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New Strokes Single 'All the Time' Reportedly On the Way

Seattle radio station says it has the song

The Strokes
Michael Tran/FilmMagic
January 17, 2013 10:45 AM ET

The Strokes are reportedly set to release a new single titled "All the Time," with Seattle radio station 107.7 The End posting on their Facebook that they've scored the cut from the band's label, RCA.

While nothing has been confirmed, The End's message read: "We'll have to 'leak' this soon. You won't be disappointed." The track could appear on an expected fifth Strokes studio LP, which the band denied they were working on last summer.

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After the release of their last record, Angles, bassist Nikolai Fraiture told Rolling Stone the Strokes were already working on the follow-up. "We're trying not to lose momentum by taking time off and then having to reboot the whole system," Fraiture said. "Hopefully, we keep that up."

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