Hiatus Kaiyote announce tour and new album, Love Heart Cheat Code

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Hiatus Kaiyote announce tour and new album, Love Heart Cheat Code

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The three-time Grammy-nominated band drop single, 'Make Friends', to accompany the announcement.

Melbourne/Naarm band, Hiatus Kaiyote, today announce their fourth studio album, Love Heart Cheat Code out 28 June via Brainfeeder Records / Ninja Tune, dropping the lead single ‘Make Friends’.


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Having just swung by Melbourne’s The Evelyn Hotel and Hamer Hall for intimate performances with The Dreamboat Orchestra, the Grammy-recognised band, consisting of Naomi Saalfield (Nai Palm), Simon Marvin, Paul Bender and Perrin Moss will be celebrating the release by hitting the road in September.

Hiatus Kaiyote – Love Heart Cheat Code National Tour

  • Tuesday 17 September – Forum, Melbourne
  • Friday 20 September – Enmore, Sydney
  • Saturday 21 September – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane
  • Friday 27 September – Astor Theatre, Perth
  • Saturday 28 September – Hindley Street Music Hall, Adelaide

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Leading up to the project announcement, Hiatus Kaiyote had dropped single ‘Everything’s Beautiful’ which has thus far garnered over 1.5 million streams. The follow on from their mammoth 2021 album Mood ValiantLove Heart Cheat Code is a snapshot of four musicians dancing together on the edge, 11 playful, exuberant tracks that shine light.

Yet listeners will be surprised to discover that the band known for their complexities in composition have exercised restrain on Lover Heart Cheat Code.

Nai Palm comments, ‘I’m a maximalist. I complicate fucking everything. But the more you go through things in life, you become more relaxed and uninhibited. Sometimes you can still have depth and reach people and really stop dancing around the fact: What do you want to communicate to people? And I feel like this album is a result of that clarity for us. We didn’t need to spell out complexity if the song didn’t call for it.’

In total Hiatus Kaiyote form, the band also shared a visual announcement of the album revealing the playful 3-D world of a family supermarket as created by the band to accompany the music.

You can pre-order the album here, listen to ‘Make Friends’ here and get ready for their tour presale here. Presale starts Wednesday 3 April and general sale follows on 5 April.