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Chromatics Announce Long-Awaited 'Dear Tommy' Album, Share Blood-Soaked Video for Title Track

It's the first album from the American electronic group since 2012's 'Kill for Love.'

by Max Mertens
Aug 26 2016, 4:24pm

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When Chromatics put out their last album, 2012's critically-acclaimed Kill for Love, the world was a very different place. David Bowie and Prince were still alive, a Twin Peaks reboot was still only in fans' dreams, and the thought of a Donald Trump presidency was completely unfathomable. Four years and countless delays later, Johnny Jewel and co. have announced details about their long-awaited follow-up, Dear Tommy.

The tracklist, which you can see below, features a handful of songs longtime followers of the band will recognize, including "Cherry," "I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around," and "Shadow." They've also shared a stylish music video for the slow-burning title track, which evokes an 80s horror film, with flowers, broken glass, and blood-soaked guitars.

The album doesn't have a concrete release date yet, but hopefully we can expect it sooner rather than later on Italians Do It Better.

Dear Tommy Tracklist:

1. Fresh Blood
2. In Films
3. Time Rider
4. I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around
5. Cherry
6. She Says
7. Just Like You
8. 4 A.M.
9. Teacher
10. Camera
11. Dear Tommy
12. Touch Blue
13. After Hours
14. Shadow
15. In Silence
16. Colorblind
17. Endless Sleep

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