The Black Keys Release "It Ain't Over" From Upcoming Album, 'Dropout Boogie'

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The Black Keys have released “It Ain’t Over,” the second track from their new album, Dropout Boogie, due May 13 on Nonesuch Records. A visualizer for the track can be seen here. “It Ain’t Over” was written by band members Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney with Reigning Sound’s Greg Cartwright. It follows the album’s first single, “Wild Child,” which has topped both the AAA and Alt charts. The Black Keys will tour North America for the first time in three years starting in July; international tour dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

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The Black Keys have released “It Ain’t Over,” the second track from their upcoming album, Dropout Boogie, due May 13 on Nonesuch Records. A visualizer for the track can be seen below. “It Ain’t Over” was written by band members Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney in tandem with Reigning Sound’s Greg Cartwright.

“It Ain’t Over” follows the new album’s first single, “Wild Child,” which in just a month has already topped both the AAA and the Alt charts and Top 15 on the Active chart. Elsewhere around the world, the song is proving to be one of the band’s most successful radio hits to date.

Dropout Boogie features collaborations with Cartwright, Billy F Gibbons (ZZ Top), and Angelo Petraglia (Kings of Leon) and will be released one day before the twentieth anniversary of The Black Keys’ first LP, The Big Come Up. As they have done their entire career, Auerbach and Carney wrote all of the material in the studio, and the new album captures a number of first takes that hark back to the stripped-down blues rock of their early days making music together in Akron, Ohio basements.

The Black Keys will tour North America for the first time in three years starting in July. Band of Horses will support on all dates, while Ceramic Animal (July 9–30), Early James (August 24–September 9), and the Velveteers (October 2–18) will open at select performances. International tour dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

THE BLACK KEYS ON TOUR

Jul 9 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV
Jul 11 USANA Amphitheater West Valley City, UT
Jul 13 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, UT
Jul 15 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis Maryland Heights, MO
Jul 16 Ruoff Music Center Noblesville, IN
Jul 17 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago Tinley Park, IL
Jul 20 Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY
Jul 22 Northwell Health Theatre at Jones Beach Wantagh, NY
Jul 23 PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ
Jul 25 Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD
Jul 27 PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte, NC
Jul 29 Xfinity Center Mansfield, MA
Jul 30 BB&T Pavilion Camden, NJ
     
Aug 24 iTINK Financial Amphitheatre West Palm Beach, FL
Aug 25 MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa, FL
Aug 27 Ameris Bank Pavilion Alpharetta, GA
Aug 28 Orion Amphitheater Huntsville, AL
Aug 30 Credit One Stadium Charleston, SC
Sep 1 Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Raleigh, NC
Sep 3 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH
Sep 6 Budweiser Stage Toronto, ON
Sep 7 Pine Knob Music Theatre Clarkson, MI
Sep 9 Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, OH
     
Oct 2 Climate Pledge Arena Seattle, WA
Oct 3 Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC
Oct 5 Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountainview, CA
Oct 8 The Forum Inglewood, CA
Oct 10 Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix, AZ
Oct 13 Walmart AMP Rogers, AR
Oct 15 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Houston, TX
Oct 17 Moody Center Austin, TX
Oct 18 Dos Equis Pavilion Dallas, TX
     
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