The Strokes - You Only Live Once

...a band that isn't shy in highlighting the downside of social norms, we watch as the members of the American rock band: The Strokes sing in an enclosed space as it slowly fills up with dark fluid ...wearing white to piss off the clean freaks, this soiled tale weaves its spell as we suddenly realize what is happening the lyrics match? ...does it matter? ...either way, a song with a message, underlined by the choice of title: You Only Live Once the video being said to allude to the band being told that they would die from smoking as we watch their metaphorical lungs fill up with tar ...popular around the world, the band has sold over 5 million albums, helping to revive the garage rock movement, their debut album: Is This It, making the Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list so step back a few years to 2006, when this single was released, and enjoy with cuppa and e-ciggie...


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