The band's 2003 second album will be re-released on April 14
The Strokes are re-releasing their 2003 album ‘Room On Fire’ on limited edition coloured vinyl.
The New York band’s second album, which receiving a 9/10 review from NME following its initial release, will be reissued on limited edition half-black, half-gold vinyl via Newbury Comics on April 14. The reissue will be limited to 1,500 individually-numbered copies.
‘Room On Fire’ was released in October 2003, reaching Number Two in the UK Albums Chart and Number Four in the US. It featured the hits ‘Reptilia’, ’12:51′ and ‘The End Has No End’.
The Strokes have ruled out the possibility of them playing at Glastonbury this year. Taking to Twitter, the band wrote: “For those kindly asking, nopes, no Glasto’ this year!”
The band recently announced details of their first UK gig in five years when they headline the British Summer Time Festival in London’s Hyde Park on June 18.
Announcing the news to fans, The Strokes wrote: “It may seem a ways away but summer’s still happening this year and we wanted to let you know The Strokes are planning another trip for another show, this time in London’s Hyde Park on Thursday June 18. And if that wasn’t enough for us to be all excited about we’re also stoked to tell you that Beck and Future Islands will be joining us on the day, which is pretty-freaking-awesome.”