The Black Keys surprised fans today by announcing the release of a new album, a collection of blues covers titled Delta Kream.
The album, the follow-up to 2019’s “Let’s Rock,” was announced via the duo’s new fan club website The Lonely Boys & Girls Club. Due out May 14, Delta Kream features 11 tracks covering the likes of David Kimbrough, Jr., Joseph Lee Williams, Ranie Burnette, Robert Lee Burnside, Fred McDowell, John Lee Hooker and Bernard Besman.
Pre-orders for Delta Kream will begin on April 15. The first preview from the album comes via the Hooker/Besman tune “Crawling Kingsnake,” which fans heard first exclusively at TheLonelyBoysAndGirlsClub.com. Since then they’ve released it for all to hear – listen below.
The Black Keys – Delta Kream – Tracklisting
Crawling Kingsnake (John Lee Hooker / Bernard Besman)
Louise (Fred McDowell)
Poor Boy A Long Way From Home (Robert Lee Burnside)
Stay All Night (David Kimbrough, Jr.
Going Down South (Robert Lee Burnside)
Coal Black Mattie (Ranie Burnette)
Do the Romp (David Kimbrough, Jr.)
Sad Days, Lonely Nights (David Kimbrough, Jr.)
Walk with Me (David Kimbrough, Jr.)
Mellow Peaches (Joseph Lee Williams)
Come on and Go with Me (David Kimbrough, Jr.)