The Chemical Brothers have given fans a taster of what they can expect from new album ‘No Geography’ through the release of another new song, ‘We’ve Got To Try.’
The song, which will also be used as the soundtrack the upcoming Formula 1 Season, was released earlier today alongside an accompanying new video.
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Directed by Ninian Doff, the video is said to “tell a tale of heroic canine endeavour. An abandoned dog, ‘Girl’, is plucked from the street and in a classic rags-to-riches story embarks on an intrepid journey of self-discovery. Through sheer force of will, she rises through the ranks of motorsport, and much, much more.”
You can watch the new video here:
They also released a special remix of the song, transforming the song into the sound of an F1 car. The song was, according to a press release for the band, “broken down, re-engineered and accelerated to 15,000 beats per minute (BPM) to reflect the 15,000 revs per minute (RPM) that today’s hyper-complex F1 cars are capable of reaching.”
It added: “As long-standing fans of the sport and having performed at F1 parties over the years, this collaboration continues the band’s incredible track record of innovation.”
Last month, the band shared another new song from their upcoming album, together with its track listing, which you can see below. The new album will be released on April 12.
1. ‘Eve Of Destruction’
3. ‘No Geography’
4. ‘Got to Keep On’
5. ‘Gravity Drops’
6. ‘The Universe Sent Me’
7. ‘We’ve Got To Try’
8. ‘Free Yourself’
10. ‘Catch Me I’m Falling
Meanwhile, the band were also recently announced as the Friday night headliners for All Points East, which returns to Victoria Park in 2019.
Their UK tour will see the electro pioneers – aka Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons – calling at Leeds, Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow and Birmingham. The full dates of the upcoming tour are below and you can buy tickets for the events here.
24 – London, U.K. All Points East Festival, Victoria Park
21 – Leeds, U.K. Leeds First Direct Arena
22 – Manchester, U.K. Manchester Arena
23 – Glasgow, U.K. The SSE Hydro
28 – Cardiff, U.K. Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
29 – Birmingham, U.K Birmingham Arena