January 28, 2008 17:38
The Black Keys' Danger Mouse-produced album ready for release
Duo's ready new record for March
Blues rockers The Black Keys have teamed up with ace producer Danger Mouse for their fifth album 'Attack And Release'.
The collaboration came about after Danger Mouse initially approached the duo to write songs for an album he was working on with the late Ike Turner.
During the sessions however the band’s first collaborative effort soon morphed into their own album with Danger Mouse at the controls. It's out on March 31.
"After recording our previous albums in a basement we were ready to go someone else," explains guitarist Dan Auerbach of the surprising link-up. "Danger Mouse came in as our collaborator. He has a real ear for melody and arrangment that was a big part of this record."
Danger Mouse is in the band Gnarls Barkley, has worked with Gorillaz and created the famous Jay-Z vs The Beatles mash-up 'The Grey Album' in 2004.
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