The Strokes confirm new album this year, maybe a new single soon - Reverb

The Strokes confirm new album this year, maybe a new single soon

Looks like we won’t have to wait long to see if the Strokes can release an album that lives up to its landmark first releases “Is This It” or “Room On Fire.” Billboard has confirmed that the band will release its fifth studio album sometime this year.

This report comes after the radio station, 107.7 The End from Seattle, announced on its Facebook page that it had the new Strokes single, “All the Time,” and would be leaking it soon.

After the band’s debut album, “Is This It,” in 2001 it was hailed as writing some of the “best pop songs ever” and continued this success with its second release. Most critics felt the band fell short on 2006’s “First Impressions of Earth” and the band took an extensive break. In 2011 the Strokes returned with Angles, an album that once again didn’t live up to expectations.

In June Reverb reported that the band was working on this yet-untitled new album in New York City.

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