Jane’s Addiction’s Nothing’s Shocking at 25 (NSFW image)

Anyone who has ever listened to alternative music knows this band, knows their sound, could peg Perry Farrell’s voice at the drop of a hat.  This is a band that is hard to define, harder to ignore and almost impossible not to admire.  They truly are a category.

On the 25th anniversary of the album Radio.com profiles the album and what it meant with input from Farrell as well.

The album changed a lot of things in the music business and could be pointed to as the record that led to alternative’s rushing of the mainstream. But Perry Farrell told Radio.com how it changed his life.

“Prior to that, I was a kid in Los Angeles, I guess you could call me a street urchin, I was hanging out with a lot of other musicians in the city, it was a very different scene back then. It was built around music. Today, there’s a lot of other things for young people to do. We didn’t have computer games and social media.”

 

Read the entire article here.

Larry Lootsteen

Music is life and I love to write about all things music. Independent music blogger. Writer in general. I am a big fan of alternative and indie music but there's no genre I haven't found something to like.

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