The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr announces new solo album ‘Momentary Masters’ – hear ‘Born Slippy’

The guitarist will release his third LP in July, following on from 2013's 'AHJ' EP

The Strokes member Albert Hammond Jr has confirmed details of a new solo LP.

Titled ‘Momentary Masters’, the album follows on from 2013’s ‘AHJ’ EP, as well as 2006 debut ‘Yours to Keep’ and 2008’s ‘¿Cómo Te Llama?’. The 10-track record will be released on July 31 via Vagrant, seeing the guitarist depart from bandmate Julian Casablancas’ Cult Records imprint.

Prior to its release, Hammond Jr has shared opening track ‘Born Slippy’. Listen to the song now beneath.


See the album’s artwork above.

The ‘Momentary Masters’ tracklisting is as follows:

‘Born Slippy’
‘Power Hungry’
‘Caught By My Shadow’
‘Coming to Getcha’
‘Losing Touch’
‘Don’t Think Twice’
‘Razors Edge’
‘Drunched In Crumbs’
‘Side Boob’

Hammond Jr’s band The Strokes made their live return last week (May 8) at Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Festival. See photos of the gig here. They are also set to play their first UK gig in five years when they headline the British Summer Time Festival in London’s Hyde Park on June 18.

The Strokes released their last album ‘Comedown Machine’ in 2013, with frontman Julian Casablancas recently revealing that the band are working on new music.