STROKES - Is This It (180g)


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Date of release: Apr 30 2012

With all the media hype that dogged the Strokes before the release of their debut album, it's rather apt that they chose the title Is This It. On the strength of just five songs released on two singles, the Strokes were being hailed as everything from the saviors of rock & roll to the Savior himself. Surely, few bands could live up to the impossibly high standards set for this young five-piece, but the band needn't have worried: Is This It is one of the most exciting and energetic debut albums to spring from New York's long-dormant club scene. In fact, the Strokes are a New York City band through and through; like the Velvet Underground, these are a bunch of uptown artsy types elegantly slumming downtown to the tried and tested themes of sex, drugs, and rock & roll. Their singer-songwriter, the fantastically named Julian Casablancas, delivers his lyrics with a weary nonchalance that belies his age on songs like the title track, "Soma," "Hard to Explain," and the altogether wonderful "Barely Legal." And the band recalls the likes of Television and the Stooges on "Last Nite" and "The Modern Age."

1.Is This It
2.The Modern Age
4.Barely Legal
6.Alone, Together
7.Last Nite
8.Hard To Explain
9.New York City Cops
10.Trying Your Luck
11.Take It Or Leave It

Vinyl release of Strokes - Is This It (180g). Released through MUSIC ON VINYL and available on LP.


STROKES - Is This It (180g) (LP)
Cat No: MOVLP085
Barcode: 0886976994211
Packaging: LP (100g)
SKU 4465737
Barcode # 0886976994211
Brand Strokes
Shipping Weight 0.4000kg
Format LP (100g)

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