's Rock,'" Out June 28

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The Black Keys have released the music video for their new song "Go," from their upcoming album "Let's Rock." The video is directed by Bryan Schlam and finds the band struggling to reconnect after five years apart. Pat Carney says, "It was great making this video with Bryan, partially because it was filmed at the very type of place it is making fun of," and Dan Auerbach adds, "The video was fun, but we still haven't spoken." Watch it here.

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The Black Keys have released the music video for their new song "Go," from their upcoming album "Let's Rock." The video is directed by Bryan Schlam and finds the band struggling to reconnect after five years apart. Pat Carney says, "It was great making this video with Bryan, partially because it was filmed at the very type of place it is making fun of," and Dan Auerbach adds, "The video was fun, but we still haven't spoken." Watch the video for "Go" here:

Director Bryan Schlam says about the making of the video, "For 'Go,' I felt like we needed to address the elephant in the room. Where have the guys been for five years? I thought—Let’s send them to the next level of therapy. A retreat. A commune. A place that’s supposed to symbolize peace and unity ... and they’ll hate every second of it. It was a challenging video, not only in the task of having Dan and Patrick act in almost every shot, but also in keeping a narrative that feels cinematic and funny at the same time. We tried to balance the two, relying on situational humor and the effortlessly cool vibe of the song."

The band made history this week with their song "Lo/Hi." The song tops Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs, Adult Alternative Songs, Rock Airplay, and Alternative Songs charts, making it the first time any song has reached #1 at all four formats simultaneously. Listen to "Lo/Hi" here.

"Let's Rock" is a return to the straightforward rock of the singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney's early days as a band. Auerbach says, "When we're together we are The Black Keys, that's where that real magic is, and always has been since we were sixteen." The second song from the record, "Eagle Birds," debuted along with the album announce; it follows the previously released single "Lo/Hi." The Black Keys' thirty-one city North American tour begins September 23 (full schedule below). "Let's Rock" is available for pre-order on all formats here.

"Let's Rock" was written, tracked live, and produced by Auerbach and Carney at Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville and features backing vocals from Leisa Hans and Ashley Wilcoxson. "The record is like a homage to electric guitar," says Carney. "We took a simple approach and trimmed all the fat like we used to."

The "Let's Rock" Tour will hit cities including Chicago, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles, and Austin. Special guests Modest Mouse will provide support on all dates, and Shannon & The Clams, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, *repeat repeat, and Jessy Wilson will each open select shows on the tour. The band also headlines 2019's Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas on Saturday, September 21. Tickets for all dates are on sale at nonesuch.com/on-tour.

THE BLACK KEYS ON TOUR

Sep 21 Life Is Beautiful Las Vegas, NV
Sep 23 Pepsi Center* Denver, CO
Sep 24 Sprint Center* Kansas City, MO
Sep 25 Enterprise Center* St. Louis, MO
Sep 27 United Center* Chicago, IL
Sep 28 Target Center* Minneapolis, MN
Sep 30 Quicken Loans Arena* Cleveland, OH
Oct 1 Bridgestone Arena* Nashville, TN
Oct 2 Nationwide Arena* Columbus, OH
Oct 4 Fiserv Forum** Milwaukee, WI
Oct 5 Little Caesars Arena** Detroit, MI
Oct 7 PPG Paints Arena** Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 8 Van Andel Arena** Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 9 Scotiabank Arena** Toronto, ON
Oct 11 TD Garden** Boston, MA
Oct 12 The Anthem** Washington, DC
Oct 14 Wells Fargo Arena** Philadelphia, PA
Oct 15 Barclays Center** Brooklyn, NY
Oct 16 The Anthem** Brooklyn, NY
Nov 5 BB&T Center^ Sunrise, FL
Nov 6 Amway Center^ Orlando, FL
Nov 8 PNC Arena^ Raleigh, NC
Nov 9 State Farm Arena^ Atlanta, GA
Nov 12 Toyota Center^ Houston, TX
Nov 13 Frank Erwin Center^ Austin, TX
Nov 14 Dickies Arena^ Fort Worth, TX
Nov 16 Talking Stick Resort Arena^ Phoenix, AZ
Nov 17 Pechanga Arena^ San Diego, CA
Nov 19 The Forum^ Los Angeles, CA
Nov 20 Chase Center^ San Francisco, CA
Nov 22 Moda Center^ Portland, OR
Nov 23 Tacoma Dome^ Tacoma, WA
Nov 24 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena^ Vancouver, BC
     

* with Modest Mouse and *repeat repeat
** with Modest Mouse and Jessy Wilson
^ with Modest Mouse and Shannon & the Clams

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The Black Keys: "Go" [video]

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