The Black Keys Return With ‘Lo/Hi,’ First New Song in 5 Years: Listen


The Black Keys stunned followers with “Lo/Hi,” their first launch since 2014 album Turn Blue, on Thursday (March 7).

The blues-rock observe is a return to type for the band, with trademark distorted guitar riffs and a soulful tinge to the refrain. “Out on the land within the wind of a hurricane/ Down on the bar like a star within the howlin' rain/ Nobody to like you/ Nobody to care/ If you bought no person to hug you/ No one to reply,” Dan Auerbach laments on the primary verse.

The observe was recorded at Nashville’s Easy Eye Sound studio, based on a launch, and produced by Auerbach and Patrick Carney. An album or tour has but to be introduced; the band’s final dwell efficiency was on the 2015 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco, California.

Watch the visualizer for “Lo/Hi” under.