The Strokes share new song ‘Oblivious’ taken from ‘Future Present Past’ EP
The Strokes have shared a new song ‘Oblivius‘ which features on their new EP ‘Future Present Past’, currently available for streaming. It is the first new material we have heard from the band since 2013’s ‘Comedown Machine’.
The new song was premiered on the first episode of Julian Casablancas’ new monthly Sirius XFM show called ‘Culture Void’ to the excitement of Strokes fans all over the world. The new EP consists of three new songs ‘Drag Queen’, ‘Oblivius‘ and ‘Threat of Joy’, along with a remix of ‘Oblivius‘ by drummer Fab Moretti. Recorded in Austin and New York with producer Gus Oberg, it will be the group’s first release on Casablancas’ Cult Record. It is currently available for streaming and will also by physically released on June 3.
Speaking to Annie Mac following the premiere of ‘Threat of Joy’ on her radio show, the band discussed the possibility of a new album, with Casablancas stating that one could be recorded ‘if the collective will could be summoned and caroused’. Exciting times!
You can listen to the new track HERE
This Strokes article was written by Suzanne Oswald, a GIGsoup contributor.