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The song, features on the new Grand Theft Auto Online game, The Cayo Perico Heist, which was released today (December 15). You can listen to the track below.
‘Alien Crime Lord’ appears on a radio station The Strokes frontman curated for the game. The channel – K.U.L.T. 99.1 Vespucci Beach, Low Power Beach Radio – also features appearances by Mac DeMarco and comedian David Cross, as well as music from Joy Division, The Velvet Underground, Danzig.
Meanwhile, The Strokes recently shared their new video for ‘The Adults Are Talking’, the opening track on their latest album, ‘The New Abnormal’.
Directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Roman Coppola, who also helmed visuals for Strokes classics ‘Someday’ and ‘Last Nite’, the video features the New York band donning The Strokes-brand baseball uniforms before facing a robotic pitcher, followed by others taking on robots in tennis and boxing.
Meanwhile, Casablancas also recently said that he’s been “trying to do something” with Daft Punk again.
“I mean, I’ve been trying to do something [with Daft Punk],” Casablancas told The Needle Drop, before explaining that the group were “not doing music right now”.
“The last I heard, one of them was focused on video stuff and the other one was kind of obsessing with ancient aliens or something,” the singer continued, addressing the pair’s elusive nature.