The Black Keys Reveal New Song 'Turn Blue'

Band share title track from forthcoming studio album.

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The Black Keys have shared new song "Turn Blue," NME reports. Listen to it below.

"Turn Blue" is the title track of the US duo's forthcoming eighth studio album. The record, which is set for release on May 12, follows their 2011 release "El Camino."

"Turn Blue" was produced by Danger Mouse alongside Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney and recorded at Sunset Sound in Hollywood last summer as well as at the Key Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan at the start of 2013. Auerbach recently revealed to NME that he and Carney left the studio just once in two weeks while recording in Michigan.

This is the second revealed track off "Turn Blue" - the first one was "Fever" revealed earlier.

The "Turn Blue" tracklisting is:

01. Weight of Love
02. In Time
03. Turn Blue
04. Fever
05. Year in Review
06. Bullet in the Brain
07. It's Up to You Now
08. Waiting on Words
09. 10 Lovers10. In Our Prime11. Gotta Get Away

12 comments sorted by best / new / date

    Nenga
    I like it alot. Its like a mix of Brothers blues with El Caminos poppy sound. Better than Fever thats for sure.
    iommi600
    Meh. Not bad, but they can do much better. This sounds like it's been thrown away by the Arctic Monkeys.
    Anty 7
    For better or for worse, their transformation into a full out pop band is complete. I quite like this new song, I hated Fever. The only thing I dislike is the production, it's a bit too much. Especially the bass, it doesn't fit in with the rest. I really like the vocals.
    Suitemike
    I really dug it. It wasn't as annoying as Fever is. It just sounds like a good song to relax to and have in the background