Listen: The Strokes share new song Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus

Listen: The Strokes share new song Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus

New York indie darlings The Strokes have shared new song Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus – and you can listen to it right here. The track is the third to be taken from the band’s soon-to-be-released new album, The New Abnormal, which drops this Friday (April 10). It’s The Strokes’ first LP since 2013’s Comedown Machine. The Rick Rubin-produced Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus follows on from the releases of At The Door and Bad Decisions. The…

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The Strokes confirm release date for new album – and share comeback single

The Strokes confirm release date for new album – and share comeback single

The Strokes are back! The New Yorkers have shared comeback single At The Door, the first track from their soon-to-be-released sixth album, The New Abnormal. You can listen to it right here. At The Door comes ahead of The New Abnormal’s release on April 10, via Cult Records / Columbia. It marks their first album since 2013’s Comedown Machine. Having previously confirmed live dates in Berlin, Paris and Belfast this month, the band have also…

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Watch: The Strokes perform new song

Watch: The Strokes perform new song

Indie darlings The Strokes have performed brand new song The Adults Are Talking live for the very first time – and you can listen to it right here. The New York City band were playing at a charity gig at The Wiltern in Los Angeles when lead singer Julian Casablancas teased that they could debut a new track. After whipping the crowd into a frenzy, the band performed the new song, which marks their first…

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Listen: Julian Casablancas releases new version of I Wish It Was Christmas Today

Listen: Julian Casablancas releases new version of I Wish It Was Christmas Today

The Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas has released a new version of his festive solo track I Wish It Was Christmas Today – and you can listen to it here. The track was first released in 2001 as part of a SNL sketch featuring the likes of Jimmy Fallon and Tracy Morgan. The new solo offering from Casablancas arrives just days after The Strokes confirmed their live return in 2019. Last week, the New York band…

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The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr to visit Scotland on UK tour

The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr to visit Scotland on UK tour

Albert Hammond Jr has announced a UK tour which will see The Strokes’ guitarist visit Scotland. In support of his fourth full-length album, the New Yorker will play dates in Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, London, Bristol and Brighton. You can see the full tour dates below. Speaking of his March-released album, Francis Trouble, Hammond Jr said: “What the music says may be serious, but as a medium it should not be questioned, analyzed or taken too…

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Four-hour documentary about The Strokes in the works

Four-hour documentary about The Strokes in the works

A four-hour documentary series about The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem and other New York bands of the early 2000s is in the works. Based on Lizzy Goodman’s Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock & Roll in NYC 2001-2011, the docu-series is expected to be told in four one-hour segments, with Pulse Films acquiring the rights to the critically-acclaimed book. Pulse Films produced Nick Cave’s One More Time with Feeling, Arcade Fire’s The Reflektor Tapes…

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The Strokes tell Argentinian festival crowd to “be nice to Messi”

The Strokes tell Argentinian festival crowd to “be nice to Messi”

The Strokes played the biggest gig of their career in Argentina at the weekend – and frontman Julian Casablancas took a minute to urge the people of Buenos Aries to get behind Lionel Messi. Casablancas, who is a huge fan FC Barcelona, told the 90,000-strong crowd at the San Isidro Hippodrome: “Hey, you brought soccer into a concert. You be nice to Messi. We are here for you Messi!” The singer was showing his support…

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Watch The Strokes’ first live performance of 2017

Watch The Strokes’ first live performance of 2017

The Strokes are back on the road – and you can watch their first live set of 2017 right here. The New Yorkers performed a 17-song set during their headline slot at Colombia’s Estéreo Picnic Festival last night (March 24). The band opened with The Modern Age and also played fan favorites such as 12:51, Is This It, Soma and New York City Cops. The encore included 80s Comedown Machine, Heart in a Cage, and Hard to Explain….

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The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr to make acting debut

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr to make acting debut

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr will make his acting debut in upcoming film Newness, a love story directed by Drake Doremus and starring Nicholas Hoult. Hammond revealed on Facebook that he had a small role in the movie, which premieres at the Sundance Film Festival this month. “My name in lights. So excited to see this movie at Sundance,” he wrote. “I had a little role but it was a lifetime experience with amazing people….

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The Strokes say Donald Trump will produce next album

The Strokes say Donald Trump will produce next album

Guitarist Nick Valensi has spoken about The Strokes’ future in a new interview, joking that they’ve enlisted the services of Donald Trump to produce their next album. The New York City band released their Future Present Past EP earlier this year, but have not released a full studio album since since 2013’s Comedown Machine. The band have, however, been working on the follow-up for quite some time. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Apple’s Beats 1 radio, Valensi said, “I love being…

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