The Getaway has finally gotten here.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ latest album is now available in stores and online today worldwide. In anticipation of the album’s release, the band debuted the video for its new single ‘Dark Necessities’ yesterday. The video, directed by Olivia Wilde, can be viewed online now here. Wilde had a chance to sit down and discuss working with the band on the video and had only positive remarks about the filming process. “It was an honor and a thrill to create this video with such wonderful artists,” she said, “who happen to make up one of the greatest bands of all time.” The video features appearances by renowned long board surfers Carmen Shafer, Amanda Caloia, Amanda Powell, and Noelle Mulligan.
Along with its new video premiere, the band also made an appearance on CBS’ Late Late Show With James Corden earlier this week. The band took part in the show’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment in which it performed some of its own classic hits, new music, and more. Audiences can view that appearance online now here.
Those appearances are not the only ones for the band this week. DIRECTV, Audience Network, and U-Verse will present a special performance by the band tonight. The performance was recorded recently by the band at the iHeart Theater L.A. It can be seen tonight at 9pm ET/PT on DIRECTV Channel 239 and on U-Verse Channel 1114. It features a number of the band’s classic and newer material including: ‘Can’t Stop,’ ‘Other Side,’ ‘By The Way, and ‘Soul To Squeeze’ among many others. The band is gearing up to make its way across the world at a number of major concert festivals in support of The Getaway. Audiences can check out the band’s current tour schedule online now here. More information on The Getaway, the band’s tour schedule, additional live appearances, and more is available online now at:
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