The Black Keys usher in a new musical era with the release of their latest single, “Beautiful People (Stay High),” signaling the arrival of their upcoming album, Ohio Players, set for release on April 5 via Nonesuch/Warner Records.
New Era Unveiled:
The band enhances the single's impact with a vibrant music video, featuring energetic and captivating dance performances by beautiful people from around the world, aligning seamlessly with the track's feel-good vibe.
Teased on the band's social media, the music video celebrates diversity and showcases people worldwide, adding a universal touch to the band's artistic expression.
The Black Keys unveiled the track live at iHeartRadio’s ALTer Ego concert, creating a lively atmosphere and getting the audience on their feet with high-energy dancing.
The duo hosted a star-studded release party at Bar Marmont in Los Angeles, attended by celebrities like Chris Rock, Dave Chapelle, Florence Pugh, and more, with the band spinning rare vinyl 45s from their personal collections.
Star-Studded Release Party:
"Beautiful People (Stay High)" found a place in NFL Network’s Sunday programming, reaching a broader audience and showcasing the track's versatility.
NFL Network Feature:
The single exemplifies The Black Keys' collaborative approach in their new record, featuring contributions from Dan “The Automator” Nakamura, Beck, Noel Gallagher, Greg Kurstin, and other friends and colleagues.
Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney are set to participate in a special keynote during the 2024 SXSW festival, offering insights into their musical journey and experiences.
Keynote at SXSW:
SXSW will host the world premiere of The Black Keys' documentary, "This is a Film About The Black Keys," detailing the band's extraordinary evolution from neighborhood kids jamming in Ohio to rock 'n roll superstardom.
The track's success and the band's upcoming engagements highlight The Black Keys' multifaceted influence, combining musical prowess with visual storytelling, collaborations, and recognition in festivals and documentaries.