The Neighbourhood 'Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones': Release date, tracklist, concept and all about the album fans are screaming for

The Neighbourhood 'Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones': Release date, tracklist, concept and all about the album fans are screaming for
The Neighbourhood (Columbia Records)

California's alternative rock band The Neighbourhood are all set to drop their fourth studio album this week titled 'Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones'. The 'Sweater Weather' hit-makers, who last released their album 'Hard to Imagine The Neighbourhood Ever Changing' in 2018, dropped four singles from their upcoming album over the past few months. Fronted by Jesse Rutherford, the Neighbourhood, also known as The NHBD, dropped the track 'Middle of Somewhere' back in 2019 as the first single from 'Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones'.

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Released via Columbia Records, 'Middle of Somewhere' is a nostalgic, spacey track with elements of rock and electronic music. You can listen to the track below.


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Releasing the other three singles from the upcoming album, the NHBD, through its official Twitter handle, wrote, "'Cherry Flavoured' out now!!" followed by "'Devil’s Advocate' from the new album 'Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones' out now," and, finally, "'Pretty Boy' out now!!"


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A little over 30 minutes in length, here's all you need to know about the upcoming album.

Release date

'Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones' is set to release worldwide on September 25, 2020.

Tracklist

Consisting of 11 songs, the track-list of 'Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones' is as follows.

'Chip Chrome'

'Pretty Boy'


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'Lost in Translation'

'Devil's Advocate'



 

'Hell or High Water'

'Cherry Flavoured'


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'The Mono-Tones'

'BooHoo'

'Silver Lining'

'Tobacco Sunburst'

'Middle of Somewhere'

Concept

The fourth album by the Neighbourhood is a concept album in itself about a silver alien named Chip Chrome (as seen on the album cover), and his band, The Mono-Tones. It has been produced by Danny Parra and The Neighbourhood.

Where to stream

The album will be available on all leading music streaming platform starting September 25. You can stream it on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and Amazon Music.

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Reactions

Fans expressed their excitement about the impending release of the NBHD's new album. One fan wrote, "the neighbourhood is dropping an album this week nobody talk to me i’m screaming," while another enthused fan said, "the neighbourhood new album out friday!!! im soooo excited omygawd aahhh."


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Other stoked fans, who love the band's music and had been waiting for the album for over a year since it was first announced, expressed relief at the fact that the album release is just a few days away. One fan tweeted, "If u need me for the next week i will be laying in bed wallowing to cherry flavoured and waiting for the neighbourhood album to drop," while another, promising to put the record on repeat, said, "Once The Neighbourhood drops this album Friday, it’s gonna be on repeat til Christmas 2027."

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Some fans pointed out how the band has changed its looks and style for the new album like this one fan who theorised, "Funny how The Neighbourhood’s 2018 album was named 'Hard To Imagine The Neighbourhood Ever Changing' but the band has clearly changed their style for their upcoming album. Also, the music video for 'Devil’s Advocate' shows the band’s logo on fire."

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The Neighbourhood is known for recording hit tracks such as the 5x platinum 'Sweater Weather', 'Afraid', 'RIP 2 My Youth', 'Daddy Issues' and 'Scary Love'. Their last album, 'Hard to Imagine The Neighbourhood Ever Changing' was a combination of four different EPs released over time namely 'Hard', 'To Imagine', 'Hard to Imagine' and 'Ever Changing'.

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