Casablancas, 43, shared the revelation in an Instagram post, alongside an image parodying one of the Arctic Monkeys’ most famous album covers.
Writing on Instagram earlier today (10 October), the singer shared a picture of himself recreating the image from the cover of 2006’s Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.
The original album cover shows Chris McClure, the brother of Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure, with a cigarette in his mouth.
“lolll – i always wanted to be in the Arctic Monkeys,” wrote Casablancas, next to a picture of himself in a similar pose.
Fans of both bands reacted in amusement to the post on social media.
“Alex Turner having a mini heart attack reading this,” wrote one commenter, referring to the Sheffield band’s frontman.
“What is this? A crossover episode?” wrote someone else.
Another person enthused: “I can’t believe this is real.”
McClure himself responded to the post on Twitter, writing: “Anyone who knows me will know of my love for The Strokes.
“So when I see @Casablancas_J posting a photo pretending to be me. It’s reeeeaaaalllllly mad!!!!!”
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