Too Much to Think

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"Too Much to Think"
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Single by 311
from the album Mosaic
ReleasedMarch 11, 2017
Genre Alternative rock, reggae rock
Length3:54
Label BMG
Songwriter(s) Zakk Cervini, John Feldmann, Nick Hexum, Matthew Pauling
Producer(s) John Feldmann
311 singles chronology
"Five of Everything"
(2014)
"Too Much to Think"
(2017)

"Too Much to Think" is a song by American rock band 311. It is the first single from their twelfth studio album, Mosaic . It was released on March 11, 2017. [1]

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political.

311 (band) American rock band

311 is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson, bassist Aaron "P-Nut" Wills, and drummer Chad Sexton. In 1992, Doug "SA" Martinez joined to sing and provide turntables for 311's later albums.

<i>Mosaic</i> (311 album) 2017 studio album by 311

Mosaic is the twelfth studio album by the American rock band 311. It was released on June 23, 2017. It is the first to be produced by John Feldmann. It is also the fourth to be produced by Scotch Ralston. The track listing was revealed by Pledge Music on April 10, 2017.

Contents

Music video

The music video for the track was directed by Rich Ragsdale and filmed at Vasquez Rocks, located outside out of Los Angeles. [2] The clip sees a group of friends traveling around the area in their car, before getting off and exploring. The friends then lay down in a circle, while one of them delves into acts of shamanism, which includes placing healing crystals on top of each person. The friends then awake from their trances and go into an altered mind state. The main friend who was behind the shamanistic ritual is seen at the end of the video, achieving a higher level of plane as the video fades to white. Shots of the band are interposed throughout the video.

Vasquez Rocks

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a 932-acre (377-hectare) park located in the Sierra Pelona Mountains in northern Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the town of Agua Dulce, between the suburbs of Santa Clarita and Palmdale. The area is also visible from the Antelope Valley Freeway.

Los Angeles City in California

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California, the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City, and the third most populous city in North America. With an estimated population of four million, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis. Los Angeles is the largest city on the West Coast of North America.

Shamanism Spiritual practice

Shamanism is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to perceive and interact with what they believe to be a spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into this world.

Charts

Chart (2017)Peak
position
US Alternative Songs ( Billboard ) [3] 20

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References

  1. Kreps, Daniel (March 13, 2017). "Hear 311's Uplifting 'Too Much to Think' From New Album". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  2. Trapp, Phillip. "311 drop "Too Much To Think" music video and other news you might have missed today". Alternative Press. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  3. "311 Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard.