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The Chats’ New Track Is A Friendly PSA About Chlamydia

And the video is something else.

The Chats the clap video photo

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Fans of smoke breaks rejoice: The Chats have finally announced the release date for their debut album, High Risk Behaviour. 

The full-length will land on March 27, featuring tracks like ‘Pub Feed’, ‘Dine N Dash’, and ‘Keep The Grubs Out’. Clocking in at 28 minutes, it’s not a long listen — but the Queenslanders are making it count.

“I don’t want to make the songs boring, so I just keep them short and sweet,” says singer-bassist Eamon Sandwith. “We try not to think about it or complicate it too much. You don’t want to force it or the song’s going to turn out crap.”

Unfortunately it won’t include their Scomo thumper ‘I Hope Scott’s House Burns Down’, but it will feature their new single ‘The Clap’ — released today — which is a feel good PSA about what happens when you’re not careful about STI’s.

“Last week pulled a root/In the back of a ute,” they chant over rough guitars. “I was cautious/Double-wrapped/But I still got the clap.”

It comes accompanied by a seriously cooked video clip — watch it below, although maybe not at work. The Chats will be heading around the country with Laneway in a few weeks, and if you can’t catch them there, they’ll also be playing Coachella in April. Can’t wait to see how the Coachella crowd deals with ‘Smoko’.