Hear The Black Keys’ new single ‘Lonely Boy’ on NME.COM – audio

Band reveal the first taste of new album 'El Camino'

The Black Keys have posted their new single ‘Lonely Boy’ online, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to hear it.

The track is the opening song on the band’s forthcoming seventh studio album ‘El Camino’, which has been given a release date of December 5. It will be released as a single this week.

The album, which is the follow-up to their 2010 LP ‘Brothers’, features 11 tracks in total and is reported to be strongly influenced by The Clash and The Cramps.

Gorillaz/Beck knob-twiddler Danger Mouse has once again acted as producer on the album.

The Black Keys tour the UK in February, playing six shows as part of their biggest British trek to date. They will play two shows each at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and London’s Alexandra Palace as part of the tour.