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Watch The Strokes play ‘Call It Fate, Call It Karma’ and ‘At The Door’ live for the first time

The Strokes gave the tracks their live debut at their headline show at LA’s The Forum on Wednesday (October 27)

By Grace Almond

Photo showing the members of The Strokes who are standing in front of a blue tile background
‘Call It Fate, Call It Karma’ is taken from their 2013 album, ‘Comedown Machine’. Credit: Press/ Jason McDonald

The Strokes performed ‘Call It Fate, Call It Karma’ and ‘At The Door’ live for the first time at their show at The Forum in LA. on October 27. 

This year also marked the 20th anniversary of their debut album, ‘Is This It’, and last weekend (October 24), they played a headline show at Shaky Knees festival in Atlanta, alongside Modest Mouse, Phoebe Bridgers and Orville Peck.

A setlist posted on shows that The Strokes opened their The Forum show with ‘Call It Fate, Call It Karma’, which was released in 2013 on their album, ‘Comedown Machine’. ‘At The Door’ is taken from their most recent album, ‘The New Abnormal’, released in April 2020. Hear the tracks get their live debuts below:

Fans took to social media to express their excitement at hearing the song live for the first time, with one user writing “sorry not over the fact” that the band had opened the show with ‘Call It Fate, Call It Karma’:

The Strokes also played fan favourites ‘Someday’, ‘Last Nite’, ‘Reptilia’ and ‘Is This It’. Their encore was comprised of a stripped back version of ‘One Way Trigger’, ‘The Adults Are Talking’ and ‘New York City Cops’. They were supported by King Princess and Alvvays.

Recently, The Strokes announced their upcoming New Year’s Eve concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, with support from IDLES and Hinds. The show will be their first New Year’s Eve gig in two years.

The band have also announced that they will play at next year’s Lollapalooza Argentina, alongside Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, A$AP Rocky, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Ashnikko and many more. Earlier this year, The Strokes won a Grammy award for Best Rock Album for ‘The New Abnormal’.