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Counting Crows

Formed 1991.
Counting Crows

Biography

Counting Crows is an American rock band from Berkeley, California, formed in 1991. The band consists of Adam Duritz (lead vocals, piano), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (accordion, keyboards), Dan Vickrey (lead guitar), David Immergl├╝ck (guitar, banjo, mandolin), Jim Bogios (drums) and Millard Powers (bass).

Counting Crows gained popularity following the release of its debut album, August and Everything After (1994), which featured the hit single "Mr. Jones". They have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and received a 2004 Academy Award nomination for their song "Accidentally in Love", which was included in the film Shrek 2.

The band's influences include Van Morrison, R.E.M., Mike + The Mechanics, Nirvana, Bob Dylan, and The Band.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings

    Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings 2008

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    One listen to this album shows you, once again, how damned efficient they are at...
  2. Review of August And Everything After

    August And Everything After 2008

    Reviewed by Chris White
    Counting Crows were never remotely this good again.
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