#Qruption Top 5 – Jane’s Addictions Songs
Sharing the headlining role at this year's Q-Ruption is Jane's Addiction. Formed in 1985 with Perry Ferrell, Dave Navarro, Chris Avery, and Stephen Perkins; The band has seen it's share of success and break-ups.
In all of this they have released four studio albums along with four complications and two live albums. The band is currently on the road in support of their latest live album "Live In NYC" that was recorded during their "Theatre of Escapists" tour.
The song that most of us were introduced to Jane's Addiction through.
Listed as one of the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame's Top 500 Songs That Shaped Rock & Roll. The (above) video sits at #47 on VH1's Top 100 Greatest Videos.
This version from 1997's Kettle Whistle complilation is easily my favorite version of the song. It "one ups" the album version and is what has made me want to see the band live - Q-ruption will be my first experience with the band live.
This was the first song ever written by the band in 1985. It was originally recorded to be on the "Dudes" soundtrack but also ended up on the band's debut "Nothing's Shocking".
Reaching #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart in 1991 though originally written in 1986 "Stop!" has been a fan favorite over the years
The band's most successful single to date and their third #1 Modern Rock charted song, from the album "Strays"