Chromatics Share New Single "Time Rider," Announce First Tour in Five Years

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Jasmine Albertson

The wait is still on for Chromatics to deliver their long-delayed fifth album Dear Tommy. Originally slated for release in 2015, before Johnny Jewel scrapped the whole thing and started over, and then again for fall of 2018, the album has still yet to see the light of day. Luckily, Jewel has at least given us a number of singles over the past year and, today, he’s unveiled another.

Titled “Time Rider,” the synth-filled brooder comes with a video featuring saturated images of vocalist Ruth Radelet alongside a blooming rose, flames, lightning bolts, and more. The band has also announced their first tour in five years featuring support from bands Desire and In Mirrors. Chromatics will make a stop in Seattle on Friday, June 7 to play the Showbox.

Read the full list of dates and watch the video for “Time Rider” below.


Chromatics Tour Dates:
04/30 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
05/02 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
05/04 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory, North Park
05/07 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
05/09 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
05/11 Austin, TX @ Emo’s
05/12 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
05/13 New Orleans, LA @ Republic NOLA
05/15 Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
05/17 Boston, MA @ Royale
05/19 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
05/21 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel ^
05/22 Washington, DC @ The 9:30 Club
05/24 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
05/25 Montreal, QC @ SAT *
05/27 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall *
05/28 Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater
05/30 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
05/31 Chicago, IL @ Park West
06/04 Calgary, AB @ The Palace
06/06 Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theater
06/07 Seattle, WA @ Showbox
06/08 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
06/11 San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine
* w/ Tess Roby
^ w/ Holy Ghost! DJ set


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