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Wed Oct 07 14:27:30 SAST 2015

The Strokes to release fifth studio album

Times LIVE | 05 February, 2013 15:07
The Strokes in concert. File photo.
Image by: Aurelien Guichard

The Strokes have announced a highly-anticipated fifth studio album.

Comedown Machine is to be released on March 26 via RCA Records. 

The album is already available for pre-order on The Strokes official website and exclusive album configurations will also be available on the band’s site closer to album release.

All The Time will be the official first single off the new album.

Comedown Machine will be made available for pre-order on iTunes and other retailers starting February 19. Fans who pre-order the album at iTunes will receive an instant grat track of the first single, All The Time. One Way Trigger, another track off Comedown Machine, is currently available as a free download on their site.

The Strokes consist of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar), Nikolai Fraiture (bass) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums).

The band has released four studio albums, Is This It (2001), Room on Fire (2003), First Impressions of Earth (2006) and Angles (2011) which have sold over five million albums worldwide. 

The band has headlined major festivals in the United States and UK, including the Isle of Wight Festival, Lollapalooza, Hurricane Festival, Splendour In The Grass, Rockness, Outside Lands, and Austin City Limits as well as sold out New York City’s Madison Square Garden.


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