Published Sep 26, 2007Hot Chip are offering a free download of a brand new track taken from their forthcoming, untitled third album, which is currently expected some time in early 2008. "I Became A Volunteer" shows signs of a possible regression; with its laidback, slick R&B lean, it shows the band are looking back to their first album, Coming On Strong for some inspiration.
Click here to download the song. (Note: in order to get the download you have to fill out a form annoyingly administered by EMI.)
In case you're looking to hear more new music by Hot Chip, on top of "I Became A Volunteer," you can hear the band's recent single, "Shake A Fist" - which received a strictly limited 12-inch release this month - on the band's MySpace page.
Meanwhile, Hot Chip's Joe Goddard posted an update on the band's website about the new album: "We are currently mixing our next album and it will be released by DFA/EMI in February 2008. Most people who have heard it say it is pretty good. There are highs, lows and some in the middle bits on it and it features a variety of musical styles." So, basically, it's everything you'd expect it, or any other album to sound like...