Julian Casablancas: Solo Debut

JULIAN CASABLANCAS' SOLO DEBUT PHRAZES FOR THE YOUNG
OUT NOVEMBER 3 ON CULT RECORDS/RCA
FRIDAYS IN NOVEMBER CONFIRMED FOR LOS ANGELES RESIDENCY

Julian Casablancas
The solo debut album from Julian Casablancas, Phrazes for the Young, will be released November 3 on Cult Records/RCA (Rough Trade in the U.K.). In support of the release, Casablancas will perform a special series of shows every Friday night in November in Los Angeles (details forthcoming).

Casablancas wrote and orchestrated every musical detail on the album from polyrhythmic drum beats to harmonizing guitar solos. Highlights include the first single, "11th Dimension," which Spin heralds as "quite possibly the catchiest song any Stroke has ever recorded," while Billboard calls it a "pop-rock gem." Check it out now:

Composed of eight post-rock tracks, the record was written and recorded over the last 18 months with studio work completed in Los Angeles, New York City and Nebraska. The project was produced by Jason Lader with additional production by Mike Mogis.

Track listing:

1. Out of the Blue
2. Left & Right in the Dark
3. 11th Dimension
4. 4 Chords of the Apocalypse
5. Ludlow St.
6. River of Brakelights
7. Glass
8. Tourist

http://www.juliancasablancas.com/

[Published on: 10/15/09]

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