Last night, a video for said single debuted online. The clip is a knowing nod to their trust fund origins, with an odd, conducted performance at the end:
This on the heels of yesterday’s leak of the B-side of the single, “You’re So Right.”
It’s a slap in the face of anyone who assumed this album would simply be a rehashing of Is This It? The call and response vocals at 1:45 and the phased guitar sound that follows is some of the most off-kilter stuff The Strokes have ever done:
This is a big month for The Strokes. This weekend, they’re the musical guest on Saturday Night Live with host Miley Cyrus — that should be interesting. On March 22nd, the new record comes out, and the following Friday the boys have a homecoming show of sorts at Madison Square Garden.
Let’s party like it’s 2001.