As Alex Turner told us in the opening line of new album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’, he always wanted to be one of The Strokes.
The band played a huge show in the band’s hometown of New York last night (24th July), and he came a little bit closer to that dream.
Alex and co covered the title track of the band’s debut album ‘Is This It’ at the show, complete with his shocking new barnet.
The singer debuted the new ‘do as the band performed ‘The Ultracheese’ on US telly earlier this week.
In light of the new haircut, we decided to do the sensible thing and rank all of Alex’s looks from over the year, from best to worst.
Read our objectively correct rundown here, and watch the band play ‘Is This It’ in New York below.
27 Boston, TD Garden
28 Washington, The Anthem
31 Pittsburgh, Petersen Events Center
01 Detroit, Masonic Temple Theatre
05 Toronto, Air Canada Centre
08 Oslo, Øya Festival
09-11 Gothenburg, Way Out West Festival
11 Helsinki, Flow Festival
14 Budapest, Sziget Festival
06 Manchester, Arena
07 Manchester, Arena
09 London, The O2
10 London, The O2
12 London, The O2
13 London, The O2
15 Birmingham, Arena
16 Birmingham, Arena
18 Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena
19 Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena
21 Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena
24 Dublin, 3Arena
25 Dublin, 3Arena
27 Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
28 Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
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