January 17, 2017


Jamiroquai Announce Comeback Album 'Automaton' & Summer Tour Dates

Jamiroquai are back! The British funk/acid jazz band, who gave us the 1996 "Virtual Insanity" jam, revealed their comeback album Automaton will arrive this year. They shared the 22-second "Automaton Transmission 001" clip with fans that teases funkadelic new music.

Automaton is Jamiroquai's eighth album and marks the follow-up to 2010 Rock Dust Star Light. While a release date hasn't been announced yet, the outfit did share a string of headlining festival tour dates. They include Tokyo International Forum, Seoul Jazz Festival and Release Athens Festival, but unfortunately no North American dates.

See Jamiroquai's summer festival leg below:

5/25 – Tokyo, JP @ Tokyo International Forum
5/28 – Seoul, KR @ Seoul Jazz Festival
6/17 – Athens, GR @ Release Athens Festival
7/9 – Rotherdam, NL @ North Sea Jazz
7/11 – Florence, IT @ Firenze Summer Festival, Visarno Arena
7/14 – Pori, FI @ Pori Jazz
7/16 – Aix-Les-Bains, FR @ Musilac
7/18 – Locarno, CH @ Moon & Stars
7/22 – Ostrava, CZ @ Colours of Ostrava
8/5 – Sudoeste, PT @ TBD

After that, go deep into modern funk as the Back of the Class podcast guys review Childish Gambino's Awaken, My Love! album: