Cage the Elephant Announces New Album 'Neon Pill' and Exclusive iHeartRadio Release Party

Cage the Elephant announces their sixth album, "Neon Pill", set to release on May 17, 2024, via RCA Records. The band will celebrate with an exclusive iHeartRadio Album Release Party in virtual reality on May 20, 2024.

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Cage the Elephant Announces New Album 'Neon Pill' and Exclusive iHeartRadio Release Party

Cage the Elephant Announces New Album 'Neon Pill' and Exclusive iHeartRadio Release Party

Cage the Elephant, the two-time Grammy-winning band known for their eclectic sound and energetic performances, has announced the upcoming release of their sixth full-length album, 'Neon Pill.' Set to drop on May 17, 2024, via RCA Records, the 12-track album promises to be a reflection of the band's experiences, with moments of elation and tension shaping its sound.

Lead singer Matthew Shultz shared his thoughts on the new album, stating, "To me, Neon Pill is the first record where we were consistently uninfluenced, and I mean that in a positive way." He elaborated, "Everything is undoubtedly expressed through having settled into finding our own voice. We've always drawn inspiration from artists we love, and at times we've even emulated some of them to a certain degree. With this album, having gone through so much, life had almost forced us into becoming more and more comfortable with ourselves. We weren't reaching for much outside of the pure experience of self-expression, and simultaneously not necessarily settling either. We just found a uniqueness in simply existing."

The album's fourth single, "Metaverse," has already been released, featuring lyrics that touch on themes of family and perspective. The song's chorus highlights the disconnection from family and the search for perspective, with Shultz singing, "It's a natural progression/No need for affection/Just a perfect deflection/When you've got no perspective."

To celebrate the release of 'Neon Pill,' Cage the Elephant will host an exclusiveiHeartRadio Album Release Partyon May 20, 2024, in virtual reality. The event will take place at 5pm PT/8pm ET in Meta Horizon Worlds, allowing fans to watch the immersive concert, hang out with fellow fans from across the globe, connect with their favorite artists, and discover new ones in a spectacular yet intimate way. Fans can also tune in to their local Alternative Rock stations on May 20 at 8pm local time to listen to the live broadcast.

Cage the Elephant's music has resonated with fans worldwide, earning the Kentucky-bred six-piece band dozens of Gold, Platinum, and Multi Platinum certifications, 5 billion streams and counting, 10 #1 records on Alternative Radio, and 5 #1 records on Triple A Radio. The band has also won two GRAMMY Awards for "Best Rock Album" for 'Tell Me I'm Pretty' in 2015 and 'Social Cues' in 2019. Their music has been featured in popular culture, including Marvel's Spider-Man 2 blockbuster video game, The Summer I Turned Pretty, and Amazon Prime's global campaign.

As Cage the Elephant gears up for the release of 'Neon Pill' and their exclusive iHeartRadio Album Release Party, fans eagerly await the chance to experience the band's latest musical offering. With their strong bond as musicians and friends, the band continues to navigate life's challenges and create music that reflects their experiences, solidifying their position as one of the most influential anddynamic rock bandsof their generation.