Albert Hammond Jr heads back to the studio

Albert Hammond Jr is gearing up to record his second album, news that further confirms The Strokes indefinite hiatus.

The Strokes guitarist-turned-solo-star has scheduled five weeks at Electric Lady studios in New York to record the follow-up to ‘Yours To Keep’. Hammond has previewed several new tracks at recent live shows including ‘In My Room’ and an as-yet untitled track.

In a message posted on Myspace, Hammond promised that some of the recording will be filmed and shown on

As previously reported here, Hammond played one of his first shows ever at last year’s CMJ in New York and has played no less than 128 since.

–By our New York staff.

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