Albert Hammond, Jr.

Yeah, the album's pretty much the Strokes with a different singer. Shocking. Maybe because the minimalist band's backbone is its guitar work via Hammond Jr. I can't get "In Transit" out of my head. It's as if the Stokes canoodled with the Beach Boys:

Albert Hammond Jr. - "In Transit"

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And, oh yeah, he's playing at SXSW...as if I forgot.