Reflections on Clarity: William Reed
William Fucking Reed
"Clarity is arguably one of the most important albums of the nineties. Released at a time when grunge had seemingly faded into oblivion, rave was king and rock was getting boring, Jimmy Eat World released an album that had it all -- soul, genuine emotion, pop rock sensibility and punk rock appeal -- making it nearly impossible not to love. Jimmy Eat World made it OK for pop-punk to be emotional. And ten years on, Clarity is still as relevant as it was when it was released -- inspiring thousands of teenage boys across America to pick up a guitar and sing from the heart. As a fan, I'm truly honored to have shared the stage with Jimmy Eat World on several occasions as a DJ, opening up and playing in-between their sets.
Congrats on ten years, mates. Here's to ten more!"
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