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The Strokes Perform at the Governors Ball

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: Julian Casablancas (L) and Albert Hammond, Jr. of The Stokes perform during the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 7, 2014 in New York City.
The Strokes
 didn't tour in the time following their 2013 album Comedown Machine so their performance at the 2014 Governors Ball was one of the first times fans have seen them live in over a year.

According to reports from and, front man Julian Casablancas didn’t lose any of his vocal range when the band took a break from touring.

This was the second show the band had done in New York since releasing “Comedown Machine,” so many fans were glad to see them again.

In fact, they performed “One Way Trigger” from their latest album along with classic fan favorites like “Reptilla” and “Heart in a Cage” that proved that Casablancas has still got it.

Speaking of fan favorites, while those in attendance thought the band wrapped their set with their breakthrough hit “Last Nite,” The Strokes came out for a brief encore and capped the night off with “New York City Cops,” one of their most popular b-sides.

It’s good to see that even after a break from major tours, The Strokes can still put on a great show!