Top Ten The Strokes Songs

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21 Taken for a Fool

What's wrong with this messed up list?!
Machu Picchu, Taken For A Fool, Take it oe leave it, Trying your luck... All these song should be in the top ten!
I love this song by the way...

Don't know if it's the best but it's the most catchy of the strokes just after last nite. For that it deserves to be in the top 5: reptilia, yolo, someday, last nite, machu pichu and (ups they just have so many great songs) taken for a fool. :P The strokes are the best band on planet earth.

Best strokes song for far!

"Monday, Tuesday is my weekend! "

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22 Soma

I love the part when he yells. this and the modern age were my favorite part of the album - guest1

It's a song about drugs. Of course it'll be good

There's just something about this that's upbeat and sounds
Fanstastic!

23 Under Control

I was about to vote for Someday, 12:51 or Reptilia, but Under Control surely should be higher than 20! The stop-and-start structure of the song, the echoing drums just before the verse, the mellow and sweet solo, and the softly sung lyrics... it's just the perfect rock ballad. Definitely one of Strokes' finest moments and heavily underrated.

This song really helps me in times of stress and need. I can definitely relate to it. Whenever life seems to be falling apart, I just have to put on a smile (whether it be fake or real) and say that everything is under control, even though I know that it's out of control. This song channels my feelings in a brilliant way that I never could. Have you ever felt like a song was written just for you? I feel like this one is mine.

Some songs you can hear, and they sound really great. This is not that. I feel this song with all five senses. When I hear it, I just take a minute to absorb every word. Julian Casablancas has a voice that takes me to another place, and a very good place, too.

This is one of the Strokes' most underrated songs. The mixture of chords and vocals make this song so catchy; and do you know anyone that can sing that low?

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24 One Way Trigger

This is my song of the day, absolute perfection. Julian belting his heart out is amazing first and for most. The song brings a unique chorus pattern even for a band that already paces themselves so uniquely. Just an all around great song.

Their latest song but its up there with some of their best.

How is this song so low! Top 10 at least.

I can't explain why I love this song above the others

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25 Razorblade

The guitar in this song is simply amazing. How is this not higher. The vocals and lyrics are also spot on.

How can this be so low? It's a bloody masterpiece!

Phenominal! Come on, this is rated so low! So catchy, very underrated song.

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26 I Can't Win

I know all the strokes songs and this one remains my favourite. The guitar sounds like its crying in the solo. Julian puts so much emotion into his voice

The best New York groove. All the parts are just so smooth. Such a cool song!

Move this up, people.

27 Modern Girls and Old Fashioned Men

Incredible single. It is such an underrated song. The mix of Regina Spektor's voice with Julian's makes an amazing harmony, absolutely amazing song with powerful meaning.

Love it, plus, the combo of girl and guy is nice, none of their other songs have that, but honestly I love almost all of their songs, tough choice

Thanks to this one I am a huge regina fan

28 Life Is Simple In the Moonlight

Great lyrics and I love the guitar solo part too. Its amazing! This song must be in the top 10. My fave song in Angles.

Great chorus, I can listen to this song for the rest of my life

That good good dank dank

D: The best Strokes song for me D:

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29 I'll Try Anything Once

This song is beautiful, and is the original of You Only Live Once. Its interesting to hear how they are ultimately the same song, but are the polar opposites of each other.

Oh my, favourite song, I don't even care that's it's a demo. Nice and slow. The lyrics open you're eyes.

This song is simply beautiful live

62? What the F! Not enough true fans.

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30 All the Time

A very good song with a nice and fast flow. A faster flow (without being Punk or Metal) than a lot of their other songs have. Although all Strokes songs are good, too.

A song that belongs in the top 10. Not overproduced - not too much reduced. Perfect.

Not my favorite song from The Strokes but I want it to move up on the list.

I like the lightness of the song, nice.

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32 Vision of Division

This is the greatest song ever.. It is wonderful during live performance.. I love all about this song sebu vida

How is this song not rated farther up the list, the guitar solo in it is totally awesome. One of the best songs on first impressions of earth which in my opinion is the strokes most underrated album

With a great lyrics and riff, comes. Great song

This has to be their best song, even beats Reptila and Had to Explain.

33 Call It Fate, Call It Karma

Can I waste all your time here on the sidewalk, can I stand in your light just for a while, I waited around-oh no, I made up more time watching you... WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU

It is so sweet! So soft, it really stands out from the rest.

Second favourite Strokes song ever

Um is it fate or is it karma that this song is so low on the list?

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34 On The Other Side

This song is one of the best out there. Definitely in my top five!
I still don't know how Reptilia is number one...

Um I hope everyone who didn't vote for this song ends up on the other side (hell)

Definitely one of the best songs of the strokes, seriously

This one's special.

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35 Oblivius Oblivius

The best track on Future Present Past, hands down.

A really good tune, belongs into the list.

Great guitar harmony. I love it. - ehinan

A nice present - in two ways.

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36 Tap Out

Are you kidding me? Best strokes song. Reptilia who? Seriously. The riff, lyrics, solo, Julian's singing, everything! Definitely in top 3

Such a good song, the electric vibe is just right

I think Comedown Machine needs a revisit from everyone, it seems to be entirely underrated.

So so so good. top 5 for sure

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37 Slow Animals

Not a fangirl, a guy here actually, and I love this song. Julian is the father of a baby girl now, and understands the things that will come along as she gets older. This is the perfect song to describe every father who wondered, and were cautious about their little girl. Staying up late till their baby came home, this song is just the perfect description. I truly like their new album.

38 Electricityscape

Such an underrated song

A seriously underrated song. Belter on an album that lacks punch.

One of my favorites! Why isn't this song higher on the list?

39 50/50

Great theme

40 Welcome to Japan

Absolutely wicked lyrics and amazing instrumental work

One of the best songs from Comedown Machine!

The modulation and drive is incredible

Um this is such a welcoming song how can anyone hate it it made me feel proud to dirve a lotus

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