The Black Keys Announce New Covers Album ‘Delta Kream’

The Black Keys have announced a new covers album, Delta Kream, out May 14th via Nonesuch Records.

The news was revealed through the band’s Lonely Boys & Girls fan club. The album pays homage to Mississippi Hill Country blues artists, such as John Lee Hooker, R.L. Burnside, and Ranie Burnette, who inspired the duo.

To preview the record, the band have shared their rendition of John Lee Hooker’s “Crawling Kingsnake.” The song is currently available as a fan club exclusive and will be released on streaming platforms on April 15th.

Check out the tracklisting and artwork below.

Pre-orders for Delta Kream start on April 15th.

The Black Keys’ released their latest album, Let’s Rock, in 2019. Earlier this year, they released a 10th-anniversary edition of Brothers.

Artwork:

the black keys delta kream new covers album artwork

Tracklisting:

01. Crawling Kingsnake (John Lee Hooker / Bernard Besman cover)
02. Louise (Fred McDowell cover)
03. Poor Boy A Long Way From Home (Robert Lee Burnside cover)
04. Stay All Night (David Kimbrough, Jr. cover)
05. Going Down South (Robert Lee Burnside cover)
06. Coal Black Mattie (Ranie Burnette cover)
07. Do the Romp (David Kimbrough, Jr. cover)
08. Sad Days, Lonely Nights (David Kimbrough, Jr. cove)
09. Walk with Me (David Kimbrough, Jr. cover)
10. Mellow Peaches (Joseph Lee Williams cover)
11. Come On And Go With Me (David Kimbrough, Jr. cover)

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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