The StrokesIs This It

Label:RCA – 07863 68045 2, BMG – 07863 68045 2
CD, Album
Style:Indie Rock, Alternative Rock


1Is This It2:34
2The Modern Age3:32
4Barely Legal3:58
6Alone, Together3:12
7Last Nite3:17
8Hard To Explain3:47
9New York City Cops3:36
10Trying Your Luck3:27
11Take It Or Leave It3:16

Companies, etc.



Issued in a standard jewel case with fold-out insert including portraits of band members.

The RCA Records label is a unit of BMG Entertainment.
℗ & © 2001 BMG Entertainment.
Distributed by the local BMG company.
Published by The Strokes Band Music (ASCAP)

Made in the EU

Track durations are not reflected on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 078636804521
  • Barcode (Text): 0 78636 80452 1
  • Label Code: LC 00316
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 to 17): [Sonopress logo] A-57209/7863680452 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 to 17, mould outer ring): ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. MADE IN THE EU
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 to 17, mould inner ring): 07863 68045 2 BIEM/GEMA
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 to 17): IFPI LB 45
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0723
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0776
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0759
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 0736
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 0769
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 6): IFPI 0787
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 7): IFPI 0780
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 8): IFPI 0721
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 9): IFPI 0781
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 10): IFPI 0789
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 11): IFPI 0785
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 12): IFPI 0799
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 13): IFPI 0717
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 14): IFPI 0764
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 15): IFPI 0766
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 16): IFPI 0735
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 17): IFPI 0784

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Is This It (CD, Album)RCA07863 68101-2US2001
Is This It (CD, Album)Rough TradeRTRADECD030UK & Ireland2001
Is This It (LP, Album)RCA, BMG07863 68045 1Europe2001
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Is This It (LP, Album, Gatefold)RCA, RCA07863 68045-1, 68045-1US2001
Is This It? (CD, Album, Promo, Cardboard Sleeve)BMG, RCAPROCD21191Australia2001


  • paulcoenen67's avatar
    The only The Strokes album anybody really needs. The original “smell the glove” cover with the nudity is much better than the alternate cover.
    • LeonardoA's avatar
      The story of the New York band The Strokes is best compare with the breakthrough of Oasis. The band around Liam and Noel Gallagher was about ten years ago a real sensation, while everyone could hear their music is anything but original was. Apparently there was at that time in England need yet another Beatles revival and Oasis was the right band in the right place. The music of The Strokes is also not original. You think at first to a poor absorption of Iggy Pop or The Velvet Underground. But then it turns out that the cd just out of 2001 comes to five very young customers and that you're listening to. Main group member is singer/songwriter Julian Casablancas. He has managed to eleven very catchy to write songs with refreintjes you can whistle after one listen. Despite the radio-unfriendly, dirty guitar sound brought out the first single "The Modern Age makes it easy to reach the top ten of the charts in England. But yes, there is one not averse to a good hype. In Netherlands we are usually what more down-to-Earth, but nothing I would be surprised if 2001 will go down in the history books as the year in which The Strokes by vomiting. Listen to the classics-in-to-be Barely Legal and Someday and you have to admit that The Strokes in 2001 the right band in the right place. Not original so, but very good.
      • AmunJazz's avatar
        An awesome drum'n bass backline, good guitar ostinatos and an expressive voice for an easy listening rythmic album.

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