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Let’s put our hands up and admit it, right. We are all sick of the aging rap-rock racket of Limp Bizkit and their ilk, the punk-lite of Blink-182, etc. and the overblown histrionics of mainstream British rock. We need a feisty new band to kick down the door, spray the establishment with aural bullets and create a new dawn in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. We need something edgy, raw, fresh, sexy and revolutionary. The Strokes are the answer to our prayers.

The Strokes’ debut album, “Is This It,” carries no flab. It’s as skinny and sexy as the five guys who made it. Eleven supremely melodic guitar-pop songs in 36 minutes.

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