Purple Scorching Chili Peppers kicked off the North American leg of their stadium tour in Denver with a giant announcement: they’ll be releasing their second double album in 2022. Titled Return of the Dream Canteen, the album might be out on Oct. 14 and was produced by Rick Rubin. Previous to showing on their web site, publication and social media, singer Anthony Kiedis introduced the information on stage.
Right here’s what the band needed to say about the way it all got here collectively:
“We went searching for ourselves because the band that now we have one way or the other at all times been. Only for the enjoyable of it we jammed and discovered some outdated songs. Earlier than lengthy we began the mysterious means of constructing new songs. An attractive little bit of chemistry meddling that had befriended us a whole bunch of instances alongside the way in which. As soon as we discovered that slip stream of sound and imaginative and prescient, we simply stored mining. With time became an elastic waistband of outsized underwear, we had no purpose to cease writing and rocking. It felt like a dream. When all was stated and performed, our moody love for one another and the magic of music had gifted us with extra songs than we knew what to do with. Effectively we figured it out. 2 double albums launched again to again. The second of which is well as significant as the primary or ought to that be reversed. ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ is all the pieces we’re and ever dreamed of being. It’s packed. Made with the blood of our hearts.”
In line with Billboard, Purple Scorching Chili Peppers bassist Flea stated on stage on the present that the album’s first single is titled “Tippa My Tongue.” On his Instagram, Flea defined why they’re releasing a second album this yr:
“The artistic course of provides life which means and function! We put out a double album about 4 months in the past, referred to as Limitless Love. I like that album, it felt so good to share it with y’all. Welp, now we’re placing out one other double album and this one is the very best of who we’re, I’m am fukking thrilled that we’re releasing this shit on October 14. Energy to the individuals. Hope it touches hearts.”
On April 1, Purple Scorching Chili Peppers launched Limitless Love, which was the primary No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since 2006’s Stadium Arcadium. In late 2019, the group reunited with on-again/off-again guitarist John Frusciante.