#400 - Adam Duritz on The Untold Story of Counting Crows + How 'Accidentally In Love' Ended Up in 'Shrek 2' + How He Wrote "Mr. Jones" When he Almost Quit Music + How SNL Launched Their Fame To the Point of Getting Mobbed + How He Discovered He Was a Goo
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The lead singer of Counting Crows, Adam Duritz (@CountingCrows) talked to Bobby about how he discovered he was a good singer and started a band at 13 but didn't write his first song until he was a freshman in college. He shared how songwriting took over his life so much that it affected his schoolwork and when he was one credit away from graduating college and didn't care to get his degree. He also talked about the years he spent struggling to make it in music that led him to go to Europe and quit for a little while. Adam also recalled what inspired their song "Mr. Jones" and how after they performed it on SNL their careers blew up and he started to get mobbed at places. Adam is very passionate about music and shared how he got asked to create a song for the 'Shrek' movie called "Accidentally In Love," and why he was so excited to have a song in an animated movie, and more!
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