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Jenkins is unapologetic about the delays, saying he was winnowing the song list -- from 25 to 14 -- and rewriting lyrics. In 1997, after more than a decade of struggling -- living in the Lower Haight, sleeping on floors and subsisting off Top Ramen and the generosity of friends -- Jenkins hit it big with "Semi-Charmed Life." The album has sold nearly 6 million copies and spawned such hits as the eponymous title track, as well as "Jumper" and "How's It Going to Be." The band is one of the biggest to come out of San Francisco in years. It was a hard time for me to have a pure moment, to be present, to be here." Here is a back table in the Butler and the Chef, a favorite hangout of the band, which consists of Jenkins (vocals, guitar), Arion Salazar (bass, guitar and vocals), Tony Fredianelli (guitar, vocals) and Brad Hargreaves (drums, percussion).
A lover of language (he was a literature major in college), Jenkins anguished over words and metaphors, rhythm and rhyme. "I thought maybe we would sell 300,000 copies, that we would have a Camper Van Beethoven existence," Jenkins says of the first album. A lawsuit by a former guitarist, Kevin Cadogan, is finally behind Jenkins.
As of this writing, Carlton is currently dating Third Eye Blind's lead singer Stephan Jenkins and lives with him in San Francisco, California.
On April 17, 2005, Vanessa Carlton appeared on Punk'd where she was fooled by Ashton Kutcher during a rehersal for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
It included the very popular hit single "A Thousand Miles", whose piano-based sound and piano-based surrealistic video made it instantly recognizable.
A successful follow-up single came with "Ordinary Day." Carlton also provided backup vocals for the Counting Crows' cover of Joni Mitchell's "Big Yellow Taxi." Carlton, along with Michelle Branch and Avril Lavigne, is often considered to have become popular in 2002 due to the alleged overexposure and insincerity of singers like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.
The album, to be released next month by Elektra, is "raw and lovely," he says, and marks a "a new period for the band." The songs are not "decorative" and not suitable for background music, he adds. I'm really proud of it." Jenkins, who has been called everything from an egotist to a canny careerist, is Third Eye Blind: its creativity, charisma, sex-appeal, vision, ambition, CEO.
It is the San Francisco band's first album in three years and was originally scheduled for release last spring. He is the sole owner and shareholder of Third Eye Blind Inc., a band formed in San Francisco in 1992, shortly after the breakup of a hip-hop duo Jenkins was a part of, and incorporated in 1996. When you do it fast, you make it slicker instead of spending more time to let magic happen. We were doing Shoreline Amphitheatre (size) shows every night.
This is the first marriage for Carlton, who came out as bisexual in 2010.
Such critics claim that Spears and Aguilera are oversexualized and lacking in personal creative investment in their music, while singers such as Carlton are considered songwriters in their own right who include more genuine sentiment in their lyrics.
Carlton's second album, Harmonium, was released on November 9, 2004. Harmonium debuted at number 33 on the Billboard album charts, and both it and the single were considered commercial failures.
Although only two stores stock it, website retailer Amazon now lists it as a June release.
Such confusion is a testament to the lack of record label dedication.