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The Strokes' singer Julian Casablancas to release new solo album Tyranny as USB cigarette lighter
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The Strokes' singer Julian Casablancas to release new solo album Tyranny as USB cigarette lighter

Julian Casablancas, frontman with The Strokes, has announced that he will release his second solo album at the end of this month. 

The album is to be titled Tyranny and is the follow-up to 2009's Phrazes For The Young, the singer's first solo record.

You can hear the album's epic first single 'Human Sadness', which clocks in at almost 11 minutes, by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking. 

The record will be released on September 22nd via Casablancas's own Cult Records and will be put out on CD, vinyl and a special edition cigarette lighter edition, which will see the album sold as a USB drive inside a cigarette lighter. 

The album was recorded with producer Shawn Everett with Casablancas's new backing band The Voidz, with whom Casablancas has already announced a US tour. 

 

The tracklisting for Tyranny is as follows:

'Take Me in Your Army'
'Crunch Punch'
'M.utually A.ssured D.estruction'
'Human Sadness'
'Where No Eagles Fly'
'Father Electricity'
'Johan Von Bronx'
'Business Dog'
'Xerox'
'Dare I Care'
'Nintendo Blood'
'Off to War…'

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