5 Years Later, I'm Still Stunned @ Hootie and the Blowfish

CDI should just get over it and move on. It's been five years. Why do these things bother me so?.

Five years ago today, I wrote about the Best of Hootie and the Blowfish.

Watching this painful Leaf game, I needed a good laugh. I just got one.

It seems long forgotten bland bar band Hootie & the Blowfish released Best of Hootie and the Blowfish (1993 Thru 2003) this week. That's right, Hootie & the Blowfish have released a greatest hits compilation in an effort to squeeze every last cent out of 1994.

A glance at the track listing for Best of Hootie and the Blowfish (1993 Thru 2003) confirms my suspicions. The only tunes I recognize appeared on their mega-selling debut Cracked Rear View, except for their faithful cover of 54*40's "I Go Blind" which they recorded for the crap-com Friends. In other words, if you're one of the millions who already owns Cracked Rear View, you already own the best of Hootie & the Blowfish.

Time doesn't heal all wounds.


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Annemarie

Ah, I love Hootie.

March 6, 2009 @ 7:57 PM

elvis

I got laid because of Hootie - good times.

March 6, 2009 @ 8:12 PM

jason | getyourOJ.com

Earlier this week I saw Vanilla Ice on YouTube applogizing for his music 'career'

Anyway, Hootie should apolologize too.. and not by putting out a 'greatest hits'

"I'm sorry, we sucked"

March 6, 2009 @ 8:22 PM

jason | getyourOJ.com

did i manage to mistype apologize twice? i'm really overtired.. and about to hit the road again.. damn..

March 6, 2009 @ 8:25 PM

Toronto Mike

Elvis, nobody believes you got laid.

March 6, 2009 @ 9:03 PM

Anonymous

Mike, if you're still thinking about this 5 years later, you need a life. ;-)

March 7, 2009 @ 9:06 PM

Stephanie Wilkinson

I LOVED Hootie and the Blowfish. I named my first car Hootie.

Cracked Rear View would DEFINITELY be in my top 10 albums if I were stranded on a desert island.

You might think it sad... but it's true!

March 7, 2009 @ 10:46 PM

elvis

Vanilla's Ice's apology doesn't mean very much - he has been playing shows with MC Hammer lately - no lie!

March 8, 2009 @ 1:12 PM

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