Slow Motion (Third Eye Blind Song) - Song Information

Song Information

The song was originally released on the album Blue as an instrumental rendition, with only the chorus for lyrical accompaniment. This decision was made by record executives because the lyrics were of a violent nature, particularly in the light of the Columbine High School Massacre seven months before the album's release. The full version with lyrics was released on the international version of the album, and it made its way to America via the Internet. During summer 2006, the compilation album A Collection was released by the band containing the full version of "Slow Motion" — its first official release in the U.S..

This song was written as a blast against Hollywood's dramatization of drug use, violence, and thug-life particularly in inner city/inner suburban areas in the media.

At the time of the release of Blue, the song was played rather infrequently in concert. When the unedited version of the song circulated on the Internet, the song grew popular, even outside of their fanbase. Due to its requests being shouted by fans, it is now a concert standard, being played at every show.

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