Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Fab Moretti. Fab was rumored to have been engaged to Drew Barrymore.
|With whom did the Strokes collaborate with on the song "Modern Girls & Old Fashioned Men", featured on the "Reptilia" single?||The Strokes
Regina Spektor. Regina Spektor, whose latest album is "Soviet Kitsch", does vocals with Julian on the B-side.
New York City. The band started off in the New York club scene.
|What is the name of the Strokes' 2001 album?||The Strokes
Is This It. "Is This It" contains the singles "Someday", "Last Nite", and "Hard To Explain". "Original Pirate Material" is the 2002 album from my favorite musical act ever, The Streets.
|What is the name of the Strokes' 2003 release?||The Strokes
Room On Fire. "Room On Fire" contains the singles "12:51", "Reptilia", and one that my favorite radio station has played, "Under Control".
Julian Casablancas. Born, August 23rd, 1978 in NYC, Julian is the son of Elite Modeling Angency founder John Casablancas.
|What track was taken off "Is This It" in America?||The Strokes
New York City Cops. After 9/11 many people thought it was inappropriate to have this song on the album. It was taken off as a mark of respect to the New York City Cops who lost their lives at the twin towers.
Ryan Gentles. Ryan is affectionately known as "the sixth Stroke".
Nikolai and Julian. Nikolai and Julian struck up a friendship at the age of five, at a French school in New York.
Guitarist. Albert Hammond Sr has released many albums, one being "This Side of Midnight", released in May 2005.
|Part of The Strokes management team is married to a Stroke. Which one?||The Strokes
Julian. In 2005 Julian and Juliet tied the knot. They are sometimes known as "Julianet".
|What song are these lyrics from: "My feelings are more important than yours"?||The Strokes
Razor Blade. Whilst their first two albums were relatively lo-fi and simple sounding (not a bad thing), their third album was used to demonstrate Julian's great vocal talent, which had rarely been showcased in such a way.
|Which Stroke dressed as a blue bunny during the Flaming Lips set at the "Big Day Out" 2004, and kissed a member of Jet, dressed as a dog?||The Strokes
Fab. There had been a spat between Jet and The Strokes, but during the "Big Day Out" in Australia, Albert offered them a cigerette, and they made up.
When I'm stuck in the ground. During the making of this album, lead singer Julian quit drinking, as he felt it inhibited his songwriting.
Squirrel. Many songs on the album talk of Julian's shyness towards the public. The next line is "but you chopped down the tree to get my fur."
Nikolai. This is the only song that Nikolai has co-written. It is said to be about New York based musician Aaron Wilkinson who tragically died in 2003.
14. This is by far their longest album. The total length is more than their first two albums put together.
Your eyes are grey. "Red Light" was written after Julian got stoned and went to see an opera.
David Kahne. Although The Strokes were keen to work with Gordon Raphael for a third time (he produced their first two albums, "Is This It" and "Room on Fire", they settled for David Kahne who has also produced The Bangles!
Ask Me Anything. "Ask Me Anything" only uses Julian's vocals and Nick's organ. It is their first track ever (on an album) to not use guitars, and is the only song on any of their albums that is co-written by Nick Valensi.
Juicebox. The video featured comedian David Cross as an obnoxious radio DJ. He referred to The Strokes as "Stroke" and Juicebox as "Juicy juice".
Some people think they're always right. The first track of the album is "You Only Live Once". It is one of my favourite ever Strokes tracks. The other lyrics are from "Modern Age", "Juicebox" and "Red Light".
Nick Valensi. Nick was born on January 16, 1981. Fab was born on June 2, 1980. Niko was born on November 13, 1978. Albert was born on 9 April 1979.
Nick's. Nick has two sisters - Celine and Danielle. Celine appeared in the video for "Juicebox".
Courtney Love. The song "But, Julian, I'm a Little Older Than You" appears on Courtney's album "America's Sweetheart". He's simply irresistable to everyone!
|"NY City Cops" was removed from the USA version of "Is This It?". Which song replaced that track on the USA version of the album?||All About The Strokes
When it Started. The original album was set to release with an anti-police song "New York City Cops", but because the release was set briefly after the September 11th attacks in 2001, the band decided to replace "NY City Cops" with "When It Started" for the USA release.
|What is the name of the boarding school where Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond met?||All About The Strokes
Institut Le Rosey. Jules attended the Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland for six months. There he met his future band mate Albert Hammond Jr. When Julian returned to New York, he continued his education at Dwight School.
|"Kill me now cause I'll let you down, I swear one day I'm gonna leave this town." Can you name the song where these lyrics appear?||All About The Strokes
NY City Cops. They decided to release the USA version of the debut album with "When It Started" instead of the original "NY City Cops". But "NY City Cops" remains one of the band's most popular hits in Europe.
Last Night. "Last Night" was released in 2001, and was the first single from their debut album "Is This It?".
|Jules Casablancas' father is the owner of Elite model agency. His mother was the "Miss" of which European country?||All About The Strokes
Denmark. His mother, Jeanette Christjansen was Miss Denmark 1965. So, now we know from whom Jules got his looks.
Fernando. Yes. Julian Fernando Casablancas. His father is Spanish, so that's why he's got such an "exotic" name. Sounds sexy, don't you think?