Hot Chip To Release Unique Artwork for Each Copy of 'Why Make Sense?'

'Why Make Sense?' out May 19

To release unique artwork for each copy of their forthcoming album, Why Make Sense? PRESS HERE to view the artwork

Watch the band’s performance of ‘Huarache Lights’ at The BBC 6 Music Festival – PRESS HERE

Why Make Sense? out May 19 on Domino

Following Hot Chip’s headline performance at The BBC 6 Music Festival over the weekend, the band is now revealing news about the artwork for their forthcoming sixth album, Why Make Sense?. Employing a never-before used bespoke printing technique, each album will come in one of 501 different colors. Combined with subtle variations of the design, this means that EVERY copy of the album, on both CD and LP, will feature completely unique artwork. View the artwork in all its variable glory, designed by Nick Relph, PRESS HERE

“Loneliness, platonic adoration, questions of faith and reverence, the complicated dynamics of the creative process: they're all treated with maturity and evaluated with a real sincerity and gentleness” – Pitchfork, Best New Track for ‘Huarache Lights’

Why Make Sense?, out May 19, was recorded in Oxfordshire and London, and produced by Hot Chip with Mark Ralph. The album will be available in all standard formats as well as a Special Edition, available for a limited time only, featuring a bonus Separate EP with 4 new tracks recorded during the album sessions. Pre-order the album from Dom Mart HERE and via iTunes HERE. All pre-orders come with an instant grat of Huarache Lights – currently number 2 in Spotify’s top 10 viral chart for the UK, and number 7 for the world.

Check out the band’s performance of the Why Make Sense? opening track, ‘Huarache Lights’, PRESS HERE.

Why Make Sense? Tracklisting 

1. Huarache Lights

2. Love Is The Future

3. Cry For You

4. Started Right

5. White Wine and Fried Chicken

6. Dark Night

7. Easy To Get

8. Need You Now

9. So Much Further To Go

10. Why Make Sense?

Separate EP:

1. Burning up

2. Separate

3. Move With Me

4. Re-Harmonize


Tue 12 May - UK, Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art – SOLD OUT

Wed 13 May - UK, Manchester, Gorilla – SOLD OUT

Thu 14 May - UK, London, Oval Space – SOLD OUT

Sun 17 May - Belgium, Brussels, Les Nuits Botanique

Tue 19 May - Netherlands, Amsterdam, Tolhuistuin – SOLD OUT

Wed 20 May - Germany, Berlin, Heimathafen – SOLD OUT

Thu 21 May - France, Paris, La Gaite Lyrique – SOLD OUT

Mon 25 May – USA, George, WA, Sasquatch Festival

Tue 26 May – USA, Portland, OR, Roseland Theater

Thu 28 May – USA, Denver, CO, Ogden Theatre

Sat 30 May – USA, Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue

Sun 31 May – USA, Milwaukee, WI, Turner Hall Ballroom

Tue 2 June – USA, Detroit, MI, Majestic Theatre

Wed 3 June – Canada, Toronto, ON, Danforth Music Hall

Thu 4 June – USA, Boston, MA, House of Blues - Boston

Fri 5 June – USA, Washington, DC, Echostage

Fri 5 to Sun 7 June – USA, New York, NY, The Governors Ball Music Festival

Thu 18 June - Spain, Barcelona, Sonar By Day Festival

Fri 19 June - Spain, Barcelona, Sonar By Night Festival

Tue 11 Aug – USA, Los Angeles, CA, The Greek Theatre (plus special guests ‘!!!’)

Fri 21 Aug - UK, Crickhowell, Green Man Festival

Hot Chip are Joe Goddard, Alexis Taylor, Felix Martin, Al Doyle and Owen Clarke. -