The Strokes are an American rock band formed in 1998 in New York City. The band consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar), Nikolai Fraiture (bass guitar) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums and percussion). The Strokes have been named one of the most prominent indie bands to emerge in the 21st century.
Angles is the fourth studio album by American indie rock band The Strokes, released on March 18th, 2011 in Australia; March 21st, 2011 in the UK; and March 22nd, 2011 worldwide. It is their first album since First Impressions of Earth (2006), their longest gap to date between studio albums.