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Chemical Brothers releasing new album, playing shows including Electric Zoo on Randall’s Island (dates)

Chemical Brothers

Chemical Brothers are set to release their seventh studio album, Further, on June 8, 2010 on Freestyle Dust/Parlaphone/Astralwerks. This album is the band’s first to be released with corresponding films made specifically to match each of the 8 audio tracks. The films will be included on an iTunes LP and special edition DVD.

As well as an eight-track album, Further is the band’s first proper partnership with long-time visuals collaborators Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall. Now a respected TV and film director, Adam – aka Flat Nose George – has been responsible for creating the visual backdrop for every Chemical Brothers gig since their live debut in 1994. Visuals for Further have been created to correspond with each track on the album and have been planned during the recording of the record.

The band will play four shows at London’s Roundhouse in May. These will be the first opportunities for fans to see the band play the album with Smith and Lyall’s new films in sequence and in their entirety. -PR

The band’s upcoming shows include late summer gigs at Hollywood Bowl in LA and the Electric Zoo Festival on NYC’s Randall’s Island on September 4th. Headlining Electric Zoo’s second night on September 5th will be Armin van Buuren. Tickets are on sale.

A song expected to be on Further called “Escape Velocity” was debuted last week on BBC. That song, all tour dates and the current Electric Zoo lineup are below…

The Chemical Brothers – Escape Velocity (STUDIO Version)

Chemical Brothers – 2010 Tour Dates
May 20th Roundhouse, London UK
May 21st Roundhouse, London UK
May 22nd Roundhouse, London UK
May 23rd Roundhouse, London UK
Jun 05th Big Beach Festival (DJ), Japan
Jun 19th Sonar 2010, Barcelona, Spain
Jul 09th Balaton Sound, Hungary
Jul 11th EXIT Festival 2010, Serbia
Aug 29th Hollywood Bowl, LA
Sep 04th Electric Zoo at Randall’s Island NY, NY


Electric Zoo 2010 current lineup

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
The Chemical Brothers
Paul van Dyk
Benny Benassi
ATB

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
Armin van Buuren
Above & Beyond
John Digweed
Fedde Le Grand

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