Someday (The Strokes song)

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"Someday"
The Strokes - Someday - CD single cover.jpg
Single by The Strokes
from the album Is This It
Released September 23, 2002 (2002-09-23)
Format
Recorded 2001
Genre
Length 3:05
Label
Songwriter(s) Julian Casablancas
Producer(s) Gordon Raphael
The Strokes singles chronology
"Last Nite"
(2001)
"Someday"
(2002)
"12:51"
(2003)
"Last Nite"
(2001)
"Someday"
(2001)
"12:51"
(2003)
Music video
"Someday" on YouTube

"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] It is written in the key of A major.

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

Cover versions[edit]

The song has been covered by:

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
Position
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[10] 84
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 27
U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs 17

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. 
  9. ^ "Watch Paramore's Sprightly Live Cover of the Strokes' 'Someday'". 12 May 2017. Retrieved 4 December 2017. 
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Strokes – Someday" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  11. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.

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