The Strokes Announce ‘The New Abnormal’ Their First Album In 7 Years

The Strokes have announced their new album, The New Abnormal, out April 10th via Cult/RCA Records.

The long-awaited follow up to 2013’s Comedown Machine was recorded at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu and produced by Rick Rubin, according to a press release. The album’s artwork is a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat called “Bird on Money.” Check it out below.

They’ve also shared the new single “At The Door,” which comes with an animated music video from writer/director Mike Burakoff. It shows a space battle created by a young boy looking to escape his own bleak reality. Watch it below.

Pre-order The New Abnormal here.

The Strokes will embark on a North American tour with King Princess and Alvvays starting next month. They’ve also added several festival appearances to their itinerary, including Lollapalooza Brasil, Best Kept Secret Festival, and NOS Alive Festival. Check out all their dates here.


The Strokes' album artwork for The New Abnormal


The New Abnormal Tracklist:
01. The Adults Are Talking
02. Selfless
03. Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus
04. Bad Decisions
05. Eternal Summer
06. At The Door
07. Why Are Sundays So Depressing
08. Not The Same Anymore
09. Ode To The Mets

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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