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The Strokes: Room on Fire
Buy! - (RCA)
If it ain't broke, don't fix it, and that pretty much sums up this New York band's second album. There's a bit more '80s New Wave influence this time around, but otherwise everything that made their first album such a kick is reprised here - taut, angular guitar lines, fuzzy, distorted vocals, lyrics loaded with youthful attitude, and best of all, grimy, masterfully constructed rock songs filled with monster pop hooks. 11/3/2003 - Don Yates
Other Strokes album reviews:

Is This It - 9/15/2001
The Modern Age - 5/15/2001