Hard to Explain (3:44)

Cover of Is This It

From Is This It and 30 other releases

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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  • Jeggles

    Life changing.

    19 Nov 5:55pm 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 5:47pm Reply
  • PlzDontBan

    o dor desta canção

    20 Oct 5:14am Reply
  • anw_p

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

    16 Sep 11:09am Reply
  • samiskywalker

    Love <3

    25 Jul 7:52am Reply
  • HayleighRayment

    Remember hear in this and ciaz threatening met

    13 Jul 9:16pm Reply
  • burningwaffles


    3 May 4:12pm Reply
  • Storchel

    Loove it!

    30 Apr 3:28pm Reply
  • coloronthewalls

    oh the memories.

    16 Apr 10:58pm Reply
  • lianaribeiro


    20 Feb 12:40am Reply
  • makura55

    I love this :)

    1 Feb 6:29am 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
  • ryfarley96

    I love that nostalgic sound, The Strokes are the masters of musical breaks and that trademark guitar.

    26 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Schwarzohr


    12 Mar 2013 Reply
  • anapaulabarros

    são poucas as música do Strokes que gosto. essa é uma delas. aliás, não gosto de Strokes.

    26 Jan 2013 Reply
  • naianewolf

    since 2000 <3

    24 Jan 2013 Reply
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