Hiatus Kaiyote Announce Tour and New Album, Share New Song “Make Friends”: Listen


Hiatus Kaiyote have announced their fourth studio album: Love Heart Cheat Code is out June 28 via Brainfeeder and Ninja Tune. The follow-up to 2021’s Mood Valiant includes the new song “Make Friends.” Listen to the single, and find the Australian band’s upcoming tour dates, below.

Hiatus Kaiyote—the quartet of guitarist and vocalist Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, bassist Paul Bender, keyboardist Simon Mavin, and drummer Perrin Moss—enlisted a handful of Melbourne-based musicians for the new album: Taylor “Chip” Crawford, guitarist Tom Martin, and flutist Nikodemos. They also collaborated with Brazilian producer Mario Caldato Jr., known for his work with Beastie Boys, Seu Jorge, and others.

Mood Valiant landed Hiatus Kaiyote a nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

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Hiatus Kaiyote: Love Heart Cheat Code

Love Heart Cheat Code:

01 Dreamboat
02 Telescope
03 Make Friends
04 BMO Is Beautiful
05 Everything’s Beautiful
06 Dimitri
07 Longcat
08 How to Meet Yourself
09 Love Heart Cheat Code
10 Cinnamon Temple
11 White Rabbit

Hiatus Kaiyote:

06-21 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
06-22 Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest
06-23 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
06-25 Toronto, Ontario – Toronto Jazz Festival
06-27 Montreal, Quebec – TBD
06-28 Boston, MA – Roadrunner
06-29 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
07-01 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
07-02 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Paramount
07-06 Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
07-07 Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl
07-09 Chicago, IL – Salt Shed (Indoors)
07-10 St. Louis, MO – The Big Top
07-12 St. Paul, MN – Palace Theatre
07-16 Boise, ID – Treefort Music Hall
07-17 Carnation, WA – Remlinger Farms *#
07-18 Portland, OR – Grand Lodge #*
07-20 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater

* with Digable Planets
# with Free Nationals

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