Category: The Strokes

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“Selfless” by The Strokes

The singer, Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas, is ascribing the titular (“Selfless”) attribute onto the addressee of the song. Moreover this individual would seemingly be his romantic interest. And the lyrics do not center on describing what...

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“Ode to the Mets” by The Strokes

As the title (“Ode to the Mets”) implies, the stated reasoning behind this song is it serving as a tribute to the Mets. The Mets are actually a Major League Baseball team from New York...

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“Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus” by The Strokes

The Strokes’ “Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus” is a heavily-metaphorical song in which the singer, Julian Casablancas, is apparently reminiscing on the past. Indeed the title of the track itself appears points to his origins. That is...

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“The Adults Are Talking” by The Strokes

The Strokes’ “The Adults Are Talking” is a love song. This fact becomes most evident in the outro, where the singer is telling the addressee that he ‘don’t want anything or anyone’ unless it is...

Bad Decisions

“Bad Decisions” by The Strokes

The Strokes’ “Bad Decisions” is a song that is both simple and complicated at the same time. The lyrics are repetitive, thus lending to its simplicity. But they are also heavily reliant on ambiguous and perhaps...