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Julian Casablancas releases 11-minute single “Human Sadness”, new album available as USB cigarette lighter

on September 02, 2014, 12:17am

The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas will release his sophomore solo album, Tyranny, on September 23rd via his own Cult Records imprint. In anticipation, he’s released the 11-minute track “Human Sadness” as the album’s lead single. It’s streaming below, or can be purchased via iTunes.

To go along with the single, Casablancas has also revealed the album’s artwork (above) and 12-song tracklist (below). Among the awesome track titles: “M.utually A.ssured D.estruction”, “Business Dog”, and “Nintendo Blood”.

Pre-orders for the album are also ongoing through Cult Records’ website. In addition to standard CD, LP, and digital formats, Tyranny will be available on cassette and as a cigarette lighter. Update: According to Cult Records, it’s actually a USB drive in a lighter sleeve.

Serving as the follow-up to his 2009 debut, Phrazes for the Young, Tyranny was recorded by Casablancas’ new band, The Voidz. In support of the release, he and The Voidz will hit the road beginning in mid-October. See the full schedule here.

Tyranny Tracklist:
01. Take Me in Your Army
02. Crunch Punch
03. M.utually A.ssured D.estruction
04. Human Sadness
05. Where No Eagles Fly
06. Father Electricity
07. Johan Von Bronx
08. Business Dog
09. Xerox
10. Dare I Care
11. Nintendo Blood
12. Off to War…

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Simon
September 3, 2014 at 4:46 am

Lossless or what?

dangobeats
September 2, 2014 at 5:49 pm

Lol, Beardo

Anonymous
September 2, 2014 at 8:18 am

j’ai pré-order TYRANNY digital et reçu le premier « Human sadness ce matin. J’ai beaucoup aimé. Au début c’est surprenant avec une musique superbe puis de temps en temps un son bizarre, une voix aiguê puis qui crie et enfin « trainarde » mais c’est au final que du bonheur. ça ne plaira pas à tout le monde mais à ceux qui aiment la musique originale et vrai. Merci Julian Casablancas et les Voidz. Du coup, j’ai aussi pré-order le CD en prévision du vinyl car de toute façon c’est toujours superbe les compos de casablancas et les musiciens (Alex, Jeff, Amir, Jake et Jeramy me donnent une bonne impression au travers des concerts que j’ai écouté sur YOUTUBE

Anonymous
September 2, 2014 at 11:15 am

don’t speak french man, we don’t like it.

Anonymous
September 2, 2014 at 2:59 am

wtf is dis shit? make a song like last nite dude, srly what is dis?

Tyler the Creator
September 2, 2014 at 2:37 am

This might be the best song of the last 5 years

Anonymous
September 2, 2014 at 2:34 am

so good music ! very original !!!! THANK YOU ! I put this song in my clé USB for lessonning in my car

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