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Rock / Alternative / Pop

539 fans / 61,866 total plays / 4 plays today

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Fueled by mega-hits including "Hey Jealousy," "Found Out About You" and "Til I Hear It From You," Gin Blossoms completed the classic crossover from college-circuit heroes to multi-platinum album sellers.

The band's hometown following in Tempe, Arizona grew quickly as the band earned a great reputation as a live act. Readers of the Phoenix New Times chose them as the city's best rock band qualifying them to play at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas in March, 1989. Later that year, College Music Journal dubbed them the "Best Unsigned Band in America" and invited them to play MTV's New Music Awards in New York City.

Major label interest quickly followed...their initial releases on A&M Records included Up and Crumbling in 1991 and the multi-platinum selling New Miserable Experience in 1992 featuring the single, "Hey Jealousy" which peaked at #25 on Billboard Hot 100. Four more singles followed..."Mrs. Rita," "Found Out About You," "Allison Road" and "Until I Fall Away." With NME having sold nearly 3 million copies in the US alone, the Gin Blossoms became a band to be reckoned with.

Congratulations I'm Sorry, which was released in 1996, was the Blossom's final original album of the decade bringing them two more hits … "Follow You Down" which spent ten weeks in the Top Ten and "As Long As It Matters" which earned the group a Grammy nomination for "Best Performance by a Duo or Group." The album debuted in Billboard's Top Ten and a year of touring helped put the record past 1,500,000 units sold.

The group then took a lengthy hiatus before embarking on an eighty-date US tour in 2002 and then releasing a new album, Major Lodge Victory in 2006.

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GBs on Pat Monahan's (of Train) podcast "Patcast"

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Who's coming to see us @ Cannery tomorrow?
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Thanks for the #ff tweets! Have a great weekend everyone!
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#GinBlossoms Gin Blossoms @MonteDeOro 6:00 tonight!
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Thanks for putting us in the #FF tweets guys!
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Comments (49)

  • Shireen said:
    Thanks for an awesome rocking fantastic show last night at NSU in Thibodaux, LA. You guys are not only talented, but down to earth as well. It was great meeting all of you after the show, Robin, Scotty, Bill, Jesse, John and not forgetting Doug M. P/S: Robin, thanks for the tambourine! Peace and Love :D Oct 31
  • Shireen said:
    Thibodaux, LA...here I come! Love you Gin Blossoms Oct 23
  • Shireen said:
    Happy Birthday Scotty! Oct 11
  • Joy said:
    Sounds Great!--- Great Sounds! ;-) Sep 29
  • Shireen said:
    Happy 1-year Anniversary on the "No Chocolate Cake" album! Thanks for adding all the songs on here today. Keep on rawwking :D Sep 29
  • shenan said:
    You guys really rock!!! I love all your songs. More power to you guys. When are you coming back to the Philippines??? We are waiting. ♥♥♥ you Robin. ;) Sep 16
  • Shireen said:
    I became a fan on your PureVolume page today! Keep on rawwking guys :) Sep 15
  • Margie said:
    Sep 14
  • mchyl said:
    oh my god i just love your new song the end o the world , I'm feeling your music, ... I keep on playing it over and over again cause I can't get enough of it... it.. i love you robin wilson! gb !you really rock the cebu people !pls cme back again puhlsssss Nov 24
  • mchyl said:
    i love you robin wilson! Nov 24
  • ginsusie said:
    Happy Birthday Robin !! Jul 12
  • Immortal_Apathy said:
    You have no idea just how much your music means to me. I really mean that, From the bottom of my heart. Jul 06
  • vi2h said:
    have a nice weekend Apr 02
  • funkyshades said:
    I love you guys. Mar 19
  • Liv S. said:
    Follow You Down is my favorite GB song! http://www.wix.com/planetstereo/online-magazine Feb 10
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Events (5)

Oct 11

Albuquerque, NM

8:00pm at Isleta Resort & Casino
Oct 16

Oakland, CA

7:00pm at Yoshi's
Oct 17

Modesto, CA

8:00pm at Gallo Center for the Arts
Oct 18

Folsom, CA

8:00pm at Harris Center for the Arts
Nov 01

Carrollton, TX

8:00pm at Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard
 

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