The electro-drenched fivesome that we know and love as Hot
Chip, are back with their newest release, In Our Heads.
It’s quite a feat that the band have managed to make this
record in some ways. Band member, Joe Goddard has been touched by the hand of success
with his side project, The 2 Bears. Raf Rundell joins Goddard in the productive
duo who have managed to cook up several EPs as well as a full album in their
three years as The 2 Bears. Goddard’s also proven to be a dab hand at
re-working the tracks of others as well, which is beautifully showcased in his
of Shining Star by Nneka.
However, Hot Chip is still quite clearly a top priority for
Goddard as he is back with the band for their 5th
studio release, In
In Our Heads is a milestone for the group with a string of
previous successes already on the path behind them including Grammy and Mercury
Although they spend a lot
of time in the studio honing their instrumentation, their live performances showcases
their energetic melodies best.
them on tour soon and hear, In Our Heads really spring to life. Hot Chip
classics such as the anthemic “Over and Over”, early hit, “And I Was A Boy From
School” are also likely to be part of the new sets.
Check out the funk-ridden “One Night Stand” below taken from
the 2009 album of the same name: