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Hot Chip announce UK tour (2015)

Story by Jack Foley

HOT Chip will release their sixth album, Why Make Sense?, on May 18, 2015, as well as embarking on a world tour, including the UK.

Recorded in Oxfordshire and London and produced by Hot Chip with Mark Ralph, Why Make Sense? is the band’s follow up to 2012’s critically acclaimed In Our Heads.

Why Make Sense? will be available on all standard formats as well as a Special Edition available for a limited time only, featuring a bonus Separate EP with four new tracks recorded during the album sessions.

Hot Chip will be touring the US, UK and Europe in support of Why Make Sense? this May and June, including an intimate club show at Oval Space in London on May 15, 2015.

Tickets for all UK shows go on sale on February 14, 2015.

The band will also headline the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival at the end of February, which is already sold out, as well as previously announced headline performances at Sonar in Barcelona in June and Green Man Festival in the UK in August. More live dates to be announced soon.

Full European live dates are as follows…

February
Gateshead – BBC Radio 6 Music Festival, sold out

May
12 – Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art
13 – Manchester, Gorilla
14 – , London, Oval Space
17 – Belgium, Brussels, Les Nuits Botanique
19 – Netherlands, Amsterdam, Tolhuistuin
20 – Germany, Berlin, Heimathafen
21 – France, Paris, La Gaite Lyrique