Category: The Strokes

You Only Live Once

“You Only Live Once” by The Strokes

On the Strokes’ “You Only Live Once”, the writer discusses how the world is made up of diverse personalities, ideologies and perspectives. The first verse talks about the different personalities people have, and how...

Reptilia

The Strokes’ “Reptilia” Lyrics Meaning

The title of this track alludes to, let’s say the base, animal part of the human brain. And the word “reptilia” is never actually mentioned in the lyrics. But the way it has been understood in relation...

“Why Are Sundays So Depressing?” by The Strokes

This is what we call The Strokes’ version of a love song. There are some parts of the lyrics that get straight to the matter. In other words, it is pretty clear that Julian Casablancas is...

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“Not the Same Anymore” by The Strokes

The Strokes tend to be intricate lyricists, as in sometimes it can be challenging to ascertain exactly what’s going down in their songs. For instance on “Not the Same Anymore”, the singer references somebody’s uncle,...

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“Eternal Summer” by The Strokes

In this song, it is inferred that “summer” is some type of unfavorable event. What exactly The Strokes are alluding to in that regard is not embellished upon. However, it has been put forth that they are singing...