Hard to Explain (3:44)

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Genuine scalp-crackling excitement, a comet-rare synthesis of form, content, attitude and hair that makes the perfect blackout silence in the middle of “Hard To Explain”.

The music video for Hard to Explain was rarely broadcast on television because it did not contain enough shots of the band members, but was instead a montage of random stock footage shots of things that could be considered “hard to explain”.

Written by Julian Casablancas
Performed by The Strokes

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  • Tv-eye-on-me

    My favourite song of my favourite band.[2]

    18 Apr 1:20pm Reply
  • GabrielListen

    My favourite song of my favourite band.

    16 Mar 5:23am Reply
  • annavicxd

    <3

    3 Feb 7:48pm Reply
  • akeewwllname

    nicv

    28 Jan 1:44am Reply
  • Murmeln

    always

    18 Jan 12:29am Reply
  • Jeggles

    Life changing.

    19 Nov 2014 Reply
  • djcoolak

    To associate in the understanding of God still have \\Everyone needs personally to begin with a\\ .We ALL in the Universe with him\\Internal feeling -3 Eyes\\IMAGE/ \\ -cool as you like - but this Way which WE Reasonably can create and change with each new Universe , filling the Image .- THE ONE GOD. This is What infinity remains for eternity.The Main FORCE of the Universe moves ALL of Us and ONLY in order to create an IMAGE of GOD\\-a Positive Experience HAPPINESS, LOVE and BLISS. Dice has long played \\Einstein\\ . CHILDREN \\the Lord and the Devil\\-it's time to Play GOLF.The RECIPE is -\\LAND\\. The ways of the Lord ispovedimyi - let there BE GOD.HELP ME IN THIS-and in the end, ALL of US. Hint - always go to the Light \\find the original angel\\ be closer to Nature\\ " WE are One.Only ONE condition-NO VIOLENCE.And then OUR single favorite GOD\\Remove aggression And fear not\\thank\\

    6 Nov 2014 Reply
  • PlzDontBan

    o dor desta canção

    20 Oct 2014 Reply
  • anw_p

    "I say the right things, but act the wrong way"

    16 Sep 2014 Reply
  • samiskywalker

    Love <3

    25 Jul 2014 Reply
  • HayleighRayment

    Remember hear in this and ciaz threatening met

    13 Jul 2014 Reply
  • burningwaffles

    DRUMS!

    3 May 2014 Reply
  • Storchel

    Loove it!

    30 Apr 2014 Reply
  • coloronthewalls

    oh the memories.

    16 Apr 2014 Reply
  • lianaribeiro

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    20 Feb 2014 Reply
  • makura55

    I love this :)

    1 Feb 2014 Reply
  • stevenkeys

    I was recently reminded of how great this track is.

    31 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Ferrocker24

    I'm not like that!

    23 Oct 2013 Reply
  • marjo47

    Fab. band.

    8 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Ezekiel22

    Reminds me of Senior year of high school...

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
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