The New York indie outfit whose name has become synonymous with legendary indie rock music, The Strokes, are returning with their first full-length album since 2013.

The Strokes’ guitarist, Nick Valensi, has recently teased that the band’s long-awaited new album is finally finished. You can check out the clip below, where he confirms our wildest dreams.

The band’s last full-length album Comedown Machine was released back in 2013, and was followed by the 2016 EP titled Future Present Past. That wasn’t enough, however, as fans wanted something more real to sink their teeth into.

Currently back on the live circuit, Julian Casablancas and company debuted a new song called ‘The Adults Are Talking’ in May. Following its airing, The Strokes’ booking agent claimed that the group “are coming with new music” off the back of their recent shows.

Watch the band play the yet to be officially released song ‘The Adults Are Talking’ live

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In a new radio interview, lead guitarist Valensi has given an exciting update on the status of the band’s comeback LP.

The DJ interviewing Valensi on Out of the Box claimed to have inside information that the album was complete and currently at the mixing stage. “Wow, you heard that?” Valensi replied. “Who told you that?”

With the host stating that the info came from a “reliable source”, Valensi then said: “Well, it must be true then.” Pressed on “when” or “if” we’ll hear the record, Valensi responded: “When, I don’t know. If – I would say, a strong likelihood.”

So there’s a 95% chance we’ll be getting new Strokes. That’s good enough for us.

The update comes after The Strokes announced a special New Year’s Eve show for New York last month. Their concert will be a homecoming outing at the city’s Barclays Center venue.

You can watch the full interview below here.

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