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Strokes' New Album 'Angles' is Best Since Their Debut

Rolling Stone's David Fricke says the band's fourth album was worth the wait

March 16, 2011 1:50 PM ET
Strokes' New Album 'Angles' is Best Since Their Debut

David Fricke has reviewed the Strokes' highly anticipated new album Angles – and in a four-star review, he says the record was worth the wait. 

According to Fricke, Angles is the Strokes' first step away from the sound of their instant-classic debut. Instead of the rigid purity of Is This It, the new album nods to the more expansive sound of the Velvet Underground's 1970 record Loaded.

Related:
The Return of the Strokes: Inside the Fractious Sessions for Their Fourth Album

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