July 13, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will release “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie,” their first new single in four years, to Rock and Alternative radio on July 18th. The track will also be available for purchase that day from all digital service providers.
“The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie” is the first single from the band’s upcoming tenth studio album, I’m With You, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records on August 30th, 2011.
I’m With You is the band’s first new album since the two-set Stadium Arcadium, which debuted at No. 1 in 28 countries around the world, including the U.S.- their first Number One album on the Los Angeles quartet’s home turf. The album spawned three No. 1 Modern Rock hits: “Dani California” (which spent 14 weeks at No. 1 and is one of three songs in the history of Billboard‘s Alternative Chart to debut at No. 1), “Tell Me Baby,” and “Snow (Hey Oh).” To support Stadium Arcadium, the Chili Peppers played to millions of fans around the world throughout 2007, including sold-out arena tours of Europe and North America, appearances at the Fuji Festival in Japan and Live Earth in London, and headlining slots at Lollapalooza in Chicago, and the Leeds and Reading Festivals in the U.K.
The Red Hot Chlii Peppers launched a Facebook Event today, July 13th. Fans that sign up at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=101488126615628 will be notified when “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie” is available in digital retailers on July 18th. In addition, by signing up, fans will get special reveals leading up to the release of the single.
One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six Grammy Awards, including “Best Rock Album” for Stadium Arcadium, “Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group” for “Dani California, “Best Rock Song” for “Scar Tissue,” and “Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal” for “Give It Away.” The band holds the record for the most No. 1 singles of all time at Alternative radio, a total of 11, and a combined 81 weeks at No. 1.
Red Hot Chili Peppers is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.