Strokes frontman gone solo Julian Casablancas, not to be confused with Interpol frontman gone solo Julian Plenti, kicks off a five-show residency at Los Angeles' Downtown Palace Theatre tonight (11/6). He also has shows scheduled in San Francisco, Seattle and some other places, though still no NY...
These confirmed tour dates support Casablancas' solo debut, Phrazes for the Young, which [was] released November 3 on Cult Records/RCA (Rough Trade in the U.K.). As part of the release, Casablancas is offering a Luxury Edition Deluxe Set of the record. A full description and pre-order are now available at www.juliancasablancas.com.Julian performed on Conan O'Brien on October 27th. The video of that performance with the new album track listing, and all dates and stuff, below...
Casablancas wrote and orchestrated every musical detail on the album from poly-rhythmic drum beats to harmonizing guitar solos. Highlights include the first single, "11th Dimension" (available now on iTunes)...
Phrazes for the Young Track listing:
1. "Out of the Blue"
2. "Left & Right in the Dark"
3. "11th Dimension"
4. "4 Chords of the Apocalypse"
5. "Ludlow St."
6. "River of Brakelights"
Julian Casablancas - 2009 Tour Dates
Nov 6 - Downtown Palace Theatre Los Angeles, California
Nov 13 - Downtown Palace Theatre Los Angeles, California
Nov 17 - The Regency Ballroom San Francisco, California
Nov 20 - Downtown Palace Theatre Los Angeles, California
Nov 22 - Showbox at the Market Seattle, Washington
Nov 23 - Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, British Columbia
Nov 27 - Downtown Palace Theatre Los Angeles, California
Nov 30 - Vega Copenhagen
Dec 1 - Gota Kallare Stockholm
Dec 3 - Maria am Ostbahnof Berlin
Dec 5 - Paradiso Amsterdam
Dec 8 - Le Bataclan Paris
Dec 10 - Metropolitan University Leeds, UK
Dec 11 - Manchester Ritz Manchester
Dec 12 - ABC Glasgow
Dec 14 - The Academy Dublin
Dec 15 - Forum London, UK
Dec 16 - Forum London