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Julian Casablancas's weird songs

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas wants to experiement with ''weird'' music - with or without the band.
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Julian Casablancas wants to make "weird" music.

The Strokes frontman enjoyed the experience of making his recent poppy solo album 'Phrazes For The Young' but wants his next record - either with or without the group - to take a more unusual direction.

He said: "It's definitely a place I would like to go, musically," he said. "Not electronic... you can do weird with guitars too. This record was kind of something I needed to get out of my system, almost."

The 'Juicebox' singer also admitted he finds it difficult to write new tracks while on the road.

He explained to NME Radio: "It's a real bummer. The touring I don't mind, I don't mind the travelling, it's great, I'll take it. Somehow there's this weird energy you need when you work on music... it always makes you want to pick up a guitar. It's a slight edge you just lose when you pick up the remote control on tour in a hotel room."

Posted on 23 Dec 2009 07:30 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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