The Strokes have announced the release of The Singles – Volume 01, a vinyl box set collecting the group’s electrifying early singles.
The singles collection, which includes hits, fan favorites and rarities, is set for release via RCA Records/Legacy Recordings in stores and online on February 24, 2023.
The Singles – Volume 01 is available to pre-order now at https://thestrokes.lnk.to/TheSinglesVol01LW!news221202
The set features 10 unforgettable singles from the band’s first three albums – Is This It, Room on Fire and First Impressions of Earth – as well as rare B-sides from the original single releases.
All 10 singles will be pressed on black 7″ vinyl, with the artwork from each original release replicated in the package.
Videos for all 10 A-sides, including “Hard to Explain,” “Last Nite,” “Reptilia,” “Juicebox” and “Heart in a Cage,” are now available in high definition.
Formed in Manhattan in 1999, The Strokes, consisting of singer Julian Casablancas, guitarists Nick Valensi and Albert Hammond Jr., bassist Nikolai Fraiture and drummer Fabrizio Moretti, were at the center of a fertile scene of guitar-driven rock bands in New York City at the turn of the 21st century.
The Singles – Volume 01 Tracklist:
1A: The Modern Age (Rough Trade Version)
1B: Last Nite (Rough Trade Version)
2A: Hard to Explain
2B: New York City Cops
3A: Last Nite
3B: When It Started
4B: Alone, Together (Home Recording)
4BB: Is This It (Home Recording)
5B: The Way It Is (Home Recording)
6B: Modern Girls & Old Fashion Men
7A: The End Has No End
7B: Clampdown (Live at Alexandria Palace)
9A: Heart in a Cage
9B: I’ll Try Anything Once (“You Only Live Once” Demo)
10A: You Only Live Once
10B: Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
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