Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their second album of the year, Return of the Dream Canteen, will be released on Oct. 14 via Warner Records. Produced by Rick Rubin, the forthcoming LP comes just six months after the band’s ‘Unlimited Love’ was released (also produced by Rubin.). Return of the Dream Canteen can be pre-ordered here.
The band wrote in a statement posted to their website: “We went in search of ourselves as the band that we have somehow always been. Just for the fun of it we jammed and learned some old songs. Before long we started the mysterious process of building new songs. A beautiful bit of chemistry meddling that had befriended us hundreds of times along the way. Once we found that slip stream of sound and vision, we just kept mining. With time turned into an elastic waist band of oversized underwear, we had no reason to stop writing and rocking. It felt like a dream. When all was said and done, our moody love for each other and the magic of music had gifted us with more songs than we knew what to do with. Well we figured it out. Two double albums released back to back. The second of which is easily as meaningful as the first or should that be reversed. Return of the Dream Canteen is everything we are and ever dreamed of being. It’s packed. Made with the blood of our hearts, yours truly, the Red Hot Chili Peppers.”
Red Hot Chili Peppers are also currently on tour across North America, featuring special guests Thundercat, Haim, Beck, the Strokes and King Princess.
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