There has been a flurry of internet activity to The Strokes website since the band began offering a free download of the first single, “Under Cover of Darkness” a few hours ago.
This first single is the teaser to the full album Angles, which is set for release on March 22 (RCA Records). Another song on the schedule is a b-side, which is expected to come out on February 15.
The Strokes get back on the touring bandwagon in March, going through Vegas and is then slated for Coachella in April.
You have only 48 hours to download the song, so get on it now – http://new.thestrokes.com/. If you miss the window, you can buy the track on iTunes on February 15. The Strokes are also streaming “Under Cover of Darkness” on their Myspace page – www.myspace.com/thestrokes.
Or you can get a listen here: