Strokes drummer’s side project readies debut album

Little Joy's album is due out this autumn

The Strokes‘ drummer Fab Moretti has revealed details of the debut album from his side project, Little Joy.

The album was produced by Noah Georgeson, a regular collaborator with Devendra Banhart, and features 11 tracks including ‘Shoulder To Shoulder’ and ‘Keep Me In Mind’.

The self-titled album is due out in the US on November 4.

The band also includes Moretti‘s girlfriend, Binki Shapiro, and Brazilian singer-guitarist Rodrigo Amarante, formerly of Los Hermanos.

The trio came together after being introduced by mutual friends, and ended up moving into a house together in the Echo Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles.

They named their band after their famous neighbourhood dive bar Little Joy.

The album’s tracklisting is:

‘The Next Time Around’

‘Brand New Start’

‘Play The Part’

‘No One’s Better Sake’


‘Shoulder To Shoulder’

‘With Strangers’

‘Keep Me In Mind’

‘How To Hang A Warhol’

‘Don’t Watch Me Dancing’


Little Joy are set to tour the West Coast with Devendra Banhart‘s side project Megapuss and Laurel Canyon band Entrance, as previously reported.

The tour dates are:

San Diego, CA Casbah (September 24)

Los Angeles, CA Troubadour (25)

Big Sur, CA Festival In The Forest (26)

San Francisco, CA The Independent (28)

Seattle, WA Neumos (30)

Portland, OR Doug Fir (October 1)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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