"Dark Necessities" - Red Hot Chili Peppers [YouTube Official Audio Stream]

Francesco Marano

by Francesco Marano

Published May 5, 2016

RHCP fans, are you ready to get down?

Los Angeles' funk rock darlings Red Hot Chili Peppers have shared "Dark Necessities," the first single from the band's upcoming studio album, The Getaway. Listen to it above, via the band's YouTube.

The track begins with Flea's thumping bass, before piano, drums, and keys slowly creep in to deliver a mid-tempo blast of funk rock. Singer Anthony Kiedis' vocals flow with the same familiarity as they did back in the '90s. The track is balanced with piano in the background, adding a mellow element to the overall sound. "Dark Necessities" contains the characteristics of the Peppers' recognizable sound, yet sounds fresh at the same time. We can't wait to hear more from the release.

The Getaway is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2016 via Warner Bros Records. The LP was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich. Pick it up on Amazon.

For the latest music, news, and tour dates from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, check out their Zumic artist page.

Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway album cover art

Source: Red Hot Chili Peppers YouTube

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