The Strokes announced the release of their first new album in seven years, The New Abnormal, on April 10, 2020 via Cult/RCA. The band debuted the first new song and Mike Burakoff-directed video, “At The Door,” during their performance at Senator Bernie Sanders’ University of New Hampshire on February 10th, 2020. Listen to “At The Door” HERE and watch the video HERE.
The New Abnormal is The Strokes’ sixth studio album. It was recorded at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu and produced by Rick Rubin.
The new album’s cover artwork is a painting by street art legend Jean-Michel Basquiat, Bird on Money, created in 1981.
The New Abnormal Track List
1. The Adults Are Talking
3. Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus
4. Bad Decisions
5. Eternal Summer
6. At The Door
7. Why Are Sundays So Depressing
8. Not The Same Anymore
9. Ode To The Mets
The Strokes’ first UK show of the decade follows previously announced shows in Berlin and Paris. The show precedes a clutch of new U.S dates and festival shows around the world later this year.
The Strokes are singer Julian Casablancas, guitarists Nick Valensi and Albert Hammond Jr, bassist Nikolai Fraiture and drummer Fabrizio Moretti.