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The Rosetta Stone was set in Rosetta, Egypt. It was a stone that had hieroglyphics on it, and it was the first time anyone could truly understand what was written because it had Greek translation on it. Napoleon's troops were tearing down the wall and the stone came out of the wall, and it was actually a deed to the house. (thanks, Adrian - Arkadelphia, AR)
Mark Arm of Mudhoney
When he was asked to write a song for the Singles
soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.
Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.