The BLACK KEYS – ” Delta Kream “

Posted: April 13, 2021 in Classic Albums, MUSIC
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The Black Keys are returning to their roots with a new blues covers album titled “Delta Kream”, out May 14th via Nonesuch Records. Auerbach and Carney’s interpretation of John Lee Hooker’s ‘Crawling Kingsnake’ is now available to stream by signing up to The Black Keys’ online fan club here. Teasing their new project, the pair tweeted a link to the old version of the song last week 

The announcement (via Reddit) was made through the band’s Lonely Boys & Girls fan club. The 11-track collection honours Mississippi Hill Country blues artists who inspired The Black Keys, including John Lee Hooker, R. L. Burnside, and David “Junior” Kimbrough

The lead single, “Crawling Kingsnake”, is a John Lee Hooker cover. It is currently available as a fan club exclusive and will hit streaming services on Thursday. Delta Kream marks The Black Keys’ follow-up to 2019’s “Let’s Rock”. Earlier this year, they released a 10th anniversary deluxe edition of “Brothers”. The Black Keys marked the 10th anniversary of their acclaimed sixth album ‘Brothers’ with a special deluxe edition in January. Originally released in 2010, the LP contains the songs ‘Next Girl’, ‘Howlin’ For You’, ‘Everlasting Light’ and ‘Tighten Up’.

THE BLACK KEYS, the most famous blues-rock tandem, for the past few years – before them the White Stripes ruled the world – go back to the roots that inspired their sound and spirit. They canned an album of covers, titled
DELTA KREAM, out next month, 14th May. It’s a collection honouring their heroes of the Mississippi Hill country blues. artists like John Lee Hooker, Big Joe Williams, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Junior Kimbrough
and Ranie Burnette.

One of the pearls is The Keys cover version of “Going Down South” by R.L Burnside.

Let that guitar slide…

“Delta Kream” is released 14th May.

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