Can't believe how good these guys were...Their oh so brilliant music and live presence are way too overlooked, such a shame...They really had such an original and unique sound, with one hell of a frontman... निर्वाण...
Why the hell havent i discovered this band until now! Well. doesnt matter, great band! Everyone keeps talkin about the no rain song, damn it would be cool to have the backbone for NEVER listening for that song.
A very underrated band. It's a shame they were shoehorned into the "grunge" movement, because very little of their music fits into that category. It's a shame that people only know them for No Rain. I consider them the Yes of the early-90s alt-rock scene, very progressive sound which is a stark contrast to their so-called contemporaries.
"A lot of my songs come from a darker place." - Brad Smith discusses the bouts of depression that inspired "No Rain," reflects on his relationship with the late Shannon Hoon, speaks about his solo project, Abandon Jalopy, and looks to Blind Melon's future, including the Hoon biopic that is currently in the works: http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/brad_smith_of_blind_melon/