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The Strokes

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The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998, consisting of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Nikolai Fraiture (bass) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums, ...

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The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998, consisting of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Nikolai Fraiture (bass) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums, percussion).

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You Only Live Once
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You Only Live Once
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LAST NIGHT
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LAST NIGHT
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Soma - BBC Session 06/02/2001
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Soma - BBC Session 06/02/2001
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Is This It - University Of London 2005
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Is This It - University Of London 2005
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You Talk Way Too Much
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You Talk Way Too Much
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Take It Or Leave It - University Of London 2005
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Take It Or Leave It - University Of London 2005
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New York City Cops - University Of London 2005
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New York City Cops - University Of London 2005
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Someday - University Of London 2005
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Someday - University Of London 2005
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Razor Blade - University Of London 2005
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Razor Blade - University Of London 2005
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On The Otherside - University Of London 2005
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On The Otherside - University Of London 2005
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Heart In A Cage - University Of London 2005
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Heart In A Cage - University Of London 2005
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Juicebox - University Of London 2005
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Juicebox - University Of London 2005
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Welcome To Japan
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Hottest Records in the World 2014
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The Strokes Biography

The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998, consisting of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Nikolai Fraiture (bass) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums, percussion).

The band met widespread critical acclaim upon the release of their debut album, Is This It in 2001. A number of members have embarked on a variety of side projects, though they regrouped for a fifth album, titled Comedown Machine, released on March 26, 2013. They have sold over 5 million albums.

They are one of the many garage rock bands to hail from the US at the dawn of the 21st century and helped augment the garage rock revival movement. Their debut album, Is This It, was ranked number 199 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, number 4 on NME's 500 greatest albums of all time, number 8 on Rolling Stone's 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time and number 2 on Rolling Stone's 100 Best Albums of the 2000s.

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