Star Apps: Counting Crows

Apps keep Adam Duritz (center) on track, while on treks with Counting Crows.

(Credit: Counting Crows)

For some audiophiles, Counting Crows and The Wallflowers will forever be associated with the mid-1990s–along with Netscape Navigator, Hotmail, and of course, Windows 95. But don’t call their joint summer outing a nostalgia trip. Velvet-tongued Counting Crows vocalist Adam Duritz, hot off the heels of The Outlaw Roadshow (alongside a slew of new indie bands), prefers to view his comparatively intimate Wallflowers double bill as a much-needed respite.

Other than sharing a decade, the comradely combos have shared previous tours, a track (Duritz sang on The Wallflowers’ “6th Avenue Heartache”), and even a producer (T-Bone Burnett, back in the day)–and their friendship dates back even earlier. So when Duritz was asked to tour again, it was simply an offer he couldn’t refuse.

Now, the “Mr. Jones” and “Round Here” singer, who was nominated for an Oscar for “Accidentally in Love” from “Shrek 2″ and whose latest album “Underwater Sunshine” recently cracked the top 5 on the Billboard 200, talks to Download.com about, among other thing… [Read more]

    



Read more The Download Blog – CNET

giveaway / May 13, 2013 / Software
Tags: , , , ,