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Editors’ Notes

Reuniting after a layoff nearly as long as their existence, the Strokes came back in 2011 with Angles, an album that sounds as if the band had never taken time to explore solo albums and outside production duties. The staccato new wave of “Under Cover of Darkness” is everything one expects from the group. Its nervous jangle and gallop creates a tension unlike no other. “Two Kinds of Happiness” softens the anxiety with a smoother dreamlike frosting, but “You’re So Right” adds FM radio guitars to an avant-prog rock set-piece where spoken word and radically shifting textures stretch out the song’s two and a half minutes. “Taken for a Fool,” “Gratisfaction” and “Machu Picchu” highlight the band’s truest dynamics between guitarist Nick Valensi and drummer Fabrizio Moretti. Singer Julian Casablancas may have the band-leader job down cold, with his sneers and Richard Hell-like rambles, but the band is nothing without the spastic guitar solos and the precise beats.

Customer Reviews


Of course it's good.

Oh Yeah!

Once again, The Strokes have delivered an unbelievable master class of an album. The catchy guitar licks, flowing bass lines and dynamic dancey drum beats with the rawkusness of Casablancas' vocals come together to give an amazing fourth offering from the New Yorkers. Highlights of the album have to be "Under Cover of Darkness" and the opening track "Machu Picchu" which both scream "The Strokes" but also offer a new insight into The Strokes of 2011. Enjoy.

What did you expect - its The Strokes

5 stars


Formed: 1998 in New York, NY

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Equally inspired by classic tunesmiths like Buddy Holly and John Lennon and the street-smart attitude and angular riffs of fellow New Yorkers Television and the Velvet Underground, the Strokes were also equally blessed and cursed with an enormous amount of hype -- particularly from the U.K. music press, whose adulation for the group rivaled their fervor for Oasis in the early '90s. Barely in their twenties by the time their debut album, Is This It, arrived in 2001, singer/songwriter Julian Casablancas,...
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Angles, The Strokes
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Alternative, Music, Indie Rock, Rock, Adult Alternative
  • Released: 18 March 2011

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