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The Strokes



Hailed as bringing about the revival of post-punk garage rock, debut album ‘Is This It’ was released in 2001 and reached number 2 in the UK charts. Movie-star girlfriends, 6 UK top-40 singles and three dozen pairs of stone-wash pipe-jeans later, the Strokes reached number two again with their follow-up album ‘Room On Fire’, released on Rough Trade.

The Strokes News

Albert Hammond Jr says The Strokes will 'hopefully' record new album in 2015

Guitarist says a follow up to 2013 record 'Comedown Machine' is 'the dream'

  • Apr 1, 2014

The Strokes set to 'record a couple of songs', says Julian Casablancas

Frontman also discusses new solo album, comparing it to Black Flag and Sébastien Tellier

  • Mar 31, 2014

New Julian Casablancas track unveiled – listen

'Human Sadness' will appear on the soundtrack to indie film 'She's Lost Control'

  • Feb 4, 2014

The Governors Ball promoters say The Strokes had an 'open invite' to play the festival

The festival admit trying to book the band every year since its inception in 2011

  • Jan 22, 2014

The Strokes announce their US live return

Band will play New York's Governors Ball alongside Jack White and OutKast

  • Jan 15, 2014

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The Strokes Music Videos

Garrick Davis-Redhouse Play Video

Garrick Davis-Redhouse

Nothin' but the Blues. Watch the official Garrick Davis-Redhouse video by Garrick Davis/The Fabulous Funkyband in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster] Play Video

Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster]

Watch the official Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster] video by Phil Spector;Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans;Darlene Love;The Crystals;The Ronettes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and...

Silent Night Play Video

Silent Night

Watch the official Silent Night video by Phil Spector;Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans;Darlene Love;The Crystals;The Ronettes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Under Cover Of Darkness Play Video

Under Cover Of Darkness

Watch the official Under Cover Of Darkness video by The Strokes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

NME Awards Movie 2009 Play Video

NME Awards Movie 2009

NME Awards 2009. Watch the official NME Awards Movie 2009 video by Strokes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

View more The Strokes videos from Muzu or Youtube

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The Strokes Reviews

The Strokes - 'Comedown Machine'

The Strokes - 'Comedown Machine'

Album five from the New Yorkers who kick-started the noughties indie revival is full of big riffs, fuzzed-up vocals and the sense that they might actually be enjoying themselves

  • Mar 22, 2013

The Strokes – 'All The Time'

It’s so classically Strokes-y it could have been cribbed from ‘Is This It’

  • Feb 14, 2013

Live Review: The Strokes

T In The Park, Scotland, Saturday 9th July

  • Jul 12, 2011

Live Review: The Strokes

Madison Square Garden, New York City Saturday, April 1st

  • Apr 13, 2011

Album Review: The Strokes - Angles (Rough Trade)

Burdened with so much expectation, it’s hardly surprising that the New Yorkers’ return isn’t the masterpiece we’d hoped for – but wait, it’s still one damn fine album

  • Mar 16, 2011

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The Strokes Biography

The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998, consisting of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar, backing vocals), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar, backing vocals), Nikolai Fraiture (bass guitar) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums, percussion).

Upon the release of their debut album Is This It in 2001, the group met wide critical acclaim. Since then, the band has maintained a fan base in New York City and elsewhere in the United States, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Ireland, Canada, France, Brazil and Australia. A number of members have embarked on a variety of side projects, though they regrouped for a fifth album, titled Comedown Machine, released on March 26, 2013. They have sold over 5 million albums.

They are one of the many indie rock bands to hail from the US at the dawn of the 21st century and helped augment the garage rock revival movement. Their debut album, Is This It, was ranked number 199 on Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and number 8 on Rolling Stone's 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time.

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