Turn Blue (album)

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Turn Blue (album)

Eighth studio album by American rock duo the Black Keys add

Category: Music (411)

Launched in 2008.

Countries: United States (63%), California (13%), Tennessee (13%)

Main connections: Danger Mouse (musician), The Black Keys, YouTube

Linked to: Key Club Recording Company, YouTube, Times Publishing Company, Amazon.com

 

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2008

It was co-produced and co-written by the band's frequent collaborator Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton, who had previously produced the group's 2008 album "Attack & Release" and their 2010 single "Tighten Up" add something


2011

In December 2011, the Black Keys released their seventh studio album, "El Camino" add something


2013

The Black Keys began recording "Turn Blue" in January 2013 at Key Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan, during a break from their El Camino Tour add something

 

In July 2013, the Black Keys resumed recording with Burton at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California add something

 

The Black Keys recorded the majority of "Turn Blue" at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California, from July to August 2013, with additional recording taking place at Key Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, in early 2014 add something


2014

On May 8, the band announced the remainder of the dates for their 2014 concert tour in support of the album add something

 

"Mojo" placed the record 34th on its list of the "50 Best Albums of 2014" add something

 

"Rolling Stone" ranked it as the third-best album of 2014, calling it "the sound of America's most innovative arena rockers in full command" add something

 

"Turn Blue" appeared on many critics' end-of-year lists of the best albums of 2014 add something

 

Additional recording took place at Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound Studio in Nashville in February 2014, including all of Auerbach's vocals add something

 

The band announced the album in March 2014 via a tweet by retired boxer Mike Tyson and a series of cryptic YouTube videos featuring a hypnotist add something

 

The Black Keys - On March 21, 2014, it was announced that their new album would be called "Turn Blue" and is set to be released on May 13, 2014

 

In May 2014, they embarked on a world tour in support of the album add something

 

It was co-produced by Danger Mouse and the band, and was released on Nonesuch Records on May 12, 2014 add something


2015

As of January 2015, "Turn Blue" has sold 457,000 copies in the United States add something