Counting Crows is an American rock band originating from Berkeley, California, formed in 1991. The group gained popularity in 1994 following the release of its debut album, August and Everything After, which featured the hit single "Mr. Jones". The band's influences include Van Morrison, R.E.M., Mike & The Mechanics, Nirvana, Bob Dylan, and The Band. They received a 2004 Academy Award nomination for the song "Accidentally in Love", which was included in the film Shrek 2.
According to the official band website, Counting Crows has sold over 20 million records worldwide.
Saw them 7/18. Good show overall. But it seemed like the sound was off on the vocals so at times it was hard to hear the lyrics. They were drowned out by the music (which was otherwise excellent). Adam's singing also seemed a little rushed, not as relaxed as on the recordings. This took away some of the emotion from the vocals. This emotion is one of the things that makes me a big fan. Sounds like I'm harping, but like I said overall I enjoyed the show.
Amazing! Saw them with Augustana. But seriously, they stole the show. I would say it's better to see in a smaller-ish venue. I saw it in the Greek Theater and it was perfect. If you saw them anywhere bigger I think it'd would be as enjoyable. Also, the instrumental aspect of the performance was perfection. You could tell they were all up there just having a great time. I would recommend anyone who's on the fence of wither or not to see them- SEE THEM! It was the greatest concert I've ever been to. And that's saying something; they beat out U2 and Eric Clapton.