The Black Keys are an American rock duo consisting of vocalist/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer/producer Patrick Carney. The band was formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001. As of October 2011, the band has sold over 2 million albums in the U.S.
“Lonely Boy“ is the first single from their 2011 album El Camino. The song is also the A-side of a promotional 12-inch single, released in commemoration of Record Store Day‘s “Back to Black” Friday event.