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El Camino (2011)

The Black Keys
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Blues-rock, Garage rock, Rock music

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El Camino is the seventh studio album by American rock band The Black Keys. It was co-produced by Danger Mouse and the band, and was released on December 6, 2011 on Nonesuch Records. The album was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee at Easy Eye Sound Studio, which was opened in 2010 by guitarist Dan Auerbach. The record draws influences from popular genres of the 1950s–1970s, such as rock and roll, glam rock, rockabilly, surf rock, and soul. Based on the difficulty the group had performing some of the slower songs from their previous album Brothers live, it conceived more uptempo tracks for El Camino. Danger Mouse contributed as a co-writer on each of the 11 songs. El Camino was preceded by lead single "Lonely Boy", which was released in October accompanied by a popular one-shot music video of a man dancing. A faux newspaper advertisement and parody car commercial advertising the band's old tour van as an "El Camino" were used to promote the record prior to release. The album received positive reviews from critics and was ranked by many music publications as one of the best albums of the year. In the US, it debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and sold 206,000 copies in its

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