Albert Hammond Jr unveils "818" video
Albert Hammond Jr (photo credit: Scottie Cameron)

 Albert Hammond Jr unveils “818” video

Melodies On Hiatus out now

July 13, 2023—Albert Hammond Jr—globally renowned guitarist, singer-songwriter and founding member of the Grammy Award-winning band The Strokes—unveils the video for “818” today—watch here and read an exclusive interview with Hammond Jr and directors Angela Ricciardi andSilken Weinberg for Teeth Magazine here.

The track is taken from Melodies On Hiatus, Hammond Jr’s critically acclaimed new solo album out now via Red Bull Records—get it here. It completes a series of episodic videos directed by Ricciardi and Weinberg across the album including, “One Chance,” “Memo of Hate,” “100-99” featuring GoldLink and “Old Man.”

Additionally, Hammond Jr will embark on the On Hiatus Tour this fall with multiple sold-out stops in New York and Los Angeles and support from Rainsford—see full routing below and get tickets here

With contributions from GoldLinkSteve Stevens (Billy Idol), Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys) and RainsfordMelodies on Hiatus features production by Gus Oberg and was co-written with Simon Wilcox, mixed by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, M83, Metric, Chromeo) and mastered by Dave Cooley(Paramore, Spoon, Tame Impala, Jimmy Eat World). Read interviews with Hammond Jr about the new album in The FADER here and Stereogum here and listen to his chat on NPR’s Weekend Edition here

With over 185 million lifetime streams, Albert Hammond Jr has released four solo albums including Yours to Keep (2006), ¿Cómo Te Llama? (2008), Momentary Masters (2015) and Francis Trouble(2018). His critically acclaimed work has been praised by outlets including NPRPitchforkRolling StoneStereogum and many others. He’s also performed on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and at a host of major festivals including Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, Primavera Sound and more.

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LIST

ALBERT HAMMOND JR—MELODIES ON HIATUS

1. 100-99 feat. GoldLink
2. Downtown Fred
3. Old Man
4. Darlin’
5. Thoughtful Distress feat. Matt Helders & Steve Stevens
6. Libertude
7. Memo of Hate
8. Home Again
9. I Got You
10. Caught by Night
11. Dead Air
12. One Chance
13. Remember feat. Rainsford
14. 818
15. Fast Kitten
16. I’d Never Leave
17. Never Stop
18. False Alarm
19. Alright Tomorrow feat. Rainsford

ALBERT HAMMOND JR LIVE

September 14—New York, NY—Racket*
September 15—Brooklyn, NY—Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)*
September 16—Windham, NY—Cave Mountain Festival
September 20—San Francisco, CA—Bimbo’s 365 Club*
September 21—Los Angeles, CA—El Rey Theatre (SOLD OUT)*
September 22—Los Angeles, CA—El Rey Theatre (SOLD OUT)*
September 23—Los Angeles, CA—Lodge Room (SOLD OUT)*
September 25—Santa Ana, CA—The Observatory*
* with Rainsford
WHERE
NEW SOLO ALBUM MELODIES ON HIATUS OUT NOW ON RED BULL RECORDS
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