Red Hot Chili Peppers Return With “Dark Necessities:” Listen

May 5, 2016 By Jordan Miller

The song premiere coincides with the announcement of their new album ‘The Getaway.’


The Red Hot Chili Peppers have a new album on the way, and their first cut is “Dark Necessities.”

It’s part of their design… the band announced today (May 5) they have a new record on the way titled The Getaway slated for June 17. Danger Mouse was named the executive producer with mixing performed by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, according to Pitchfork.

To accompany the big news, RHCP shared the LP’s lead single “Dark Necessities,” the album’s track list, cover and a string of upcoming tour dates.

Listen to “Dark Necessities” below:

The Getaway:


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

Upcoming tour dates:

05-22 Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range
05-29 Napa Valley, CA – BottleRock
06-03-05 Mendig Airfield, Germany – Rock am Ring
06-03-05 Nuremburg, Germany – Rock im Park
06-08 Interlaken, Switzerland – Greenfield Festival
06-10 Landgraaf, Netherlands – Pinkpop
06-10-12 Nickelsdorf, Austria – Novarock
06-29-07-02 Roskilde, Denmark – Roskilde Festival
06-30-07-03 Gdynia, Poland – Open’er Festival
07-02 Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
07-06 Kiev, Ukraine – U-Park Festival
07-09 Moscow, Russia – Park Live
07-10 Perthshire, Scotland – T in the Park
07-15 Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa Bluesfest
07-16 Québec City, Québec – Festival d’été de Québec
07-22-24 Yuzawa-cho, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
07-22-24 Jinsan, South Korea – Valley Rock Festival
07-29-31 Montreal, Québec – Osheaga Festival
07-30 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08-25 Belfast, Northern Ireland – Tennent’s Vital
08-26-27 Reading, England – Reading Festival
08-26-27 Leeds, England – Leeds Festival

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