Losing a Whole Year by Third Eye Blind.

A break from tributes today. I heard this song last night and thought I would write about it for today’s entry. It’s actually older than I thought it was, no wonder lead singer Stephan Jenkins looks so different. (Not saying it’s a bad thing, just saying.)

Losing a Whole Year was released in 1998 from their self-titled debut album. It gained positive reviews from music critics and one writer from SPIN magazine called it, “one of the band’s catchiest songs.” The song also made Billboard at number #13 and stayed there for 14 weeks.

According to Jenkins, the song “started from a riff that Kevin (Cadogan) was playing on the guitar. The words were how that riff made me feel. The story is just lamenting the end of a relationship and all of its wasted time.”  Jenkins later stated at a concert that the song is about a rich girl from Bernal Heights. The band had originally wanted to make two videos for the song but only one was released.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s