What Is Barely Legal by the Strokes about

Sign up now to tell us what you think this song means. «Barely Legal» is about a girl who just turned 18 and is extremely naïve in everything she does. The narrator talks about her and how he doesn`t see anything in her, but for some reason he is still obsessed with her. This is his father`s relationship with a 16-year-old model with whom he had an affair. By the way, her father owned a modeling business. I think the song is about Julian Casablancas` father cheating on his mother with a 16-year-old model, I think in general it refers to his father`s life. » Barely Legal » is a song by The Strokes from their album Is This It. This is a girl who has just reached the legal age for sexual age. The original song features simple, upbeat drum sets, similar to the output of a drum machine, and Britpop-style guitars. «Barely Legal» makes me cringe a bit.

I understand. It`s cheeky and young and I don`t judge it or think about it, but today I`m doing what I want to hear. I heard that too. It`s a fairly common theory, although I don`t know where it comes from. Interestingly, Julian`s father, John Casablancas, had an affair with a 16-year-old model when he was 41. The irony of the situation could be a blow to his father, with whom he had problems, or a mere coincidence. Don`t have an account yet? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It`s super easy, I promise! One of the three tracks originally included on the EP The Modern Age, which sparked a label bidding war and would later appear on their debut album Is This It. Barely Legal is written in the key of G major.

According to the Theorytab database, it is the 3rd most popular button among the main buttons and the 3rd most popular among all the buttons. Major keys, as well as minor keys, are a common choice for popular songs. The three main chords, which are composed of the 1st, 4th and 5th degrees of scale, are all major chords (G major, C major and D major). In terms of chords and melody, Barely Legal is simpler than the typical song and has lower-than-normal scores in chord complexity, melodic complexity, chord melody tension, chord progression novelty and bass chord melody. Barely Legal Lyrics, written by Julian Casablancas The cover of the song by Azealia Banks premiered on February 28, 2013 in the interview «George FM Breakfast». The cover was originally published on their official SoundCloud page.