Just a few months ago, Albert Hammond Jr. said that the Strokes have no plans to record any new music, but during the band’s headlining set at Washington, DC’s first-ever Landmark Music Festival tonight, frontman Julian Casablancas reportedly revealed that they’re back in the studio.
— Rob Duffy (@rob_duffy) September 28, 2015
I CANNOT believe Julian Casablancas confirmed The Strokes will be back in the studio soon, he can't play my heart like this
— Neen (@YungCoconutH2O) September 28, 2015
"we'll be back soon. we'll be back in the studio and shit" -julian casablancas re: the strokes 09/27/2015 #confirmed
— val (@shylabeef) September 28, 2015
Amanda de Cadenet, the wife of Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi, seemingly confirmed the news on Twitter.
Julian let the cat outta the bag https://t.co/ZdrghWCzHA
— Amanda de Cadenet (@amandadecadenet) September 28, 2015
So…pretty cool news!
UPDATE: Check out video of the whole set, while it lasts.
Casablancas at 1:00:40: “Thanks guys. We’ll be back soon and we’ll be back in the studio and shit, yeah. Fuck yeah, man.”