Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essentail to your own.

The one thing nobody should ever need is another excuse to visit New York City, but Governors Ball has created one by putting together such a solid lineup. This may be the last chance for a while to see The Strokes before Julian Casablancas returns to his solo efforts full time, so this fest has to be on the radar of all their fans.

"They go mad for Halloween over there. It’s such a big deal and so I thought ‘Right, I’m gonna like embrace this and if I’m gonna do it, I wanna win.’ I’ve still got it in me garage. It was a serious fucking operation, making this thing.”

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The longest section [in her book] is about how to cope with heartbreak. So, I say, shall we talk about heartbreak?”

"I’m not heartbroken any more, but I definitely was when I wrote It [last year]," she says hastily.

Who caused the heartbreak?

"It was various people. There was one big thing, and then there were various ill-advised flings I had to get over him, so yeah," she replies. "Him" as all Alexa fans know, is Alex Turner.

"…I’m grateful for the experience of that shit time, and for being on my own. I’d never really been on my own before – I’d always gone from one relationship to the next – so I had to learn all this stupid stuff. Like, how do I work my fucking TV? And now there isn’t a dude to tell me how to put up the blinds. But it’s good to learn how to work your way round a drill."

She and “Al”, as she calls him, are still friends. “Oh yeah, he’s my best friend,” she says quietly.

-The Guardian, 20/09/13 [x]

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I want to be friends with the Strokes,"…
“We are friends, you know what I mean? Just to make it work – from just sitting down and having coffee and hanging out to being on-stage and performing as a unit. Just have it all be positive friend vibes. That’s the thing that brings us together, and then we do some Strokes stuff, too.