hotchipHOT CHIP are streaming their sixth studio album Why Make Sense in full online ahead of its release next week.

Set for full release on 18th May 2015, the band have followed a recent trend of late by streaming the album via iTunes a week early.

The band will play The Glasgow Art School tonight, 12th May 2015 in Glasgow, scroll down for full tour dates below.

Guest appearances on the new record include De La Soul’s Posdnuos and Scritti Politti’s Green Gartside. It was produced by Hot Chip with Mark Ralph, with David Wrench and Jimmy Douglass assisting on mixing duties.

The new album is being released with unique sleeves, made from 501 individual colours. Stream the album via iTunes here. 

Tour dates:

12th May – The Glasgow Art School – Glasgow
13th May – Gorilla – Manchester
14th May – Oval Space – London
26th June – Glastonbury Festival – Somerset
10th July –  T in the Park – Strathallan Castle 
18th July – Lovebox – London
13th October – 02 Academy – Bristol
14th October – Pyramid Centre – Portsmouth
16th October – Barrowlands – Glasgow
17th October – Albert Hall – Manchester
18th October – Beckett Uni – Leeds
20th October – Rock City – Nottingham
21st October – Corn Exchange – Cambridge
22nd October – Brixton Academy – London