"To me it’s the first real Counting Crows record," Adam Duritz says of 'Recovering the Satellites.' " It’s the one where we really become ourselves."
The New York outfit will embark on an extensive tour with Counting Crows and Citizen Cope beginning at the end of July.
Well before T-Bone Burnett became one of the hottest producers on the face of the Earth, he was hard at work sculpting the debut album of one of the biggest non-grunge buzz bands of the early '90’s, the Counting Crows.
Back in the day, it seemed that Counting Crows were built to last. Right when modern rock's rougher side was all over mainstream radio, this group of Berkeley, Calif., musicians incorporated accordion, harmonica, organ, mandolin and pedal-steel guitar into their rootsy mix of Americana-speckled alt-rock...
The surprising and almost overwhelming success of the Counting Crows' 1993 debut album, 'August and Everything After,' and its crossover smash single, 'Mr. Jones,' didn't seem to cheer up singer Adam Duritz one bit. The band's follow-up, 'Recovering the Satellites,' peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned its own string of hits, but the disc oozed the melancholic vibe of someone still finding his way. The group's third album, 'This Desert Life,' however, finally found Duritz and co. in a playful mood, taking a more laid-back approach to life and seemingly appreciating their popularity. Today, we celebrate the album's 13th anniversary.
In this photo, Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz is walking the fine line between letting the crowd participate and becoming an actual member of the crowd. With arms outstretched to balance himself, we’re happy to report that the singer remained safely onstage but still made for a dynamic photo...
We all know that being a successful musician is not always the key to happiness. The life on the road has taken the soul of many of the biggest names in pop music history. In a new interview, Adam Duritz of Counting Crows opened up about how his fame not only masked his mental illness, but also contributed to it.
It's been four years since Counting Crows released their last album, the rock/country themed 'Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings.' Fans can get their hands on a new record from the band, but not the kind they were expecting. 'Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation)' was released today (April 10) and features nothing but covers of lesser-known songs.