A reassuring release from the all-conquering rockers
At a time when economies are disintegrating willy nilly and no-one has a bloody clue who’s going to win The Apprentice, it’s easy to see why The Black Keys have become 2012’s New Massive Band. Their plodding blues-rock is just so damn reassuring. They make rock music. It is good. You should listen to it.
Record label: Nonesuch
Release date: 21 May, 2012