Recent off a worldwide stadium tour and forward of an look of Louder Than Life in Louisville this weekend, Pink Scorching Chili Peppers have unveiled a brand new single. Titled “Eddie,” the music comes from Return of the Dream Canteen, which is out on Oct. 16. It’s the band’s second album of the 12 months, their second with returning guitarist John Frusciante and longtime producer Rick Rubin.
“Eddie” is a tribute to Eddie Van Halen. Right here’s what Anthony Kiedis mentioned in regards to the music:
Typically we don’t notice how deeply affected and related we’re to artists till the day they die. Eddie Van Halen was a considered one of a sort. The day after his dying Flea got here into rehearsal with an emotional bassline. John, Chad and I began enjoying alongside and fairly quickly with all our hearts, a music in his honor effortlessly unfolded. It felt good to be unhappy and care a lot about an individual who had given a lot to our lives. Though the music doesn’t converse to Eddie by identify, it talks about his early days on the Sundown Strip and the rock n roll tapestry that Van Halen painted on our minds. Ultimately, our music asks that you simply not bear in mind Eddie for dying however for dwelling his wildest dream.
In April, the band launched Limitless Love, their first album since 2016’s The Getaway.
In current days, the band teased its existence on social media.
In July, the group introduced that the album was coming at their first U.S. stadium tour cease in Denver. On the time, Flea mentioned the next of the album:
The artistic course of offers life which means and objective! We put out a double album about 4 months in the past, referred to as Limitless Love. I like that album, it felt so good to share it with y’all. Welp, now we’re placing out one other double album and this one is the very best of who we’re, I’m am fukking thrilled that we’re releasing this shit on October 14. Energy to the individuals. Hope it touches hearts.
Final month, the Chili Peppers had been honored at MTV’s VMAs, receiving the present’s World Icon award.