The BLACK KEYS – ” Let’s Rock ” (45 RPM Edition) Record Store Day 2020

Posted: June 2, 2020 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Exclusively for Record Store Day, The Black Keys will be releasing the limited edition 45-RPM version of their chart-topping 9th album “Let’s Rock.” The album, which was originally released on June 28 via Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch Records has spawned three Top 10 radio singles and was one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2019. The 45-RPM version of the album is limited to 7500 pieces worldwide/5000 copies in the US. It’s a gorgeous 180-Gram 2-LP set in a deluxe holographic gatefold jacket, with each piece individually numbered. The band just announced a run of Canadian dates this Spring before hitting the road for a slate of shed shows this summer. The Black Keys are an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney.

The Black Keys’ ninth studio album, “Let’s Rock” is a return to the straightforward rock of the singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney’s early days as a band. “When we’re together we are The Black Keys, that’s where that real magic is,” says Auerbach, “and always has been since we were sixteen.” “The record is like an homage to electric guitar,” says Carney. “We took a simple approach and trimmed all the fat like we used to.”

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record stores, is set to take place on Saturday, August 29th, 2020, and among the special releases on that day is a limited-edition, 45-RPM version of The Black Keys’ chart-topping ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”

“Let’s Rock” was first released on June 28th via Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch Records to critical praise, with Rolling Stone saying, “singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney bring a heightened purism too, emphasizing the power-duo force of their early records.” The Associated Press adds, “The Black Keys are rock royalty and to the relief of many, they aren’t quite ready to relinquish their reign.” “A return to what The Black Keys do best,” says Uncut “Brilliant.”

The new Record Store Day edition of “Let’s Rock” is being pressed on two 180-gram vinyl discs and comes in a deluxe holographic gatefold jacket, with each piece individually numbered. The set is limited to 7,500 pieces worldwide.

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