The Strokes and Regina Spektor teamed last night (Aug. 19) in New York for their first performance of their 2004 b-side “Modern Girls and Old Fashion Men” in 20 years. The track had not been played since a 2003 gig at New York’s the Theatre at Madison Square Garden.
“It only took 20 years, but look who showed up,” Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas said before unveiling the track at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens. “They love you, kid.” Spektor, who rose to prominence in New York roughly coincident with the Strokes, called them “my favorite band in my favorite city.”
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