On Feb. The title of the single strengthens the imagery of crossing the threshold. Yet the song leaves ambiguous whether or not the other side would be an improvement. Initially, he was very clearly afraid. As the video progresses, the boy becomes less fearful of this figure of death ahead of him. There is an obvious hardening of the child, perhaps implying a loss of innocence and a growing realization about the reality of the world. Paralleling this dissolution of childhood is the recurring image of a rabbit being chased by a monstrous animal, a grotesque version of a rabbit. The monster eventually scratches him on his eye, but he continues to fight through the brush until the rabbit escapes.
Hey dudes, remember when "Last Nite" was our entire world? That was freaking 2001.
They are one of the more prominent bands of the garage rock and post-punk revivals , aiding in the resurgence of indie rock in New York City. After the release of their EP The Modern Age in January , a bidding war ensued among major labels in order to sign the band. It earned them international commercial success and critical acclaim, appearing on several year-end and all-time album lists. It was followed by Room on Fire in October and First Impressions of Earth in January , both receiving similar commercial success. They then entered a hiatus for several years.
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Did you know the Strokes still exist? Yeah, me neither. This is all good news for an almost year-old dad. But, the retro sci-fi vibe of the new video is also alarming. What kind of simulation am I living in? There was no encore.
Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. The news comes seven years after the release of their previous album, Comedown Machine , in March After first being teased last Friday by guitarist Albert Hammond Jr.