Chilly Gonzales Announces 'Gonzo' Album, Disses Richard Wagner and Kanye West on New Single

He's also booked some 2025 Canadian shows

BY Alex HudsonPublished Apr 26, 2024

Eclectic piano composer and rapper Chilly Gonzales has announced a 2024 album and a 2025 tour. Gonzo is out September 13 through Gentle Threat.

According to a product description, "Gonzales has a lot to get off his chest," as Gonzo "sees the writer and rapper take a more serious tone." It's available to pre-order on CD or vinyl here.

As a preview of the album, Gonzales has shared "F*CK WAGNER," a self-described "diss song" about composer Richard Wagner's antisemitism. The rap track also calls Kanye West "the brand new Wagner," and celebrates Drake's "Hotline Bling" for being written by a Jewish rapper.

Hear the song below. Scroll past that to see Gonzales's upcoming tour schedule, including some spring 2025 shows in Toronto, Quebec City and Montreal.


1. Gonzo
2. Surfing the Crowd
3. High as a Kite
4. Fidelio
5. Open the Kimono (feat. Bruiser Wolf)
6. Neoclassical Massacre
7. Cadenza
9. I.C.E.
10. Eau de Cologne
11. Poem

Chilly Gonzales 2024–2025 Tour Dates:

04/27/2024 Berlin, Germany - Tempodrom
05/04/2024 Stuttgart, Germany - Beethovensaal
05/06/2024 Frankfurt Am Main, Germany - Alte Oper
05/07/2024 Frankfurt Am Main, Germany - Alte Oper
06/02/2024 Paris, France - We Love Green 2024
07/25/2024 Köln, Germany - Roncalliplatz
08/09/2024 Rees, Germany - Haldern Pop Festival 2024
08/11/2024 Edinburgh, UK - Edinburgh International Festival 2024
10/12/2024 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Koninklijk Theater Carre
10/13/2024 Brussels, Belgium - Cirque Royal
10/28/2024 London, UK - Royal Albert Hall
04/13/2025 Quebec, QC - Grand Théâtre du Québec
04/15/2025 Montreal, QC - POP Montreal (Théâtre Rialto)
04/16/2025 Montreal, QC - POP Montreal (Théâtre Rialto)
04/18/2025 Montreal, QC - POP Montreal (Théâtre Rialto)
04/22/2025 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
06/10/2025 Paris, France - Casino de Paris

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