The Chemical Brothers Unleash New Music In Bizarre ‘MAH’ Visual

British electronic duo The Chemical Brothers released a brand-new song on Monday entitled MAH. The rapidly pummelling track was paired with an outlandish video featuring visuals and live footage from one of their concerts in October.

MAH is the second taste of music from the duo’s ninth studio album, No Geography, which is scheduled to be released this spring.

The show was filmed in the U.K. at London’s Alexandra Palace. The pair played two sold-out shows at the legendary venue.

The music video was directed by Marcus Lyall, who also created the incredibly bizarre visuals along with English director Adam Smith.

WATCH: The Chemical Brothers’ brand new single, MAH accompanied by a live bizarre visual

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The Chemical Brothers’ Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands each teased the release of MAH on the group’s official Instagram page for days prior to the actual premiere by posting a number of images counting down the days until its release.

Many fans were pleased to hear MAH was chosen to be the next single, as it had been introduced in their live sets during a 2018 world tour. It received a fantastic reception on the stage.

MAH is the first Chemical Brothers single in two months, following the release of the long-awaited Free Yourself.

According to fans, the bar for No Geography has already been set “very high.” Although there is no slated release date, social media users are anticipating that the album could be one of the “best records of 2019.”

Studio portrait of Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands from electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers, United Kingdom, 1997.
Studio portrait of Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands from electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers, United Kingdom, 1997. — Dave Tonge/Getty Images

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Longtime followers of the iconic duo were ecstatic to hear the news of a new single. Some were even lucky enough to attend the London show and recounted their vivid memories of the performance on Twitter.

“So, so pleased MAH is the next single. It sounded immense when they debuted it,” wrote one user.

 

(L-R) Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons on the beach at Brighton, May 8, 2007.
(L-R) Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons on the beach at Brighton, May 8, 2007. — Martin Godwin/Getty Images

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As of this writing, there are no scheduled Chemical Brothers tour dates in Canada.

However, The Chemical Brothers are expected to extend their recently announced world tour in the latter half of the year. The duo will play three shows in the U.S. and one in Mexico City this May.

Ticket details are available on the official website.

The Chemical Brothers North American tour 2019

May 12 — Mexico City, Mexico @ Pepsi Center WTC
May 15 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ Shrine Expo Hall
May 16 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ Greek Theatre
May 17 — San Francisco, Calif. @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

adam.wallis@globalnews.ca

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