Juicebox

Album: First Impressions Of Earth (2005)
Charted: 5 98
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  • This song borrows from the theme to the '50s television show Peter Gunn, which was a hit for Duane Eddy.
  • Strokes lead singer Julian Casablancas said of this song: "I remember people saying this track's ugly, I think it's got a great personality. It's a pretty crazy song, and is meant to be a bit schizophrenic."
  • The video was directed by Michael Palmieri and features David Cross as a DJ at a radio station in New York City. There was a lot of sexual content in the video, and when MTV balked at playing it, Palmieri changed the entire course of the video to make it less sexual. After the video was released, Palmieri complained about MTV's censorship and took his name off the video that would be shown on television. >>
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    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for all above
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Comments: 4

  • Ryan from Anahola, HiI like the bass part of this song.
  • Corey from Richmond, VaOne of the best songs ever!
  • Tyler from Knoxville, TnIt's not the "Peter Gunn" theme, although its very close.
  • Ben from La, CaThere is something quite catchy about this song. one of the most unique popular rock songs i have heard in a while.
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