The Strokes - Hard To Explain
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45. The Strokes - Hard To Explain
The New Yorkers had issued the Modern Age EP in January 2001, but Hard To Explain, released in June, was their first "45" (as we used to say). It was backed with the searing New York City Cops, which soon ran into trouble in the aftermath of September 11th.