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chromeo news + remix

April 26th, 2010 by Giselle

while shopping at american apparel this week in south beach, i fell in love with this madonna/chromeo mix, which they had on heavy rotation. it hits all the right notes, if you know what i mean 🙂 honestly, if the group had existed back in my lil’ shorty days, i’m sure i’d have been couple skating to this one. hear it here:

Madonna Vs. Chromeo [TGIK Mashup] by thisguyiknow

here’s more news, via Biz3 publicity, on chromeo’s happenings, including information about their new album (yes, finally a song titled “hot mess”!):

CHROMEO GO BUSINESS CASUAL THIS SUMMER WITH THIRD STUDIO ALBUM, FESTIVAL DATES AND FULL US TOUR

BUSINESS CASUAL OUT AUGUST 17th ON ATLANTIC RECORDS

FULL US TOUR THIS SUMMER TO BE ANNOUNCED IN MAY, LOLLAPALOOZA AND BONNAROO

This summer, the New York/Montreal-based duo Chromeo have dancefloors, funk fanatics, and a growing following of die-hard fans primed for another round of hits with the release of Business Casual , out August 17th on Atlantic Records.

In the sincere tradition of 70’s and 80’s oft-overlooked pop progenitors such as Hall & Oates, Zapp, and Rick James, the follow-up to 2007’s breakout album Fancy Footwork leads the way for the future of sentimental-yet-intelligent electronic pop music. Mixed by longtime Chromeo collaborator Phillipe Zdar and featuring artwork by the multifaceted Paris design collective Surface 2 Air, Business Casual marks a continuation of the fierce funk jams that Chromeo do best – as well as a new sophisticated, mature direction with more lovers’ ballads woven into the mix.

The pair will also hit the road this July and August on a full 23-date US tour, including festival appearances at Lollapalooza and most notably a joint performance with Daryl Hall at this year’s Bonnaroo Festival on June 11th. A full list of tour dates will be announced next month. Until then, be sure to check Chromeo’s recently launched blog for frequent updates, exclusive material, clever wit, and more.

Watch an exclusive preview of Chromeo at work on Business Casual at The Fader:
http://www.thefader.com/2010/04/16/studio-time-with-chromeo/

Business Casual Track Names (order TBD):

Hot Mess
I’m Not Contagious
You Make it Rough
Don’t Turn the Lights On
Grow Up
Night by Night
Don’t Walk Away
When the Night Falls (feat. Solange Knowles)
The Right Type
J’ai claqué la porte

For more info:
http://www.chromeo.net
http://www.chromeo.net/blog

photo by Angela Boatwright

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