Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers have unveiled their new track “Eddie,” which serves as the most recent preview of the band’s upcoming album Return of the Dream Canteen. As you could have guessed primarily based on its title, “Eddie” was written in tribute of Eddie Van Halen.
“Generally we don’t notice how deeply affected and related we’re to artists till the day they die. Eddie Van Halen was a one in every of a form,” Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis mentioned in a press release.
“The day after his demise Flea got here into rehearsal with an emotional bassline. John [Frusciante], Chad [Smith] and I began enjoying alongside and fairly quickly with all our hearts, a track in his honor effortlessly unfolded. It felt good to be unhappy and care a lot about an individual who had given a lot to our lives. Though the track doesn’t converse to Eddie by title, it talks about his early days on the Sundown Strip and the rock n roll tapestry that Van Halen painted on our minds. Ultimately, our track asks that you simply not bear in mind Eddie for dying however for residing his wildest dream.” Take a hearken to “Eddie” under.
Return of the Dream Canteen marks Chili Peppers’ second album of 2022, following April’s Limitless Love.
Take a look at Consequence’s current cowl story on Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers, the place Kiedis and Flea focus on the band’s reunion with guitarist John Frusciante, the making of Limitless Love, their world tour, and extra.