Someday (The Strokes song)

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"Someday"
File:The Strokes - Someday - CD single cover.jpg
Single by The Strokes
from the album Is This It
B-side "Alone, Together" (Home Recording)
"Is This It" (Home Recording)
Released 23 September 2002
Format 7" vinyl, CD
Recorded 2000
Genre Indie rock, garage rock
Length 3:05
Label RCA
Writer(s) Julian Casablancas
Producer(s) Gordon Raphael
The Strokes singles chronology
"Last Nite"
(2001)
"Someday"
(2001)
"12:51"
(2003)

"Someday" is a song by the indie rock band The Strokes, and the third single from Is This It. It peaked at #17 on the U.S. Alternative Songs chart[1] and at #27 on the U.K. Singles Chart.[2]

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Someday"   3:05
2. "Alone, Together (Home Recording)"   2:59
3. "Is This It (Home Recording)"   3:27
4. "Soma (Live)"   3:29
  • "Alone, Together" recorded 28.02.00 - 12 am to 4 am
  • "Is This It" recorded at J.P.'s House 16.02.01 - In the afternoon
  • "Soma" recorded 02.04.02 at the Broadway, Reykjavik, Iceland

Music video

The music video for the song was directed by Roman Coppola and features appearances by Slash, Duff McKagan, and Matt Sorum - the guitarist, bassist, and drummer from Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver - as well as the members of Guided by Voices.[3] The video also features Richard Karn as himself, while The Strokes take on Guided by Voices in a fictional game of Family Feud.

Appearances in other media

This song was featured in the 2006 movie Click,[4] starring Adam Sandler, and on the Major League Baseball 2K8 soundtrack.[5][6]

It was sampled on Rhymefest's song "Devil's Pie" - produced by Mark Ronson - from his album Blue Collar.[7]

iiNet (Australian ISP) frequently uses the track to "Someday" in their advertisements.[8]

This song was featured in the 2013 movie Delivery Man Delivery Man, Starring Vince Vaughn Appeared on the movie soundtrack Delivery Man Soundtrack

References

  1. "The Strokes Album and Song Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Strokes Chart History". Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Joe D'Angelo (2 July 2002). "Strokes Line Up GN'R, GBV Members For 'Someday' Video". Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Soundtrack for Click (2006)". Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Pete Haas (4 March 2008). "MLB 2K8 Gets Sage Hipster Advice For Soundtrack". Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Dan Keener (1 March 2008). "MLB 2K8 Sountrack released". Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "This Week's Guest:Rhymefest". 15 July 2006. Retrieved 23 November 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "iiNet's New Naked DSL Ad". 14 February 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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