|Single by Jane's Addiction|
|from the album Ritual de lo habitual|
|Released||August 2, 1990|
|Genre||Alternative metal, funk metal, progressive rock|
|Songwriter(s)||Jane's Addiction (Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Eric Avery and Stephen Perkins)|
|Producer(s)||Dave Jerden, Perry Farrell|
|Jane's Addiction singles chronology|
"Three Days" is a song on Jane's Addiction's 1990 album, Ritual de lo habitual . It is a three-part song that meditates on death and rebirth. The guitar solo by Dave Navarro was ranked as number 100 in Guitar World 's "100 best guitar solos" article.
The song was inspired by Xiola Blue, a friend of Perry Farrell, who came to Los Angeles, possibly around the time of her father's funeraland spent three days with Farrell and his partner Casey Niccoli, in a "haze of sex and drugs". Blue was also the muse behind Xiola, a song recorded by Farrell's first band Psi-Com. Xiola died aged 18 of a heroin overdose in New York City, June 1987. 'Three Days' was written before her death.
A live version of the song appears on the band's 1997 rarities compilation Kettle Whistle . This version appears on the soundtrack of Richard Kelly's 2007 film Southland Tales , which repeatedly quotes the "Shadows of the morning light" section of the lyrics and revolves around the final three days before the end of the world. The original version made an appearance in the 1992 film Singles , a movie about the alternative rock scene in the early 1990s. However, it was not included on the soundtrack.
|1.||"Three Days" (Album Version)||10:47|
|2.||"I Would for You" (Demo)||3:27|
|3.||"Jane Says" (Demo)||4:23|
Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985. The band consists of vocalist Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins and bassist Chris Chaney.
Nothing's Shocking is the debut studio album by American alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, released on August 23, 1988 through Warner Bros. Records. Nothing's Shocking was well received by critics, though it peaked at number 103 on the Billboard 200. The single "Jane Says" reached number six on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks in 1988. Rolling Stone ranked it #312 on its "500 Greatest Albums of All Time".
Strays is the third studio album by American rock band Jane's Addiction, released on July 22, 2003 on Capitol Records. Released 13 years after Ritual de lo habitual (1990), the album marks the band's longest gap between full studio albums, although the group had recorded and released two new songs six years prior on the compilation album Kettle Whistle (1997). Strays is the first album to feature bassist Chris Chaney. Regarding the decision to record a new studio album after such a long hiatus, drummer Stephen Perkins stated that the band had already completed two reunion tours performing old material, and that Jane's was ready for "a new challenge."
Ritual de lo Habitual is the second studio album by Jane's Addiction, released on August 21, 1990, by Warner Brothers. Co-produced by Dave Jerden, it was the band's final studio album before their initial break-up in 1991. Singles from Ritual de lo Habitual include "Been Caught Stealing" and "Stop!". Ritual de lo habitual is certified 2× Platinum in the U.S.
David Michael Navarro is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality. He is a member of rock band Jane's Addiction and a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He also released one solo album Trust No One (2001). Navarro has also been a member of the Jane's Addiction spin-off bands, Deconstruction and The Panic Channel.
Perry Farrell is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the frontman of the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction. Farrell created the touring festival Lollapalooza as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction in 1991; it has since evolved into an annual destination festival. Farrell continues to produce Lollapalooza with partners William Morris Agency and C3 Presents. Farrell has also led the alternative rock groups Porno for Pyros and Satellite Party.
Eric Adam Avery is an American musician. He is best known as the former songwriter and bass guitarist of the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, with whom he recorded two studio albums. He is currently the touring and recording bassist for Garbage, which he joined in 2005 as a sideman.
Gift is a 1993 experimental docudrama made by Perry Farrell and Perry's then-girlfriend, Casey Niccoli. The film prominently features Farrell's band Jane's Addiction. The majority of filming took place during the recording sessions of Ritual de lo Habitual, in 1990.
Stephen Andrew Perkins is an American musician and songwriter. A drummer and percussionist, he currently plays with Jane's Addiction and Hellride.
Dave Jerden is an American record producer, engineer, and mixer who has worked with artists in various genres including alternative rock, punk rock and metal. However, Jerden has stated that he dislikes the term "producer", preferring to refer to himself primarily as an engineer.
Kettle Whistle is a compilation album by alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, released November 4, 1997 on Warner Bros. Issued to coincide with the 1997 "Relapse" tour, the album – originally titled It's My Party – includes new, alternate, unreleased and live tracks.
Psi Com was an American post-punk band of the early 1980s, consisting of Perry Farrell (vocals), Aaron Sherer, Vince Duran (guitar) and Kelly Wheeler (bass). Prominent in the underground Los Angeles music scene, the group were noted for being the first band of Farrell, who went on to achieve greater fame in the bands Jane's Addiction, Porno for Pyros and the Satellite Party.
Up from the Catacombs – The Best of Jane's Addiction is a best of compilation album by Jane's Addiction, released September 19, 2006, on Rhino.
"Classic Girl" is a song by alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, released on their 1990 album, Ritual de lo Habitual.
"Been Caught Stealing" is a song from Jane's Addiction's 1990 album, Ritual de lo Habitual. It was the band's biggest hit, spending four weeks at No. 1 on the U.S. Modern Rock chart. Different versions appear on the compilations Kettle Whistle, Up from the Catacombs – The Best of Jane's Addiction and Rev.
The discography of Jane's Addiction, an American alternative rock band, consists of four studio albums, two live albums, four compilation albums, seventeen singles and ten music videos. Jane's Addiction was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985. The band is composed of Perry Farrell (vocals), Dave Navarro (guitar), Eric Avery (bass) and Stephen Perkins (drums). After breaking up in 1991, Jane's Addiction briefly toured in 1997, reunited in 2001 and then parted ways in 2004. Jane's Addiction reunited again in 2008, with founding member Eric Avery returning on bass. The band's varied musical style has influences rooted in punk rock and heavy metal.
"Mountain Song" is a song by Jane's Addiction and the second single from their 1988 album Nothing's Shocking. "Mountain Song" was the first song written by the band in 1985, before a band name had even been decided upon. The song was initially recorded in 1986 and featured on the soundtrack to the film Dudes, starring Jon Cryer. This version can also be found as a track on the 1997 alternate & live cut compilation album Kettle Whistle. "Mountain Song" was re-recorded in 1988 for Nothing's Shocking.
"Stop!" is a song by Jane's Addiction released on their 1990 album, Ritual de lo habitual. It reached number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart for two non-consecutive weeks. It was written in 1986.
Live and Rare is a compilation album by alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, released in 1991 through Warner Bros. Records. The release is essentially a collection of early b-sides, demos, and live cuts.
Rev is an album by Jane's Addiction vocalist Perry Farrell, released in 1999. It is a combination of solo work and a best-of for the singer's bands.