The Strokes - Radio 1's Big Weekend 2011

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Greg James

16:00 – 17:45 // In the studio next is Newsbeat

14 & 15 May 2011

Carlisle, Cumbria

The Strokes

Sunday 15 May - INMWT Stage

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Getting The Angles Right

The one-time "saviours of indie rock" returned to the festival circuit with their first album in five years in tow. Recorded almost exclusively in Albert Hammond, Jr's home studio, Angles sees the New York quintet return to the roots of much lauded debut Is This It.

With a Coachella appearance under their belt in April, Mr Casablancas et al were primed and ready to take on the challenge of Gaga on the Main Stage.

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  • 1. I Can't Win
  • 2. Hard To Explain
  • 3. Undercover Of Darkness
  • 4. NYC Cops
  • 5. Someday
  • 6. You're So Right
  • 7. Modern Age
  • 8. You Only Live Once
  • 9. Taken For A Fool
  • 10. Last Nite
  • 11. Tioli

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Taken For A Fool
6 Music | Lauren Laverne 23/05/2011
Last Nite
Radio 2 | The Chris Evans Breakfast Show 23/05/2011
Hard To Explain
Radio 1 | Scott Mills 20/05/2011

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Angles

Prepare to be smitten all over again, as the NYC outfit release a brilliant fourth album.

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