Someday (The Strokes song)

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"Someday"
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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

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