Hot Chip Release New Video and Announce Album and Tour


. Hot Chip have released a music video for "Huarache Lights," a track from their forthcoming album "Why Make Sense?" and they have announced tour dates in North America, mainland Europe and the U.K. in support of the album.

The group announced that they will release their sixth album, "Why Make Sense?" on May 19th. The new video is for the album's opening track and the clip was "based around a light installation by artist Robert Bell and filmed in one take by Andy Knowles," according to the announcement. Watch the video here.

The world tour in support of the new album is scheduled to kick off in Glasgow at the Glasgow School of Art on May 12th and the band has announced dates through August 21st.

Hot Chip tour dates:
Feb 12 Gateshead, UK: BBC Radio 6 Music Festival (Sold Out)
May 12 Glasgow, UK - Glasgow School of Art
May 13 Manchester, UK - Gorilla
May 14 London, UK - Oval Space
May 17 Brussels, Belgium - Les Nuits Botanique
May 19 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Tolhuistuin
May 20 Berlin, Germany - Heimathafen
May 21 Paris, France - La Gaite Lyrique
May 25 George, WA - Sasquatch Festival
May 26 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
May 28 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
May 30 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
May 31 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom
June 2 Detroit, MI - Majestic Theatre
June 3 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
June 4 Boston, MA - House of Blues - Boston
June 5 Washington, DC - Echostage
June 5 - 7 New York, NY - The Governors Ball Music Festival
June 18 Barcelona, Spain - Sonar By Day Festival
June 19 Barcelona, Spain - Sonar By Night Festival
August 11 Los Angeles, CA - The Greek Theatre (with !!!)
Aug 21 Crickhowell, UK - Green Man Festival

Why Make Sense? tracklisting:
1. Huarache Lights
2. Love Is The Future
3. Cry For You
4. Started Right
5. White Wine and Fried Chicken
6. Dark Night
7. Easy To Get
8. Need You Now
9. So Much Further To Go
10. Why Make Sense?

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