Taken for a Fool

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"Taken for a Fool"
File:The Strokes - Taken for a Fool.jpg
Single by The Strokes
from the album Angles
Released 1 July 2011
Format 7" vinyl, Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Post-punk revival, new wave
Length 3:25
Label RCA, Rough Trade
Writer(s) J. Casablancas, F. Moretti, N. Valensi
Producer(s) Gus Oberg, Joe Chiccarelli, The Strokes
The Strokes singles chronology
"Under Cover of Darkness"
"Taken for a Fool"
"One Way Trigger"

"Taken for a Fool" is a song by American rock-band The Strokes, mostly written by guitarist Nick Valensi. It is the second single for their fourth studio album, Angles, and was released as a 7" vinyl and digital download on July 1, 2011.[1]

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Taken for a Fool"   3:25
2. "Taken for a Fool (Live From Madison Square Garden) (feat. Elvis Costello)"   3:37

Music video

The music video for the song was released worldwide on July 8, 2011. The video was directed by Laurent Briet.[2]


Chart (2011) Peak
Canada: Alternative Rock[3] 47


External links