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Album: Candlebox (1993)
Charted: 78
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  • Candlebox frontman Kevin Martin details here the way he was controlled by drugs when he was very young and how he eventually got off them. He told About.com: "I had stolen money from my parents to buy drugs and I had a real problem when I was in high school.

    On my 18th birthday I went to see [the Australian band] Midnight Oil and Peter Garrett just floored me as a frontman. I woke up the next morning and said, 'That's it,' and I quit. I paid my parents back and I haven't done drugs since. Well, I don't consider mushrooms and anything that's organic or natural to be a drug. So I still smoke pot every now and then. So that song's really about just saying goodbye to that dependency."
  • This featured in the 1996 film Foxfire and appears on its soundtrack album.
  • Samuel Bayer, famous for his work on "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "No Rain," directed the video.

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  • Astute Observer from Sitting Down, Facing FrontSoooo he still does drugs.
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