The Strokes Reveal New Single “One Way Trigger”
Posted on: January 28th, 2013 at 11:15 am by Elie
Just over a week after learning of a new Strokes album currently in the works, the retro-rocking quintet released the first single. It’s called “One Way Trigger,” and here are our first impressions
Addictive disco-style cut drenched in an overabundance of synth effects, with Julian exploring the upper reaches of his vocal range. Call it frontman falsetto, if you will.
Many will probably dismiss the tune as musically trite…but it’s no less catchy.
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