The Strokes' third studio album, "First Impressions of the Earth," will be released Jan. 3 via RCA.

The Strokes' third studio album, "First Impressions of the Earth," will be released Jan. 3 via RCA. First single "Juicebox" debuted last week at No. 33 on Billboard's Modern Rock airplay chart; a video for the track will be shot in the next few days in New York and is tipped to feature couples in a variety of make-out scenarios.

Although the track list for "First Impressions" is not yet finalized, among the eight tracks recently previewed by Billboard.com are the soul-tinged "I'll Try Anything Once," the synthesizer-backed "Ask Me Anything," the heavier rockers "The Ize of the World" and "Vision of Division" and the snappy "Heart in a Cage" and "Razorblade."

The album is the follow-up to 2003's "Room on Fire," which debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 571,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The Strokes will return to live duty during a late October tour of South America, which begins Oct. 21 in Rio de Janeiro.

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