Albert Hammond Jr announces new solo album ‘Melodies on Hiatus

The Strokes guitarist has also shared his new single ‘100-99’.

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Albert Hammond Jr has announced news of his fifth solo album. ‘Melodies on Hiatus’ will come out on 23rd June via Red Bull Records. The Strokes guitarist has also shared the project’s lead single ‘100-99’, which features Virginia rapper GoldLink - check it out below. Speaking about the single, Hammond has said, “I grew up listening to 90s hip-hop, and I would always gravitate towards the melodic hooks in the songs I heard on the radio, specifically anything Dr. Dre was producing or rapping on.” “Years later, I noticed myself pulling from the style of those melodic lines in my guitar work, even though it wasn’t obvious to anyone else as I was so directly associated with being in a rock band. ‘100-99’ was something I’ve wanted to do for some time – work with a rapper over a beat and guitar part I wrote – and it’s really exciting that I was able to do it with GoldLink.” Hammond’s most recent album was 2018’s ‘Francis Trouble’. ‘Melodies on Hiatus’ tracklisting: 1. 100-99 feat. GoldLink 2. Downtown Fred 3. Old Man 4. Darlin’ 5. Thoughtful Distress (ft. Matt Helders & Steve Stevens) 6. Libertude 7. Memo of Hate 8. Home Again 9. I Got You 10. Caught by Night 11. Dead Air 12. One Chance 13. Remember feat. Rainsford 14. 818 15. Fast Kitten 16. I’d Never Leave 17. Never Stop 18. False Alarm 19. Alright Tomorrow (ft. Rainsford)

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