The musician releases his latest effort ‘Momentary Masters’ via Infectious Music on July 31, following on from 2013’s ‘AHJ’ EP, as well as 2006 debut ‘Yours to Keep’ and 2008’s ‘¿Cómo Te Llama?’. Pre-order here.
Hammond Jr has already released lead single ‘Born Slippy‘, now hear ‘Losing Touch’ below. The guitarist recently performed the track live at Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona.
In a press release, Albert Hammond Jr describes his new record as “a love letter to my past self”, adding: “I feel like the best songs I’ve written… But in that split second that it comes, that feeling goes… It’s the same thing when you find complete happiness, you find this complete low. I feel like that’s what being creative is: It’s you bouncing with emotion and what you capture in those bounces. Accept where you are and use it”.
Hammond Jr’s band The Strokes are 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.