I feel like I am in the minority when I say that I've never thought of a Strokes album to sit below a 7.5 rating. Comedown Machine was my first album of theirs that I heard in full growing up and it made enough of an impression for me to keep up with their past work. Given it was probably the worst time to become a Strokes fan since I had to wait seven years for The New Abnormal to drop, even though I saw them tour back in 2019. Simpler times 2019... sigh.
The New Abnormal sees the modern ... read more