The Strokes - Leeds Festival 2011 review

'Indie giants bring the stroll back to Leeds Festival 2011'

Photographer:Sara Bowrey

Gavin McInally - 29 August 2011

New York indie giants The Strokes bring the swagger back to Leeds Festival after a day which has been screaming out for a rock star.

Sunglass sporting Julian Casablancas and his well groomed, super slick band mates stroll on 15 minutes late with a nonchalance Liam Gallagher would applaud and ease into 'Is This It' and 'New York City Cops' with all the class of seasoned veterans.

Without ever being breathtaking, they bring the buzz back to Leeds with a sea of fans piling back in from the campsites throughout their set and set the scene perfectly for tonight's main attraction, Pulp.

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