The Black Keys' new album, El Camino, is due out one week from today, December 6. No need to wait till then to hear music from the album. Click here to listen to five tracks from El Camino: "Lonely Boy," "Gold on the Ceiling," "Little Black Submarines," "Sister," and "Run Right Back." "This is both a supremely confident record and a ridiculously enjoyable one," exclaims Uncut. "El Camino feels like the dawn of greatness." Enjoy some of that greatness today by listening to the five album tracks here.
The Black Keys' new album, El Camino, is due out one week from today, on Tuesday, December 6. Perhaps you've heard the album's first single and opening track, "Lonely Boy," and received an instant download of the track after pre-ordering El Camino from the Nonesuch Store, the Black Keys store, or iTunes. Well now you can hear five tracks from the album all in one place, in the player below: "Lonely Boy," "Gold on the Ceiling," "Little Black Submarines," "Sister," and "Run Right Back."
As noted yesterday in the Nonesuch Journal, with a week to go before the release, El Camino has already begun to receive rave reviews. In the UK, the Independent gives the album a perfect five stars, calling it a "tremendous, hook-laden, all-killer-no-filler collection, by some distance the most powerful, compelling rock album of the year." MOJO also gives the album a perfect five stars, making it an "instant MOJO classic," and names it album of the month. "Magnificent," exclaims Q in its five-star review. "This is unvarnished rock, primal and exhilarating." SPIN says it's "great."
"Thrilling," exclaims Uncut in its own new four-out-of-four-star review, naming El Camino the Album of the Month. "This is both a supremely confident record and a ridiculously enjoyable one ... El Camino feels like the dawn of greatness." You'll find the complete review in the January issue of the magazine, on newsstands now.
Now you can enjoy some of that greatness by listening to the album tracks below:
The Black Keys are celebrating the Road to Release with MTV2 with spots from the band airing all week. Check out their first spot at mtv.com. And to pre-order El Camino, head to the Nonesuch Store now.