The Raconteurs have released a brand new single called “Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness)”. It’s a cover of a Donovan song from their upcoming album Help Us Stranger.
Help Us Stranger will be released on the 21st of June 2019 via Third Man Records / Gallo Record Company for South Africa. This marks their return to the stage after an eight-year absence.
In case you forgot, the members of The Raconteurs are Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler. The single was originally dropped on Bandcamp without warning.
The track is now available to purchase and stream digitally everywhere. Help Us Stranger is now available for pre-order HERE. All digital album pre-orders come with instant downloads of “Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness),” as well as previously released tracks “Sunday Driver” and “Now That You’re Gone.”
Tickets to The Raconteurs recently-announced North American headline tour dates are now on sale
These new dates, spanning from July to October, include previously-announced USA festival appearances at Woodstock 50 and Railbird. The band will kick off their world tour with their first trip to Australia and New Zealand later next week, as well as stops in Japan, Europe, and the UK before returning to the USA for their North American tour. For tickets and more information on all tour dates, visit this link.
Additionally, every online ticket purchased in North America for the new headline shows will include a physical copy of Help Us Stranger on CD. Fans will also have the option to upgrade their CD to the standard black vinyl LP.
More info about Help Us Stranger
Help Us Stranger is the Grammy Award-winning rock band’s third studio LP and first new album in more than a decade. The album sees the mighty combo reassembled, stronger and perhaps even more vital than ever before. They continue to push rock ‘n’ roll forward into its future, bonding prodigious riffs, blues power, sinewy psychedelia, Detroit funk, and Nashville soul via Benson and White’s uncompromising songcraft and the band’s steadfast musical muscle.
With Help Us Stranger, The Raconteurs have returned right when they are needed most. They are unified and invigorated with boundless ambition, infinite energy and a collectivist spirit operating at the peak of its considerable powers. It’s once again creating a sound and fury only possible when all four of its members come together.
Crank up their new single, “Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)” below:
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