Julian Casablancas‘ second solo album, Tyranny, arrives at the end of the month and, so far, it’s remained pretty mysterious. We’ve only heard “Human Sadness” and now today brings another glimpse of it, “Where No Eagles Fly.”
On a Strokes continuum — the seminal NYC garage rock band Casablancas fronts — “Where No Eagles Fly” is possibly the furthest from center track of Casablancas’ that we’ve heard. Unlike “Human Sadness,” which wouldn’t be out of place in the Strokes’ discography, “Where No Eagles Fly” is a frenetic, scruffy guitar freakout that verges on being screamo.
The song starts out normal enough and then a rocky chord change sets it into a completely different direction. To be fair, it sounds like what you’d expect from an album named Tyranny.